5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday September 15
From a new after work party at a hip coffee spot to an evening of fashion, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.
Apero at Tommy
What: Old Montreal’s Tommy is hosting a 5 a 10 kicking off today! Featuring tapas from Dolcetto & Co, drinks, a great crowd and DJ Kelly Nunes! Pop by this chic coffee spot for something new and cool.
When: September 15, 5 pm to 10 pm
Where: Tommy, 200 notre-dame ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T3
What: La Société is hosting an evening of fashion and style, as they unveil Holt Renfrew and La Maison OGILVY Fall magazines issues. Fashion presentation, cocktails, hors d’œuvre and make up application by Guerlain beauty experts. This is an event not to be missed! RSVP only!
When: September 15, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: La Société Montréal, 1415, Rue De La Montagne, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Z3
Take your best Instagram pics of fall in Montreal
What: There’s no denying the Montreal is unbelievable gorgeous in the fall. Mont Royal becomes a sea of yellow, orange, and red, the temperature is perfect for jeans and a sweater, and cafes start serving pumpkin-infused drinks. If you’re still a little sad that summer is over, why not pump yourself up by venturing outdoors and taking a few fall-tastic Instagram photos. Go for a walk up Mont Royal or just head to your local Starbucks and enjoy a pumpkin spiced latte. You’ll quickly realize that fall in Montreal is pretty damn awesome.
Gardens of Light
What: Gardens of Light is back by popular demand at the Montreal Botanical Garden. As of September 2nd, the gardens will be lit up at dusk, inviting Montrealers to stroll along the paths guided by stunning multi-coloured lanterns. Inspired by Chinese and Japanese gardens, this year’s Gardens of Light will tell the story of the Son of Heaven, the Chinese Emperor.
When: September 2 to October 31, every day from 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est
Take a tour of a Montreal metro station
What: In celebration of the Montreal metro’s 50th anniversary, Heritage Montreal’s ArchitecTours is offering a two-hour tour of various metro stations across the city. The tours began on August 27th at the Pie-IX and Viau stations and will finish on September 25th. The tours are meant to emphasize Montreal’s history. According to tour guide Bianca-Desiree Arciero, each tour tries “to emphasize the fact that the Metro stations are representative of the time in which they were built.” Nancy Dunton, head of Montreal’s public activities committee, added, “a Metro station’s size, lighting, materiality, colour and public art are all inextricably linked with Montreal’s history.”
When: August 27 to September 25
Where: Various locations