It’s the start of the week and there is plenty to do around town today. From a giant corn maze to Expo 67 Live, be sure to check out these Montreal events.
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, until November 5
Where: 2291, Boulevard Perrot Île-Perrot
An immersive and luminous experience is happening right now at Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica. Owing to the city’s 375th anniversary, Montreal’s most famous landmark is putting on a mesmerizing light show for the rest of 2017. Created by Moment Factory, Aura is a two-act multimedia show featuring both music and special lighting effects. According to the official description, “AURA will help visitors discover one of Canada’s greatest heritage monuments in a whole new way and will move them with its portrayal of its treasures.”
When: Everyday except Sundays
Where: Notre Dame Basilica, 110 Notre-Dame St W
Montreal’s resident amusement park is open for the summer – and they’ve got amazing deals on passes! For a little more incentive, check out 11 rides at La Ronde you have to try. Alternatively, you can read all about La Ronde’s insane new ride, Titan, here.
When: Until October 2017
Where: La Ronde, 22 Chemin Macdonald
Officially set to open September 8, 2017, this year’s Gardens of Light theme is “Between sky and water.” Thus, the 2017 exhibition will focus on nature, and more specifically, on the five elements of water, earth, fire, wood, and metal.
When: Until October 31, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est.
Take a step back in time and relive Expo ’67 at the Esplanade de la Place Des Arts.
Expo ’67 is an interactive experience composed of colourful archival video footage projected onto giant screens. The installation was created by Karine Lanoie-Brien and will take visitors on a journey to relive the best moments from the Exposition.
The display will include 435 linear ft of screen space, 65 speakers, and thousands of clips from archives.
Where: Esplanade de la Place Des Arts
When: Until September 30, 2017. Nightly screenings at 8 pm, 8:45 pm, 9:30 pm and 10:15 pm.