November in Montreal means its time to acclimatize to the incoming winter weather, and there’s no better way to do that than to be out and about… and constantly eating.
Here’s a month’s worth of prix-fixe fests, pop-ups, and chcolate factory tours to keep you full until December.
175 Montreal restaurants are participating in this a 5-day festival offering 3-course prix fixe menus at $21, 31, and $41 for dinner and $15 for brunch.
Where: Various locations check website for details
When: Thursday, November 2 to Thursday, November 16, 2017
Billed as “the largest grape-and-wine gathering in Eastern Canada,” more than 200 wine producers, distillers and brewers will showcase wines, spirits, and beers at this tasting experience attended by the world’s top producers.
Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 De La Gauchetière Ouest, Montreal
When: November 2 to November 4, 2017
Where: Centrale culinaire, 311-5333 Avenue Casgrain, Montréal
When: November 4, 2017, 7:30 pm
This massive vegan food festival is coming to Montreal on November 4 and 5 at Bonsecours Market. Meatless eaters can look forward to tons of culinary demos, exhibitions, and vendors cooking delicious vegan dishes.
Where: Bonsecours Market
When: November 4 and 5, 2017
The trend from New York City arrives in Montreal. Dine on a local menu of indulgent brunch fare while enjoying live performances by the Imani Gospel Singers choir, accompanied by piano.
When: Saturdays November 4, 11, and 18 from 10 am to 12:30 pm
Channel your inner Wonka and tour the chocolate delights at the Cacao 70 factory. Admission includes privileged access showcasing the process of chocolate making, tastings, and workshops.
Where: Cacao 70 Factory, Suite T10 – 1751 Richardson Street, Montreal
When: November 11, 2017, 1 pm t 6 pm
Price: Tickets from $15
This annual epicurean event features a six-course menu accompanied by SAQ signature wine pairings. The fundraising evening kicks off with a cocktail reception at 5:30 pm followed by a seated dinner at 6 pm.
When: November 15, and November 20, 2017
Share a dessert at this chocolatey pop-up featuring a choice of alcoholic milkshakes and a selection of desserts including skillet chocolate chip and s’more dip.
When: November 16, 2017, 7 pm
East some momos, discover Tibetan art and crafts, traditional music, and dance at this bazaar and cultural fair in Montreal this November. Admission is $5.
When: November 25, 2017, 10 am to 6 pm
Les Grands Ballets Nutcracker Market returns to Montreal before November is out. The ultimate holiday shopping market will be taking over Palais du Congres and feature everything from gourmet food and hand-knit mittens to gorgeous jewelry and sweet-smelling candles.
Where: Palais du Congres
When: November 30 to December 10, 2017
Price: Admission is free
Haïtian chefs Hans Chavannes and Kenny Pélissier of the restaurant Casserole Kréole serve up a spicy culinary escape alongside cultural and musical performances highlighting Haïtian emerging artists.
Where: Theater Paradox, 5959 Boul. Monk, Montreal
When: November 30, 2017
Price: Tickets are $150