5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, June 9

Jun 9 2016, 11:03 am

From the Grand Prix to the Fringe Festival, here are some events to check out today around Montreal!

Monkland Grand Prix Festival

What: The annual four-day festival in the Monkland Village kicks off today! This festival is the first of two special events hitting the Monkland Village this summer and is bringing something fresh to the F1 Festival scene. On site there will be merchants, restaurants, food trucks, exotic cars, circus acts, a kids zone, DJs, dancing, and many other kinds of entertainment. This is the perfect event for people of all ages!
When: Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 12
Where: MVP Montreal, 5654 Monkland Avenue, Montreal

Montreal Fringe Festival

What: With over 700 shows, local and international performing artists will take over the Plateau Mont-Royal. Featuring dance, theater, music, comedy and more, the Fringe Festival is Montreal’s most unique block party!
When: Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 19
Where: Various locations

Mural Festival

What: Located in the heart of Saint-Laurent boulevard, MURAL’s program offers the public a plethora of art related activities and parties. You will have the opportunity to witness the making of murals in real time, attend exclusive musical events, enjoy outdoor exhibitions, and feast in sublime gastronomy. This is a great way to take a break from the downtown Grand Prix craziness and take in some serious art and patio time.
When: Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 19
Where: Various locations

Rolls Royce Presents Please Don’t Sit at Ecole Privee

What: You know when Rolls Royce is involved, it’s going to be good. Really good.
Celebrate École Privée’s 1-year anniversary with DJ’s Toddy Flores and Hilly. The rest of the scoop is private so you’ll just have to pop by find what the buzz is all about.
When: Thursday, June 9 at 10 pm
Where: École Privée, 1 Rue Milton, Montreal

Les FrancoFolies de Montréal

What: Since 1989, Les FrancoFolies de Montréal has been the true reflection of a thriving French-speaking music world. Nearly 70 indoor shows and 180 free outdoor concerts will be on the menu during this fun-filled program.
When: Thursday, June 9 to Saturday, June 18
Where: Various locations


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