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Not-To-Miss Events

Montreal is a must-see city on your list of destinations to discover. Every season has events no to be missed. Check out our events selection to make sure you don’t miss out.

Since 1999, this International Literary Festival is the perfect festival for lovers of words, celebrating the diversity of literary genres.

April 24, 2018 – April 30, 2018

661 Rose de Lima Street #201, Montreal, QC H4C 2L7 | Distance: 2.6 kilometers | +1 (514) 932-1112 | Website

Ranked as the world’s largest Jazz Festival by Guinness World Records, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has been synonymous with a passion for music for over three decades. Every year, North America’s French-speaking metropolis welcomes global music fans to 10 days of jazz centric celebration, where fans of all types of jazz-related music rub shoulders with aficionados of the genre in its purest form. The Festival hosts some 30 countries, 3,000 musicians and public entertainers, 1,000 concerts and activities – two-thirds of them free – in 15 concert halls and on 8 outdoor stages, welcoming more than 2 million visitors to the city, from noon to midnight! In addition, it all happens on a unique site designed to meet festivalgoers every need, in the heart of Montreal, in an area off-limits to car traffic! There is no doubt – Montreal is the heartbeat of Planet Jazz!

June 28, 2017 – July 8, 2017


Every Sunday, discover the best of the electronic music scene in an environment created to stimulate the senses.

Plaine des jeux, Chemin du Tour de l'isle, Montreal, QC | Distance: 5.2 kilometers | Website

May 20, 2018 – September 23, 2018

Since 2006, the Osheaga Music and Arts festival has established itself as the most important festival of its genre in Canada. With its numerous outdoor stages located at parc Jean-Drapeau on Montreal’s Saint Helen’s Island, Osheaga attracts 120 000 music lovers from North America and Europe each year. A huge celebration dedicated to music and visual arts, Osheaga has given itself the objective of discovering local and national emerging talent offering them the opportunity to play alongside some of the biggest international artists in the business including: Coldplay, The Killers, Iggy & The Stooges, Sonic Youth, The Roots, Rufus Wainwright, Arcade Fire, Weezer and Eminem.

August 3, 2018 – August 5, 2018

Parc Jean-Drapeau, Saint Helen's Island, Montreal, QC | Distance: 5.1 kilometers | Website

The world’s largest comedy event presents over 2000 shows including more than 1200 shows free.

July 11, 2018 – July 29, 2018