7 Montreal sidewalk sales to check out this summer

Jun 3 2016, 11:41 pm

Get your shop on while enjoying the beautiful outdoors! From June until the end of August, Montreal has a different sidewalk sale almost every week. Catering to all types of Montrealers, this year’s sidewalk sales feature everything from clothing to live art. Here are a few of our favourite sidewalk sales happening this summer:

Mont-Royal’s Pavé Poésie

Located in Montreal’s hip Mont-Royal neighbourhood, Pavé Poésie is a must for lovers of sidewalk sales and shopping. In addition to the usual selection of retail items, Pavé Poésie offers great street food, poetry recitals, and live shows.

Where: Avenue Mont-Royal from Boulevard St. Laurent to Rue d’Iberville
When: June 2-5

Mural Festival

Not strictly a sidewalk sale, but the Mural Festival does offer some great street shopping. Most stores on Saint Laurent Boulevard put out at least a few racks of clothing so if you love shopping and art, then this sidewalk sale is a must.

Where: Boulevard Saint Laurent from Rue Sherbrooke to Avenue Mont-Royal
When: June 9-19

Little Italy Sidewalk Sale

As if you needed another excuse to visit Montreal’s charming Little Italy neighbourhood! Every year around the Grand Prix, Little Italy puts on its own sidewalk sale. Prepare for sports and vintage cars, live music and of course, gelato.

What: Boulevard Saint Laurent from Rue Saint Zotique to Rue Jean Talon.
When: June 10-12

Mtl en Arts Sidewalk Sale

Need a little decor overhaul at home? Then Mtl en Arts might be for you. With over 150 artists gathered on Saint Catherine street, you will find everything paintings to sculptures to spice up your pad.

Where: Village’s pedestrian zone on Rue Saint Catherine
When: June 29-July 3

Plaza St. Hubert Sidewalk Sale

Amazing fabric and colourful wigs are just a few gems you’ll find at this sidewalk sale. And hey, if you’re not too tired after hours of shopping, you can hop on over to the Jean-Talon market and pick up some local goodies to stock your fridge with.

Where: Rue St. Hubert from Rue Beaubien to Rue Jean Talon
When: July 6-10

Saint Catherine Sidewalk Sale

The Saint Catherine Sidewalk Sale spans over 1.24 miles and is the biggest outdoor shopping event of the summer. If you can get past the crowds, there are some great deals to be had at all your favourite retailers.

Where: Rue Saint Catherine from Rue Guy to Rue de Bleury
When: July 15-17

The Nuit Blanche sur Tableau Noir

The Nuit Blanche sur Tableau Noir is not your typical street sale. In addition to all the great deals, Nuit Blanche sur Tableau Noir boasts musical performances, live art creation, and a heap of kid-friendly activities.

Where: Avenue Mont-Royal from Boulevard St. Laurent to Rue d’Iberville
When: August 25-28

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