Montreal October Festivals & Events

Montreal October Festivals & Events

  • Every Tuesday until October 15, 2019

    Euro Classic Tuesdays

    You are welcome to join us at the traditional weekly Euro Tuesday meet-ups! As long as the weather is nice, we will be there to share our passion for classic cars with you!

  • September 6 to October 31, 2019

    Gardens of Light

    This autumn event sets three cultural gardens at the Jardin botanique all aglow. The Chinese Garden displays its traditional lanterns and shares a fabulous fishing tale with visitors, the Japanese Garden leads visitors along a meditative illuminated path inspired by the seasons, and the First Nations Garden features an intense multimedia experience that lets visitors feel the beating heart of the Cycle of Life.

  • September 21 to October 14, 2019

    Quinn's Farm Fall Festival

    Admission to the farm's Fall Festival will include : Access to our Orchard, Tractor rides, Animal Interpretation, Access to our Play yard, Pony Rides* and Live Music*.

  • September 26 to October 5, 2019

    Céline Dion - Courage Tour

    Celine Dion’s Courage World Tour — her first global trek in a decade — will kick off in her home province in Canada.

  • October 1 to 5, 2019

    The Ultimate Queen Celebration

    Known around the world not only for his voice identical to Freddie Mercury’s, but also for embodying his heart and soul, Marc Martel is the one chosen to record the vocal frames of the biographical film Bohemian Rhapsody, which has appeared on major screens around the world.

  • October 3, 2019

    Study and Go Abroad Fair Montreal

    The Study and Go Abroad Fair is back in Montreal this fall! This is a 'go to' event for anyone considering their post-secondary options (diplomas, Bachelor's, Master's, PhDs) at home or abroad - or if you are looking for a Gap Year, Work Abroad, or Language Travel.

  • October 3 to 4, 2019

    Montreal Cannabis Expo

    This highly-anticipated event, geared towards professionals working in all aspects of the industry, is Quebec’s premier cannabis expo. It will feature over 120 exhibitors, various networking opportunities, and two days of exciting talks, workshops, and seminars, all lead by some of the top names in the industry.

  • October 3 to 19, 2019

    Carmina Burana & Stabat MATER

    More than 150 artists will be on stage to offer you an exceptional performance: 40 dancers, 70 musicians of Les Grands Ballets Orchestra, 40 chorists and 3 renowned vocal soloists with soprano Aline Kutan, tenor Spencer Britten and bass-baritone Alexandre Sylvestre.

  • October 4 to 31, 2019

    The Great Pumpkin Ball

    You’ll know absolutely everything there is to know about the gourd family! At the Squash Kiosk, little ones, fat ones, round or warty ones – each one will be exercising its ingenuity to make the best impression. And at the pumpkin-decorating contest, the good witch Esmeralda, invites you to tour roughly 800 squashes and pumpkins decorated by students and visitors.

  • October 5, 2019

    Montreal Tea Festival

    Nearly forty exhibitors, a dozen conferences and a multitude of discoveries!

  • October 5, 2019

    Fragments 2.0 // Free Outdoor Session

    FRAGMENTS 2.0 is not your standard warehouse party, it’s a whole community involved in creating a next level experience. Again this year, we decided to add a FREE outdoor event on the back terrasse of the warehouse starting at 4 pm. All are welcome to join us for this beacutiful outdoor experience.

  • October 5 to 6, 2019

    Bella di Sera Wedding Dress Sale Up To 90% Off!

    All New Inventory, Exclusive Designer Collections! Up To 90% OFF ALL WEDDING DRESSES! NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! October 5 & 6 @The Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. Hotel 10 am – 5 pm 900 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal, QC H3B 4A5. Most priced between: $399.00 - $999.00!

  • October 5 to 27, 2019

    La Ronde Fright Fest

    It’s a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun goes down. Fright fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones throughout the park. The Ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals and apparently there is no place to hide!

  • October 9 to 15, 2019

    Black & Blue Festival

    Information to come.

  • October 9 to 20, 2019

    Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

    The Festival du nouveau cinéma in Montreal champions the latest practices in cinema and new technology with an international program of over 300 films, multimedia installations, performances, conferences and events.

  • October 10, 2019

    Montreal Space Symposium

    The Montreal Space Symposium is a public conference to discuss, address and plan on the current and future state of the space industry in Montreal and Canada. During 2 conference days, the Symposium will explore current and future issues within these fields while also highlighting recent advancements and contributions of the Canadian Space Industry and Space Research.

  • October 11, 2019

    Lost Frequencies Live

    Felix De Laet aka Lost Frequencies is back with his second LIVE tour! Join him on October, 11 for an exclusive fully-live show including a never-before-seen stage design and light show!

