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

Oct 5 2017, 12:57 pm

Happy Thursday! There is so much happening around town today. Get out there and enjoy these Montreal events.

Black & Blue

What: Black & Blue, otherwise known as the world’s largest gay dance festival, is back in Montreal this October. This year, the Pierre Charbonneau Amphitheatre will once again be taken over by an array of activities for the gay community and its friends. The week of Black & Blue events includes dance parties, brunches, sporting events, and art exhibitions.

Where: Pierre Charbonneau Amphithéâtre, 3000 Rue Viau
When: October 5 to 9

OFF Jazz Festival

What: If you didn’t get your jazz fix during the International Jazz Fest, then you need to catch a performance at Montreal’s OFF Jazz Festival this fall. From October 5 to 14, various venues around Montreal will be filled with some of Canada’s top jazz musicians.

Where: Various venues throughout the city
When: October 5 to 14

Go apple picking

What better way to celebrate the end of summer than by spending the afternoon apple picking!

Head out to any one of the orchards below, and prepare for a day of tractor rides, picnics, and of course, apples. Bonus points if you turn your handpicked apples into a fresh apple pie!

Where: Check this list!
When: Until October


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

Check out Tonga Lumina

Tonga Lumina, the latest project from superstar Montreal multimedia company Moment Factory, has taken over Mont Tremblant. Based on the story of a sleeping giant, the last of his kind and protector of the wooded lands, the interactive tour invites guests to engage in a sensory experience. Setting out on a quest to the heart of the mountain, curious visitors are encouraged to explore the giant’s tracks along the forest trail, searching for hidden clues left behind by its keeper.

Where: Mont- Tremblant, 1000 Chemin Des Voyageurs
When: Now until October 9

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