Although there is plenty to do year-round in Montreal, the city truly comes alive in the Summertime. There are plenty of International festivals to choose from and plenty of events around the city. No wonder why Montrealers call Summer the festival season “saison des festivals” in French. There are many great summer traditions and celebrations in Montreal. The following are some of the best things to do during the summer in Montreal
The Montreal International Jazz Festival
The Montreal International Jazz Festival is the greatest jazz festival in the world. For ten amazing days, Montreal resnoates to the sounds of thousands of musicians, composers and perfromers from around 30 countries. Fans have access to an impressive variety of outdoor and infoor concerts that jazz up the Quartier des Spectacles in the the heart of Montreal.
Les FrancoFolies de Montréal
Les FrancoFolies de Montréal is a festival with a primary focus on popular music performed in French or by artists from the French-speaking world. This unique summer event is widely considered to be the most comprehensive French music festival in the world, offering a diverse mixture of French music from Canadian and International artists.