5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, January 30

Jan 30 2020, 5:34 am

As both the workweek and the first month of 2020 start drawing to a close, here are a few things to check out in Montreal today, January 30.

Garden Party – Le Cathcart

Montreal’s newest food market, Le Catchcart, is hosting its first garden party tonight (and then the last Thursday of every month afterwards).

A chef, DJ, and cocktail specialist will be on site, offering guests some tunes, food, and drinks.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 5 pm to 11 pm
Where: 1 Place Ville Marie
Price: Free admission

Hot Water Music

Hot Water Music is a punk rock band from Gainesville, Florida. The band formed in 1993 and is playing their second of back-to-back shows at Corona Theatre tonight.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 7 pm
Where: Corona Theatre
Price: $43, available online

Zero Latency VR Games

Put on a VR headset, strap into a backpack, pickup a controller and dive into the VR world.

Once inside, guests can move around just like you do in the real world without any wires or walls to get in the way of your virtual reality adventures.

From preventing a zombie outbreak, to saving humanity from a deadly disease, and getting launched into space, each game takes 45 min and can feature one to eight players.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 5 pm Р9 pm
Where: 910 Jean Talon St Est
Price: $44.99, available online

Musical Night – Beaver Lake Skating Rink

Lace up your skates and glide to the tunes of¬†the greatest hits from ‚Äė70s and ‚Äė80s at the¬†refrigerated skating rink next Beaver Lake.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Pavillon du Lac-aux-Castors, 1800 chemin Remenbrance
Price: $8, available online

Imagine Van Gogh

Montreal has been coated with an exhibition of the works of Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous figures in the history of the art world.

The exhibition, Imagine Van Gogh, which opened last month, takes guests through the world of colours and emotions of Van Gogh’s works through gigantic murals and an immersive soundtrack.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Arsenal Contemporary Art Contemporain
Price: $26 – $36, available online