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The International Fireworks Fest

JULY 2 TO JULY 30 – 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 ingredients to light up the Montreal sky. Over the course of 4 weeks, top pyrotechnical talent from all over the world will compete for top honours. In addition, a special…

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Marche des Possibles

FROM JUNE 17 TO AUG. 7 – The season opens for Mile End’s newest summer weekend attraction for residents and visitors alike. The Marche des Possibles –  a venture sponsored by POP Montreal and the borough – is slated to be, • refreshments and a beer garden outdoors • a market with farm products and…

Cité Mémoire

FROM MAY 18 -A creation by Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon, in collaboration with Michel Marc Bouchard. Loosely inspired by the history of Montreal, Cité Mémoire invites you to meet a host of characters who’ve witnessed the city’s evolution first-hand. Poetic, dreamlike and occasionally playful, the tableaux come alive with images, words and music. Projected…

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PJD Aquatic Complex Season Begins

FROM MAY 21 – One of the finest outdoor pool complexes in Canada. Open swimming, diving, training and sports competitions. With family or friends, enjoy the spacious recreational pool! Enjoy a bite in the cafeteria, or better yet, bring a picnic to enjoy in the open playground across from the complex. Fill out the day with a…

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Parc Écopêche Opens for the Season

FROM MAY 1 – Just 30 minutes from Montreal, enjoy a day of pond-side fishing, picnics and barbecuing. Parc Écopêche, located in Mont St. Grégoire, offers families the opportunity to try their hands at fishing in their trout-filled ponds, enjoy a picnic  on the grounds, have fun in the playground, and even cook your catch in the…

CCA Family Workshop Fun

Montreal on the Cheap regularly promotes the frequent and free Family Workshops at the Canadian Center of Architecture (CCA), but somehow they still fly under the radar of many people. Perhaps it’s the out-of-the-way location of the CCA, tucked below St. Catherine St. beside the Fort St. entrance to the expressway. Perhaps it’s that many people…