Humpday is here! From tacos to pizza and so much more, check out these Montreal events happening around town today.
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
What: This major international public art exhibition brings together 72 works of art by renowned artists, each carrying a message of peace and reflecting the universal values of humanism, tolerance and openness. These are the values that all inspired the creation of Montréal’s 1967 International and Universal Exposition, Expo67.
Where: 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
When: Now until October 29, 6 am to 6 pm
What: Get into the Halloween spirit by attending the Great Pumpkin Ball, where you’ll find hundreds of decorated pumpkins. Attendees will also find pumpkin decorating contests, play zones and lots of other Halloween activities for the little ones.
Where: Botanical Garden, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
When: Now until October 31, 9 am to 9 pm
What: Fright Fest, is back for another terrifying year. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park. The stuff of nightmares lurks around every corner, as the dark of night washes over the park.
Where: 22 Chemin Macdonald
When: Now until October 31