Montreal July Festivals & Events

Montreal July Festivals & Events

  • May 17 to September 27, 2020

    Piknic Électronik

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

  • From May to October, 2020

    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.

  • June 25 to July 4, 2020

    Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

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

  • Annually from June to July

    L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

    L'International des Feux Loto-Québec is an international fireworks competition in which major companies, representing their respective country, provide the opportunity to see the latest techniques and innovations in the field of pyrotechnics.

  • Annually from June to September


    Aquazilla is a unique 30-by-35 meters inflatable structure comprised of obstacles, slides and platforms for jumping into the water, and much more. Take the challenge among family and friends and make your way through a course on the platform or put your ability to the test on a series of disciplines on the course!

  • July 3 to 5, 2020

    Montreal Comiccon

    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 9 to 12, 2020

    Un Goût des Caraïbes

    A cultural feast featuring a variety of food and beverages, music and arts from many Caribbean nations. This year we're celebrating 20 years so there's a lot in store including traditional and fusion flavors (like Jerk Chicken poutine!), the Rum Zone, dance workshops and performances, mixology demonstrations, and much more! With the family or with friends, come eat, drink and dance Caribbean style!

  • July 15 to 26, 2020

    Just For Laughs Festival

    The world's largest comedy festival.

  • July 16 to August 5, 2020

    Fantasia International Film Festival

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

  • July 18 to 19, 2020

    Médiévales Lanaudière

    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.

  • Annually in July

    Startup Fashion Week (SFW)

    SFW provides the most innovative program and memorable experience by focusing on three main pillars. We select Canada’s most promising fashion designers to showcase on our runway. We program cutting edge conferences and networking events to fuel the growth of Canada’s fashion industry.

  • Annually in July

    Montreal Cirque Festival

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

  • Annually in July

    Carifiesta - Le Grand Carnaval Des Caraïbes

    North America's Longest Running Caribbean Street Parade In The City Of Montreal Canada.

  • Annually in July

    Festival International Nuits d’Afrique

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

  • Annually in July

    Zoofest & OFF JFL

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

  • Annually in July

    African Fashion Week Montreal

    AFRICAN FASHION WEEK MONTREAL (AFWM) is an inclusive multi-platform where we celebrate, elevate and give exposure to local talents and businesses, we want to emphasize awareness, celebration, and support the African talents.

  • Annually in July

    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.

  • Annually in July

    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.