We’ve Got You Covered: Montréal Summer Festivals

June 13, 2017

Montreal locals live for the summer months. Family picnics, spontaneous jam sessions, and peculiar smells fill the parks; bikes and BIXIs reclaim the cycle paths; the 5-à-7ers (our happy-hour folk) fill the patios of bars and cafes. A summer visitor could spend an entire long-weekend just hanging and biking, eating and drinking. But then you would miss out on some truly spectacular events. Montreal is renowned for its summertime festivals. For every paid show, there’s at least one free outdoor performance to match! The Quartier-des-Spectacles houses colossal stages with free acts all summer. We’re Canada’s cultural capital for a reason – and our summers cement that. Montreal boasts the largest jazz (Festival International de Jazz de Montreal) and comedy (Just for Laughs) festivals on the […]