5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, August 2

Aug 1 2017, 9:23 pm

We’ve made it half way through the week, Montreal! Here are five events to check out around town today. Make this Humpday a good one.

Montreal Great Ribfest 2017

Meat-lovers rejoice! All things ribs are the focus of this week-long event. Admission is free, all you have to do is eat!
When:  Now until August 6
Where: Old Port


Parc Jean Drapeau’s Aquazilla, the park’s resident inflatable obstacle course on the water, is back for summer 2017. The 30×35 meter inflatable structure is comprised of obstacles, slides, and more in the form of a wiggle bridge, a water trampoline, an infinity loop, monkey bars, a flip bag, and a giant swing. Aquazilla officially opened June 12th and will be open between 10am and 7pm daily until August 27th. Tickets cost $12 per hour for children and $15 per hour for adults.
When: Until August 27, 10 am-7 pm
Where: Beach Jean-Dore, Parc Jean Drapeau

Verger Labonté corn maze 

Get lost in the world of Indiana Jones-themed adventure at Verger Labonté’s giant corn maze.

Verger Labonté is located a short 20-minute drive from Montreal and the farm is officially open for the summer and fall season. If you’ve ever been here, you know all about their epic corn maze. This year the Verger Labonté wanted to set up a maze for thrill seekers, and they are inviting guests to experience their Quest of Lost Secrets labyrinth.

When: Every day, from August 1 to November 5
Where: 2291, Boulevard Perrot Île-Perrot

 Tango in the Park

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: August 2, from 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, Rue Laurier, Montreal

Mura Masa 

Just weeks after releasing his self-titled album, Guernsey. U.K.-born DJ, electronic music producer and songwriter Mura Masa brings his dance-worthy beats to Montreal.

When: Wednesday, August 2 at 8 pm
Where: Corona Theatre
Available online