Montreal November Festivals & Events

Montreal November Festivals & Events

  • October 27 to January 3, 2023

    Birth of Planet Earth

    How did Earth become a living planet as a result of the violent birth of our solar system?

  • October 29 to November 13, 2022

    Arab World Festival of Montreal

    Arab and Western cultures meet at the crossroads for the latest in Arabic cinema and performing arts.

  • October 31 to November 2, 2019

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    We are back to rock Montreal's most beautiful vintage theatre in the heart of the Quartier des Spéctacles and we are still the ONLY Rocky Horror event in town that gives you the original cult classic movie. See Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Meat Loaf on the big screen while a large cast performs live on stage with wild audience participation. Come see why we are the most spectacular and popular Halloween event in town!

  • November 2 to 13, 2022


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

  • November 3 to 13, 2022


    MTLàTABLE is the best excuse to gather around the table with loved ones to celebrate the best Montréal’s culinary scene has to offer.

  • November 6 to 16, 2022

    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 9 to 12, 2022

    Ghost Light: Between Fall and Flight

    Ghost Light: Between Fall and Flight makes the invisible visible. After more than ten years of collaboration on stages all over the world, Maxim Laurin and Ugo Dario take us into a captivating story where acrobatic prowess, choreography, ghostly lights and live music are combined.

  • November 12 to December 21, 2022

    Montreal Bach Festival

    Revel in the works of this musical giant in some of the swankiest spots in the city.

  • November 15 to 18, 2022

    Mundial Montreal

    Mundial Montreal showcases the diversity that defines our society. Canada is a country of immigrants - living on Indigenous land. We want you to experience a mosaic of cultures, united through music. Discover new sounds, engage in meaningful conversations, dance! The music world is meeting in Montreal.

  • November 16 to 19, 2022

    M for Montreal

    From November 16-19, M for Montreal will showcase more than a hundred local and international buzz-worthy bands in over 20 venues across the city. Over 200 industry heavyweights from 15+ countries, tastemakers and music aficionados will take over Montreal for 4 days overflowing with incredible music, business opportunities and an overload of fun!

  • November 17 to 20, 2022

    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 17 to 27, 2022


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

  • November 17 to 27, 2022


    Discover the best local and international documentary films. Go deeper into pressing social, political and environmental issues. Meet filmmakers and industry professionals at workshops, panel discussions and master classes. Develop documentary projects at Doc Circuit Mtl, Quebec's foremost documentary marketplace.

  • November 19, 2022

    The Santa Claus Parade

    Experience the excitement of the most popular Christmas event in Quebec: the Santa Claus Parade! A must for many, this wonderful annual celebration is an enchanting, musical launch of the beginning of the holiday season in downtown Montréal.

  • November 19 to December 31, 2022

    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.

  • November 23 to 27, 2022

    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 24 to December 18, 2022

    Montreal's Christmas Village

    Take part in the cultural, festive and culinary activities that will take place in Montreal during the holiday season and celebrate in total safety, the delicious northern charm of the city.

  • November 25 to December 11, 2022


    Britishow, it’s a musical road trip in 112 songs in 90 minutes!

  • November 25, 2022 to January 3, 2023

    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 26, 27 and December 3,4, 2022

    Holiday Market - Collectif Créatif Montréal

    The perfect occasion to shop local, support your makers and get one of a kind presents for this Holiday season!

  • November 26 to December 18, 2022

    Jean-Talon Christmas Market

    Merchants of the Jean-Talon Market suggests relaxation for a warm holiday season with the family.

  • November 27, 2022

    CP Holiday Train

    The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns to Québec with its festive facade and special entertainment at every stop.

  • Annually in November

    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.

  • Annually in November

    Nutcracker Market

    Annually at the end of November - The Nutcracker Market offers values such as originality and rarity as far as the selection of merchants, products and services, with a magical setting inspiring a sense of wonder so typical of the holiday spirit. Exhibitor categories include, among others, jewellery, dinnerware, local products, interior and outdoor décor items, body-care products and toys.

  • Annually in November

    Salon du jeu de société de Montréal

    The Salon du jeu de société de Montréal is a board game convention for beginners and experienced gamers. Try the latest games releases, talk to designers and play their prototypes, include new games to your collection and much more! The SJSM is an event to discover the amazing world of board games with your family or friends!

  • Annually in November and December


    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.