Montreal September Festivals & Events

Montreal September Festivals & Events

  • December 11, 2016 to December 31, 2017

    Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary

    514.908.0375

    Montréal is celebrating the 375th anniversary of its founding.

  • Mar 10 - Oct 1, 2017

    Fashioning Expo 67

    514.861.6701

    Expo 67 put Montreal designers and Canadian fashion on the world stage. Expo 67 offered the fashion milieu opportunities to shine in futuristic fashion magazine spreads shot on the site, locally designed uniforms for hostesses, and live fashion shows with roller skating models.

  • Apr 20 - Oct 22, 2017

    Amazonia. The Shaman and the Mind of the Forest

    514.872.9150

    From the collections of the Musée d’ethnographie de Genève and the Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Bruxelles. Pointe-à-Callière will be transformed into the Amazon forest in an immersive and multi-sensory experience that will showcase the shamanism and mythology of traditional Amazonian societies.

  • May 5 - Oct 6, 2017

    First Fridays - The Montreal street food

    The largest gathering of street food trucks in Québec. Delight in a festive atmosphere and music from talented DJs.

  • May 17 - Sept 2, 2017

    Montréal AVUDO

    514.788.3383

    Images and scenes are projected on rippling water walls and other spectacular installations. It tells the story of those who lived there, who arrived by the St. Lawrence, whose livelihood depended on it, who built, innovated and set off to link Montréal to the rest of the world. In short, memories of the St. Lawrence come alive through it.

  • May 21 to September 24, 2017

    Piknic Électronik

    514.904.1247

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

  • June 1 to September 30, 2017

    Farmers Market at Marché des Éclusiers

    438.795.8265

    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.

  • June 21 - Oct 9, 2017

    Olafur Eliasson

    514.847.6226

    Since the mid-1990s, Eliasson has produced devices that call upon the mechanisms we use to perceive light and natural phenomena. These truly multidisciplinary works offer immersive experiences that investigate body, movement and perception of self and the environment..

  • July 18 - December 16, 2017

    Lucid Realities

    Step inside dreams, nightmares, recollections, and fantasies. Walk in space, inhabit another person’s body, explore secret locations, and fly like a bird.

  • August 24 to September 4, 2017

    Montréal World Film Festival

    514.848.3883

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

  • Aug 25 - Sept 22, 2017

    Musica Cubana

    514.528.9766

    Get into the groove with the tropical heat and the musical culture of Cuba... the rhythm of the best music from a country reknown to be home to some of the finest luxury cigars and rums in the world. Salsa, son, cha-cha-cha, merengue, bolero.

  • August 31 to September 3, 2017

    MEG Montréal Festival

    514.223.8415

    MEG makes Montréal a high place of emerging culture with a mix of international A-listers and local rising talents.

  • Sept 2 - 4, 2017

    Festival YUL EAT

    514.274.2719

    In a festive atmosphere near the St. Lawrence River, visitors can eat, discover, and celebrate. They can also meet local producers and sample the culinary creations of renowned chefs promoting the richness of locally sourced produce.

  • September 7 to October 14, 2017

    Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal

    514.390.0383

    An opportunity to discover the latest trends in contemporary photography, video and lens-based art.

  • September 8 to 9, 2017

    Ancient Future Festival

    514.398.0085

    Ancient Future, an innovative electronic music festival where freedom and creativity prevail, is back for its second edition! Prepare for a timeless journey combining music, visual arts and multidisciplinary performances to create an unforgettable experience only limited by your imagination.

  • September 8 to 10, 2017

    Montreal In-Water Boat Show

    1.877.560.1777

    Don't miss this boat show at the Old Port of Montréal. This major gathering, which attracts over 12,000 visitors per year, will be a unique opportunity to discover, free of charge, more than a hundred types of boats boats of all kinds and to meet many nautical exhibitors.

  • September 8 to October 31, 2017

    Gardens of Light

    514.872.1400

    Between sky and water.

  • September 10, 2017

    Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal

    514.671.9090

    Experience the intensity of the biggest cycling event of the year! A rare chance for North American riders to compete on their own continent.

  • September 13 to 17, 2017

    POP Montreal International Music Festival

    514.842.1919

    This festival brings a delectable menu of independent music in several venues around the city.

  • September 13 to 17, 2017

    Cirque du Soleil: OVO

    1.866.365.7469

    OVO is teeming with life. Insects work, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy in motion. Their home is filled with biodiversity, beauty, action and moments of quiet emotion.

  • Sept 14 - 17, 2017

    La Grande Rencontre

    1.866.273.0880

    This festival is an exceptional showcase for artists from here and abroad. Its highly original programming and themed activities initiate audiences to a rich cultural heritage and a wide variety of traditional music and dance from international artists.

  • September 16, 2016 to September 19, 2016

    The Omnivore Food Festival

    Demonstrations, new trends, and creativity are on the menu for this culinary event organized in collaboration with the SAT.

  • September 27 to October 1, 2017

    Montreal International Black Film Festival

    514.882.3334

    The Montreal International Black Film Festival is the biggest film event entirely dedicated to Black cinema in Canada.

  • September 29, 2017

    Montreal Video Game Symphony

    A multimedia performance piece during which the Orchestre’s musicians will play themes from landmark video games created in Montréal.