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5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, February 26

DH Montreal Staff Feb 26, 2018 5:00 am 93

Monday has arrived and there’s a lot happening around town, Montreal. From Prince to Illuminart, these events will be sure to add some fun to the start of your week.


Montreal will be glowing with magical light installations through February and March as part of Montréal en Lumière’s immersive art experience, Illuminart.

Where: Quartier des spectacles
When: Until March 4, 2018

Montréal en Lumière

Montréal en Lumière is back for its 19th year. The celebration is one of the biggest winter festivals in the world and invites visitors to take part in a multitude of events that revolve around performing arts, gastronomy, and outdoors activities.

Where: Quartier des Spectacles and various other locations check website for details
When:  Until March 4, 2018

Montreal Botanical Garden Butterflies Go Free

The Montreal Botanical Garden’s annual “Butterflies Go Free” exhibit is back for another year. Taking over the Main Exhibition Greenhouse from February 22 until April 29, visitors can step into a humid tropical oasis that will make you forget all about winter.

Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
When: Until to April 29, 2018

Visit the Prince exhibit at Place des Arts

One of the greatest music stars of all time is being celebrated at Montreal’s Place des Arts in honour of Black History Month. Prince: His Purple Majesty is an exhibition dedicated to the legendary artist. Prince’s life and musical career is explored by musicologist Duke Eatmon.

Where: Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme at Place des Arts
When: Until March 3, 2018
Admission: Free

LeChop 2017

The 6th edition of the LeChop culinary festival is back next month. And this year LeChop MTL wants to give back to the community. The organization has partnered with Share the Warmth to offer a delicious 2-course table d’hote menu at participating restaurants to help fight the battle against food insecurity.

When: Now until February 28, 2018
Where: Weinstein & Gavinos (1434 Rue Crescent), L’Atelier d’Argentine (1458 Rue Crescent and 355 Marguerite D’Youville), and Decca 77 (1077 Rue Drummond)

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