5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, March 19

Mar 18 2019, 6:02 pm

Today, March 19, is the last official day of winter.

Sure, there’s still snow blanketing the city and temperatures are still a tad chilly but it’s a start.

Before we welcome in the official start of spring tomorrow, here are five worthwhile events to send off the winter in style.

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KISS at the Bell Centre

Are you ready to Rock and Roll All Nite? Rock legends KISS has announced that after an epic 45-year-career, they will launch their final tour ever in 2019.

One of the most prolific bands of all time, that launched an era of rock ‘n roll legends, KISS’ final tour, appropriately named the “End of the Road,” will stop by Montreal’s Bell Centre tonight and All Hell’s Breaking’ Loose.

When: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens de Montreal
Price: $107.75 – $1,055.75, available online

Full Moon Yoga à l’Observatoire PVM

Yogies in Montreal will have an opportunity to do a half moon under a full moon tonight.

Presented by Full Moon Yoga, this 75-minute yoga practice will be taught by instructor Vanessa DL at one of Montreal’s most beautiful vantage points, the 46th floor of the Observatoire Place Ville Marie.

When: Tuesday,  March 19
Time: 5:45 to 7 pm
Where: l’Observatoir PVM, 5 Place Ville Marie
Price: $30.50, available online

Montreal Botanical Garden – Butterflies Go Free

It may not all be butterflies and rainbows in Montreal right now, but(terfly) it will be soon.

The Montreal Botanical Garden’s annual “Butterflies Go Free” returned for another year last month and it’s still floating.

The 22nd edition of the butterfly festival features “thousands of multicoloured butterflies who will be flitting about in an exceptionally lush natural setting,” as per the Montreal Botanical Garden.

Get a chance to see butterfly’s shimmering colours up close in a humid, tropical oasis, not to mention ample gorgeous photo opportunities.

When: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est
Price: $10.25 – $20.50, available online

Amaze Escape Room

You escaped the St. Paddy’s hangover, now try to wiggle out of an escape room.

Try your luck at escaping from a prison, military facility, lost temple, or laboratory. Make a reservation, choose your adventure and then you have anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour to get out of any respective room. Each mission is reserved solely for your group and you’re given a walkie-talkie in case you need hints/get scared.

When: Tuesday March 19
Time: 2pm – 10:30pm
Where: 3550 Rue St. Jacques
Price: $15-$30 depending on your chosen mission (per person). Make your reservation first online.

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 10 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, March 19
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free