There are so many events and festivals in Montreal it's hard to keep track of all of them. With over one million attendees, the Montreal Festival International du Jazz takes top billing. The event attracts international stars, many of which can be seen for free in the open air venues. International stars of another stripe are also seen at The Just for Laughs Festival, with notables such as Tim Allen and Bill Cosby, amongst others, having made appearances.  
 

24 Hours of Roller Blading Montreal - Summer

Alouttes - CFL, Professional Football

Association des plus beaux villages du Québec - Quebec's most beautiful villages

L'Atrium Le 1000 - Indoor ice skating in one of downtown Montreal's landmark office buildings, this is cool! Skates can be rented at the rink.

Atwater Market - Fresh produce and specialty items accessible from Atwater Street of the Lachine bike path, Downtown

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

Le Bateau Mouche - Cruise Boat, Old Montreal

Les Berges Cycle Path - Verdun to Lachine over 13 miles of paved, walking/hiking, cycling and inline skating paths.

Bell Centre - Shows, spectacles and events, home to the Montreal Canadians

Biodome of Montreal - Montreal

Biosphere - Parc Jean Drapeau, Montreal

Botanical Garden of Montreal - Extensive botanical displays, hiking, cross country skiing

Canadian Centre for Architecture - Downtown, Montreal Quebec

Canadian Grande Prix - Formula One Watch the world's best compete on Circuit Jacques Villeneuve on Ile Notre-Dame and take part in the endless parties and festivities during the week leading up to the event. Montreal, Quebec

Canadians - Legends of professional hockey, make sure to take in a game at the Bell Centre, Downtown

Casino Montreal - Montreal Casino and Cabaret with truly fine dining and excellent shows. The Casino is located in the former French Pavilion, a fascinating piece of architecture which was built for Expo 67.

Centaur Theatre - Professional theatre, Downtown, Montreal

Chateau Ramsey Museum - Old Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

Chinatown - Restaurants, shops and food markets, not to be missed, Downtown, Montreal

Christmas in Montreal - The magic of the Christmas season in Montreal

Cinémathèque Québécoise

Cinemas Guzzo - Montreal Cinemas

Cinema Montreal - What's on at the movies.

Cirque du Soleil - The birth place of the world famous troupe and still the head quarters of company.

Le Clou Theatre (French)

Club Soda - Live Shows, 5240 Parc Ave., Montreal, Quebec

Comedy Nest - 1740 Rene Levesque

Comedyworks - 1238 Bishop St., (514) 398-9661, Downtown, Montréal

Cosmodome - Space and Science Centre, Highway 15, Laval

Crescent Street Merchants - Association for the merchants of Crescent, Downtown, Metro Guy

Les Dauphins - Ferry service, Montreal, Trois Riviere, Quebec City, Old Montreal

Denise-Pelletier Theatre (French)

Dollar Cinema - Admission, drinks, candy, popcorn - it's all a dollar! Now you can't afford not to go to the cinema. 6900 Decarie (Decarie Square), Metro Namur

Economuseum Network - A fascinating colletion of traditional and gastronomic artisans located in Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces, all of which are open to the public. From Luthiers to traditional brewers, cheese makers and weavers your'll find a broad cross section of skills and trades. There are currently over 40 artisans involved.

The Expos - Major league baseball in Montreal is no more

Famous Players - Movies, Movies, Movies

Fantasia Festival - Summer

Festival International de Nouvelle Danse

Fete National - June 24, celebrated in all parts of Quebec

La Fete des Neiges de Montreal - Dogsledding, ice skating, ice sculpture and an excellent slide for kids of all ages are just some of the attractions and fun to be had during the event. Parc Jean Drapeau, Winter Festival

Fort Agrinon - For the Kids, Agrinon Park

Fringe Festival - As the name implies, Summer Festival

FrancoFolies de Montreal - Summer Festival, headliners have included Nana Mouskouri, Stefie Shock, Kate and Anna McGarrigle and of course home grown favourite Plume

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

Green Avenue - Antiques, and more

Greek Montreal - The Montreal Greek Community Online

Hippodrome de Montreal

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve - Hochelaga

IMAX - Famous Players Paramount, Old Port

Insectarium of Montreal

International Festival of New Cinema and New Media

Jean Talon Market -This is a great place to spend a Sunday morning selecting from all of the excellent produce, cheeses and specialty foods which the market provides. Little Italy

Jet Boating the Lachine Rapids - Old Montreal

Just for Laughs - International Comedy Festival with exceptional headliners.

