It’s the start of the week and there is plenty to do around town today. From a pizza festival to a giant corn maze, be sure to check out these Montreal events.
The festival showcases some of the best slices in the city. All you need to do is visit participating pizzerias. When you stop by for some pie you’ll receive a “Pizza Passport” for participating. The best part of it all is that for every “Pizza Passport” you collect, you get entered to win a trip to Naples, Italy.
Where: Participating pizzerias in Montreal. Click here for details.
When: September 11 to 17
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, until 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
Officially set to open September 8, 2017, this year’s Gardens of Light theme is “Between sky and water.” Thus, the 2017 exhibition will focus on nature, and more specifically, on the five elements of water, earth, fire, wood, and metal.
When: September 8 – October 31, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est