Events & Activities

Montreal is known for its great festivals throughout the year and the wide range of activities that can be done. From the biggest comedy festival in the world to public circus acts, Quebec’s metropolis has something for everyone. Here are some of the events which will take place during Unicon 17.

 

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  • PIKNIC ÉLECTRONIK

    PIKNIC ÉLECTRONIK

    Every Sunday, discover the best of the electronic music scene in an environment created to stimulate the senses.

  •  MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CIRQUE

    MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CIRQUE

    Troupes and performers from near and far take the cultural metropolis by storm for a summer event not to be missed.

  • JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL

    JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL

    The world's largest comedy event presents over 2000 shows, of which more than 1500 are free.

  • MOUNT ROYAL'S TAM TAMS

    MOUNT ROYAL'S TAM TAMS

    Every Sunday, this free, unofficial festival takes place in the surrounding vast green spaces of Mount Royal Park.

  • FRANCOFOLIES DE MONTRÉAL

    FRANCOFOLIES DE MONTRÉAL

    Thousands of artists from a dozen countries meet up in North America's largest Francophone city.

  • MONTRÉAL SCIENCE CENTER

    MONTRÉAL SCIENCE CENTER

    Using a very original approach the exciting new exhibitions invite you to experience science and technology.

  • FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL

    FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL

    A meeting place for enthusiasts of all jazz-related music, where over 800 concerts are performed at this world's largest jazz festival.

  • SPACE FOR LIFE - INSECTARIUM

    SPACE FOR LIFE - INSECTARIUM

    Discover the fascinating world of insects through this collection of thousands of live and preserved species.

  • FESTIVAL D'ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC

    FESTIVAL D'ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC

    This festival is the largest outdoor music event in Canada. Period.

  • SPACE FOR LIFE - BIODÔME

    SPACE FOR LIFE - BIODÔME

    The finest ecosystems of the Americas are recreated with stunning realism, complete with plants and animals.

  • OSHEAGA

    OSHEAGA

    A festival of music and arts, divided in three parts: Osheaga Arts, Osheaga in the City and Osheaga on the island. The biggest of its kind in Canada!

  • SPACE FOR LIFE - BOTANICAL GARDEN

    SPACE FOR LIFE - BOTANICAL GARDEN

    This beautiful 75 hectare garden boasts more than 22,000 varieties of plants regrouped under different themes.

  • MUSÉE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN

    MUSÉE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN

    Devoted to contemporary art, the museum presents the wealth of Québec creativity expressed in visual works.

  • SPACE FOR LIFE - PLANETARIUM

    SPACE FOR LIFE - PLANETARIUM

    The universe unfolds in all its splendour under the vast hemispherical dome of the Star Theatre.

  • POINTE-À-CALLIÈRE MUSEUM

    POINTE-À-CALLIÈRE MUSEUM

    At the very birthplace of Montréal, this museum offers an archaeological tour from the 14th century to present day.

  • MOSAÏCULTURES INTERNATIONALES

    MOSAÏCULTURES INTERNATIONALES

    A competition and exhibition in which participants are invited to represent their cultures through this specialized horticultural medium.

  • MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

    MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

    This important museum has an encyclopedic permanent collection that is among the most impressive in North America.