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11 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, May 27

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Tyler Jadah May 25, 2018 5:00 am 438

Bad news: It’s the last day of the weekend. Good news: There’s a bunch of things happening in Montreal today, if you’re looking to hit up a couple festivals or something more relaxing, we got you covered, Montreal.

Bixi Bikes

Bixi season is in full swing and we couldn’t be more excited. If the weather holds up, hit up the bike along Maisonneuve and see Montreal from a different angle. Cycle down to the Old Port, grab lunch downtown or check out the always popular Quartier des Spectacles, all accessible via Bixi Bike

When: Until November 15, 2018

Where: Various locations

Admission: 2.50$ per ride, $5 per day, $10 long weekend pass. Tickets available online

Montreal Museum Day

It’s free museum day in Montreal and it’s exactly as it sounds. Various museums around Montreal are granting free entrance to everybody! Is there a better way to finish off the week by soaking up a variety of free knowledge and art?

When: Sunday May 27

Time: Varies per location

Where: Visit the website for a full list of participating museums

Coup Sûr

With baseball season is in full swing and softball season just getting off the ground, why not take a couple cuts at the batting cage? Coup Sûr has six pitching machines all throwing at various speeds and each machine throws either baseballs or softballs. They have a closed off radar section too if you want to practice pitching. They supply bats and helmets and boast an impressive Baseball Town store if you’re looking for some gear. If today’s ball games are cancelled, no sweat – Coup Sûr is here.

When: Open year round

Where: 3835 Boulevard Curé-Labelle, Laval

Tim: 9 am – 10 pm

Admission: 1 token (20 pitches): $5.75/ 5 token special (100 pitches): $23.00

Combat d’Archers

Combat d’Archers may sound intimidating but it’s not – it’s dodgeball with bow and arrows. Okay, maybe it does sound intimidating but it’s a lot of fun. You’re given a face mask as protection and there are ample objects to hide behind. The arrows are cushioned at the end so it doesn’t hurt when/if you’re tagged.

When: Open year round

Where: 3955 rue De Rouen

Time: Every Wednesday from 9 am – 11 pm

Admission: Passes can be bought online for $25

Tam-Tams

Grab your sangria kits and drum sets! Tam-Tams is back and we couldn’t be more excited. After all, is there any better sign that summer has arrived? Taking place every Sunday during the summer months, Tam-Tams is one of the city’s best and most popular unofficial events. 420 friendly.

When: Every Sunday from May 6 to September 30

Time: 12 pm until sunset

Where: Mont Royal Park

Tam tams

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Nextdoor Pub & Grill

Nextdoor Pub & Grill is the place to be on Sunday. They offer deals at both ends of their hours – bottomless caesars and mimosas in the afternoon and 29 cent chicken wings at night. Park yourself at Nextdoor for as many caesars or mimosas you can handle and then relax by eating as many 29 cent wings as you can.

When: Every Sunday

Time: 8 am – 3 pm caesar/mimosa deal, 4 pm – midnight wing special

Where: 5175A Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

21 Swings

Montreal’s beloved 21 Swings (or 21 Balancoires) has returned to Promenade des Artistes this spring! Participate in a collective musical production in which every single swing set off a note and several create a melody. It’s the last day, get swining!

When: Sunday May 27

Time: 10 am – 11 pm

Where: Promenade des Artistes

Dollar Cinema

Dollar Cinema is an absolute gem of a find. They show 2nd-run movies at a two-screen venue (only in English). It’s great for a date or for people who want to watch a relatively new movie on the big screen instead of Netflix. They’re currently highlighted by Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Pacific Rim Uprising, and The Shape of Water to name a few but check out the websitefor complete listing.

Oh yeah, snacks are $1.

When: Open year round.

Time: Varying times depending on the screening

Where: 6900 Boulevard Decarie, Côte Saint-Luc

Admission: $2.50, payable at the door

Piknic Electronik

Piknic Electronik is an electric music dance festival featuring DJs and artists from all over the world. There are obviously good tunes, but there’s also good food, good drinks, and plenty of activities to keep you going. Best of all – the show goes on rain or shine!

When: Every Sunday until September 30

Time: 2 pm – 10 pm

Where: Parc Jean Drapeau

Tickets: Available online

iSaute Kirkland

Take your kids to iSaute Kirkland and pretend it’s for them when it’s really for you. iSaute is a massive venue that has over 30 giant trampolines, trampoline basketball, wall climbing, and a trampoline jungle gym. You pay by the hour, there’s a lot to do, and it’s actually a fantastic workout. Jump around a bit today and forget about the rainy weather!

When: iSaute is open year round
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 am
Where: 3220 Jean Yves, Kirkland
Admission: $16 for the first hour, $10 for the second. Tickets are sold at the door.

Lobster Clam Jam

Lobster Clam Jam is an award-winning seafood festival that happens once a year on the Lachine canal. Last year’s edition showcased over 35 restaurants and welcomed more than 6,600 attendees. Expect similar savoury results this time around. There’s food trucks from a bunch of Montreal’s well-known restaurants, mixologists, beer, activities and they even have their own currency. Don’t miss out on this one, folks.

When: Sunday May 27

Time: 12 pm – 9 pm

Where: Rue Saint-Patrick and Rue Pitt

Admission: Available online – Children under 12 are granted free admission. Admission + 5 Clams: $40. Admission + 15 Clams: $65

Lobster Festival Montreal

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