From an alternative comedy festival to Shakespeare in the Park, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.
What: A festival dedicated to the discovery of emerging talent in the areas of humor, music, theater, and entertainment. With 200 international artists, 150 shows, 600 performances, 115,000 festival goers and 80 volunteers, Zoofest & OFF-JFL is 24 days of festival not to be missed!
When: July 7 to 30
Where: Various venues
What: Whether you’ve been a resident for years or are visiting Montreal for a couple days, this free walking tour of the Old Port is a great way to get acquainted with the city and its history.
When: Monday to Thursday at various times
Where: Tours meet in front of City Hall (Hôtel de ville de Montréal) on Place de la Dauversière
What: Week-ends du monde provides Montrealers of all origins with a showcase to celebrate and share their traditions through music, dance, and culinary discoveries.
When: July 4 to 12
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau
What: The Marché des Possibles is a public open-air space featuring a free socio-cultural programming that includes musical performances, screenings of films, and activities for children. The location also features a bar and a biergarten, a market with artists and artisan creations, food trucks, and pop-up restaurants.
When: June 17 to August 7
Where: Corner of Bernard & St-Dominique
What: It’s girl power at tis year’s Shakespeare in the Park! Repercussion Theatre presents an all-female production of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. The production includes a high level of stage combat, live drumming, and a strong aesthetic style
When: July 7 to August 4
Where: Various locations