10 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, March 25

Mar 23 2018, 9:27 pm

Happy Sunday Montreal!  The city is filled with exciting things to do, today.
From a vegetarian festival to art events, check out what’s happening in the city.

Expo Manger Sante et Vivre Vert

Vegetarians unite! Montreal’s giant vegetarian food festival is back for another year! Titled Expo Manger Sante et Vivre Vert, this three-day exhibition is a healthy eater’s paradise.

When: March 25, 2018
Tickets: Available online, $15

Where: Palais des Congres

Cabane Panache Et Bois Rond

A cabane a sucre right in the middle of the city! Montreal’s own urban sugar shack/maple syrup festival is back for the 8th year in a row. Officially called Cabane Panache Et Bois Rond, all the sugary goodness of a Quebec cabane a sucre will be coming to Promenade Wellington.

When: March 25, 2018
Times:  11 am to 5 pm

Where: Promenade Wellington, 266 Rue Hickson, Verdun

Marché Atwater sugar shack

Get ready to stuff your face because this Montreal farmers’ market will be transforming into urban sugar shacks this month.

Marché Atwater will transform itself and will feature live music, entertainment, tastings, and activities for the kids.

When: March 25

Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Marché Atwater


Multi-platinum and Grammy award-winning rap superstar Nelly is wrapping up the year with an exciting new announcement for his Canadian fans. The hitmaker behind hip-hop bangers like “Ride Wit Me”, “Hot In Here”, “Dilemma,” and “Country Grammar” will be kicking off his national “ALL WORK NO PLAY” promo tour starting in March 2018 where he’s set to perform in major cities across Canada including Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver, and more.

When: March 25, 2018
Time: 8 to 11 pm

Where: Olympia de Montréal, 1004 Ste-Catherine Est.
Tickets: Available online, $42 to $127

Art Matters

Art lovers will be getting a treat next month as North America’s largest undergraduate arts festival will be coming to Montreal. Art Matters will take place from March 3 to 27 at various galleries and creative spaces around the city.

When:  Until March 27, 2018

Where: Various locations

Art Souterrain

Taking art out of the galleries and integrating them into daily life, Art Souterrain is hands down one of the coolest art festivals Montreal has ever hosted.

Each installation will be set in a different underground tunnel in Montreal. Art Souterrain will take over several kilometres of underground space, as well as 9 satellite spaces in the city

When: March 25, 2018

Where: Various locations around the city. Check website for details.

Montreal Botanical Garden Butterflies Go Free

The Montreal Botanical Garden’s annual “Butterflies Go Free” exhibit is back for another year. They have taken over the Main Exhibition Greenhouse from now  until April 29, visitors can step into a humid tropical oasis that will make you forget all about winter.

When: Until April 29, 2018

Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est

Check out the winter village at Olympic Park 

The traditional winter village at Montreal’s Olympic Park has officially returned. Today you can enjoy outdoor skating on a brand new frozen trail, browse the pop-up shops, discover artisanal products, and take part in plenty of other fun winter activities.

When: March 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Where: Olympic Park, 4545 Pierre-de Coubertin Ave

Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art Leonard Cohen Exhibit

Montreal’s Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting an ongoing immersive exhibition to honour the legendary Leonard Cohen.

“A Crack in Everything,” is a multidisciplinary exhibit will showcase works of art from local and international artists who were inspired by Cohen.

Where: Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art
When: Until April 8, 2018

Visit a Sugar Shack

Although the bustling urban city of Montreal is not home to any sugar shacks, you won’t have to travel far to get an authentic Quebec experience. Whether you love the horse-drawn carriage rides or the plethora of maple treats, there are plenty of reasons to visit a sugar shack this winter. Typically open from late February to April, some of the best (and closest) sugar shacks to Montreal include Sucrerie de la Montagne, Cabane à Sucre Au Pied Cochon, and Cabane à Sucre Bouvrette.
When: End of February to mid April
Where: Various locations

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