The weather has been tough to deal with again this week, but we’ve persevered. We’ve been rewarded by it already being mid-week. There’s plenty of laughs, film and food happening in Montreal today, July 25, as we coast to the latter part of the week.
The UK film is headlining Fantasia tonight. The horror/comedy follows a small town dealing with the zombie apocalypse during Christmas. Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive with the undead horde all around them.
When: Wednesday, July 25
Time: 6:25 pm
Where: Auditorium des diplômés de Sir George Williams, Concordia University
Scott Rogowsky at Just for Laughs
Go from seeing Scott Rogowsky on HQ Trivia every night on your phone to seeing him live.
Drawing from the late-night tradition of Carson to Conan, Scott Rogowsky hosts Running Late With Scott Rogowsky. He’s joined by his sidekick/dad, Marty Rogowsky as they welcome a mix of comedians, musicians, authors, actors, and otherwise interesting people to the couch for a unique live talk show experience that needs to be experienced to be experienced.
When: Wednesday, July 26
Time: 11:59 pm
Where: Mainline Theatre
The Angry Lobster Oyster Bar offers $2 oysters every Wednesday during their 5-7 happy hour.
The up-scale seafood spot, in the heart of downtown, has a gorgeous terrace, an impressive cocktail and Scotch menu, and very tasty seafood meals. Even if you don’t make it in time for the oysters, the view is well worth supper and/or drinks.
When: Every Wednesday at Angry Lobster Bar
Time: 11:30 am – 12 am, the $2 oyster deal is valid from 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: 1181 Rue de la Montagne
Parc Jean Drapeau’s Aquatic Complex features three massive Olympic-sized pools, trampolines, diving boards and towers, a shaded area, sprinklers and water sports.
What’s even better? It’s free for kids (aged 13 and under) on Wednesdays.
The heat wave hasn’t slowed down, so why not stand up to it and spend it by doing a variety of water activities.
When: Every Wednesday until September 3
Time: 10 am to 8 pm
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau
Price: Free for kids under 13, $9 for adults
Le Grand Mac & Cheese Fest
A massive Mac & Cheese Fest is happening at the Old Port today. Trust us, that summer body can wait.
12 different renowned restaurants from Montreal will be on hand, all putting a different spin on the comfort food. Restaurant outlets include L’Gros Luxe, Golden Fried, Poutine 800, Le Smoking BBQ, Charlie’s Shack, Greg’s Diner, Tex Mex Cantina, Seasoned Dreams, Jerry Ferrer, Smokies Deli, Tomio and Le Gras Dur.
The festival is free to enter and prices vary depending on selected dish.
When: Wednesday, July 25
Time: 11 am – 11 pm
Where: Quai Jacques-Cartier – Old Port