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7 PLACES TO DISCOVER

We’ll sleep next winter!
Published on
June 29, 2018
Montréal renews itself each year, with new spaces springing up from one end of the city to the other. Here’s a snapshot of where to go to make the most of Montréal this summer.

Café suspendu sur la montagne

Suspended café

Pedestrians and cyclists can now reappropriate Chemin Camillien-Houde. Near the parking lot, a sunny lookout and a suspended café now provide a rest area for motorists. Until October 30.

Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Marché des possibles
 

Marché des Possibles

This pop-up market is the place to meet to browse for local artisanal crafts, grab a canteen snack, relax in the biergarten or take advantage of the varied social and cultural program that’s always colourful and fun for children and adults alike.

Mile-End

Gare Jean-Talon

Gare Jean-Talon

Place de la Gare-Jean-Talon is full of inviting cultural activities for friends and families. With a program focused on the new public piano, what better than to picnic on summer tunes!

Parc-Extension

Station FM-R

Station FM-R

At the Lachine Canal National Historic Site’s Place des bassins, in the heart of the Quartier de l’innovation, four old metro cars have been given renewed life in this new temporary public site, which is offering a rich cultural program full of inspiration. The site will also act as a social hub and a place to relax, with rest areas, a food service counter, an art gallery and a public market. From May to September.

Griffintown

Carré Notre-Dame des victoires
 

Carré Notre-Dame-des-Victoires

Filled with colourful installations, it’s a festive gathering place that offers activities for everyone, including bingo Sundays, puppet theatre and cultural picnics. Several major events are on tap this summer as well: stay tuned for announcements!

Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Complexe sportif Saint-Laurent
 

Saint-Laurent Sports Complex and Esplanade

Sports in every form are placed front and centre: swimming, badminton, basketball, mini-tennis, soccer, volleyball and much more. This summer, the esplanade will be the site of cultural performances residents won’t want to miss, including a concert showcasing timeless music for film.

Saint-Laurent

Le Belvédère
 

Belvédère

Built in 2017, this observation platform with a unique urban design is a great place to stroll while soaking in a panoramic view of the St. Lawrence River. This summer, the site will host free classical music shows along with intimate cabarets.

Pointe-aux-Trembles