• firefest
    July 2, 2015

    The 2015 International Fireworks Fest

    Launching into the night sky over La Ronde,the annual Loto Quebec L’International des Feux will feature eight pyromusical shows that have all the...
  • © Montreal in Pictures, with thanks to MtlBlog
    April 30, 2015

    Aire Libre in the Village

    Starting April 30 and running through September 7, the section of St. Catherine St. from St. Hubert to Papineau will once again be closed off to car...
  • 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...
  • naturecent
    August 8, 2013

    Laval Nature Center & Festi-weekend...

    For 2015, the Festi-Weekends run (on weekends) from July 17 through August 16. Consult the program for details. Yes, it’s a bit of a slog to get...
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Weekend Tips, July 24 – 26, 2015

Not much indoor fun this weekend, but lots to do outside! Let’s hope for a couple of warm dry days. The following weekend activities are (mostly) free and family-friendly. Have…

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Weekend Tips, July 17 – 19, 2015

If you’re downtown on Saturday and start seeing dopplegangers everywhere, it’s not the heat… it’s the JFL Twins Parade! The following weekend activities are (mostly) free and family-friendly. Have fun!…

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Festival International de Percussions

Beginning Friday, the 3rd of July and running through to Sunday the 12th, the Festival international de Percussions (FIP), this year at the Vieux Port, is much more than a week…

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Home Depot Crafty Activities – Build a Minions Scooter

Not many people seem to know about this, and in fact we ourselves frequently forget, but Home Depot occasionally offers free crafty activities for kids. Not only do they spend…

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Constructing the Jai Tech Model – CCA Family Program

The CCA (Canadian Center for Architecture) offers this free creative workshop on Sunday July 5. Should we twist it or rotate it? Why don’t we put the city inside it? How do we assemble…

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2015 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 8th…