Things To Do

If you're interested in playing an IRL version of Squid Game — but without the dying — then you're in luck!

On October 23, you and a few friends can play a version of the uber-popular Netflix show in downtown Montreal and in this version, you won't actually be murdered if you get eliminated (phew!).

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A new round-up of the world's most affordable and luxurious hotels has revealed that Canada's cheapest five-star hotel is in Montreal and still costs a pretty penny!

According to the Top Dollar blog, which used Hotels.com to find the cheapest five-star hotels in each country, Canada's pick is very expensive compared to the rest of the world, coming in at $260 per night.

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If you've been looking for somewhere to get lost in the stars, one of the most popular stargazing spots in the world — and one of the most Instagrammed — is in Canada at a gorgeous national park.

Area 52 looked at lists of the world's best locations for stargazing then used Instagram hashtag data and Google search volume to find out which places are the most popular, and a Canadian spot came in sixth in the world.

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If you, like the rest of the world, binged the Netflix series Bridgerton during lockdown, you'll probably be thrilled to find out that you can experience the swoon-worthy romantic world in real life.

Starting in 2022, The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience will be stopping in Montreal, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., before touring the world.

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Osheaga is finally returning to Montreal this fall after a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, so get ready, festival-goers.

The music festival announced its anticipated return on Facebook with "OSHEAGA Get Together" on Thursday morning. According to the announcement, there will be three days of live music from Friday, October 1, to Sunday, October 3, with headliners like Jessie Reyez and more after multiple cancelled shows in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19.

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It was a quiet year for music festivals this year, but perhaps next year will be different. Osheaga 2021 was just confirmed and apparently, it’s going to be “bigger and better” than ever before.

In a message shared on December 7, the festival’s official Twitter page revealed that the event would be returning between July 30 and August 1 next year.

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If you're obsessed with Mario Kart, you should probably prepare your bananas. You can finally test your skills in real life at a new e-karting circuit opening near Montreal in the spring of 2021. 

The track will be located in Sainte-Thérèse at TAG E-Karting & Entertainment. The massive project will cost $18 million and have a footprint of 65,000-square-feet. 

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In Montreal, cold temperatures never stop locals from having fun. After an especially icy but totally successful Igloofest, another epic outdoor festival is about to consume Quebecers starting on Thursday, February 20. The event is Montréal en Lumiére and it’s going to be unforgettable.

This event takes place annually and encourages everyone to face the cold to enjoy free activities including performances, vendors, and a massive illuminated slide that spans a whopping 110 meters. The thing is definitely not small.

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For all you puzzle lovers, you need to add this experience to your bucket list. A massive escape room in Canada just opened and it traps you on a tropical island. So it is time to gather your team and see if you can defeat The Lost Island of the Voodoo Queen in Laval near Ottawa.

Escape rooms are still really popular and it's partly because they mix fun challenges with out-of-this-world adventures. 

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Not everyone is a fan of winter but with so many fun things to do during the season in Montreal, people will be warming up to winter in no time. The Old Port of Montreal skating rink is ready for the season and other winter activities are waiting for you there too. If you're in Montreal during the winter you definitely don't want to miss this.

Montreal doesn't mess around when it comes to putting on incredible winter activities for people to take part in whether they're Montrealers or tourists on a winter getaway.

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Art lovers, rejoice! Montreal's newest immersive art exhibit will reignite your love for some of the world's most well-known pieces. You can take a stroll through Vincent Van Gogh's creative mind in an exhibition that has brought his work to life. Tickets are now on sale for Imagine Van Gogh and you can experience it all in Montreal.

On December 5, you can finally experience this truly incredible exhibit as it surrounds visitors with his works of art.

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Immersive exhibitions are popular in Montreal, and the latest one to come to the city is truly fantastic. First presented in Europe, Imagine Van Gogh will give you the impression of actually living in his paintings. If Quebeckers rushed to Feux Follets, a completely new light experience, or even Hide Seek, an exhibition that brought us back to childhood, this latest must-see experience coming to Montreal will blow you away.

As shown in the photos taken by the European visitors to the exhibition, who have had the chance to explore the wonders of Van Gogh before us, the paintings are huge and the projections on them and on the floor will make sure that the painting and you do not do more one.

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