Lachine Canal - You'll find miles of cycling, paddling and walking along this historic site and wait until you see the roller babes, whoa!

LaLaLa Human Steps - Exeptional and innovative dance troupe

Latin Quartier - One of Montreal's most interesting areas.

Laurier Street - Upscale fashion, designers and restaurants, Outremont, Montreal

La Licorne Theatre (French)

Little Italy - Another of Montreal's interesting enclaves

Loews Cineplex

Marche Bonsecours - History, art galleries and shopping, Old Montreal, Montreal

Margie Gillis Foundation de Danse - One of Canada's great artists

Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum - Old Montreal

La Maison Théâtre (French)

du Maurier Open - World Tennis Championship

McCord Museum of Canadian History - Sherbrooke St., Downtown, Montreal

Medley - Live Shows

Metropolis - Live Shows, 59 Ste. Catherine St. E., Montreal

The Molson Centre - Canadians hockey, shows and much more.

Molson Indy - CART Racing in Montreal

La Mondial SAQ - International Fireworks Festival, Summer, don't miss it this is a world class event with a multitude of countries trying to out do each other for the grand prize.

Morgan Arboretum - One of the nices places for a stroll or a hike on the island (fee). Ste-Anne-du-Bellevue

Mount Royal Ave. - Le Plateau, Montreal

Mondial de la Biere - Beer Festival, Summer, Windsor Station and Courtyard, Downtown

Montreal Biosphere

Montreal Highland Games

Montreal Highlights Festival - Performing Arts, Wine & Dine, Celebration of Lights, Winter

Montreal International Autoshow

Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media

Montreal International Jazz Festival - The worlds best jazz venue! Summer

Montreal International Reggae Festival - Summer, Jaques-Cartier Pier, The Old Port

Montreal Movie Guide

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - A must see!

Montreal Olympic Park - Montreal's landmark Olympic facility.

Montreal Science Centre - Old Port, Old Montreal

Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Montreal's West Island

Mont Royal - "The Mountain", Montreal's Landmark. In the winter you can cross country ski before leaving for work or go snowshoeing in the moonlight with the the Tuques Bleue. Summer brings picnickers to Beaver Lake, while cyclists and hikers make their way up the winding dirt road. Sundays sees the Tam-Tam celebrations beside the monument which attracts throngs of music lovers. The mountains cemeteries contain the resting places of many of Montreal's rich and famous and are worth exploring if you don't find them too spooky. Finally take a drive up to the look out on a warm Sunday evening with your favourite girl tucked under your arm and just take in the beautiful view of the city.

Morgan Arboretum - Ste. Anne du Bellevue

Mosaic Culture International - Floral Sculpture, Old Port, Old Montreal

Museum of Contemporary Art - St. Catherine St. West

Notre-Dame Street - Antique lovers will be in heaven.

Notre Dame Basilique - Old Montreal

Orchestre Metropolitain du Grand Montreal

Old Port/Vieux Port - Montreal's Old Port Activities include cycling, inline skating, ice skating, boat tours, jet boat the rapids, amphi-bus tours, festivals, exhibits, concerts and more. Attractions include the Labyrinth, IMAX, boutiques, museums, restaurants, Montreal Science Centre and Montreal's wonderful street performers. Finally, Old Montreal is just across the street providing you with even more to explore. Segways, ice skates, bicycles, inline skates, scooters and quadricycles are for rent in season.Old Montreal

L'Opéra de Montréal

L'Oratoire Saint Joseph - 3800 Queen Mary, Montreal

Parc Jean Drapeau - Ile Ste-Helene, Ile Notre-Dame

Palais des Congrès - Convention and show venue, Downtown, Montreal

Pepsi Forum - Games, theatres, restaurants and more, Downtown, Montreal

Place des Arts - The center for performing arts in Montreal

Place Montreal Trust - Shopping, St. Catherine St., Montreal

Planetarium of Montreal

Plateau Mont-Royal - Montreal's coolest area it's a wonderful place to explore particularly during the warmer months. Fascinating boutiques, restaurants, bars and lounges as well as exceptional specialty food shops with authentic old world products are found throughout the neighbourhood. People watching is one of the most interesting things to do in the area as you'll find a wide cross section of the people which make up this great city.

