From the Fantasia Film Festival to the alternative comedy at Zoofest, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.
What: The Fantasia International Film Festival is now recognized as the largest and most influential event of its kind in North America. With a varied programming and an emphasis on the imaginative cinema of Asia, Europe and the Americas, Fantasia’s offerings range from unique offerings to international commercial crowd-pleasers rarely seen in North America.
When: July 14 to August 2
Where: Various locations
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: 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: 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: 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