11 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, July 8

Jul 7 2018, 2:45 am

This weekend’s Sunday may not bring as much flare and fireworks as last week’s, but there’s still plenty of activities going on to make your last day of the weekend eventful. Here are 11 things to do today, July 8, in Montreal.

Village au Pied-du-Courant Garage Sale



The man-made village under the Jacques Cartier Bridge is hosting a garage sale this weekend. The beachside venue will be selling second-hand books, clothes, toys and home supplies.

The village will also have its usual hammocks, beach sand, mini-games, food trucks and bar service. A great way to relax on Sundays.

When: Sunday, July 8
Time: 3 pm – 8 pm
Where: 2100 rue Notre-Dame Est
Price: Free admission, garage sale prices vary (cash only)

Daddy Yankee at Montreal Beachclub

North America’s biggest outdoor club keeps the party going well into Sunday. The club features a massive dance floor, food vendors and a gorgeous, sandy beach.

Today’s edition is headlined by Puerto Rican singer/songwriter/rapper/DJ Daddy Yankee.

If you want to cool off and fist pump at the same time, Beachclub is right for you.

When: Sunday, July 8
Time: Noon – 7 pm
Where: 701 Rue 38, Pointe-Calumet
Price: $15 entrance

Demolition Derby

Calixa-Lavallée brings even more heat to Montreal with a massive and explosive demolition derby. Over 150 cars lineup and mash each other throughout the day. The venue hosts food outlets and lots of beer.

When: Sunday, July 8
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: 602 Chemin de la Beauce, Calixa-Lavallée
 Price: $25 to sign up and join the derby, $12 to watch

Brodinski and Voyage Funktastique at Piknic Électronik

Piknic Electronik 2018

Piknic Electronik

There’s plenty of dance music happening around Montreal today.

The weekly EDM festival is headlined by DJs Brodinski and Voyage Funktastique, spinning beats on two separate stages.

The venue hosts local food trucks, bar outlets, a relax zone and outdoor activities.

When: Sunday, July 8
Time: 2 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau – Plain des Jeux
Price: $19

Barbie Exhibition

The world’s largest permanent exhibit of Barbies is happening at Montreal’s Cours Mont-Royal. The upscale mall hosts over 1,000 entertainment industry Barbie dolls, all dressed by leading fashion houses.

When: The Barbie Exhibit happens year round
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Where: Cours Mont-Royal, 1445 Rue Peel
Price: Free

Festival of India

Montreal’s 40th annual Festival of India is on its final day celebrating Indian culture.

The event features all sorts of activities, including restaurant outlets, live music, dancing, yoga workshops, kid’s games, and a souvenir shop.

When: Sunday, July 7
Time: 12 pm – 7 pm
Where: Parc Jeanne Mance
Price: Free

Montreal Comiccon

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It’s already the last day of Comiccon!

Join hundreds of artists, celebrities, and actors at the localized genre festival for pictures, autographs, workshops, and Q&As. Today is headlined by Game of Thrones’ Jason Momoa, Machete’s Danny Trejo, The X-Files’ David Duchovny, supermodel Pamela Anderson, and all around bad-ass Chuck Norris.

When: Sunday, July 8
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Palais des Congrés
Tickets: Available online, starting at $25

The Maisonneuve Bike Path

Last week’s weather made it very uncomfortable and dangerous to bike, but today is perfect.

The Maisonneuve bike path runs throughout Montreal and has a gorgeous path from NDG to the East End. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the city as the bike path runs parallel with it all. On the last Sunday of every month (July 29) Bixi Bikes offer free rides to everybody.

When: The bike path is open year round
Time: 24/7
Where: Runs parallel with Boulevard Maisonneuve
Price: Free

Tam Tams

Sundays in Montreal in the summer is synonymous with Tam Tams. It’s a giant outdoor party with dancers, sports and drummers all gathered around the Sir George-Etienne Cartier monument. If the weather is nice on a Sunday (still worth it even if it’s raining) head over to the mountain and enjoy a longstanding Montreal tradition and vibe. It’s 420 friendly.

When: Sundays until September 30
Time: Noon
Where: Mont Royal Park
Price: Free

Nextdoor Pub & Grill

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Nextdoor Pub & Grill is the place to be on Sunday. They offer deals at both ends of their hours – bottomless caesars and mimosas in the afternoon and 29 cent chicken wings at night. Park yourself at Nextdoor for as many caesars or mimosas you can handle and then relax by eating all the 29 cent wings as you can.

When: Every Sunday
Time: 8 am – 3 pm caesar/mimosa deal, 4 pm – midnight wing special
Where: 5175A Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Westmount Park Sprinklers

As if Westmount Park isn’t enticing enough – the park’s sprinklers are on for the summer. There are three sprinklers for kids to splash around in and it’s equally refreshing for adults. It’s Westmount’s way of signifying that summer has arrived.

When: Westmount sprinklers are open until September 2
Time: 8 am – 8 pm
Where: Sherbrooke and Melville, Westmount Park
Price: Free

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