Winter has been long and spring has long been desired, but now we are ready to welcome the summer!
We enter the summer season, which is also synonymous with festival season.
In June, the streets of Montreal come alive through an array of events – artistic, musical, and other forms of entertainment.
The month of June will be festive and you will not be bored!
If you have just arrived for the summer session in Montreal, here is our take on a Festival to do list.
– FESTIVAL MURAL
June 8th – 18th 2017
Come celebrate creativity and urban art on Saint-Laurent Boulevard. Many local and international artists are expected to participate.
A colorful event to start the summer!
For more information please visit : https://www.facebook.com/MuralMtl/
Credit photo: @johnnylash
– PIKNIC ELECTRONIK
Sundays from May 21th to 1st October 2017
Parc Jean Drapeau
Ideal way to chill on Sundays with your friends! The Piknic Electronik is an electronic music festival that will take place in the Parc Jean Drapeau every Sunday.
Music, sun, friends – life is beautiful!For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/PiknicElectronik/
– FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTREAL
June 28th – 8th 2017
400 bd de Maisonneuve O
For 35 years Montreal has hosted its International Jazz Festival. Guinness World Records has awarded it the world’s largest jazz festival.
You will enjoy this regardless of whether you’re an amateur or a passionate jazz musician.
For more information please visit : http://www.montrealjazzfest.com/
Credit photo: @festivaljazzmtl
– LES FRANCOFOLIES DE MONTREAL
June 8th -18th 2017
400 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O
The spot to meet fellow Frenchies! But not only that…
The Francofolies de Montréal offers close to 70 shows and 180 free concerts outside. Downtown Montreal goes madness for 10 days!
For more information please visit : http://www.francofolies.com/default-fr.aspx
Credit photo: @jalqphotography
– GRANDPRIX MONTREAL
June 9th – 11th 2017
Ile Saint Helene
As North America’s only Formula One GrandPrix, this race attracts people from all over the world. The impressive 70 lap Gilles-Villeneuve circuit is the place to be if you want to cheer on these superstars!
For more information please visit : https://www.canada-grand-prix.com
Credit photo: @toshmuniz
– MONDIAL DE LA BIERE
June 14th – 18th 2017
Palais des congrès
The largest international beer festival in North America.
Find your favorite brew from this wide selection of beers.
Credit photo: @cervejariamohave