There’s a lot happening around town today, Montreal. Get out there and enjoy what the city has to offer. Make this Tuesday a good one.
Jardins Gamelins, Montreal’s resident summer garden, is hosting free outdoor yoga sessions each week for the entire summer. “Yoga en Plein Air,” invites Montrealers to practice yoga outdoors at Jardin Gamelins for free. The outdoor sessions are run by Yo-Yoga and take place every Tuesday morning from 7:30 am until 8:30 am.
When: Tuesdays from 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Place Emilie-Gamelin, 1500 Rue Berri
Create your own song by swinging back and forth on Montreal’s now famous 21 swings. One swing plays a note while several produce a melody so be sure to head on over with a few friends.
Where: From the Place des Festivals to Le Parterre, along De Maisonneuve Boulevard and Président-Kennedy Avenue
When: September 5
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
Taking place over a week from September 1 to 7, nearly 400 restaurants, including at least 40 restaurants in Montreal, will participate–each of which will be “called upon to create a unique burger; reflective of their overall concept and cuisine. These participating restaurants then offer a special “burger price”, where burger aficionados are encouraged to come eat and vote on the website.”
Where: Restaurants across Montreal
When: September 1 to 7
Grab your sangria kits and drum sets! Tam Tams has returned to our fair city and we couldn’t be more excited. Tam Tams is a magical outdoor festival where Montrealers far and wide gather in Parc Mont Royal for an afternoon of food, fun, and music. Though the drum circle is located at the Sir George-Etienne Cartier Monument, vendors and entertainment spread throughout the park, all the way from Avenue Mont-Royal to Duluth. Remember to bring food and wine, and take advantage of Montreal’s picnic law!
When: Until September 24
Where: Sir George-Etienne Cartier Monument