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A hotbed of arts and culture, Montréal’s Quartier de spectacles downtown entertainment district literally pulses with life, light and talent all year long.
Night or day, sizzling summer heat or chilly wintry cold, the Quartier de spectacles welcomes all walks of life to its over 80 cultural venues and 8 public spaces offering a diverse array of activities, including no less than 40 festivals, movies, plays, dance performances, art exhibitions, technological art displays, music concerts, operas, comedy shows and more all year round. And that’s not all.
Come dusk, the Quartier shines thanks to the Luminous Pathway, an enchanting lighting plan that illuminates the area’s cultural assets with a red carpet of glowing dots, showing patrons the way as it shows off the city’s unparalleled creativity.
Right in its centre, the Quartier features La Vitrine, a box office which provides information and tickets for Montréal's cultural events on location and online.
Once a neighbourhood of educational institutions, then cabarets, then theatres and open-air festivals, the Quarter des spectacles has developed into a world-class cultural destination that attracts millions of visitors each year. When it comes to entertainment, the Quartier des spectacles is at the heart of the action!