Montreal July Festivals & Events

Montreal July Festivals & Events

  • May 20 to September 23, 2018

    Piknic Électronik

    514.904.1247

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

  • June 26 to September 23, 2018

    International Digital Art Festival - ELEKTRA

    514.524.0208

    This year we bring the international to Montreal in a cultural event of unprecedented scale with the 4th edition of the International Digital Art Biennial (BIAN), the 19th ELEKTRA Festival under the theme AUTOMATA - Sing the Body Electric and the 12th International Marketplace for Digital Arts (MIAN).

  • June 28 to July 7, 2018

    Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

    514.871.1881

    A meeting place for enthusiasts of all jazz-related music.

  • July 6, 2018

    Les Dérives Nocturnes

    Following the great success of the Drift Away After Dark evenings this year, Bota Bota took the initiative to continue the tradition and pursue this unique concept in the heart of the Old Port of Montreal for 2018. Every first Friday of month, enjoy an exclusive after hour access to Bota Bota's facilities. Come and experience the a spa at night, in a deliciously lounge atmosphere with DJ VBEE.

  • July 7 to August 8, 2018

    L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

    One of the most prestigious fireworks competitions in the world.

  • July 5 to 15, 2018

    Montreal Cirque Festival

    514.374.3522

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

  • July 6, 2018

    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.

  • July 6 to 7, 2018

    Carifiesta Weekend takeover 2018

    Let AYITI MAKAYA be your guide for all the day and night events that will take place in Montreal!

  • July 6 to 8, 2018

    Montreal Carnival Weekend

    Join us as we celebrate our cultural HERITAGE through a weekend of events where we celebrate #Carnival in Montreal!

  • July 6 to 8, 2018

    Montreal Comiccon

    514.989.9587

    Montreal Comiccon is a pop-culture fan convention that showcases artists and products from entertainment genres like: Sci-fi, Horror, Anime, Gaming in all its forms, and, of course, bande dessinée and comic books.

  • July 10 to 22, 2018

    Festival International Nuits d’Afrique

    514.499.9239

    The best music from Africa and Latin America and activities for the whole family.

  • July 11 to 29, 2018

    Just For Laughs Festival

    514.845.2322

    The world's largest comedy.

  • July 12 to 15, 2018

    Un Goût des Caraïbes

    A taste of the Caribbean

  • July 12 to August 1, 2018

    Fantasia International Film Festival

    514.790.1245

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

  • July 14, 2018

    Zen Festival

    The Montreal ZenFest (aka ChantFest ) is a Wellness Yoga & Music Festival celebrating life, connecting with your divine self and your fellow brothers and sisters through a rich cultural and social experience.

  • July 24 to 29, 2018

    Montréal Ribfest

    Ribbers from Texas, Alabama, New Mexico, Florida and Tennessee are stopping in Montreal for 6 days. The 2018 edition will be the largest and most important in its history. Back to its original location: Jacques Cartier Quay in the Old Port of Montreal.

  • July 27, 2018

    77 Montréal

    ’77 MONTRÉAL seeks to celebrate the quintessence of the alternative music scene and the cultural shifts that have unfolded over the last 40 years with an exhibition and concert. The promoters behind ’77 MONTRÉAL have been booking punk rock shows in Montréal for over 25 years.

  • July 28, 2018

    Médiévales Lanaudière

    514.994.5476

    Once again, the Medieval Festivals of Lanaudière will combine history with fantasy, literary culture, equestrian shows and more... Discover a magical universe in which knights, creatures, artisans and reenactment artists come together.

  • July 28 to 29, 2018

    Heavy Montreal

    HEAVY MONTRÉAL is the premiere North American destination for fans of rock and metal. Since the first edition in 2008, the festival has welcomed close to 300,000 fans who have congregated to see the likes of groups such as Metallica, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Slayer, The Offspring, Marilyn Manson, Mötley Crüe, Disturbed, Slipknot, Anthrax, System of a Down, Mastodon, Kiss, Alice Cooper, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Korn, and many more.

  • July 31 to August 5, 2018

    Poutinefest de Montreal 2018

    The 2018 edition will be the largest and most important in its history. Back to its original location: Jacques Cartier Quay in the Old Port of Montreal.

  • Annually in July

    Zoofest & OFF JFL

    514.509.5273

    This comedy event also features dance, music, circus and theater and focuses primarily on discovery.