What to do during October in Montreal


October Events – October in Montreal is a special month and now that it’s officially Fall, a whole new range of activities are available this season. Even though the city is getting cooler and temperatures are dropping, the city is still hosting a wide variety of events to enjoy. We’ve created a list of our favourite things to do during the month of October as well as all the exciting events happening this month.

Ghost Tour of Montreal

Just in time for Halloween and ghost stories, Haunted Montreal is a 90 minute tour taking you through Downtown Montreal, Griffintown or the Mountain to to show you the haunted places lurking around the city, and the ghosts that inhabit it. All three tours are left by a professional actor and storytellerwho will guide you through the haunted city and make sure to tell your the gruesomest stories there are. Check out our full article here.

Ghost Tours of Montreal
Ghost Tours of Montreal
Hike of Mont-Royal

Whether you’re new to the city or have lived here for many years already, a hike up the Mont-Royal is always a unique experience. This time of year is the perfect time to give yourself an afternoon to admire the change in colour during October. Why not try a different path to the regular one, and explore the secret ways to hike up the Mountain.

Mont-Royal Park
Mont-Royal Park
Open Air Museum

For Montreal’s 375th, the Museum of Fine Arts has created an open air museum on Sherbrooke street between Bishop and Victoria street. This Walk of Peacewill be available until October 20th 2017. More than 30 different sculptures and art installations from contemporary local and international artists will be on show this Fall. Photographies from 13 Montrealer artists will also be part of the Walk of Peace€.

Walk of Peace - Open Air Museum
Walk of Peace – Open Air Museum
Adopt A Dog

If you’ve been thinking about welcoming a dog into your life, have you ever considered adopting and saving one ? The Doggy Café in the Plateau has recently re-located and is already hosting dog meet-ups and adoption days. The Doggy Café is a brilliant concept for dog-lovers and dog owners to come together. Next Saturday October 14th, the café will be hosting an other adoption event with the help of Animatch Dog Adoption.

Doggy Café
Doggy Café
Take a Food Tour

Montreal is known for many things, but most of all for its popular and diverse food culture. One of the main attractions in the city are the many restaurants and cafés all around the city. There’s no surprise that city has some of the food tours in the most popular districts of the island. Local Montreal Food Tours is a great way for foodies to learn about the diverse food culture of our city and to understand some historical facts and visit some landmarks of each district.

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