Summer Equals Festival Fun in Montreal

Come summer time every year, the city of Montreal hosts a wide variety of world-renowned festivals and events. And it all kicks off in the coming weeks. Here are a few of the events that you'll want to mark on your calendar.

Francofolies de Montréal

This summer, Montreal will host the 29th edition of the Francofolies de Montréal. From June 8 to 18, the Quartier des spectacles will welcome famous artists who will immerse you in the very best from the francophone music scene. With the festival’s rich indoor/outdoor program, your evenings are sure to be filled with fun and entertainment. Let’s hope Mother Nature doesn’t steal the show!

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Are you an art lover? And what about street art? If so, you’re sure to love the Mural Festival, running from June 8 to 18 on Saint-Laurent Boulevard. Artistic tours, private shows, exhibits and markets await. Feeling like a beer or a nice meal? The many terraces along Saint-Laurent Boulevard offer outstanding service, all in the very heart of the festival grounds!

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Just For Laughs

Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival is definitely one of the city’s hottest summer events. Once again, this year’s outdoor/indoor program offers festival-goers an exciting experience. From July 15 to 30, discover comedy shows, a wide range of highly diverse culinary offers from an array of Montreal restaurants having cooked up a special menu just for the occasion, and activities for the whole family smack dab in the middle of the Quartier des spectacles. See the full program at

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Montreal’s most well-known music festival—Osheaga—is back again this year from August 4 to 6. This three-day celebration of music, running Friday to Sunday evening, is the ultimate event to discover new bands.

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Feel like living among the festivities? All our DevMcGill projects are located in different areas throughout the city. No matter what you like, you’ll find a million things to do and see all year long. Visit our website to learn about all our projects.

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