Montreal April Festivals & Events

Montreal April Festivals & Events

  • March 2 to April 2, 2023

    Happening Gourmand

    (Re)discover Old Montreal’s best restaurants without breaking the bank during Happening Gourmand. Creative, lively and unique, Old Montreal is a real foodie paradise.

  • April 13 to 16, 2023

    The Big Fashion Sale by Quebec Designers

    The Big Fashion Sale by Quebec Designers (also known as the Braderie) is a well established, popular semi-annual shopping event (some people even call it "the mecca of fashionistas"). Begun in 1994 with some 50 customers, the Braderie now attracts 25 000 people over four days in Old Montreal.

  • April 14 to 16, 2023

    National Women's Show

    The ultimate girls' outing! An unparalleled discovery and shopping weekend awaits you at the National Women's Show with more than 300 exhibitors on hand to offer you everything from food and wine tastings, fashion shows, celebrity guests, free beauty transformations, secrets of beauty and well-being, cooking demonstrations, planning tips and travel ideas.

  • April 15, 2023


    The return of a classic in Quebec, the Monster Spectacular!! An appointment for the triumphant monster truck community in Quebec!

  • April 21 to 30, 2023

    Festival Vues d'Afrique

    Thematic days combining exhibitions, shows, fine dining, exclusive previews of films, and meetings and roundtables open to the general public. Many Québec and international directors are in attendance as well.

  • Annually in February to April

    Butterflies Go Free

    Butterflies are ideal ambassadors for the insect world, offering an inspiring visual feast with their colourful wings in different shapes, their agility and their fragility.

  • Annually from February to May

    Sugaring Off Season at Sucrerie de la Montagne

    During the week or on weekends, Sucrerie de la Montagne lets you experience real Québec traditions. Here, the maple syrup is produced the old-fashioned way: the tree is tapped with a spout, the sap collected in a pail and transported to a traditional wood-fired evaporator, where it is transformed into maple syrup.

  • Annually in April and May

    Montreal Sketchfest

    THE Montréal’s big celebration of the art of sketch comedy! 10 days of sketch comedy shows featuring troupes from all over North America.