Montreal May Festivals & Events

Montreal May Festivals & Events

  • February 12 to May 6, 2018

    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.

  • April 10 to November 4, 2018

    Queens of Egypt


    Travel back in time to ancient Egypt—to the days of the Egyptian Empire, some 3,500 years ago—where you will meet women whose remarkable destiny saw them become the wives, mothers, and daughters of pharaohs!

  • April 15 to May 6, 2018

    The Angel & the Sparrow


    Based on the true story of Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, two indomitable women of incomparable talent. This new musical drama is an intimate and entertaining portrait of a fascinating friendship between show business legends that began under the most unlikely of circumstances and lasted their entire lives.

  • May 1 to 7, 2018

    La Pasta Week

    Discover the best pasta restaurants in the greater Montreal area and Quebec City.

  • May 4, 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.

  • May 4 to 6, 2018

    Montreal Medieval Fair


    Unique in North America, the “Salon de la Passion médiévale et historique” offers to its visitors an extraordinary opportunity to immerge in the past. Each year, thousands of people visit this festive and colourful medieval fair where more than 75 exhibitors and artisans offer jewelry, decorative accessories, leather goods and much more.

  • May 6, 2018 | 8 PM - 4 PM

    Montreal Mindstrong 2018

    The MINDSTRONG fitness event day includes gifts and prizes, a fabulous auction, as well as a delicious and well-balanced lunch and healthy snacks. Participants have the opportunity to engage at their own pace in energizing exercise sessions, including yoga, Zumba, boot camp, spinning, high intensity interval training and tennis.

  • May 9, 2018 | 6 PM - 9 PM

    Let's Bond - In Style with Holts

    1300 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1H9

    Let's Bond is teaming up with Holt Renfrew to raise funds & awareness on Mental Health issues. For this third edition presented by RBC, guests will be experiencing an exclusive shopping experience where they will be able to network while enjoying drinks, bouchées and special treats to the captivating sounds of a Montrealer DJ.

  • May 12, 2018 | 10 PM - 3 AM

    Soca Vs Dancehall Ft Dj Lord Hype

    1234 Rue de la Montagne, Montréal, QC H3G 1Z1

    This Artiste is also a known radio sensation on Red 96.7FM, one of the No.1 Urban Stations in Trinidad and Tobago. In his primary years as a deejay in T&T, Lord Hype quickly rose to the status as one of the best deejays in the country.

  • May 15 to June 10, 2018



    The 2015 quadruple META-winning production by Montreal’s Tableau D’Hôte Theatre, and the first ever professional English production of Michel Tremblay’s seminal success in the playwright’s hometown.

  • May 17, 2018 | 6 PM - 12 AM

    The Ball for the Children’s


    The Ball for the Children's brings out over 650 Montreal business and community leaders each year. It is a wonderful opportunity to connect with the women and men who shape our community while supporting our cause. And, as one of the highlights of Montreal's social scene, you can take pride in being a good corporate citizen. This is definitely an event you do not want to miss!

  • May 19, 2018 | 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Nana Mouskouri "Forever Young Tour"


    One of the best-selling music artists of all time, NANA MOUSKOURI returns to Canada with the Forever Young tour.

  • May 24, 2018 | 6 PM - 12 AM

    Bal d’une nuit d’été Éclaté


    The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal invites you to leap into a fairytale world for a second edition of the Bal d’une nuit d’été Éclaté. This year, discover the “Pastoral Fantasy” a theme inspired by Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, in which the musicians will be performing under the direction of Maestro Kent Nagano.

  • May 25, 2018 | 5 PM - 10 PM

    Business Growth, Networking & Pleasures


    Join an event where conferences, networking, gastronomy and fun meets. To propel your business to a higher level, nothing better than to be well surrounded and to be well informed of the possibilities which are available to you.

  • May 25, 2018 | 10 PM - 3 AM

    Carnival Therapy with Charly Black & Dro

    5723 Avenue du Parc, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4G9

    Let's Celebrate the beautiful sounds of the Caribbean As One!

  • May 25 to 27, 2018

    Tattoo Nouvelle Ere

    1861, 550 ave. Richmond, Montreal, QC H3J 1V3

    Come experience this unique exhibition where more than a hundred talented and passionate tattoo artists, will showcase what tattooing is all about! You will meet some of the industry icons as well as newcomers. In addition, a skate fundraiser and competition for « pro demos » and « 1 Kid 1 Skate Foundation » will take place, their mission; to reconnect young people and education via skateboarding. Live music, workshops, tattoo contests and more! Facebook event! May 25, from 3pm to 12am, May 26, from 11am to 11pm, May 27, from 11am to 6pm.

  • May 20 to September 23, 2018

    Piknic Électronik


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

  • May 30, 2018 | 7 PM - 10 PM

    Joy of Life: Beethoven's Seventh Symphony


    The Seventh Symphony, described by Wagner as “the apotheosis of the dance,” is regarded as the most rhythmic of Beethoven’s symphonies. His moving Allegretto was used in a number of movies, most notably The King’s Speech, with Colin Firth.

  • Annually in May

    Aires Libres


    An invitation to attend the many festivals, activities, and temporary art installations on Sainte-Catherine Street East. Come by and enjoy the festive atmosphere of this pedestrian-only zone.