Montreal November Festivals & Events

Montreal November Festivals & Events

  • May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019

    Continuum / aurōrae

    To celebrate its 5th anniversary, the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan will be presenting a real first: a double bill featuring the two multimedia shows that have been visitor favourites since it opened in 2013: Continuum and aurōrae.

  • October 26 to November 4, 2018

    Les Pastellistes - Exhibition

    The Pastel Society of Eastern Canada is presenting their biannual international Exhibition of a hundred art works selected by jury. Daily activities: Pastel demonstrations by artists and guided tours. The prize winners will be disclosed during the vernissage.

  • October 27 to November 11, 2018

    Festival Sefarad de Montréal

    The Sefarad Festival is proud to present the 2018 Edition. Diverse programming presents festive events that reflect the dynamism and richness of the Sephardic cultural tradition.

  • November 1 to 3, 2018

    La grande dégustation de Montréal


    This tasting event is a unique gathering where 200 wine producers, distillers and brewers come together to share their passion with wine, beer and spirit lovers and connoisseurs. This year will feature wines of Chile and Argentina and spotlight the syrah and whiskies of the world. This event provides a rare opportunity to meet producers from all around the world and discover over 1200 great products.

  • November 1 to 11, 2018


    MTLàTABLE is back for a 7th edition from Thursday, November 1st to Sunday, November 11, 2018. A total of 150 restaurants will be offering table d’hôte dinner menus at fantastic prices ($23, $33 or $43) as well as a $17 brunch in some restaurants.

  • November 1 to 11, 2018


    The best of this year's francophone cinema, with English subtitles – in a friendly cine-club atmosphere.

  • November 2, 2018

    Fiesta Mexicana

    A Mexican Fiesta, celebrating Día de Muertos, is the theme for this gala evening at the luxurious Sofitel hotel. Delight your senses with an open bar, appetizers, a gourmet three-course Mexican-inspired dinner with fine wines. The entertainment will feature a Mariachi band, a special performance by concertmaster violinist Marc Djokic and Mexican soprano Diana Varela, followed by a dance after dinner.

  • November 9, 2018

    IT Vision Conference 2018

    On November 9th, Vector Netwworks is hosting the IT Vision Conference for IT Professionals to help them better prepare for new technology, like AI, in their organizations. The one day conference at Palais des congrès will feature a great lineup of speakers including AI Scientists and researchers. The speakers will be discussing how roles, processes, and goals will evolve with AI; how to align business strategy with technology strategy, how to overcome obstacles like working in a conservative field/organization and much more.

  • November 10 to 11, 2018

    Marché des trouvailles pour les fêtes

    A creative market in the spirit of the holidays, a little before Christmas! Unique and original creations, full of beautiful finds! At the St-Jean-Berchmans Church. Activities to be planned: our Christmas Village, a playroom, Santa Claus and his elves, bags gifts, screenings on the big screen, animations, demonstration of crafts, tasting of food, fun for all the family! FREE ENTRY!

  • November 10, 17, 24, and December 1, 2018

    Bella di Sera Bridal Sale

    Up to 90% off sale!
    Saturday, November 10, 17, 24
    Saturday, December 1
    @ The Bella di Sera Showroom
    By appointment only.

  • November 14 to 19, 2018

    Salon du livre de Montréal


    Come and meet your favorite authors, and discover new ones, during our literary events, including the round-table discussions, debates and public readings.

  • November 17 to 18, 2018

    Christmas Craft and Gift Market

    Come and see over 70 stalls of local crafts and gifts with artisan food stalls. The Wicksteed train will be running. Wreath making workshop ( bookable in advance), Build a Bear ( bookable in advance) face painting, glitter tattoos and MORE for the children. Bring the family in seasonal jumpers and have a professional Christmas photograph taken, great to make your own cards etc!

  • November 19 to December 30, 2018

    Champagne, Charlotte and Crinoline:
    A Victorian Christmas at the Cartier’s

    Looking for a touch of class this Holiday season? Discover how styles dating back to 1867 are still in vogue 150 years later! Be charmed by the elegant Victorian decor featuring miniature fir trees, handmade cards and of course, champagne!

