Montreal April Festivals & Events

Montreal April Festivals & Events

  • January 28, 2020 to January 24, 2021


    ORIGINS is an exhibition of original photographs that evokes, in a profusion of extraordinary images, evolution and life on our planet. Presented in 2018 at the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris, the exhibition unveils the work of photographer Olivier Grunewald and journalist Bernadette Gilbertas. The immersive effect generated by these large-format images plunges visitors in the contemplation of the beauty of our planet and the discovery of our origins.

  • February 26 to April 26, 2020

    Butterflies Go Free

    Butterflies are ideal ambassadors for the insect world, offering an inspiring visual feast with their colourful wings in different shapes, their agility and their fragility.

  • February 26 to April 26, 2020

    The Odd Plants of Mrs Z

    This event is an invitation to the clandestine visit of Mrs Z's greenhouse-laboratory while she is temporarily absent from her lab. Mrs Z... an enigmatic do-it-yourselfer, a lover of odd and unusual plants... What will you find behind the door? What are the botanical secrets of the mysterious Mrs Z? What are these strange plants?

  • Annually from February to May

    Sugaring Off Season at Sucrerie de la Montagne

    During the week or on weekends, Sucrerie de la Montagne lets you experience real Québec traditions. Here, the maple syrup is produced the old-fashioned way: the tree is tapped with a spout, the sap collected in a pail and transported to a traditional wood-fired evaporator, where it is transformed into maple syrup.

  • April 3, 2020

    Les Quatre Saisons de Vivaldi

    An evening with the violinist Isabella d'Éloize Perron is guaranteed to be filled with discovery and delight. Performed by the Ensemble classico-moderne, The Four Seasons of Vivaldi will be carried by a breath of fresh air, while Astor Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires will immerse us in the sensual universe of Argentine tango.

  • April 4, 2020


    The return of a classic in Quebec, the Monster Spectacular!! An appointment for the triumphant monster truck community in Quebec!

  • April 4, 2020

    Sneakpeak: The Ultimate Urban Culture Event

    Browse through over 30 different vendor booths and see what they have for sale - from sneakers, to vintage clothing, hype clothing, accessories, jewelry and everything in between. You can also bring your items with you to sell to anyone!!

  • April 9 to 11, 2020

    Montreal Robotics Festival

    The Montreal Robotics Festival.

  • April 16 to 19, 2020

    The Big Fashion Sale by Quebec Designers

    The Big Fashion Sale by Quebec Designers (also known as the Braderie) is a well established, popular semi-annual shopping event (some people even call it "the mecca of fashionistas"). Begun in 1994 with some 50 customers, the Braderie now attracts 25 000 people over four days in Old Montreal.

  • April 17 to 26, 2020

    Festival Vues d'Afrique

    Thematic days combining exhibitions, shows, fine dining, exclusive previews of films, and meetings and roundtables open to the general public. Many Québec and international directors are in attendance as well.

  • April 17 to 26, 2020

    What Rough Beast

    A controversial professor is invited to speak at a progressive college. Debate grows, the rhetoric flares – and in the wake of the unspeakable, principles fail and families and friendships are put to the ultimate test.

  • April 18, 2020

    Retro Neo Video

    Come and meet exhibitors who are with us since the first edition but also passionate newcomers. We are happy to invite you so we can share our passion of the geek culture and everything retro.

  • April 24, 2020

    Party like Gatsby Montreal - Spectacle Extraordinaire

    Party like Gatsby presents the "Spectacle Extraordinaire". Dress in your finest attire and feel the vibrant pulse of the Golden Twenties. A world aimed to amaze, amuse and entertain you. Become part of Jay Gatsby's inner circle, while dancing the night away with your friends, creating everlasting memories.

  • April 24 to 26, 2020

    Montreal Geek-It!

    GEEK-IT! is an epic convention of gaming, cosplay and other geek community taking place on the 6th and 7th of April 2019. An expected 3000+ people will come together to celebrate geek culture, with even more online. From the opening ceremony to the dozens of shows, community activities and eSports tournaments taking place across more than 40 000 square feet in the Grand Quai of Old Port in Montreal, GEEK-IT! has something special for everyone!

  • April 29 to May 2, 2020

    Danza Contemporánea de Cuba

    Founded in 1959, Danza Contemporánea de Cuba is known for its unique style, a skilful blend of mambo, Afro-Caribbean dance, classical ballet and contemporary influences. For the company’s Quebec debut, three of its leading choreographers infuse the dancers’ bodies with their signature vision. With total commitment, an impressive cohort of dancers delivers this choreographic and musical journey full of contrasts and sensuality. An invigorating cultural and artistic encounter where the myths of the past illuminate the present.

  • April 30 to May 9, 2020

    Montreal Sketchfest

    THE Montréal’s big celebration of the art of sketch comedy! 10 days of sketch comedy shows featuring troupes from all over North America.