• marchepossibles
    July 10, 2014

    Marche des Possibles

    *thanks to long-time contributor Krystofur for bringing this up Montreal’s Mile End gets a new summer weekend attraction for residents and visit...
  • firefest
    June 26, 2014

    The 2014 International Fireworks Fest

    Launching into the night sky over La Ronde,the 30th annual Loto Quebec L’International des Feux will feature eight pyromusical shows that have al...
  • accescard
    June 4, 2014

    Get the CAM for the Summer

    At Montreal on the Cheap, we can’t say enough about the Montreal Access Card (CAM). If you have an address in Montreal, then you can apply for y...
  • swim
    May 22, 2014

    Montreal Public Swimming, 2014 Season

    Summer or winter, Montreal has dozens of public pools open for your use, many of them free of charge (no, it’s not an urban myth). These pools r...

Montreal Weekend, July 18 – 20, 2014

Is it even fair that there’s so much fun, free stuff to do in this city in July?! The following holiday activities are (mostly) free and family-friendly. Have fun! Friday, July 18 Nuits d’AfriqueFREE: More than 90…


Montreal Fete des Enfants, 2014

At Parc Jean Drapeau on Île Notre-Dame this weekend, (July 19 to 20), the Fete des Enfants brings you two days of theater, concerts, spectacles, demonstrations, outdoor adventure and games, science, workshops, contests, and of course,…


Montreal Weekend, July 11 – 13, 2014

Our calendar offers a plethora of things to do every day of the week! Check it -> motc.me/todo (lovin’ that word, “plethora”) The following holiday activities are (mostly) free and family-friendly. Have fun! Friday, July 11 Circus FestFREE:…


2014 Just For Laughs Festival

If not the king of Montreal festivals, then certainly one of the crown jewels, this year’s Just for Laughs fest runs nearly the entire month of July, from the 9th…


Nuits d’Afrique Festival, 2014

Take a trip to Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America without leaving Montreal from July 8 to the 20th by visiting the Festival Nuits d’Afrique, 28th edition. The free fun takes place…


The City as Our Stage – CCA Family Program

The CCA (Canadian Center for Architecture) offers this free creative workshop on Sunday July 13 and 27, as well as on Sunday, August 10. How does a building tell a story? Explore the connections between architecture, narrative,…