canadiary Montréal

Diary of Events and Happenings in Montréal, Québec.

Festival de la poésie de Montréal

24TH EDITION For a full week, poets and publishers will be meeting the public at different events on the program—new shows, poetry book sales, readings, activities— which will be held this year. Address Place Gérald-Godin Corner of du Mont-Royal Avenue and Berri Street Montréal, QC Mont-Royal Plateau-Mont-Royal and Mile End - Schedule May 29 to June 4, 2023: Daily. Price Free Activity Event Details

Fleurs de Villes - Voyage

This fresh floral art exhibition features more than 15 fresh floral mannequins and installations celebrating the cultures, people and heritage of destinations around the world. The floral artists take inspiration from Spain, Jamaica and India to name but a few - delivering a feast of cultural storytelling that connect the world through flowers like never before. Come and see a Porsche sports car adorned in fresh flowers celebrating their 75th anniversary, shop for fresh blooms at a pop-up flower market and watch floral demonstrations on Friday, June 2nd, and Saturday, June 3rd, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Address Complexe Desjardins 150 Sainte-Catherine Street West Montréal, QC H5B 1E9 Place-des-Arts Downtown - Quartier des spectacles - Schedule May 29 to June 4, 2023: Daily. - Access for persons with restricted physical ability Price Free Activity Event Details

Go Bike Montréal Festival

A week-long lineup of cycling and urban activities for everyone to enjoy. Bicycle fever takes over the city for a few days, with an exciting series of much-anticipated events, including the Tour la Nuit and the Tour de l'Île de Montréal. Getting together, having fun, creating memories – that's what it's all about! These popular events are a wonderful opportunity to bike stress-free with family and friends along an untimed route, in the company of thousands of other two-wheel enthusiasts. Like riding a bike, this Festival just comes naturally! Address Maisonneuve Park 4601 Sherbrooke Street East Montréal, QC Viau Olympic District - Schedule May 28 to June 4, 2023: Daily. Price Free activities and Fees for activities Event Details

Fuego Fuego Festival

2ND EDITION : LATIN MUSIC FESTIVAL A slew of red-hot performances is sure to draw large crowds to this year's Fuego Fuego Festival, happening at the Olympic Park Esplanade. Featured artists from a variety of genres include Wisin Y Yandel, Feid, Becky G, El Alfa, Arcangel and many more hailing from Puerto Rico, Colombia, Republica Dominicana, Panama, Venezuela and Mexico. Come dance and enjoy this latin-flavoured music festival that is happening just in time to kick off Montréal's busy summer season.        Address Montréal Olympic Park 4545 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue Montréal, QC Pie-IX Olympic District - Schedule May 27 to 28, 2023: Sun, Sat. - Partial access for persons with restricted physical ability Price Fees for activity Event Details

Montréal Alliance - Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL)

CANADIAN ELITE BASKETBALL LEAGUE (CEBL) The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) has announced that the Montréal Alliance is being added as its ninth franchise. Montréal joins Scarborough in the second round of CEBL expansion since the league launched prior to the 2019 season in other cities across the country. Québec becomes the fifth province to serve as home to a CEBL team in what is Canada's first true coast-to-coast national pro basketball league. The team nickname, Alliance, was chosen to reflect Montreal's mosaic of municipalities and communities that together are an alliance that make Montréal one of the world's great cities. That interdependence creates a vibrant, dynamic, leading metropolitan area. Address Parc Arthur-Therrien and Auditorium de Verdun 4110 LaSalle Blvd. Verdun, QC H4G 2A5 De l'Église Pôle des Rapides - Verdun - Schedule May 26, 2023, 7:30 p.m.May 28, 2023, 4 p.m.June 4, 2023, 4 p.m.June 11, 2023, 4 p.m.June 25, 2023, 4 p.m.June 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.July 3, 2023, 7:30 p.m.July 12, 2023, 7:30 p.m.July 19, 2023, 7:30 p.m.July 23, 2023, 4 p.m. Price Fees for activity Event Details

Montreal Comic Arts Festival

12TH EDITION This event is the largest comic arts festival in Canada. On the last weekend of May, it welcomes comic creators, publishers and their audiences to celebrate comic arts from here and abroad. Bilingual and free, the outdoor event is designed to be accessible and inclusive in order to democratize comics. It features panels and conversations about comic arts, live drawing animations, drawing and reading workshops, exhibitions, hundreds of hours of book signings and more! In 2022, the festival welcomed more than 80,000 people on a pedestrianized Saint-Denis street. Address Saint-Denis Street – between Gilford and Roy Streets Montréal, QC Mont-Royal Plateau-Mont-Royal and Mile End - Schedule May 26 to 28, 2023: Fri, noon to 8 p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Price Free Activity Event Details

Montreal Alouettes

CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAM Looking for a unique sporting event in the heart of the city? Think Canadian professional football! Three downs, fast paced-games and an electrifying atmosphere. The home of the Montréal Alouettes is the place to be. Address Percival Molson Memorial Stadium McGill University 475 des Pins Avenue West Montréal, QC H2W 1S4 McGill Downtown - Schedule June 2, 2023, 7:30 p.m.June 10, 2023, 7 p.m.July 1, 2023, 7 p.m.July 14, 2023, 7:30 p.m.July 30, 2023, 7 p.m.Aug 11, 2023, 7:30 p.m.Sep 2, 2023, 7 p.m.Sep 15, 2023, 7 p.m.Oct 9, 2023, 1 p.m.Oct 28, 2023, 4 p.m. Notes June 2, pre-season game. Price $20 to $179 Event Details

OFFTA - Live Art Festival

17TH EDITION An artistic event created by Montreal artists on the edge of the Festival TransAmériques. It offers a multidisciplinary program centered on contemporary creation and the encounter of various art forms. OFFTA bases its identity on an art direction encouraging strong and singular approaches, emerging practices and experimentation. Address Monument-National 1182 Saint-Laurent Blvd. Montréal, QC Saint-Laurent Downtown - Quartier des spectacles - Schedule May 26 to June 4, 2023: Daily. - Partial access for persons with restricted physical ability Price Fees for activity Event Details

OfF Piknic

ELECTRONIC MUSIC Montréal's popular Piknic Électronik is a major draw every Sunday all summer long and now, the fun expands with OfF Piknic, a series of concerts taking place from late afternoon until dusk every Friday and Saturday night. Taking place at Parc Jean-Drapeau, each event will highlight the entire electronic music scene and is sure to draw music lovers from across the city and beyond for sunny afternoons of deep beats and good vibes. Come take part in the fun. Address Parc Jean-Drapeau Île Sainte-Hélène and Île Notre-Dame Montréal, QC Jean-Drapeau Parc Jean-Drapeau - Schedule May 27 to Sep 30, 2023: Fri, Sat. - Accompanying Leisure Card (CAL) Price $31 to $119 Event Details