5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, July 28

Jul 28 2021, 5:00 am

You made it to the midweek!

Set your sails towards the latter half of the workweek with a handful of eventful things to do in Montreal today.

Poutines, outer space, and boozy mini golf? Not a bad way to spend a Wednesday…

Le Grand Poutinefest

You might want to invest in a pair of stretchy pants over the next few days because a giant poutine festival has landed in Old Montreal.

The 12-day poutine festival, officially named Le Grand Poutinefest, has set up camp at the Quai de l’horloge every day until August 1.

The poutine-a-palooza offers 20 different kinds of poutine from a variety of eateries across the province.

Yummy.

When: From now until August 1
Time: 12 pm – 9 pm
Where: Quai de l’horloge
Price: Free admission

Grey Goose Mini Golf

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A boozy pop-up mini-golf course has landed in Montreal so get ready to double-fist clubs and cocktails.

Sponsored by the good folks at Grey Goose, this mini-golf experience will offer ticketholders nine holes of golf and a personalized 1oz vodka soda cocktail.

When: From now until August 4
Time: 4 pm – 7 pm
Where: Grand Quai, Old Montreal
Price: $21 per, available online

THE INFINITE

THE INFINITE is a new groundbreaking virtual reality multi-sensory exhibition that takes guests on a journey aboard the International Space Station.

Freely explore a life-sized reproduction of the ISS in virtual reality as if you were there. Using several different mediums (VR, augmented reality, and projections), the exhibit offers “exceptional realism in an experience that lasts 60 minutes,” says the Centre PHI.

Go to space without having to leave Earth. Great deal.

When: From now until November 7
Times: 10 am – 8 pm, Friday to Sunday; 10 am – 7 pm, Tuesday to Thursday
Address: Arsenal Contemporary Art Montreal – 2020, rue William
Price: $10 – $40 (from Tuesday to Thursday), $12 – $50 (Friday to Sunday)

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Focusing on a fuse between a Mediterranean art gallery and food market, bazart offers four distinct experiences at the same spot: gourmet cuisine, an outdoor art gallery, NFT gallery and an artisanal market.

It opened in July, and it’s as gorgeous as it is tasty.

When: From now until October
Time: 5 pm to 12 am (Wednesday to Friday)
Where: 969 rue Wellington

ECOSYSTEM

We’ve spent a lot of time inside over the past 15 months, and now you can spend it underwater.

Sort of.

A new exhibition at the Society for Arts & Technology (SAT) offers guests a calming and trippy dive into a seabed, offering a soundscape we don’t often get to hear from the immersive venue of the Satosphere — a 360-degree dome with a spherical panoramic projection screen 13 metres high.

It’s like a movie theatre on steroids.

When: From now until August 21
Time: 5 pm – 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Where: Satosphere, SAT – 1201 St Laurent Boulevard
Price: $20, available online

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