5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, October 17

Oct 17 2019, 5:00 am

As we settle into Thursday, October 17, here are a few things happening around Montreal today to keep you busy before we welcome in another weekend.

Montreal Burlesque Festival

Montreal is about to get a touch more glamorous as the prestigious Burlesque Festival returns to the city for its 11th edition.

The city never veers away from its nightlife, partying, and entertainment scene and the two-day Montreal Burlesque Festival will highlight all three.

From tonight until October 19, two events will feature costumes, dancing, music, and cabaret flaunting the best of male, female, and non-binary performers on stage at the renowned Club Soda.

When: October 17 Р19
Time: Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm
Where:¬†Club Soda ‚Äď 1225 Boulevard St. Laurent
Price:¬†$49.25 ‚Äď $179.25, available¬†online

Sabrina Claudio – Corona Theatre

Sabrina Claudio is an American singer and songwriter. In 2016, Claudio uploaded several songs to SoundCloud, before compiling a select collection as part of her debut extended play, Confidently Lost, which was released independently in March 2017.

She’ll be performing at the beautiful Corona Theatre tonight.

When: Thursday, October 17
Time: 8 pm
Where: Corona Theatre
Price: $34, available at the door

Montreal Indigenous Fashion Week

Bringing forth some of the most eclectic Indigenous designers from across the globe, the Montreal Indigenous Fashion Week event will also include designer workshops and an interactive panel-style discussions

When: From now until October 19
Time: 5 pm
Where: Montreal City Hall
Price: Free

Gardens of Light

As it does every fall, the Gardens of Light returned to the city, shining thousands of bright lights at the Botanical Garden.

Espace pour la vie invites everyone to discover the cultural riches of the three gardens along an illuminated pathway in its flagship autumn event.

The venue is split up into three gardens: the Chinese Garden, the First Nations Garden, and the Japanese Garden.

When: From now until October 31
Time: 9 am Р9 pm (Sunday РThursday), 9 am Р10 pm (Friday РSunday)
Where: Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est
Price: $8 – $16, available online

Haunted Mountain

Get in the Halloween spirit by checking out Haunted Montreal, a spooky, lantern-lit ghost walk up the slopes of Mont Royal.

The tour visits various haunted sites on the mountain, including several locations where ghosts have been said to have been sighted.

When: Thursday, October 17
Time: 8:30 pm
Where:¬†Place Fletcher’s Field (Opposite side of the Sir George Etienne Monument)
Price: online$20.87, available