Welcome to your Saturday, Montreal! Here are six things to do around town today.
Montreal’s art scene is getting even better with the addition of KM3 (pronounced kilometre cube) a free participatory walking tour of art installations around the city. This kilometre long public art trail is located at Quartier des Spectacles and is part of Montreal’s 375th-anniversary celebrations.
Get up close and personal as you walk through the streets to view 22 works of public art created by artists in Quebec and all over the world.
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
When: Until October 15, 2017
From August 30 to September 4, Montreal will be hosting the 13th annual edition of Fetish Weekend. Described as “a 6 days and nights fantasy-filled experience unlike anything else in the world,” Montreal’s Fetish Weekend promises to be anything but boring.
Located in the heart of the Gay Village, Fetish Weekend will comprise of fantasy-themed events, play scenes, demos, workshops, and a fetish photo walk.
Where: The Gay Village, more details can be found here
When: Until September 4
We never thought it would happen but Montreal’s giant Ferris wheel will finally open Friday and you’ll have the chance to ride it for free.
To celebrate its grand opening La Grande Roue de Montréal is offering the first 250 guests a free ride.
Where: Old Port of Montreal, Bonsecours Basin
When: The wheel will be open all weekend long. Check Facebook page for hours and details.
First Caturday will be taking place at Parc Villeray on Saturday, September 2.
According to organizers, First Caturday “is the day to reclaim the glory of the parks for our furry friends. They are otherwise sadly trapped in the most boring of containers: the inside.” It will be a day of cat socializing but be aware of Montreal’s regulation about pets.
Where: Parc Villeray
When: Saturday, September 2
In honour of the city’s 375th anniversary, Evenko and MEG Montreal have teamed up to bring the first-ever electronic parade to North America.
Electro Parade, which has become a popular tradition in European cities such as Paris and Zurich, sees DJs from all over the world standing on parade floats equipped with top-notch sound systems. Each float will wander the streets of the city as onlookers dance to their electronic beats.
Where: Various locations, click here for more info
When: September 2, 2017
Get ready to feast because a giant food festival is coming to the Old Port next month. The Yul Eat festival will take place from September 2 to 4 and will feature dozens of amazing food vendors and appearances by talented local chefs serving up amazing dishes.
Where: Clock Tower Quay, Old Port of Montreal
When: September 2 to 4