16 things to do in Montreal this week: November 15-21
From the start of the work week, Christmas is only 40 days away and Montreal gets in the mood.
There’s a pop-up bar, an outdoor Christmas festival, and a lunar eclipse to check out in the city this week.
If you’re looking for things to do across the island, here are 16 events to consider around Montreal from November 15-21.
Miracle Montreal is back in Montreal, bringing the holiday spirit to a local bar for the third year in a row (except last year).
The month-long pop-up bar opened on November 16 and ho-ho-hos until December 26, naming a local spot with ugly Christmas sweaters, holiday-themed food and drink, and the music.
This year, Miracle Montreal invested Parliament in the Old Port, bringing a sleigh full of festive sensations to the stone-walled pub.
Christmas-themed cocktails include Christmapolitan, Christmas Carol Barrel, Old-Fashioned Snowball, Yippie Ki Yay Mother F **** r !, Jingle Balls Nog, Nice Shot, and Naughty Shot.
When: From now until December 26
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Or: 351 Place d’Youville
Meet new people and learn a new language during this exchange.
It’s simple, just go to the event venue and spend three hours speaking with native speakers of a dozen different languages. Plus, it’s free !
When: Thursday November 18
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Or: to be confirmed, follow the event Facebook group for details
Price: To free
Travel through space and study the infinitely small to the unfathomable large at this exhibit that connects humanity to the rest of the universe.
Times: Sunday – Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. closed on Mondays
Or: 4801, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin
Price: $ 17 – $ 22, available in line
It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas in Montreal.
After taking a break the last vacation because of you-know-what, Noël Montréal has announced its return to the Quartier des spectacles, offering cultural, festive and culinary events downtown.
In addition to the festive atmospheres, each market will sell local products from maple syrup to toys, decoration, clothing, candy, food, trees and drinks (ideal for gifts). It will host Christmas events and great photo ops.
When: November 20 to January 2
Time: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Or: Quartier des spectacles
Price: Free entry
This fall, the PHI Center is offering completely free programming.
New exhibits include an augmented reality tour, a new music listening room called While alive, a multimedia installation on the windows of the PHI Center featuring Innu poet Joséphine Bacon, and a series of screenings of new films by emerging black artists in Montreal.
Times: Monday to Tuesday, 9 am to 5 pm; Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Or: 315 Saint-Paul West
Price: To free
Times: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Address: 110 Rue St Pierre, Saint-Constant
Price: $ 12.75 – $ 21.20, available in line and on site