10 springtime Montreal activities

With spring just around the corner, the need to explore and discover the city is stronger than ever. 🌷 🌹

Here are our suggestions to enjoy Montreal to the fullest this spring:

1)The Horrifically Real Virtuality – Phi Centre

The Phi Centre showcases this world premiere immersive theater experience, uniting virtual reality, cinema and theater. The viewers dive into the set of Ed Wood’s, ‘’the worst filmmaker of all time’’ new movie and are literal accomplices, participating in the shoot. After this incredible experience, enjoy the bar, inspired by the movie Plan 9 from outer Place and the boutique in the style of Bride of the Monster’s.

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Until April 28th, 2019

2)IMAX Telus Cinema of Montreal Science Centre

Why not try the most avant-garde movie experience? The Science Centre has got everything you need, ranging from: Pandas 3D to Volcanoes 3D and Oceans 3D. Starting on May 16th, Superpower dogs 3D give us a look into the adventures of rescue dogs.

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Varied schedule

3)Butterflies Go Free at the Botanical Garden

The magic of butterflies wandering freely is back at the Botanical Garden for a 22nd edition. Let yourself roam into a universe of colors and extraordinary beauty. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 9AM to 5PM.

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Until April 28th, 2019

4)La Grande Roue de Montréal

Come admire Montreal in all its forms aboard the highest observation wheel in Canada. Anchored in Old Montreal all year long, the Grande Roue will make you discover your city like never before! Open everyday from 10AM to 11PM.

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Every day, four seasons a year

5)Cinéma Moderne

Located in the Mile-End, the Cinéma Moderne is a place where movie lovers and amateur moviegoers gather. You can also take the time to enjoy their Café and bar. I am told that their terrace will be open very soon! Stay tuned.

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Varied schedules

6)The Cirque du Soleil’s Alegria

The famous Alegria show by Cirque du Soleil engulfs us in a magic and acrobatics wave. Under the Grand Chapiteau, located in the Old Port of Montreal, we recommend this magnificent and epic show, acclaimed by the public.

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From April 18th to July 21st, 2019

7)The Gueule d’érable festival in Montreal

This festival celebrating our beloved maple syrup opens its doors for a 3rd edition at Hangar 16. Music, food and activities combine to offer us a wonderful time to enjoy spring and all it has to show for.

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From April 26th to 28th, 2019

8)The Chromatic Festival

The Chromatic Festival is a tribute to our emerging and/or established artists and their works. For a 10th edition, the festival offers us exhibitions, lectures, educational workshops for children and concerts / DJ sets. In addition, we invite you to discover their blog which presents artist portals.

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May 10th to 17th, 2019

9)War Flowers at the Ramezay Castle

This travelling art exhibition takes us on a journey of several decades back, through an exchange between a father and his daughter, a young baby, in the time of war. Their communication is inspired by the flowers he picked and sent her, sailing from Europe to Montreal. A parent’s love for his child is felt through this touching exhibition.

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Until January 5th, 2020

10)The exhibitions at the Montreal Museum of fine arts : Thierry Mugler : Couturissime and Montreal Couture

The world premiere of Thierry Mugler: Couturissime explores the work of a visionary designer who revolutionized haute couture, in a spectacular presentation. It is a unique opportunity to take a closer look at more than 150 outfits and costumes — most exhibited for the first time— along with a large number of photos by leading fashion photographers.

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Until September 8th, 2019

Visitors can also discover the wide range of local expertise in the exhibition Montreal Couture, which showcases both established designers and emerging talents: Philippe Dubuc, Denis Gagnon, Ying Gao, Helmer Joseph, Nathon Kong, Marie-Ève Lecavalier, MARKANTOINE, Fecal Matter, Atelier New Regime and Marie Saint Pierre.

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Until September 8th, 2019