10 festivals to do in August !

Summer is reaching its peak as the holidays continue in Montreal!
This August, some of the city’s most anticipated festivals await you.


  • Osheaga

August 4th – August 6th

OSHEAGA – the festival everyone has been waiting for is finally back! It is one of the most important festivals of its kind in Canada.
Over the course of three days, more than 90 artists and groups will enter on stage. The festive atmosphere can be felt throughout the city!

This year, some of the highlights include artists such as The Weeknd, Muse and Lorde.

Have fun putting together the perfect festival look 😉



  • Ile Soniq

August 10th – August 12th

A fantastic festival filled with electronic rhythm, dance and hip hop!
It takes place in the same location as Osheaga – in the Parc Jean Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène.
Among the headliners this year you find Tiësto, Afrojack, Porter Robinson, Migos and Desiigner



  • Lolë White Tour

August 12th

Professional and amateur Yogis join together in “NAMASTE!”
The Lolë White Tour is a wellness event that brings together more than 50.000 participants dressed in all-white on the old port in Montreal.



  • Pride canada

August 10th – August 20th

The Canadian LGBTQ movement spreads colorful diversity through the streets of Montreal! During these ten days, several sports and cultural events as well as festivals take place.
The traditional parade will take place on Saturday August 20th.

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  • Mutek

August 22nd – August 27th

THE spot for electronic music lovers. This innovative festival is dedicated to the distribution and development of sound, music, visual, digital and technological creations!



  • Swings

August 8th – September 5th

Installed on the Place des Arts, these swings recreate the hallmarks of four instruments: piano, guitar, vibraphone and harp. The seat color indicates which instrument is played. And it is the height of the pendulum that influences the notes!
Your turn to play 😉



  • Festival MEG

August 31st – September 3rd

The ideal festival to mark the end of summer in style. The MEG festival will make the city vibrate during its 19th edition!
Echoes in the streets, in the theater, in the cafes of Montreal.



  • Montreal World Film Festival

August 24th – September 4th

Since 1977 the Montreal World Film Festival (FFM de Montréal) has served as a film festival dedicated to quality cinema from all continents, seeking to promote auteur and innovation cinema.



  • Montréal’s Italian week

August 4th – August 13th

The Italian week of Montreal celebrates the culture, heritage and traditions of the Italian-Canadian community. Celebrate gastronomy, music and arts associated with Italian heritage!



  • Fashion festival 

August 21st – August 26th

Discover fashion in the streets of Montreal!
Every year, prominent Canadian designers, retailers, emerging designers and international fashion icons share their art.


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