Things to do in Montréal from March 6 to 12, 2020

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

Early March in Montréal blends winter with a hint of spring, merging extreme winter sports with all kinds of new art in the underground city. By day or night, see iconic city sights and discover incredible views.

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Major events

Check out extreme winter sports like fat bike racing, snowskating, axe throwing and more at all-ages weekend event BARBEGAZI on March 7 and 8 on the Esplanade of the Olympic Park, also where you'll find activities for kids and adults alike, live music, fire pits to warm up by and food and drink from stellar local food trucks. Explore Montréal's underground city in March during the Art Souterrain event when you can spot new art throughout the tunnels, open spaces and malls – Art Souterrain also co-hosts an immersive escape game this year with Échappe-toi Montréal: play Journey to the Center of the Earth: The Forgotten City with friends and family until March 22.

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City sights

In Old Montréal, visit Notre-Dame Basilica, one of Montréal's most famous icons and among many local churches featuring cultural activities, where you can also experience beautiful multimedia show AURA. By night in Old Montréal, use your smartphone to search out the projections of Cité Mémoire on building facades every Friday and Saturday night. Take in incredible views of the city on La Grande Roue de Montréal observation wheel, from Mount Royal Park, at the Observatoire Place Ville Marie downtown and from the observatory at the top of the Montréal Tower at Olympic Park.

Things to do in Montréal from March 6 to 12, 2020

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

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