5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, February 4

Feb 3 2020, 3:30 pm

As the first full week of the newest month starts to get going, here are a few things worth checking out around Montreal today, February 4.

La Poutine Week Montreal

Hopefully that 2020 diet is working out because the world’s largest poutine festival is going on around Montreal.

The eighth edition of La Poutine Week is back as a variety of Montreal restaurants will create their own signature poutine-dish, vying to become the city-wide champion, voted by restaurant patrons.

So yes, things are about to get greasy. Ranging from $7 to $25.95, check out this list of all of this year’s greasy pooters and the restaurants that are dishing them out.

When: From now until February 7
Time: Varying hours per location
Where: Various locations around Montreal
Price: $7 – $25.95

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

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

It’s a great time for movies under $10. Especially in the cold. Check out Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, 1917, Bad Boys for Life, The Gentlemen, Underwater, Knives Out, Jumanji: The Next Level, and so much more.

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

When: Tuesday, February 4
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

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: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Arsenal Contemporary Art Contemporain
Price: $26 – $36, available online

Honey Martin Trivia

Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts a phenomenal trivia night every Tuesday. There are six rounds of ten questions, and 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 host gets the crowd going. Buy him a shot and you just might get that European geography question right after all.

When: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 9 pm to 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free

Happening Gourmand

Nine gourmet restaurants in the Old Port are taking part in the 13th edition of Happening Gourmand, a food festival where foodies can knock back some delicious brunch and dinner meals for under $40.

Whether you’re into pizza, steak, eggs- benedict, or burgers, Happening Gourmand offers gourmet meals and a vibrant atmosphere for every food lover. Plus, the meals won’t set you back too much (we’re dreading the post-holiday credit card statements too).

Check out a full list of participating restaurants online.

When: From now until February 9
Time: Varying times per restaurant
Where: Nine participating Old Port locations
Price: $17 brunch, $25-$35 dinner