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 Fest
FREE: Indoor and outdoor performances instantly transport you to places you might have never known existed before.
Various locations

Longueuil Percussion Fest
FREE: This year, the festival has adopted a Japanese theme, with dancers, musicians, artists and more!
300 Rue Saint-Charles Ouest, Longueuil

Nuits d’Afrique
FREE: More than 90 concerts, workshops and activities presented at indoor and outdoor venues in the heart of downtown. Outdoor shows are presented free of charge.
Quartier des Spectacles, 185 Sainte-Catherine St W

Vues d’Afrique, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
FREE: Food, crafts and ethnic entertainment.
Parc Beaudet, St. Laurent

Saturday, July 12

Circus Fest
FREE: Indoor and outdoor performances instantly transport you to places you might have never known existed before.
Various locations

Weekends du Monde
FREE: Touring the world for free…that is something you can do during the summer at Parc Jean-Drapeau. 
Parc Jean-Drapeau

Nuits d’Afrique
FREE: More than 90 concerts, workshops and activities presented at indoor and outdoor venues in the heart of downtown. Outdoor shows are presented free of charge.
Quartier des Spectacles, 185 Sainte-Catherine St W

Longueuil Percussion Fest
FREE: This year, the festival has adopted a Japanese theme, with dancers, musicians, artists and more!
300 Rue Saint-Charles Ouest, Longueuil

Just for Laughs, from noon ’til night
FREE: Live comedy, circus arts with clowns and acrobats, sideshow antics, stilt walkers, street dancing and more.
Quartier des Spectacles, 185 Sainte-Catherine St W

Vues d’Afrique, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
FREE: Food, crafts and ethnic entertainment.
Parc Beaudet, St. Laurent

Fireworks Fest, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM
FREE: Pirotecnia Caballer presents an exceptional display: a poem without words all in sounds, lights and music.
Park Jean Drapeau

Sunday, July 13

Circus Fest
FREE: Indoor and outdoor performances instantly transport you to places you might have never known existed before.
Various locations

Weekends du Monde
FREE: Touring the world for free…that is something you can do during the summer at Parc Jean-Drapeau. 
Parc Jean-Drapeau

Longueuil Percussion Fest
FREE: This year, the festival has adopted a Japanese theme, with dancers, musicians, artists and more!
300 Rue Saint-Charles Ouest, Longueuil

Nuits d’Afrique
FREE: More than 90 concerts, workshops and activities presented at indoor and outdoor venues in the heart of downtown. Outdoor shows are presented free of charge.
Quartier des Spectacles, 185 Sainte-Catherine St W

Just for Laughs, from noon ’til night
FREE: Live comedy, circus arts with clowns and acrobats, sideshow antics, stilt walkers, street dancing and more.
Quartier des Spectacles, 185 Sainte-Catherine St W

The City as Our Stage, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
FREE: How does a building tell a story? Explore the connections between architecture, narrative, sculpture, and poetry in a workshop inspired by the architecture of John Hejduk.
CCA, 1920 rue Baile

Ongoing

Fine Arts Family Weekends, through August
FREE: An invitation to families to explore and create in connection with this summer’s feature exhibition Fabergé, Jeweller to the Czars.
Montreal Museum of Fine Art, 1380 Sherbrooke St. W


Laval Festi-weekends, through August 10
FREE: The 2014 edition of Festi’Week-ends is 6 weekends of activities and free entertainment! 
Centre de la Nature, 901, avenue du Parc, Laval

Les Rythmes Tremblant, through September 14
FREE: No fewer than 127 free performances surrounded by nature, in the heart of Tremblant’s unique pedestrian village. 
Tremblant Village, Mont-Tremblant

EXTRAS

“Operation Adoption”

A surge in abandoned animals after the moving weekend inspires“Operation Adoption” – rebates on cat adoption costs and starter kits for dogs. The deal is valid July 11, 12 and 13 at the Montreal SPCA’s two shelters.

Marche des Possibles

A new weekend summer attraction in Mile End, the Marche des Possibles promises food & drink, a market, and free programming including musical performances, film screenings, children’s activities and more. Through August 31st.

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