  • November 22 to 24, 2018

    Marché Éphémère EtsyMTL

    The Collectif Créatif Etsy Montreal is organizing a three-day pop-up show just in time for the holidays! Right in the heart of downtown Montreal, our special event will take place (for the second time) in the renowned Salle Des Pas Perdus at Windsor Station. For lovers of handmade, original and local products, this will be the perfect opportunity to kick off your holiday shopping in the city! You will be sure to find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list!

  • November 22 to December 2, 2018


    Savvy Montréal moviegoers are presented with the most remarkable and talked about international lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender films.

  • November 22 to December 7, 2018

    Montreal Bach Festival


    Enjoy more than twenty concerts of Bach and other composers in the most beautiful areas of the city: Quartier des spectacles, the Mount Royal, the Plateau of Mont-Royal Westmount… The Bach Festival offers a series of concerts at the most prestigious venues of Montreal. Hundreds of great musicians, singers, conductors and other performers from Quebec and Europe will pay tribute to the music of Bach.

  • November 23 to 25, 2018

    Annual Gem and Mineral Show


    Annual exhibition and sale of semi-precious stones, jewellery, sculptures, beads, semi-precious beads (beads), fossils, and minerals of all kinds. Crystals and minerals from here and abroad. See jewellery made of amber from the Baltic Sea, as well as fossils, rough lapis lazuli, kunzite, aquamarine, quartz, rose quartz, and giant amethyst geodes to name a few.

  • November 23 to 25, 2018


    Palais des Congrès de Montréal - Salle 220-C (2e Niveau)
    The show will be geared mainly towards comic books and gifts.

  • November 23 to December 2, 2018

    FEZtival of Trees

    The FEZtival of Trees is a family-friendly Christmas Tree Spectacle held by Karnak Shriners, which brings together families, neighbors, businesses & community partners to celebrate the many joys of Christmas.

  • November 23 to January 6, 2018

    Railway Christmas

    Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum will transport its visitors into the Magic of Christmas. Many vehicles will be decorated and illuminated in the Grand Gallery, activities will be offered and Santa will meet the visitors! Railway Christmas is a must-see event for the whole family!

  • November 25 and 27, 2018

    CP Holiday Train

    The CP Holiday Train program launched in 1999 and has since raised more than C$14.5 million and gathered 4.3 million pounds of food for communities along CP’s routes in Canada and the United States. Beginning in Montreal on November 25 and 27 respectively, two trains will make the festive journey, travelling through both the U.S. and Canada to bring holiday cheer to 164 communities along CP’s network.

  • November 27 to December 2, 2018



    Faithful to its mission of showcasing Montreal’s coolest creations, Souk@Sat is reuniting once-again as every year, in November, under the same roof, over sixty local artists. The entire SAT space will be transformed into an immense loft filled with a multitude of Montreal’s contemporary creations, original, stylish and well-thought-of gifts in a vivid atmosphere.

  • November 30 to December 23, 2018

    Le Grand Marché de Noël de Montréal

    Inspired by the charming Christmas traditions from around the world, this event offers a Christmas market and village with many free outdoor activities. Imagine a fairy-tale setting in the heart of Quartier Latin in downtown Montreal, bustling with life day and night, traditional log cabins, illuminated christmas trees, tasty delights and much more.

  • Annually in November



    Visit the gallery and workshop. The exhibition/sale unveils over works by artists from diverse backgrounds who make use of various printmaking techniques. An unparalleled opportunity to support artists, and start or add to a collection.

  • Annually in November

    Santas are Taking Over the Museum

    Adults and children are invited to see some 30 figurines of the jolly man in red as well as a magnificent doll castle featuring dancers that come to life at the sound of music Many of the Santas were handmade by American artists such as Beth Cameron, Lynn West and Lynn Haney, while others were created by Quebec artist Carole Landreville.