• qcparksday
    August 29, 2014

    Quebec Provincial Parks Day, 2014

    The annual Provincial Parks open house on Saturday, September 6, 2014! The program planned for this occasion is intended to provide guests with a spec...
  • orientalys
    August 29, 2014

    Orientalys Festival 2014

    Head on down to the port this long-weekend (August 29 to September 1) and you might wonder if you are still in Montreal. The 2014 incarnation of the O...
  • marchepossibles
    July 10, 2014

    Marche des Possibles

    *thanks to long-time contributor Krystofur for bringing this up Montreal’s Mile End gets a new summer weekend attraction for residents and visit...
  • accescard
    June 4, 2014

    Get the CAM for the Summer

    At Montreal on the Cheap, we can’t say enough about the Montreal Access Card (CAM). If you have an address in Montreal, then you can apply for y...
  • swim
    May 22, 2014

    Montreal Public Swimming, 2014 Season

    Summer or winter, Montreal has dozens of public pools open for your use, many of them free of charge (no, it’s not an urban myth). These pools r...
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Home Depot Crafty Activities – Build a Birdhouse

Not many people seem to know about this, and in fact we ourselves frequently forget, but Home Depot occasionally offers free crafty activities for kids. Not only do they spend…

qcparksday

Quebec Provincial Parks Day, 2014

The annual Provincial Parks open house on Saturday, September 6, 2014! The program planned for this occasion is intended to provide guests with a special opportunity to get out of…

orientalys

Orientalys Festival 2014

Head on down to the port this long-weekend (August 29 to September 1) and you might wonder if you are still in Montreal. The 2014 incarnation of the Orientalys Festival…

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PaC 18th-Century Public Market

Take a few steps back in time this weekend and visit an 18th Century New France public market, right in the heart of Montreal’s first marketplace down at the Pointe…

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Montreal Weekend, July 18 – 20, 2014

Is it even fair that there’s so much fun, free stuff to do in this city in July?! The following holiday activities are (mostly) free and family-friendly. Have fun! Friday, July 18 Nuits d’AfriqueFREE: More than 90…

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Montreal Fete des Enfants, 2014

At Parc Jean Drapeau on Île Notre-Dame this weekend, (July 19 to 20), the Fete des Enfants brings you two days of theater, concerts, spectacles, demonstrations, outdoor adventure and games, science, workshops, contests, and of course,…