A FREE 18th-Century public market is coming to Montreal on August 24 and 25

Mar 13 2019, 3:36 pm

Montreal is going to be doing a little bit of time travel this summer as an 18th-century public market is blasting in from the past.

On August 24 and 25, Pointe-à-Callière will transform into a different era.

Guests can learn about the city life under the French regime, meet characters, and admire the know-how of the First Nations.

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To give the market the 18th-century feel, there will be actors on-site dressed as merchants, entertainers, craftspeople, and farmers from the time period.

Market-goers can pick up specialty food products from the 18th century, including jellies, jams, maple products, cider, and spruce beer.

A perfect way to celebrate Quebec’s history and experience what it was like in Montreal over 200 years ago.

18th-Century Public Market

When: August 24 to 25
Where: Pointe-à-Callière, 350 Place Royale
Price: Free