5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, March 1

Mar 1 2018, 2:09 pm

We’re inching closer to the weekend, so why not celebrate by getting out there and doing something fun!? From Montréal en Lumière to butterflies, here’s kick off your March the right way.

Montréal en Lumière

Montréal en Lumière is back for its 19th year. The celebration is one of the biggest winter festivals in the world and invites visitors to take part in a multitude of events that revolve around performing arts, gastronomy, and outdoors activities.

Where: Quartier des Spectacles and various other locations check website for details
When:  February 22 to March 4, 2018

Montreal Botanical Garden Butterflies Go Free

The Montreal Botanical Garden’s annual “Butterflies Go Free” exhibit is back for another year. Taking over the Main Exhibition Greenhouse from February 22 until April 29, visitors can step into a humid tropical oasis that will make you forget all about winter.

Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
When: February 22 to April 29, 2018


Montreal will be glowing with magical light installations through February and March as part of Montréal en Lumière’s immersive art experience, Illuminart.

Where: Quartier des spectacles
When: Until March 4, 2018

Get a waffle on a stick in Old Montreal

There’s simply nothing like a good waffle. And this classic breakfast food is even better on a stick – complete with delicious toppings. These easy to transport waffles with delectable add-ons are available at LApop, located in Old Montreal.

Where: 436 St Francois-Xavier, Montreal
Phone: (514) 816-1300
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