5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, August 6

Aug 5 2019, 8:03 pm

Here are a few things happening around Montreal today, August 6, to help you make the most out this Tuesday.

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Coupe Rogers Montreal

The Rogers Cup has returned to Montreal for the 139th edition of the tournament and the 128th of the Canadian Open.

When: From now until August 11
Time: Varies
Where: IGA Stadium, 285 Rue Gary-Carter
Price: Varies, available online

Le Grand Poutinefest

It seems like all that hard work to maintain your summer body is about to go down the tubes.

The Old Port’s week-long poutine festival, Le Grand Poutinefest, is making a greasy return to Montreal for a week, starting today.

More than 45 different types of the Quebec specialty dish will be on-site, ranging from the traditional (obviously) to a gourmet foie gras dish, a duck confit poutine, a decadent macaroni and cheese combo, vegan options, and dozens of other takes on the popular trifecta.

When: August 6-11
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm (on August 6), 11 am – 11 pm (August 7-11)
Where: Jacques-Cartier Pier, Old Port of Montreal
Price: Free admission, poutines have varying prices

Bowling – Forum Sports Bar

Strike some bowling off your list today.

The Forum Sports Bar hosts 16 lanes of 10-pin bowling for $5 a game every Tuesday and Wednesday (tax and shoes included).

You also can’t go wrong with the giant square bar, arcade games, and TV screens.

When: Tuesday, August 6
Time: 11 am – 1 am
Where: 2313 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $5 per game, shoe rental included

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

Scotiabank is offering $7 general admission tickets today at their downtown location.

This week is a great one for movies, especially for under $10. Check out Spider-Man: Far From Home, The Lion King, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Crawl, Stuber, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, and many more.

They also have deals on snack combos. Can you honestly say no to that popcorn smell?

When: Tuesday, August 6
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest

Honey Martin Trivia

Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts arguably the busiest pub trivia in town. They do six rounds of ten questions. A winner is rewarded each round with either a round of drinks or a round of shots. A round for a round – solid deal.

The questions are all general knowledge and the trivia host is interactive and funny. Buy him a shot and he’ll go easy on you.

You might need all the help you can get, there’s usually a bunch of teams.

When: Tuesday, August 6
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free