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Montreal 2020 events

Montreal International Fireworks Competition

Date :
20 June 2020 - 29 July 2020

The largest pyrotechnics competition of its kind in the world, the Montreal ......

The largest pyrotechnics competition of its kind in the world, the Montreal International Fireworks Competition has been going since 1985 and is one of this city's top attractions. Head for Parc Jean-Drapeau or La Ronde for a view of the spectacle.

Venue:
Various venues.

Address:
La Ronde, Montreal, Canada

Category:
Spectacle

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Festival International Nuits d'Afrique

Date :
7 July 2020 - 19 July 2020

The Festival International Nuits d’Afrique is back in Montreal. As No ......

The Festival International Nuits d’Afrique is back in Montreal. As North America’s biggest world music spectacle, the Festival International Nuits d’Afrique is a fitting showcase for all musical styles of African descent and a great opportunity to discover the sounds of the continent via the Montreal festival scene. This world-class music event will present plenty of acts from different countries, plus free outdoor activities and shows for the whole family.

Venue:
Various.

Address:
Montreal, Canada

Event cost:

Various.

Category:
Music

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Just for Laughs Festival

Date :
15 July 2020 - 26 July 2020

For a rib-tickling, hilarious time, Montreal is the place to be over 10 day ......

For a rib-tickling, hilarious time, Montreal is the place to be over 10 days in midsummer. Daily helpings of mirth and laughter are doled out at comedy shows across the city, featuring some of the world's top comedy acts. In addition to that, there are plenty of free events to tickle the funny bone. Just For Laughs run comedy shows year-round, but festival time also features Crowd Pleasers, a comprehensive variety of interactive, outrageous, popular and entertaining activities and events designed to reach as wide an audience as possible. These vignettes of comic street theatre attract people of all ages and backgrounds. La Grande Bouffe is a big free feast that attracts thousands, and the festival concludes with a spectacular Big Event held in Quebec.

Venue:
Various indoor and outdoor venues.

Event cost:

Various.

Category:
Theatre & Film

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Montreal Festival of Fashion and Design

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2020

Celebrating international and local high-fashion and design, this is a rath ......

Celebrating international and local high-fashion and design, this is a rather glamorous event that features renowned national designers, exciting musical performances and special events.

Category:
Home & Fashion

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Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival)

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2020 - September 2020 (Late August-early September.)

Independent film festival with entrants from around the world in an event t ......

Independent film festival with entrants from around the world in an event that is designed to encourage cultural diversity and understanding.

Venue:
Various cinemas in Montreal.

Event cost:

Various.

Category:
Theatre & Film

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Montreal First Peoples' Festival

Date :
4 August 2020 - 20 August 2020

Film, art, music and dance celebrating native culture. Other myriad events, ......

Film, art, music and dance celebrating native culture. Other myriad events, from gastronomy to cinematography, from poetry readings to electro concerts, also take place.

Venue:
Various venues.

Category:
History

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Rogers Cup Canada

Date :
7 August 2020 - 16 August 2020

The Rogers Cup Men's event and the Rogers Cup Women's event are each import ......

The Rogers Cup Men's event and the Rogers Cup Women's event are each important legs of the ATP Masters Series. They rotate each year between the Rexall Centre in Toronto and the Uniprix Stadium in Montreal. The men's event features the biggest names in the game - since the inception of the Masters Series in 2000, the top 52 players in the world are automatically entered. Record crowds turn up to watch the top level encounters of this competition, but there is more than just tennis on offer. The Rogers Cup mixes sport and culture, including music concerts and lavish opening ceremonies.

Event cost:

Various.

Category:
Sport

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Mutek

Date :
25 August 2020 - 30 August 2020

MUTEK is a digital arts and electronic music festival, featuring artists an ......

MUTEK is a digital arts and electronic music festival, featuring artists and professionals from different countries for five days of indoor and outdoor performances, presentations, special events, workshops and panels. The MUTEK name has become synonymous with groundbreaking live performances by the most adventurous talents contemporary electronic music has to offer, and this edition is no exception.

Venue:
Various locations in the heart of Montreal.

Address:
Montreal, Canada

Event cost:

Ticket prices vary. Many performances are free.

Website:

Category:
Music

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Black & Blue Festival

Date :
9 October 2020 - 12 October 2020

Gay benefit party and cultural week, hosted by some of the world’s bi ......

Gay benefit party and cultural week, hosted by some of the world’s biggest DJs, attended by revellers and raising money for HIV/AIDs charities.

Event cost:

Various

Website:

Category:
Gay & Lesbian

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