With the sun shining bright on Montrealers this coming weekend, there are plenty of indoor and outdoor events taking place to keep adults and children happy for the last weekend of May.
Norah Jones will take over Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier on Sunday, May 28 as part of her Day Breaks world tour promoting her sixth solo album. Montreal will be the jazz singer’s third stop of the tour. It will be her first time back performing in Montreal since 2012. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert is slated to start at 8 p.m. For tickets, click here.
Celebrate terrasse season on Saint-Denis
It’s that time of the year where more and more people flock to their local terrasses to enjoy some warm weather – that is, when we get it in Montreal! Quartier Latin is officially opening up its terrasses on Friday and Saturday. This free, two-day event will showcase DJs like Liana, Wake Island and Heat. For more information, click here.
Bal En Blanc in the park
Party all day and all night: Montreal’s Bal En Blanc kickstarts at noon on Sunday at Parc Jean-Drapeau, filling the air with electronic beats until 10 p.m. Martin Garrix is one of 13 DJs that headline the show. Other DJs include Borgore, Blu J and Clapstone. As the name suggests, the dress code is strictly white. Tickets start at $84.99 for regular admission and go up to $109.99. Click here for more details.
Montreal Museums Day
If you are in the mood for something calmer, then the 31st edition of Montreal Museums Day on Sunday is just the event for you. As part of the festivities surrounding the city’s 375th anniversary, 43 museums will offer free services. Feel free to visit art exhibits at museums or peruse the city’s biodome. There will be a family-fun zone from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. For example, families can go over to the Promenade des artistes and find the Rock’n’Roll mobile-museum and look at an exhibition or take part in a rock’n’roll workshop. To find out which museums and centres are free, click here.
Mile-ex night market
Alexandraplatz bar, Cuisine de rue de Montréal and Les Premiers Vendredis have organized a market-style event that includes five food trucks and 30 artisans selling their crafts from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. this Saturday. The events will be mainly concentrated around Alexandraplatz bar, located on 6731 Esplanade St. The event is open to all age groups. For more information, click here.