Poles des Rapids - Region encompasses Lachine, Verdun, Lasalle excellent cycling and inline skating

Pointe-a-Calliere Museum - Old Montreal

Port des Arts - One of a Kind, Jewellry, Ceramic, Glace, Sculpture, Summer, Old Port

Prospero Theatre (French)

Quartier International - The Palais des Congres/Bonaventure area, Downtown, Montreal

Rafting Montreal - Lachine Rapids

Recreatheque - Entertainment Centre, Laval

La Ronde - More fun than a barrel of Monkeys, Parc Jean Drapeau

La Route des Arts de Montréal

La Rue St. Denis - One of Montreal's most diverse and intriguing areas

Salon des metiers d'art du Quebec - Looking for a unique Christmas gift, then the salon is not to be missed! The salon runs just before Christmas

Shakespeare in the Park - Summer Theatre

Sherbrooke Street East of Guy - Upscale fashion, designers and restaurants, Downtown, Montreal

Spectrum - Live Shows, 318 Ste-Catherine St. W., Downtown, Montreal

St. Patrick's Day Parade - A Montreal tradition! Brave the weather and come on down and join the thousands of others who line the parade route. Afterwards head over to one of Montreal's excellent Irish pubs and have cool one with friends.

Ste-Catherine Street - Shopping, restaurants and people watching on Montreal's main thoroughfare. Montreal's best known street which sees throngs of people strolling down the sidewalks day and night. Downtown, Montreal

Stuart Museum - The Fort, Parc Jean Drapeau

Tam Tam - Let the drums take you away! Sundays at the monument on Avenue du Parc in the warmer months

Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui (French)

Théâtre du Nouveau Monde (French)

Théâtre de Quat’Sous (French)

Theatre Olympia - Live Shows, 1004 Ste. Catherine St. E., Montreal

Theatre Outremont - Live Shows, 1248, Bernard Avenue West, Outremont, Montreal

Theatre St-Denis - 1594 St. Denis St., Quartier Latin, Montreal

The Tuques Bleues

Underground City - Over 15 miles of brightly lite tunnels, restaurants and boutiques.

Velo Adventure - Guided bike or inline skating tours along the Old Ports bike paths

The Village - St Hubert to Papineau above St Catherine

Restaurants
Gastronomy
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Culture and History

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Events in the Surrounding Regions

Eastern Townships - Montreal's Playground South
Lanaudiere - The Laurentians without the Crowds
Laurentians - Montreal's Playground North
Monteregie - Rich in Gastronomy, Cycling and History

 

Movies

Montreal Movie Guide

Cinémathèque Québécoise
Cinemas Guzzo - Montreal Cinemas
Cinema Montreal - What's on at the movies
Dollar Cinema - Admission, drinks, candy, popcorn - it's all a dollar! Now you can't afford not to go to the cinema. 6900 Decarie (Decarie Square), Metro Namur
Famous Players - Movies, Movies, Movies
International Festival of New Cinema and New Media
IMAX - Famous Players Paramount, Old Port
Loews Cineplex
Montreal Movie Guide
Pepsi Forum - Games, theatres, restaurants and more, Metro Atwater, Downtown, Montreal

Restaurants
Gastronomy
Nightlife and Entertainment
Culture and History

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Live Shows & Theatre

Bell Centre - Shows, spectacles and events, home to the Montreal Canadians
Café Campus - Bar/Live Venue, Prince Arthur
Casino Montreal - Montreal Casino and Cabaret with truly fine dining and shows
Cirque du Soleil - The birth place of the world famous troupe
Centaur Theatre - Professional theatre, Downtown, Montreal
Le Clou Theatre (French)
Club Soda - Live Shows, 5240 Parc Ave., Montreal, Quebec
Denise-Pelletier Theatre (French)
Foufounes Electriques - Alternative, Shows, 87 Ste. Catherine E., Downtown
La Licorne Theatre (French)
La Maison Théâtre (French)
Medley - Live Shows
Metropolis - Live Shows, 59 Ste. Catherine St. E., Montreal
Place des Arts - The center for performing arts in Montreal
Prospero Theatre (French)
Shakespeare in the Park - Summer Theatre
Spectrum - Live Shows, 318 Ste-Catherine St. W., Downtown, Montreal
Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui (French)
Théâtre du Nouveau Monde (French)
Théâtre de Quat’Sous (French)
Theatre Olympia - Live Shows, 1004 Ste. Catherine St. E., Montreal
Theatre Outremont - Live Shows, 1248, Bernard Avenue West, Outremont, Montreal
Theatre St-Denis - 1594 St. Denis St., Quartier Latin, Montreal

Restaurants
Gastronomy
Nightlife and Entertainment
Culture and History

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Resources

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