5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, October 19

Oct 19 2017, 5:06 am

Happy Thursday! There is so much happening around town today. Get out there and enjoy these Montreal events.

Montreal Burlesque Festival

What: It’s time to get your burlesque on Montreal! The city is hosting a prestigious three-day burlesque and cabaret festival this month. Come and enjoy performances from both international and local rising stars as they grace the stage.

Where: CLUB SODA, 1225 St Laurent Blvd
When: October 19 to 21

The Great Pumpkin Ball

What: Get into the Halloween spirit by attending the Great Pumpkin Ball, where you’ll find hundreds of decorated pumpkins. Attendees will also find pumpkin decorating contests, play zones and lots of other Halloween activities for the little ones.

Where: Botanical Garden, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
When: Now until October 31, 9 am to 9 pm

Secret Montreal

Learn something new about our fair city. Local tour company, Secret Montreal, is currently running “The Red Light of Montreal” tour, which teaches participants about the city’s indecent past.

Where: Midway Tavern, 1219, Boulevard Saint-Laurent
When: Now until October 21, 8:30 pm

La Ronde Fright Fest

What: Fright Fest, is back for another terrifying year. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park. The stuff of nightmares lurks around every corner, as the dark of night washes over the park.

Where: 22 Chemin Macdonald
When: Now until October 31

Canadian International Organ Competition

What: The fourth annual Canadian International Organ Competition will be taking place this month and will welcome young organists to Montreal from around the world. Each year, the organization works to promote the organ as a major instrument in the world of music and also contributes to the development of the careers of the young organists.

Where: 1600 Saint-Urbain Street
 Now until October 21

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