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Festival Season Is Back In Montreal!

With its newly relaxed Covid-19 measures and upcoming festivals, Montreal is the place to be this summer!

Montreal is known for its summer festivities. This summer will be one to remember – festival season is back for the first time since Covid-19!

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Festivals include visual arts (MURAL Festival), family-friendly science (Festival Eurêka!), fireworks (L’International des Feux Loto-Québec), circus performances (TOHU – Montréal complètement cirque), pop culture and cosplay (Comiccon), comedy shows (Just For Laughs) and of course music festivals such as Osheaga and the world-famous Montreal Jazz Festival.

With this many world-renowned festivals, you will find something to do every day in this vibrant city!

Some of Montreal’s best 2022 summer festivals:

Festival TransAmériques (May 25 to June 9, 2022)

Suoni Per Il Popolo (June 3 to 29, 2022)

MURAL Festival (June 9 to 19, 2022)

Festival Eurêka! (June 10 to 12, 2022)

Francos de Montréal (June 10 to 18, 2022)

Festival des Musiciens du monde (June 16 to 19, 2022)

Montreal International Portugal Festival (June 17 to 19, 2022)

L'International des Feux Loto-Québec (June 25 to August 6, 2022)

Mtl en Arts (June 29 to July 3, 2022)

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (June 30 to July 9, 2022)

TOHU – Montréal complétement cirque (July 7 to 17, 2022)

Comiccon (July 8 to 10, 2022)

Festival International Nuits d’Afrique (July 12 to 24, 2022)

Just For Laughs (July 13 to 31, 2022)

Osheaga (July 29 to 31, 2022)

ÎleSoniq (August 5 to 7, 2022)

Montréal Pride (August 1 to 7, 2022)

MUTEK (August 23 to 28, 2022)

Montréal Fashion & Design Festival (August 25 to 28, 2022)


Source: https://www.mtl.org/en/experience/montreal-summer-festival-guide

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Montreal Festivals in 2023 :

1. Montréal en Lumière: Lights up the winter nights with light installations, gastronomy, and live performances (February).
2. Nuit Blanche à Montréal: A night-time celebration of arts and culture held during Montréal en Lumière (February).
3. St. Patrick's Day Parade: Celebrate all things Irish at this vibrant parade filled with music, dancing, and green attire (March).
4. Festival TransAmériques: Contemporary dance and theater performances by international artists (May-June).
5. MUTEK Montréal: A cutting-edge electronic music and digital arts festival showcasing innovative audiovisual experiences (May-June).
6. Piknic Électronik: Weekly outdoor electronic music events on Sundays throughout the summer months (May-September).
7. Osheaga Music & Arts Festival:  Rock out to top international artists across multiple stages during this three-day outdoor summer music festival ( in August).
8. Montréal World Film Festival : Celebrate the diversity of world cinema with screenings, workshops, +and panel discussions (August-September).
9. POP Montréal International Music Festival: Discover a mix of indie bands, emerging artists,+and visual arts in various venues throughout the city (in September).

These are just a few highlights, but Montreal has many more festivals and events throughout the year!