Montreal October Festivals & Events

Montreal October Festivals & Events

  • October 5 to October 31, 2018

    The Great Pumpkin Ball

    You’ll know absolutely everything there is to know about the gourd family! At the Squash Kiosk, little ones, fat ones, round or warty ones – each one will be exercising its ingenuity to make the best impression. And at the pumpkin-decorating contest, the good witch Esmeralda, invites you to tour roughly 800 squashes and pumpkins decorated by students and visitors.

  • October 6 to 28, 2018

    La Ronde Fright Fest

    It’s a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun goes down. Fright fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones throughout the park. The Ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals and apparently there is no place to hide!

  • October 18 to 27, 2018

    Spasm Festival

    Festival of genre cinema and the unusual. Any film that is out of the ordinary, that makes you laugh, that disturbs, that makes you think, that inspires, that amazes...

  • October 26, 27 & 31, 2018

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    We are back to rock Montreal's most beautiful vintage theatre in the heart of the Quartier des Spéctacles and we are still the ONLY Rocky Horror event in town that gives you the original cult classic movie. See Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Meat Loaf on the big screen while a large cast performs live on stage with wild audience participation. Come see why we are the most spectacular and popular Halloween event in town!

  • October 27, 2018

    Bal Masqué at the Top!

    Take out your best attire and intriguing mask for an evening filled with chic and mystery. Carried by the magical glowing lights of the city, an outstanding panoramic night experience awaits you at the top of Montreal.

  • October 27, 2018

    Montreal Zombie Walk

    Where the Zombies meet to get ready for the Walk : place du Canada, between noon and 3PM! Rockabilly rockers Black Moon Boys will be playing at 2PM to motivate the dead to walk again.

  • October 27, 2018

    Montreal Incognito

    It is on October 27th at the Entrepôts Dominion that we will be celebrating the 7th edition of the INCOGNITO Masked Ball for the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. This architectural design and industrial setting is the perfect place to bring together hundreds of young professionals from diverse fields and to party for a good cause.

  • October 27 to 28, 2018

    Halloween at the Zoo

    Come celebrate Halloween with your loved ones at the Ecomuseum Zoo and help us demystify the myths and legends associated to Québec's animals! Enjoy our zoologists' special presentations. Along with our most famous animals, they will blow your mind with presentations that will captivate the whole family.

  • October 27 to 28, 2018

    Halloween at the Museum

    This Halloween, in the dark by a flashlight, explore the exhibition History and Memory haunted by different characters. Search for the stolen pants of a friendly scarecrow by looking for clues throughout a scary journey. Candies, Halloween makeup and a creative workshop will be offered for a memorable family outing.

  • All Year

    Haunted Montreal Ghost Tours

    Haunted Montreal conducts Ghost Walks and carries out research into ghost sightings, paranormal activities, historic hauntings, unexplained mysteries, and strange legends in the Montreal area.

  • October 5 to October 31, 2018

    The Great Pumpkin Ball

    Thanksgiving Weekend - Open

    You’ll know absolutely everything there is to know about the gourd family! At the Squash Kiosk, little ones, fat ones, round or warty ones – each one will be exercising its ingenuity to make the best impression. And at the pumpkin-decorating contest, the good witch Esmeralda, invites you to tour roughly 800 squashes and pumpkins decorated by students and visitors.

  • September 7 to October 31, 2018

    Gardens of Light

    Thanksgiving Weekend - Open

    Gardens of Light includes a lighted path through the Botanical Garden’s three cultural gardens, each looking at nature from a different perspective.

  • October 6 to 8, 2018

    Quinn's Farm Fall Festival

    Thanksgiving Weekend - Open

    Admission to the farm's Fall Festival will include : Access to our Orchard, Tractor rides, Animal Interpretation, Access to our Play yard, Pony Rides* and Live Music*.

  • October 7 to 8, 2018

    Black & Blue Festival

    The BBCM Foundation presents CHROME
    The BLACK & BLUE Main Event – 2018 Edition
    Sunday, October 7, 5 pm to 3 am, at MTELUS (Club Metropolis) and Monday, October 8, 2 am to 10 am, at Club Soda

  • October 6 to 28, 2018

    La Ronde Fright Fest

    Thanksgiving Weekend - Open

    It’s a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun goes down. Fright fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones throughout the park. The Ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals and apparently there is no place to hide!

