5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, October 16

Oct 16 2019, 5:00 am

That off-day on Monday means it’s already the halfway point of the week and Montreal is boasting some eventful things worthy of checking out today, October 16.

Montreal Indigenous Fashion Week

Bringing forth some of the most eclectic Indigenous designers from across the globe, the Montreal Indigenous Fashion Week event will also include designer workshops and an interactive panel-style discussions

When: October 16 – 19
Time: 5 pm
Where: Montreal City Hall
Price: Free

City of The Sun

City of the Sun is an American acoustic post-rock trio from New York City. Their sound is influenced by several genres, including post-rock, gypsy jazz, flamenco, and indie rock.

The gang will be playing tonight at the timeless Le Petit Campus.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 8 pm
Where: Le Petit Campus, 57 Rue Prince Arthur Est
Price: online$32.50, available

Gardens of Light

As it does every fall, the Gardens of Light returned to the city, shining thousands of bright lights at the Botanical Garden.

Espace pour la vie invites everyone to discover the cultural riches of the three gardens along an illuminated pathway in its flagship autumn event.

The venue is split up into three gardens: the Chinese Garden, the First Nations Garden, and the Japanese Garden.

When: From now until October 31
Time: 9 am – 9 pm (Sunday – Thursday), 9 am – 10 pm (Friday – Sunday)
Where: Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est
Price: $8 – $16, available online

Haunted Mountain

Get in the Halloween spirit by checking out Haunted Montreal, a spooky, lantern-lit ghost walk up the slopes of Mont Royal.

The tour visits various haunted sites on the mountain, including several locations where ghosts have been said to have been sighted.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Place Fletcher’s Field (Opposite side of the Sir George Etienne Monument)
Price: online$20.87, available

McKibbin’s Irish Pub Hooley Night

McKibbin’s Irish Pub hosts their ‘Hooley Night’ tonight on the third floor.

Ladies pay $10 at the door, gentlemen pay $25 and then it’s an open bar, all you can drink. The bar offers Moosehead beer, vodka, gin, rum, rye, and whiskey as part of the special. The third floor features a dance floor and a DJ.

If you’re looking to dance and drink on a Wednesday night, it’s tough to find a better deal than McKibbin’s. Get there nice and early to beat the line.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 10 pm – 2 am
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: $10 for girls, $25 for guys