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5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, August 31

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DH Montreal Staff Aug 30, 2017 10:00 pm 99

Happy Thursday! From a public art walking trail to fetish weekend, there is plenty happening today. Get out there and enjoy these Montreal events.

KM3

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: August 31 to October 15, 2017

Montreal Avudo

A dazzling water show paying tribute to the Saint Lawrence River has taken over Old Port this summer. Titled Montreal Avudo, this spectacular water show projects life size images inspired by the city’s history onto the water. The event’s official site promises that “Young and old will be dazzled, moved and transported by the magic of images and scenes projected on rippling water walls and other spectacular installations.”

Where: The west sector of the Old Port of Montréal, near the King Edward Pier and the Montréal Science Centre
When: Thursday to Saturday until September 2, 2017, 9:30 pm and 10:30 pm each night

Montreal Fetish Weekend

Described as “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

Go for a musical swing on the 21 Balancoires

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: August 8 to September 5

Voiles en Voiles

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

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DH Montreal Staff

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