Sunday has arrived Montreal! Here are seven things to do around town today.
Get ready to immerse yourself in culture, food, and tradition at the 18th edition of the Montreal Ukrainian Festival. The three-day festival will be filled with performances, dancing, singing, and food.
Where: Parc Beaubien, Intersection of Rue Beaubien Est and 9e Avenue
When: Until September 8 to 10
Officially set to open September 8, 2017, this year’s Gardens of Light theme is “Between sky and water.” Thus, the 2017 exhibition will focus on nature, and more specifically, on the five elements of water, earth, fire, wood, and metal.
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est
When: Until October 31, 9 am to 9 pm
The 15th annual Art Tattoo Show Montreal is happening from September 8 to 10. This event is a celebration of the art of tattooing, its artists, and its community.
Over 200 talented tattoo artists from around the world will be in attendance and their work speaks for itself.
Where: Gare Windsor, 1180 de la Gauchetière Ouest
When: Until September 10
International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese will make a sultry stop in Montreal with her “The Art of the Teese” Burlesque Revue.
When: Sunday, September 10 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: Available online at $59.75 to $80.25
As part of Montreal’s 375th-anniversary celebrations, Sherbrooke Street has been temporarily turned into an open-air museum. According to the website, it gives Montrealers “the chance to soak up a spectacular world-class public art exhibition.” What are you waiting for?
Where: Sherbrooke Street West between the McCord Museum and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
When: Now until October 2
Head to Saint-Laurent for a giant block party.
From September 7 to 10, the boulevard will become a pedestrian street from Sherbrooke to Mont-Royal. There will be plenty of activities every day for the whole family.
Where: Boulevard Saint-Laurent
When: Until September 10
Montreal’s art scene is getting even better with the addition of KM3 (pronounced kilometre cube) a free participatory walking tour of art installations around the city. This kilometre long public art trail is located at Quartier des Spectacles and is part of Montreal’s 375th-anniversary celebrations.
Get up close and personal as you walk through the streets to view 22 works of public art created by artists in Quebec and all over the world.
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
When: Until October 15, 2017