There’s a lot happening around town today. So get out there and enjoy what the city has to offer at these Montreal events.
What: Show your favourite NHL team some love by catching them on home ice this October. This month’s lineup includes games against the Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers, Los Angeles Kings, and the New York Rangers.
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: October 24,26, & 28
What: Lockhart, Montreal’s Harry Potter-inspired bar, will be hosting a free ‘Magic Night’ this month. Come on down, grab yourself a cold Gin Weasley (yes, that’s a real drink on Lockhart’s menu) and watch real-life magic happen right before your very eyes.
Where: Lockhart Montreal, 3979 Rue St. Denis
When: October 24, 7 pm
What: Montreal is gearing up to host its second annual Taco Week, which is a week-long festival in which a number of participating restaurants “pay homage to Mexican cuisine and culture by celebrating the genius of the Taco.” Each restaurant will offer its own version of the taco for just $10 or less.
Where: Various locations, check website for details
When: Until October 28, 2017
What: The city of Montreal will be celebrating all things ’za the last week of October. The inaugural culinary competition advertises that “more than 50 of Montreal’s top pizzerias will compete for the title of best pizza in town.” Head to the La Pizza Week website to find out what pizzerias will be participating.
Where: Various venues throughout the city
When: October 24 to 31
Officially set to open September 8, 2017, this year’s Gardens of Light theme is “Between sky and water.” Thus, the 2017 exhibition will focus on nature, and more specifically, on the five elements of water, earth, fire, wood, and metal.
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est
When: Until October 31, 9 am to 9 pm