It’s the start of the week and there is plenty to do around town today. From a giant corn maze to an enchanted forest, be sure to check out these events.
Get lost in the world of Indiana Jones-themed adventure at Verger Labonté’s giant corn maze.
Verger Labonté is located a short 20-minute drive from Montreal and the farm is officially open for the summer and fall season. If you’ve ever been here, you know all about their epic corn maze. This year the Verger Labonté wanted to set up a maze for thrill seekers, and they are inviting guests to experience their Quest of Lost Secrets labyrinth.
When: Every day, from August 1 to November 5
Where: 2291, Boulevard Perrot Île-Perrot
An immersive and luminous experience is happening right now at Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica. Owing to the city’s 375th anniversary, Montreal’s most famous landmark is putting on a mesmerizing light show for the rest of 2017. Created by Moment Factory, Aura is a two-act multimedia show featuring both music and special lighting effects. According to the official description, “AURA will help visitors discover one of Canada’s greatest heritage monuments in a whole new way and will move them with its portrayal of its treasures.”
When: Everyday except Sundays
Where: Notre Dame Basilica, 110 Notre-Dame St W
Montreal’s resident amusement park is open for the summer – and they’ve got amazing deals on passes! For a little more incentive, check out 11 rides at La Ronde you have to try. Alternatively, you can read all about La Ronde’s insane new ride, Titan, here.
When: Until October 2017
Where: La Ronde, 22 Chemin Macdonald
Voiles en Voiles has returned to Old Port once again! Open all summer long, this attraction encourages both children and adults to “live a memorable adventure.” This family park features 61 activities and will have Montrealers exploring a giant pirate ship by way of climbing, sliding aerial adventure courses, and inflatable games. Whether you want to soar 20 feet high in the air, conquer a built-in rock climbing wall, or play in a bouncy castle, there is something for everyone. Rates vary depending on which activities you want to do aboard the ship. For example, access to the inflatable games is just $12, while access to the inflatable games, rock climbing wall, aerial courses, and the all aboard course will set you back $45. No matter which you choose, it’s guaranteed to be an afternoon you’ll never forget! Be sure to head down to Old Port before the end of the season.
Where: Place des Vestiges, Old Port
When: Until the end of October
Tonga Lumina, the latest project by superstar Montreal multimedia company Moment Factory, has taken over Mont Tremblant.
The 1.5 km forest walk takes visitors on a magical, illuminated night tour of the forest and takes about an hour to complete.
Based on the story of a sleeping giant, the last of his kind and protector of the wooded lands, the interactive tour invites guests to engage in a sensory experience. Setting out on a quest to the heart of the mountain, curious visitors are encouraged to explore the giant’s tracks along the forest trail, searching for hidden clues left behind by its keeper.
When: Now until October 9
Where: Mont- Tremblant, 1000 Chemin Des Voyageurs