Canada Day 2018 is about to begin which means a lot of events,attractions and activtities for everyone of all ages. With everything thats going on and many of us needing to event jump and traveling around the city as far as possible, it’s just not plausible to invest a lot of cash on each function.
Luckily, the majority of the activities going on during the vacation is free and available to the public. There are so many possibilities for you to choose from and the guarentee that there is literally something for everybody. So get your party on and have an awesome weekend!
1. Multicultural Parade
Certainly something you want to test out if you like festivals, culture and music. The parade proceeds along Ste. Catherine St. out of Fort St. down to Place du Canada, the parade will offer more entertainment in the park in addition to free meals, entertainment for kids and meeting together with the actors to find out more about Canadian heritage.
2. Mtl en Arts
This is the largest open air exhibition in Eastern Canada. Located on a 1km stretch of Ste. Catherine St. The public is provided the chance to meet artists from all around the world and revel in the friendly atmosphere while viewing each one of the artwork this occasion has to offer you.
3. Music and BBQ at Montreal West
Located in Strathearn playground, there’ll be both music and a barbeque on this Sunday starting at 4PM. Games for all ages will be accessible as well so bring the entire family.
4. Public Party in Old Montreal
A long event, Montrealers can get involved in street hockey games, virtual reality workshops and also a live concert. As the sun begins to set, the public can gather for a massive firework show that starts at 4PM
The free festival will occur on Sunday near the Sir-George Étienne Cartier and Mount Royal’s surrounding green spaces. A gathering of drummers, dancers and vendors will entertain crowds inside this absolutely free event.
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6. Jaques-Cartier Bridge
If you want to have the best spot to view the evening fireworks, that is where to go. The road is closed off to vehicles from 8:30PM to 11:30PM and is allowing complete foot visitors free of charge. You’ll definitely have the best firework photos in the entire city.
7. Notre-Dame Basilica
Celebrate Canada Day at Montreal’s most viewed structure by taking a walking tour of the gorgeous architecture and watching the professsional choir. With all the history of Canada at your fingertips, you’ll never need to leave.
8. Village au Pied-du-Courant
This urban shore is one of the best places to enjoy this hot and sunny weekend. Take pleasure in the art gallary and public hammocks as well as music played with a live DJ and meals trucks galore. This attraction is absolutely free to enter.
9. Papagroove in Montreal Jazz Fest
Over in the Club Jazz Casino de Montréal the best jazz and funk musicians in Montreal are coming together to create a free show filled with funk, rock, soul Afro-funk and obviously some fantastic old jazz. The show takes place tonight (Friday, June 29) from 10PM to 11PM.
10. Marché des Possibles
A massive market that offers food, live music and several stalls is extending their list of occasions for the weekend by also hosting a couple DJs, face painting, and a water gun battle to celebrate Canada Day. Totally free!
Happy Canada Day Montreal!