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Your Ultimate Montreal 2019 Summer Festival Guide

Summer time is the only time in Montreal when people come out of hibernation to enjoy the sun. A lot of festivals occur during the same time of the year as for to entertain maximum crowd. The summer calendar is crammed up with so many of these, that its hard to pick out the best ones to attend.

 

MURAL Festival

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Somewhere, between the 6th to 16th of June this colourful festival is held to promote the public art. Artists from around the globe are invited over to paint graffiti and murals on the facades of buildings. You may take an art tour, have BBQ and enjoy the night!

 

Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

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 If you are an F1 fanatic then don’t even think of missing this. Witness the best F1 drivers hitting up to the highest of speeds at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Later the drivers sign autographs for local public at downtown!  

 

Montréal Chamber Music Festival 

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Get to experience the beautiful symphonies of chamber music. World renowned musicians come over to showcase their talents with their special musical instruments. 

 

Eureka! Festival 

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Targeted for all ages this interesting festival is all about new advancements in science in technology. There are displays and demonstrations of what’s new in to attract and entertain the children. 

 

Festival ELEKTRA 

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Festival ELEKTRA showcases the contemporary concept of digital arts in audiovisual performances, live music, innovative design, gaming and interactive art. The year 2019 will be marking 20 years of Elektra being celebrated!

 

Montreal Folk Festival on the Canal

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Over the Canal waterway, witness the locals promoting the folk and traditional music. This is an entirely family festival and people from around the city come to enjoy for days. Local and traditional footstalls and games are a favourite of this festival.  

 

Francos de Montréal 

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Skeptical about your French speaking skills? Yet, this festival is for you! Get to hear pop, jazz and rock French music. Get to see, hear and meet French musicians. Who knows you get to meet your favourite this year!

 

 Montréal Baroque Festival

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International musicians and emerging artists play baroque music in intimate concerts in churches and cafés as well as cheery outdoor concerts in Philips Square downtown. 

 

Mtl en Arts

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 Is an outdoor art exhibition where more than 160 artists showcase their artwork. People talk to artists, watch their paintings and sculptures and buy the art pieces.  

 

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

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The biggest Jazz festival celebrates its 40th birthday this year! This amazing festival fills the downtown with jazz lovers who tend to groove on the tunes from morning to night. Get to witness big names like Buddy Guy, Diann Reeves, Alan Parsons, Peter Frampton and many more!

 

L’International des Feux Loto-Québec 

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This unique festival is competition of world class fireworks by some of the best pyrothetic companies of the world. The sky lites up with the beautiful fireworks over the Lawrence river is a sight for everyone to witness. 

So if you staying back in town for this summer, we bet Montreal is going to offer you the best of itself. 

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