Yes, this is for real.
From August 28 to September 3, Montreal will be hosting the 15th annual edition of Fetish Weekend.
Described as a “fantasy-filled experience unlike anything else in the world,” Montreal’s Fetish Weekend (MFW) promises to be anything but boring.
“The festival is Canada’s largest international fetish gathering,” reads the event’s Facebook page. “It is set in the world’s fetish-friendliest city. A grand celebration of alternate lifestyle. An urban fetish happening unlike anything else in the world. You are the star!
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Located in the heart of the Gay Village, Fetish Weekend will comprise of fantasy-themed events, play scenes, demos, workshops, and a fetish photo walk.
Not kinky enough for you? The six-day festival will also feature a Mode en Folie street fashion show, a kinky picnic, a rope bondage presentation, a latex pool party, fetish after-parties and theatre plays, and a fetish-based fashion show.
Click here for a full schedule of kinky events.
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Event organizers remind guests that the weekend is “indeed an event welcoming of all communities” and that the festival is “very friendly both to first time attendees as well as returning participants.”
This is by far one of Montreal’s more unique festivals. The MFW is open to everyone 18 and over.
More information (and a few kinky pictures) can be found on the Montreal Fetish Weekend website.
When: August 28 – September 3
Time: 5:55 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: 1415 St-Hubert
Price: $25 – $300, available online