10 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, October 6

Oct 4 2019, 5:00 am

Wrap up your weekend with our checklist of 10 fun events in Montreal today, Sunday, October 6. Tonga Lumina, Sunday Night Improv, and more.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Tonga Lumina

What: Mont-Tremblant trail will be illuminated with light projections and mythical storytelling as giant-seekers must trek through a 1.5 km nocturnal hike to find the slumbering giant. The adventure starts at the base of Mont-Tremblant. The chairlift transports its investigators to the “Twilight Portal” where a colourful lit path weaves its way through the woods to a series of mysterious checkpoints in pursuit of the giant.

When: From now until October 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Mont Tremblant
Tickets: Online

Marche Fermier

What: The Farmer’s Market is a project initiated by the House of Friendship, and features a variety of vendors selling vegetables, bread, cheese and pastries, fruits, and more.

When: Every Thursday and Sunday until November 10, 2019
Time: Thursday, 3 to 7 pm; Sunday, 12 to 4 pm
Where: Right outside the Laurier Metro

Voiles en Voiles

pirate ship

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What: Climb aboard life-size replicas of both royal and pirate ships from the 18th century in Montreal’s Old Port (how fitting). They are over 100 feet in length and range from two feet high for the young pirates to 35 feet for Peter Pan wannabes. The obstacle course features 61 different activities between the Royal Ship and the Pirate Ship. Activities include zip-lining, rock climbing, and bouncy castles.

When: Weekends until Monday, October 14, 2019
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Place des Vestiges, Old Port
Tickets: Online

Sunday Night Improv

What: A weekly improv comedy showcase at Theatre Sainte Catherine Café-Bar. New themes and new comedians each show.

When: Every Sunday
Time: 7 pm
Where: Theatre Sainte Catherine Café-Bar – 264 Ste. Catherine Est, Montreal
Tickets: Online

Atwater Market

What: Atwater Market has been selling fresh, local food to Montrealers since 1933. Offering everything from produce to flowers, the Atwater Market is one of the most famous and bustling in Montreal.

When: Open Daily
Time: Open every day at 7 am, closing times vary
Where: 138 Atwater Avenue, Montreal
Admission: Free

La Grande Roue de Montréal

What: Hit up Canada’s largest observational wheel and take in some absolutely breathtaking views of the city, during spring. Not to mention, some primetime photo ops that’ll make your Instagram crowd jealous.

When: Every Day
Time: 10 am to 11 pm
Where: 362 rue de Commune Est
Price: $14.79 – $25

The Kalmunity Jazz Project

Vancouver International Jazz festival

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What: Kalmunity presents improv musicians and experimental mix of Jazz every Sunday evening at Resonance Café. All ages are welcome.

When: October 6, 2019
Time: Doors 8:30 pm
Where: Résonance Café – 5175A Avenue du Parc, Montréal
Tickets: Online

The Dark Crystal

What: A screening of Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s 1982 classic, The Dark Crystal in 4K Restoration.

When: October 6, 2019
Time: 4:45 pm
Where: Modern Cinema – 5150 Boul. St-Laurent, Montreal
Tickets: Online

Word Fight: A Montreal Roast Battle

What: Sixteen Montreal comedians battle each other in Word Fight to crown the supreme roastmaster in the city. Each event also showcases live stand up from special guests. Hosted by Chris Venditto.

When: October 6, 2019
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: Café Cléopatra – 1230 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal
TicketsOnline

Skip the Small Talk: An Open Discussion on the Climate Crisis

What: Climate Justice Action McGill hosts a discussion at Ecole where attendees can share their feelings and fears about the climate crisis in a safe space. Tea and vegan snacks will be served.

When: October 6, 2019
Time: 4 to 6:30 pm
Where: ECOLE – 3559 University Street, Montreal
Tickets: Online, free