What to do in Montréal this summer: Even more outdoor activities

Last updated September 1, 2023
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This summer, hundreds of experiences, mostly free, await you in Montréal. Outdoor activities in the parks, shows of all kinds, pedestrian streets, lively public spaces and festivals: A rich program is being offered all around the city.

Activities in the parks

Check out the many free activities at the nature parks and large parks: Fun at the beach, the fishing caravan, Sunday afternoon talks, guided tours for the whole family or for older adults, rallies, circus shows, and more. Shuttle buses provide free transportation from downtown to some nature parks.


Concerts, music, dance, theatre… There’s something for everyone at Montréal’s municipal arts centres, and it’s all free.

Pedestrian streets and lively public spaces

Catch shows by artists and discover local businesses as you stroll along the city’s ten pedestrian streets. A number of inviting public spaces will be set up, each with a unique decor and out-of-the-ordinary activities.

Crisscross the city along art trails

Guided trails have been set up to showcase works of art that add beauty to our neighbourhoods. Learn more about Montréal’s rich history and get some bonus exercise. A great opportunity to rediscover your city through creative, fun and active historical tours.

In your borough

Find out more about the wide range of activities available in your borough.

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