From an African music festival to strolling through a gorgeous farmer’s market, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.
What: One of the most important festivals dedicated to world music from Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America. Audiences will have access to 90 shows in different venues in Montréal and 5 days of free activities at the Quartier des Spectacles!
When: July 12 to 24
Where: Vacrious locations
What: Get your dancing shoes on and take advantage of this free outdoor dance class! Always liked tango music? Or perhaps you’re looking for a new way to get some exercise? Head on over to Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park every Tuesday from June until August and dance the night away.
When: Now to August 2, Tuesdays from 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, Rue Laurier, Montreal
What: Take a little road trip and enjoy the largest festival of classical music in Canada, featuring symphonic, choral, and chamber music.
When: July 9 to August 7
Where: 1655, Base-de-Roc Blvd., Joliette
What: Jean-Talon Market is one of the best in Montreal offering everything from fruits and veggies to meat and flowers. Even if you don’t want to buy anything, it’s a great place to soak in the views and sample all the delicacies.
When: Open every day
Where: 7070 Henri-Julien Avenue, Montreal
What: Though Mural Fest ends this Sunday (June 19) the mesmerizing street murals still remain. Go on a self-guided tour and stare in awe at all of the incredible urban art on the streets of Montreal’s Plateau neighbourhood.
When: Any day of the week
Where: The Plateau