10 things to do in Montreal today: Saturday, November 4

Nov 4 2017, 2:30 am

Saturday is finally here! From a vegan festival to an animal expo, check out these events and make this weekend a good one!

Affected: The Manor

Missed your Halloween scare?

Montreal’s A/Maze is offering a terrifying VR experience called “Affected: The Manor.” This virtual horror game will send you deep into the dark chambers of a haunted manor.

Where: A/Maze, 3550 rue Saint-Jacques
When: November 4 and 5, 2017

La Grande Dégustation in Montreal

Billed as “the largest grape-and-wine gathering in Eastern Canada,” more than 200 wine producers, distillers and brewers will showcase wines, spirits, and beers at this tasting experience attended by the world’s top producers.

Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 De La Gauchetière Ouest, Montreal
When: Until November 4, 2017

Atwater Market

Enjoy the fresh produce, meats,  baked goods, and more at the Atwater Market. Make sure you check it out and pick up some delicious treats.

Where: 138 Atwater Avenue
When: November 4, 2017, open from 7 am to 5 pm

Montreal Vegan Festival

This massive vegan food festival is coming to Montreal on November 4 and 5 at Bonsecours Market. Meatless eaters can look forward to tons of culinary demos, exhibitions, and vendors cooking delicious vegan dishes.

Where: Bonsecours Market
When: November 4 and 5, 2017

Salon National Des Animaux De Compagnie

Montreal is set to host a giant pet festival in Place Bonaventure this November. Called the Salon National Des Animaux De Compagnie.The two-day animal extravaganza will feature ponies, a dog agility competition, a cat show, dog divers, and of course, the chance to meet and play with thousands of adorable animals. Rare animals such as miniature horses will be in attendance, in addition to the thousands of animals, ranging from rabbits and rodents to fish and birds.

Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 De La Gauchetière St. West
When: November 4 and 5 from 10 am-6 pm

The Great Rubino Warehouse Sale

Save up to 70% on your favourite boots and shoe brands for women, men and kids! Over 40,000 pairs in stock! Michael Kors, Hunter, Pajar Canada, UGG Australia, Sorel, Kamik, Timberland, Converse, Lacoste, Adidas, Nike, Puma, Skechers.

Where: Entrepot Rubino, 6000-A Boul. Grandes-Prairies, St-Leonard
When: Until November 5, 2017


175 Montreal restaurants are participating in this a 5-day festival offering 3-course prix fixe menus at $21, 31, and $41 for dinner and $15 for brunch.

Where: Various locations check website for details
When: Until November 16, 2017

The Gospel Brunch

The trend from New York City arrives in Montreal. Dine on a local menu of indulgent brunch fare while enjoying live performances by the Imani Gospel Singers choir, accompanied by piano.

Where: 463, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal

When: Saturdays November 4, 11, and 18 from 10 am to 12:30 pm

Liquid Architecture

An immersive ‘liquid architecture’ exhibition will be taking place at Montreal’s Society of Technological Arts (SAT).

The exhibit is an audiovisual experience that deconstructs 3D scans of monuments, buildings, and structures into a mesmerizing experience that will be projected on the dome of the SAT.

Where: SAT, 1201 Boul. Saint Laurent
When: Until November 31, 2017 (From Tuesday to Saturday)
Time: 7 pm, each show runs for 40 minutes

Barbie Expo

What: Come and check out the world’s largest Barbie exhibit this month. The exhibit will feature Barbies of various ethnicities, dressed in traditional clothes, as well as great Hollywood stars (Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, etc.). A separate section is reserved for haute-couture dolls, which have been dressed by Dior, Chanel, Givenchy and many more notable names from the fashion industry.

Where: Les Cours Mont-Royal, 1455 Peel Street,
When: Now until December 31

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