5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, October 23

Oct 22 2019, 6:00 pm

As we enter the second-to-last Wednesday of the month, here are a handful of events happening around Montreal today, October 23, to keep you busy.

Tegan and Sarah

Tegan and Sara are a Canadian indie pop band formed in 1998 in Calgary, Alberta, composed of identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin.

The pair have released nine studio albums and are touching down on their home country tonight at the gorgeous Corona Theatre.

When: Wednesday, October 23
Time: 8 pm
Where: Corona Theatre
Price: $28.08 – $122.50, available online

Tinder Tales: The Ghosted Edition MTL

It’s October which means it’s ghosting season and a slew of Montreal comedians will be sharing their worst (or best?) ghosting stories from Tinder.

Hosted by the very funny veteran comic, Darren Henwood, tonight’s show also features the likes of  Elspeth Wright, Quinn McMorrow, Lawrence Corber, Monica Hamburg, John Cotrocois, Laura Flynn, and Kayla De Leon.

When: Wednesday, October 23
Time: 8:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: The Diving Bell Social Club / Club Social Le Scaphandre, 3956 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Price: $15, available online

Oasis Surf

Just because the summer is officially over, doesn’t mean you can’t still ride the waves.

Oasis Surf in Brossard is a giant indoor pool that generates its own waves, open to amateur and experiences surfers looking to ride some heavy waves.

Radical.

When: Wednesday, October 23
Time: 10 am – 10 pm
Where: Suite 01, 9520 Boulevard Leduc
Price: $30 for 30 minutes

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

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 23
Time: 10 pm – 2 am
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: $10 for girls, $25 for guys