Montreal August Festivals & Events

Montreal August Festivals & Events

  • May 13 to August 14, 2022

    Cirque du Soleil: KOOZA

    KOOZA is a show that blends, almost to perfection, its subcontinental sounds, its stunning lighting and costumes with theatrical ingenuity and acrobatic wonder - THE INDEPENDENT, LONDON

  • From June to October, 2022

    Les Premiers Vendredis

    The largest gathering of food trucks in Canada. It takes place every first Friday of every month, from May to October, from 16h @ 23h.

  • August 14, 2022

    Sneakpeak: Canada's Ultimate Sneaker & Apparel Convention

    You know the drill, bring your wallet and/or as many shoes as you can carry to the show for a full day of buying, selling and trading! You'll be able to play your friends in NBA2k, get your shoes cleaned for FREE, get a haircut if you wish, win yeezys for 15$ in our raffles, drink free Red Bull and so much more...

  • May 22 to October 2, 2022

    Piknic Électronik

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

  • Annually in August

    Euro Classic Tuesdays

    You are welcome to join us at the traditional weekly Euro Tuesday meet-ups! As long as the weather is nice, we will be there to share our passion for classic cars with you!

  • Annually from June to September


    Aquazilla is a unique 30-by-35 meters inflatable structure comprised of obstacles, slides and platforms for jumping into the water, and much more. Take the challenge among family and friends and make your way through a course on the platform or put your ability to the test on a series of disciplines on the course!

  • July 14 to August 3, 2022

    Fantasia International Film Festival

    Although its focus is on fantasy, action and horror, Fantasia's lineup also includes other original and eclectic works.

  • August 1 to 7, 2022

    Canada Pride Montréal

    Presented in collaboration with the Society of the Celebrations of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary.

  • August 4 to 7, 2022

    îleSoniq Montréal

    Montreal’s EDM festival.

  • August 9 to 18, 2022

    Montreal First Peoples Festival

    A multidisciplinary festival highlighting Amerindian and Inuit cultures through artistic events.

  • August 20, 2022

    Strangers in the Night Gourmet Gala

    This Summer, dine in style with friends at the 15th Annual Strangers in the Night gala, benefiting the Simple Plan Foundation, Lymphoma Canada, and Friends for Mental Health.

  • August 23 to 28, 2022


    An annual gathering dedicated to emerging forms of electronic music and sound design in the era of new technologies.

  • Annually in August

    Yoga Plein Air

    YOGA OUTDOORS and FREE all summer? Yes! It is possible and it is with POP SPIRIT that it happens. For a 3rd year, POP Spirit offers you the opportunity to come for free practice yoga outdoors and breathe in community. These classes will allow you to untie your body and soothe your mind from the hassle of everyday life. Hatha Yoga for all levels.

  • Annually in August

    Under Pressure

    Free outdoor event for all ages. Celebrate all street art with the longest running graffiti festival in the world.

  • Annually in August

    Matsuri Japon

    A family event that includes music, dance, children's activities, souvenirs, food and many more. We invite you to join us to celebrate Montreal's Japanese community during this summer festival.

  • Annually in August

    Holi Montréal - Festival of Colors

    Inspired by the ancient tradition of India, this musical color-throw festival will transport you into a world of joy, happiness, and unique memories! Bollywood, Indie, House, Regaetton and many more music beats will be performed by DJs and live bands.

  • Annually in August

    Le Grand Ribfest de Montréal

    September August 13-18, 2019 on Jacques Cartier Quay in the Old Port of Montreal. Ribbers from Texas, Alabama, New Mexico, Florida and Tennessee are stopping in Montreal for 6 days. The 2019 edition will be the largest and most important in its history.

  • Annually in August

    Fashion & Design Festival

    The Fashion & Design Festival celebrates creativity and culture through a major outdoor event in the heart of downtown Montreal. This one-of-a-kind occasion provides an inside look at the world of fashion and design through a diversified program of activities.

  • Annually in August

    Festival Orientalys

    For 4 days and 4 nights, the Old-Port moves to the beat of bold fusions and original shows with artists and performers from here and abroad. Performances, workshops, animation, exhibitions and activities for children and adults are on the program this year – all around a veritable Oriental Medina!

  • Annually in August

    Wanderlust Tremblant

    Wanderlust’s mission is to help you find your true north, to live a healthy and inspired life. We’ve hand-selected world-renowned guides—yoga and meditation teachers, outdoor instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs—to light your path.

  • Annually in August

    BOOCHFEST: International Kombucha Festival in Montreal

    We know the culture of kombucha begins at home. That's why we put home brewers in the spotlight with the World Homemade Kombucha Competition. We have international competitors competing for the world's best home brew!

  • Annually in August

    LangFest Montreal

    LangFest, along with the world-renowned Jazz Festival and Just For Laughs Festival, gather a unique and diverse crowd to Montreal. As North America’s hotspot for linguists, LangFest promises participants an unforgettable week immersed in languages. Activities include: conference talks by internationally and locally acclaimed language experts, tours of Montreal and other social activities.

  • Annually in August

    MEG Montréal Festival

    Over the years, the festival, a healthy prescription of up-and-coming electro, hip-hop, and pop rock artists has taken on the mandate of attracting a crowd of curious and open-minded night owls, of proudly representing Canadian music and bridging the distance with the US and Europe.

  • Annually in August

    Montréal World Film Festival

    Every year, films from more than 70 countries, including well-known and first-time filmmakers alike, are presented.

  • Annually in August

    Farmers Market at Marché des Éclusiers

    Located on the waterfront at Place du Génie, le Marché des Éclusiers has a simple mission: to showcase Québec products. For that, they have created a community of farmers, buisnesses and consumers conscientious about their ecological footprint and what they eat.

  • Annually in August

    The Color Run

    The Color Run Dream Tour, Presented by Lay's® is coming to your city with an all-new Lay's® Poppables™ Foam Zone, Unicorn Medal, inspirational Dream Wall, and giant inflatable unicorns!