5 things to do in Montreal today: Friday, July 8

Jul 8 2016, 12:41 pm

From the Montreal Comiccon to the last weekend of the Jazz Fest, here is everything you need for your social calendar today.

Montreal Comiccon

What: A pop-culture fan convention that showcases sci-fi, horror, anime, video games, tabletop games and, comic books. Nerds get your outfits ready!
July 8 to 10
Where: Palais des Congrès

Shakespeare in the Park

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: Until August 4
Where: Various locations

Montreal Jazz Festival

What: Ranked as the world’s largest jazz festival by Guinness World Records, the festival hosts some 30 countries, 3,000 musicians, and 1,000 concerts in 15 concert halls and eight outdoor stages from noon to midnight daily. This is your last chance to attend the fest as it ends on Saturday!
When: Until Saturday, July 9
Where: Various locations

Take Advantage of Montreal’s Picnic Law

What: Thanks to Montreal’s infamous “picnic law,” spending time outside has never been more enjoyable. Seriously, you have no excuse (unless it rains,) not to head on over to your favourite park with a beer in hand and a delicious assortment of goodies.
When: Any time!
Where: Any of Montreal’s beautiful parks

Tremblant Blues Festival

What: Tremblant will vibrate to the sound of the International Blues Festival welcoming musicians from the four corners of the world for 10 days of blues music, from its purest roots to its influence from R&B, soul, funk, country, folk and rock. More than a hundred indoor and outdoor shows, most of them free, will be presented.
When: July 8 to July 17
Where: Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

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