Tag Archives: Montreal

Gardens of Light | Space for life | Jardin Botanique | Montreal

A fall event that will light up the three Jardin botanique cultural gardens in grand style. It is a must-see event, and only from Sep 7 – Oct 31 (2018 dates). The lighted trees and sculptures are enchanting to see in the dark night. The three spaces are: First Nations Garden Japanese Garden Chinese Garden … Continue reading Gardens of Light | Space for life | Jardin Botanique | Montreal

Not Worth It

So after decades of travel here for the good things, there are certainly experiences that are just not worth the time or the effort. There are so many alternatives to the items listed below – from tourist-friendly but also gritty and unique streets such as Ste Catherine, St Laurent, St Denis, to nice parks even … Continue reading Not Worth It

Color of Time – Holi in July in Montreal

The Color of Time by Artonik, a holi inspired performance and parade, on Ste-Catherine near Berri-UQAM metro. By Artonik (group from France), performing in Montreal as part of the à nous la rue and vive 375 (the street is ours and alive 375) celebrations. “Rhythmic beats, hypnotic choreographies and colourful powders filling the air…” along … Continue reading Color of Time – Holi in July in Montreal

Fireworks

Every year in the summer, Montreal has the International Fireworks Competition on the river. Saturdays at 10PM, and some Wednesdays. It seems like the whole of Montreal descends to Metro Papineau, with friends and family, to watch the fireworks. It is a long walk, from 20 to 40 minutes, to the areas under the Jacques … Continue reading Fireworks