Comedy in Montréal

Just for Laughs Festival

Everyone gets giddy for two weeks at this international comedy festival with hundreds of shows, including free ones in the Quartier Latin.
Music in Parc Jean-Drapeau

Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts

On one weekend in early August, Parc Jean-Drapeau becomes a giant stage (actually four of them) for one of the city’s grand rock festivals. Some 70,000 fans typically turn up to the powerhouse lineup of performers, …
Cultural in Montréal

Les FrancoFolies

This annual international showcase of French-language music and theater spotlights today's biggest stars and those on the rise. Held over 10 days.
LGBT in Montréal

Black & Blue Festival

This is one of Montréal's biggest gay events, with major dance parties, and cultural and art shows, all in the second week of October.
Winter in Montréal

Fête des Neiges

Montréal’s Snow Festival features some ice-sculpting contests, dog-sled races, snow games and costumed characters such as mascot polar bear Boule de Neige. It’s held over three consecutive weekends in late January a…
Jazz in Montréal

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

For 11 days the heart of downtown explodes in jazz and blues during 650 concerts, most of them outdoors and free.
Fireworks in Montréal

L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

This international fireworks competition features the world's best pyrotechnics in 10 30-minute shows held at La Ronde each Saturday night during the competition.
Art in Val-David

1001 Pots Festival

This huge ceramic exhibit and sale with workshops brings around 100,000 people to town every summer.
Music in Ville de Mont-Tremblant

Festival International du Blues

For 10 days every early July, the Station Tremblant resort is abuzz with music during the country's biggest blues festival.
Music in East of Mont St Pierre

Festival en Chanson

This highly curated singer-songwriter festival is one of the province's most well-regarded music events.