  • October 2018

    Le Rustique Pie Kitchen

    Thanksgiving Weekend - Open

    Rustique offers a variety of catering options from beautiful sweet and savoury platters, custom sweet tables, guest favours, corporate packages and more. Our delicious treats are sure to be a hit at your wedding, your next corporate event, office meeting, or other celebration!

  • October 2018

    IMAX Theatre: Tiny Giants 3D

    Thanksgiving Weekend - Open

    Discover the immensity of their environment through to the most immersive cinematic experience in the world thanks to IMAX® with laser technology. Explore this extraordinary realm from the viewpoint of two minuscule creatures through the outstanding capabilities of specialized 3D cameras.

  • October 7 to 8, 2018 | November 22, 2018

    Restaurant Les Deux Gamins

    Offering a Special Thanksgiving Menu

  • September 7 to October 31, 2018

    Gardens of Light

    514.872.1400

    Gardens of Light includes a lighted path through the Botanical Garden’s three cultural gardens, each looking at nature from a different perspective.

  • October 3 to 14, 2018

    Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

    514.282.0004

    The Festival du nouveau cinéma in Montreal champions the latest practices in cinema and new technology with an international program of over 300 films, multimedia installations, performances, conferences and events.

  • October 5, 2018

    Casino contre le Cancer

    The Young Ambassadors Circle of the Institut du cancer de Montréal invites you to the seventh edition of the Casino against Cancer which will take place on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Montreal Science Center. Join us and get ready to bet against cancer!

  • October 5 to October 31, 2018

    The Great Pumpkin Ball

    You’ll know absolutely everything there is to know about the gourd family! At the Squash Kiosk, little ones, fat ones, round or warty ones – each one will be exercising its ingenuity to make the best impression. And at the pumpkin-decorating contest, the good witch Esmeralda, invites you to tour roughly 800 squashes and pumpkins decorated by students and visitors.

  • October 6, 2018

    Hero Run

    The West Island Cancer Wellness Centre is proud to announce that it is hosting a Hero Run, a 5 KM fundraising family walk/run in Kirkland. Be a hero for cancer wellness on Saturday, October 6, 2018, starting at 1pm. Children, or children at heart, are invited to dress up as their favourite super hero.

  • October 6 to 7, 2018

    Bella di Sera: Wedding Dress Sale Up To 90% Off!

    *All New Inventory, Exclusive Designer Collections! Up To 90% OFF ALL WEDDING DRESSES! October 6 and 7, 2018 at the HOTEL SHERATON LAVAL 10 am – 5 pm in the Chomedey Room. 2440 Laurentian Autoroute, Laval, QC H7T 1X5. No Appointment Necessary, Free Admission, Exclusive Collections! Sizes 4-22, All gowns priced from $199-$999. Only 2 days to See, Try and Buy!

  • October 6 to 8, 2018

    Quinn's Farm Fall Festival

    Admission to the farm's Fall Festival will include : Access to our Orchard, Tractor rides, Animal Interpretation, Access to our Play yard, Pony Rides* and Live Music*.

  • October 6 to 7, 2018

    Salon Jeux & Loisirs

    The Salon Jeux & Loisirs presents its first edition on October 6 and 7, 2018 at Place Bonaventure in Montreal! Come with friends and family to have a good time!

  • October 6 to 28, 2018

    La Ronde Fright Fest

    It’s a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun goes down. Fright fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones throughout the park. The Ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals and apparently there is no place to hide!

  • October 7, 2018

    Next Music from Tokyo

    Next Music from TOKYO is a series of tours bringing Japanese bands to Canada that showcases fresh sounding music and breathtaking performances.

