9 things to do in Montreal today: Saturday, November 9

Nov 8 2019, 5:00 am

Ah, Saturdays. Here are a handful of things going on around town today, November 9, to kick off your weekend.


Do you have what it takes to try a multitude of Montreal restaurants in two weeks?

Because MTLàTABLE is a giant city-wide food festival where you can discover 150 restaurants that will be offering table d’hôte dinner menus at pretty nifty prices ($23, $33 or $43) as well as a $17 brunch in some restaurants.

When: November 1 – 13
Time: Varies per restaurant
Where: Various locations around Montreal
Price: $17 – $43


LEGO Vancouver 2018 Candidates

LEGO Vancouver 2018 election candidates. (Dear City Council)

A big celebration of little toys is on its way to Saint-Hyacinthe this weekend as a LEGO festival, Brickomanie, snaps its way towards Montreal.

The little block-toy festival will feature demonstrations, building competitions, LEGO history, and sales of the world-famous toy. Brickomonie will also bring some of the most creative LEGO builders from across the province to Saint-Hyacinthe, located about 70 km from the island.

More than 75 exhibitors will be on-site, sharing their amazing creations as well as the building of a giant LEGO mosaic which will be completed in time for the festival’s closing ceremonies on Sunday.

When: November 9 – 10
Time: 1o am – 5 pm on Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday
Where: COOP Pavilion, 2740 Beauparlant Avenue, Saint-Hyacinthe
Price: $10 for adults, $5 for kids, free for kids under three

The Cinematic Orchestra – Corona Theatre


The Cinematic Orchestra is a British nu jazz and electronic music group, created in 1999. They’ll be performing their gorgeous tunes on Saturday at the timeless Corona Theatre.

When: Saturday, November 9
Time: 7 pm
Where: Corona Theatre
Price: $45 – $75, available online

Montreal Canadiens vs the Los Angeles Kings



Carey Price and the Habs welcome Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings to the Bell Centre for the first of back-to-back games on home ice.

When: Saturday, November 9
Time: 7 pm
Where: Centre Bell
Price: Various prices, available online

Oasis Surf


Battle the weekend with some hardcore waves. Just because Montreal isn’t located on the coast, doesn’t mean you can’t tackle some killer tides.

Oasis Surf in Brossard is an indoor pool, open to amateur and experienced surfers looking to ride the waves.


When: Saturday, November 9
Time: 10 am – 2 am
Where: Suite 01, 9520 Boulevard Leduc
Price: $30 for 30 minutes

Darryl Lenox – Comedy Nest

As seen on Conan, Comedy Central, and Just For Laughs, Darryl Lenox is wrapping up his weekend set at The Comedy Nest tonight.

If you’re into stand-up, Lennox will be performing two shows at The Nest tonight.

When: Saturday, November 9
Time: 8 pm and 10:30 pm
Where: The Comedy Nest, 2313 Saint-Catherine St (3rd Floor)
Price: $15, available online and at the door

Amaze Escape Room


You escaped October’s spookiness, now try to get out of an escape room.

Try your luck at escaping from a prison, military facility, lost temple, or laboratory. Make a reservation, choose your adventure and then you have anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour to get out of any respective room. Each mission is reserved solely for your group and you’re given a walkie-talkie in case you need hints/get scared.

When: Saturday, November 9
Time: 2 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: 3550 Rue St. Jacques
Price: $15 – $30 depending on your chosen mission (per person). Make your reservation first online.

Putting Edge Mini-Putt

Putting Edge

Putting Edge is an indoor mini-putt course that (besides having a great name), glows in the dark. Every hole has Canadian-based trivia questions plus the venue has an arcade and they serve alcohol. Need we say more?

When: Saturday, November 9
Time: 10 am – 1 am
Where: 1259 rue Guy
Price: $11.99

La Grande Roue de Montréal


Hit up Canada’s largest observational wheel and take in some absolutely breathtaking views of the city, during Montreal’s first snowfall

Not to mention, some primetime photo ops that’ll make your Instagram crowd jealous.

When: Saturday, November 9
Time: 10 am to 11 pm
Where: 362 rue de Commune Est
Price: $14.79 – $25