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What’s on in Montréal

An incredible cultural effervescence infuses entertainment venues, among the best in the country, and spills out into the streets, home to major international events and a host of free shows.

Please visit our site for the complete calendar of events during your stay in Montréal

Looking for something to do that’s a bit off the beaten path? Want to see what’s on Montréal’s stages and screens tonight or tomorrow? Visit La Vitrine, Montréal’s last-minute ticket source for lots of fabulous entertainment ideas!

Calendrier des événements
From June 6 to 11, 2015

Arts

Marion Wagschal, Paintings

www.mbam.qc.ca/en
An overview of the career of Montreal painterl, whose oeuvre focuses on family portraits against a background of historical afflictions –Nazism, deportation and flight.
April 8 to August 9, 2015

Horst – Photographer of Style

http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/en/
The first North American retrospective of the works of legendary German American artist Horst P. Horst (1906 1999).
May 14 to August 23, 2015

Rodin – Metamorphoses

www.mbam.qc.ca/en/
This exhibition features masterpieces like the 200 or so figures fleeing The Gates of Hell, a work Rodin was to draw from for the rest of his career, and The Walking Man.
May 30 to October 18, 2015

David Altmejd

www.macm.org
This major exhibition offers a critical overview of the work of internationally renowned Québec artist David Altmejd.
June 11 to September 6, 2015

Festivals

Montréal’s Digital Spring

www.printempsnumerique.info
The city’s reputation as a creative hub is buoyed by digital innovation.
March 21 to June 21, 2015

Aires Libres

www.aireslibres.com/en
All summer long, Sainte Catherine Street turns into a pedestrian zone for artists and visitors between Berri and Papineau Streets.
April 30 to September 7, 2015

Piknic Électronik

www.piknicelectronik.com
Every Sunday, discover the best of the electronic music scene in an environment created to stimulate the senses.
May 17 to September 20, 2015

Festival TransAmériques

www.fta.qc.ca
Featuring more than 30 companies from here and abroad, the Festival offers bold and innovative programming in dance and theatre.
May 21 to June 4, 2015

St Ambroise Montréal Fringe Festival

www.montrealfringe.ca
This festival features the most unconventional play, music or a dance shows by some 100 artists from here and abroad.
June 1 to 21, 2015

Canadian Grand Prix Festival

www.crescentmontreal.com
For three days straight, enjoy several outdoor activities and live shows and see real F1 cars from up close.
June 4, 5 and 6, 2015

Formula Peel Event

Peel Street transforms into a swanky setting for F1 fans.
June 4 to 7, 2015

MURAL Festival

www.muralfestival.com/?lang=en
An international public art festival celebrating creativity and democratizing urban art.
June 4 to 14, 2015

Montreal Chamber Music Festival

www.festivalmontreal.org
This festival highlights the joys of classical music, jazz, and more in the historic St. George’s Church.
June 6 to 21, 2015

Festival Mondial de la bière (Montreal Beer Fest)

www.festivalmondialbiere.qc.ca
A beer tasting adventure that showcases the many different flavours of beer, cider and various fine dishes.
June 10 to 14, 2015

Les FrancoFolies de Montréal

www.francofolies.com
Thousands of artists from a dozen countries meet up in North America largest Francophone city.
June 11 to 20, 2015

History

Scandal! Vice, crime and morality in Montreal, 1940 1960

www.ville.montreal.qc.ca/chm
Was Montréal in the 1940s to the 1960s becoming a city of vice and corruption?
November 15, 2013 to October 4, 2015

Kings of Egypt

kingsofegypt.com
The exhibition takes you through 5,000 years of Egyptian history and culture.
March 27 to June 27, 2015

The Aztecs, People of the Sun

www.pacmusee.qc.ca/en/home
The exhibition presents the history of the magnificent city of Tenochtitlan, which the Aztecs founded in 1325.
May 29 to October 25, 2015

Music

U2

www.evenko.ca/en
Performing in Montréal.
June 12, 13, 16 and 17, 2015

Sports

Montréal Canadiens

canadiens.nhl.com
The National Hockey League’s Montréal Canadiens, 24 time winners of the Stanley Cup, play their home games at the Bell Centre, which is open to visitors.
September 22, 2014, until spring 2015

Montréal Impact

www.impactmontreal.com/en
The Montréal Impact is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS).
March 3 to October 25, 2015

Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

www.circuitgillesvilleneuve.ca/home
The best Formula 1 drivers meet at the demanding Gilles Villeneuve Circuit.
June 5, 6 and 7, 2015

FIFA Women’s World Cup

www.fifa.com/womensworldcup
The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 will run from 6 June to 4 July 2015, with soccer matches to be played in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton.
June 9, 13, 15, 17, 21, 26 and 30, 2015


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