  • October 7 to 8, 2018

    Black & Blue Festival

    The BBCM Foundation presents CHROME
    The BLACK & BLUE Main Event – 2018 Edition
    Sunday, October 7, 5 pm to 3 am, at MTELUS (Club Metropolis) and Monday, October 8, 2 am to 10 am, at Club Soda

  • October 7 to 8, 2018 | November 22, 2018

    Restaurant Les Deux Gamins

    Offering a Special Thanksgiving Menu

  • October 12, 2018

    Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

    Live concert.

  • October 12 to 15, 2018

    MMM Blues Exchange

    MMM BLUES EXCHANGE is a four-day blues dance and social event in Montréal, Quebec. Blues dance fanatics, music lovers, scene-socializers, and some pretty neat people will come together for all the good stuff related to blues and social dancing.

  • October 12 to 14, 2018

    Vernissage:The Nature of Art Therapy

    Art therapists, artists, Art Hives practitioners and participants everywhere are invited to submit artwork created from natural materials in conjunction with fiber arts, to be exhibited in the garden and gallery at La Ruche d’Art St-Henri.

  • October 18 to 27, 2018

    Spasm Festival

    Festival of genre cinema and the unusual. Any film that is out of the ordinary, that makes you laugh, that disturbs, that makes you think, that inspires, that amazes...

  • October 19, 2018

    Quebec Deathfest

    Music festival.

  • October 21, 2018

    Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget

    Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short will be coming to Montreal with their show An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life!

  • October 22 to 27, 2018

    Shakespeare's Sonnets: Transforming the Voices on Montreal

    514.987.1774 ext. 104

    This is not your typical Shakespeare - Actors under the ‘trance’ of the mask explore contemporary characters and situations that render the obscure Elizabethan language and word-play understandable to a 21st Century audience.

  • October 26, 27 & 31, 2018

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    We are back to rock Montreal's most beautiful vintage theatre in the heart of the Quartier des Spéctacles and we are still the ONLY Rocky Horror event in town that gives you the original cult classic movie. See Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Meat Loaf on the big screen while a large cast performs live on stage with wild audience participation. Come see why we are the most spectacular and popular Halloween event in town!

  • October 27, 2018

    Bal Masqué at the Top!

    Take out your best attire and intriguing mask for an evening filled with chic and mystery. Carried by the magical glowing lights of the city, an outstanding panoramic night experience awaits you at the top of Montreal.

  • October 27, 2018

    Montreal Zombie Walk

    Where the Zombies meet to get ready for the Walk : place du Canada, between noon and 3PM! Rockabilly rockers Black Moon Boys will be playing at 2PM to motivate the dead to walk again.

  • October 27, 2018

    Montreal Incognito

    It is on October 27th at the Entrepôts Dominion that we will be celebrating the 7th edition of the INCOGNITO Masked Ball for the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. This architectural design and industrial setting is the perfect place to bring together hundreds of young professionals from diverse fields and to party for a good cause.

  • October 27 to 28, 2018

    Halloween at the Zoo

    Come celebrate Halloween with your loved ones at the Ecomuseum Zoo and help us demystify the myths and legends associated to Québec's animals! Enjoy our zoologists' special presentations. Along with our most famous animals, they will blow your mind with presentations that will captivate the whole family.

  • October 27 to 28, 2018

    Halloween at the Museum

    This Halloween, in the dark by a flashlight, explore the exhibition History and Memory haunted by different characters. Search for the stolen pants of a friendly scarecrow by looking for clues throughout a scary journey. Candies, Halloween makeup and a creative workshop will be offered for a memorable family outing.

  • October 27 to November 11, 2018

    Festival Sefarad de Montréal

    The Sefarad Festival is proud to present the 2018 Edition. Diverse programming presents festive events that reflect the dynamism and richness of the Sephardic cultural tradition.

  • October 2018

    IMAX Theatre: Tiny Giants 3D

    Discover the immensity of their environment through to the most immersive cinematic experience in the world thanks to IMAX® with laser technology. Explore this extraordinary realm from the viewpoint of two minuscule creatures through the outstanding capabilities of specialized 3D cameras.

  • All Year

    Haunted Montreal Ghost Tours

    Haunted Montreal conducts Ghost Walks and carries out research into ghost sightings, paranormal activities, historic hauntings, unexplained mysteries, and strange legends in the Montreal area.