  • October 14, 2019 @ 7pm

    Songs of the Soul (Free Concert)

    Salle Émile-Legault, 613 Ave. Sainte-Croix, Cégep de Saint-Laurent, Montréal

    A delightful and peaceful evening of uplifting music, featuring 7 different international groups. This Free Concert will present a meditative & inspiring environment full of harmony and joy, to calm the mind and soothe the spirit. Enjoy rarely heard instruments such as the Armenian duduk, the concert harp, Indian harmonium and the Chinese erhu.

  • October 17 to 26, 2019

    Spasm Festival

    Festival of genre cinema and the unusual. Any film that is out of the ordinary, that makes you laugh, that disturbs, that makes you think, that inspires, that amazes...

  • October 18, 2019

    Fais-moi peur

    Unique event with terrifying readings, legends, news stories and interactive stories. Whether it's urban legends that have been completely exploded or sordid events, the FAIS-MOI PEUR evening will terrify both neophytes who want to learn and insomniacs! An evening where tales, anecdotes and legends mix in one cocktail: never to leave you comfortable ... Reading François Chénier, texts by Izabel Grondin and Brian Piton

  • October 18 to 26, 2019

    Le domaine de la Reine des rats

    Interactive music plants, circus arts and '' new magic '' will amaze young and old alike. Let yourself be guided by some of the most mysterious creatures, who will lead you through this enchanting exterior and interior of the Théâtre Sainte-Catherine and the green alley Dufault. However, beware of the mischievous monster hiding in the dark corners of the Montreal Red Light!

  • October 19, 2019

    Light the Night Walk

    Walk with us on Saturday, October 19 at Parc Jean Drapeau as we gather together with families, friends, and coworkers to celebrate, honour, and remember those touched by cancer.

  • October 20, 2019

    Le Rêve de Paul

    Paul Rossy and the Sunset Hill Jazz Band in a show for children and their parents. An introduction to music and to some of the different instruments, punctuated with some storytelling. In association with the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

  • October 23, 2019

    MozART Group - in program: Mozart is still alive !

    Surprising and admirable, the MozART group is an ingenious fountain of noble craziness. Not always serious, but always hilarious. Since 1995 this extraordinary ensemble of four gentlemen performing more than 4.000 shows and combining classical music and comedy into a unique experience for young and old. Without a doubt – unique!

  • October 25 to 26, 2019


    London, late 19th century. While the populace work morning and evening in the toxic and dangerous factories of the industrial era, a monster without name or face is buried in the streets. A murderer of whom we know nothing, who will give birth to the 20th century by the bloody womb of Whitechapel prostitutes, before inexplicably disappearing forever in the London fog. Follow the comedian Charles Beauchesne in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper while he tries (all in humor, should we remind him) to break the secret of the most legendary serial killers.

  • October 26 to 27, 2019


    The Complexe Desjardins has plenty of fun activities for families, and this weekend is no exception! From October 26 to 27, La Grande-Place will be transformed into La Grande-Place des Fantômes, with a face-painting workshop, dance shows, magic and more... A bewitching time awaits!

  • October 26 to 27, 2019

    Strange Ghosts of Pointe-à-Callière

    Making their way through the Museum’s archaeological remains, children take part in an interactive tour, hearing a tale filled with surprises that will immerse them in the imaginary world of the strange ghosts of Pointe-à-Callière. Take your children on an imaginative and offbeat adventure! An original narrative created by Simon Boulerice, nationally renowned author of children’s books.

  • October 31, 2019

    Échappe-toi @ Pointe-à-Callière

    Explore the mysterious legacy of Montréal’s cursed governor in a giant escape game amid the city’s archaeological remains. Are you brave enough to make your way to the Museum for this unique Halloween event?

  • 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!

  • Annually in October

    Salon Jeux & Loisirs

    The Salon Jeux & Loisirs presents its first edition on October 6 and 7, 2018 at Place Bonaventure in Montreal! Come with friends and family to have a good time!

  • Annually in October

    Montreal Zombie Walk

    Where the Zombies meet to get ready for the Walk : place du Canada, between noon and 3PM! Rockabilly rockers Black Moon Boys will be playing at 2PM to motivate the dead to walk again.

  • Annually in October

    Halloween at the Museum

    This Halloween, in the dark by a flashlight, explore the exhibition History and Memory haunted by different characters. Search for the stolen pants of a friendly scarecrow by looking for clues throughout a scary journey. Candies, Halloween makeup and a creative workshop will be offered for a memorable family outing.

  • All Year

    Haunted Montreal Ghost Tours

    Haunted Montreal conducts Ghost Walks and carries out research into ghost sightings, paranormal activities, historic hauntings, unexplained mysteries, and strange legends in the Montreal area.