Montreal's 375th Birthday

Montreal’s 375th Birthday

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Montreal’s 375th Birthday

Montreal’s 375th Birthday is happening this summer, with many events planned over the next few months. As usual, I always look forward to summers in Montreal, one of the best times of the year to be in this awesome city! Check out and enjoy watching the film “Magical Montreal” made in honour of Montreal’s 375th birthday;


Montreal’s Concert List:

Summers in Montreal always have their fair share of music and this summer is no exception! To find out what concerts are happening, check out this list from Mtl Blog;

Top Concerts In Montreal For Summer 2017

Alright, show of hands: who here loves summer? (Sidenote: did you hear that? The sound of thousands of hands shooting up at the same exact time? Because I sure did.) READ ALSO: This Video Of People From France Visiting Montreal Has Gone Viral Because, Well, Just Watch It I mean, I can’t blame you guys for loving summer.

There were all kinds of creative ventures planned for Montreal’s 375th birthday such as the performance of the Royale de Luxe giants. The story of the saga of the Giants was born in spring 2009 in the Royal de Luxe workshops in Nantes with a Deep-Sea Diver and a Little Girl-Giant as main characters, … These modern-day tales performed across a city for three days and whose story-lines marry the history of a country are available to a wide audience, sensitive to emotion and poetry procured by these Giants. You can read more about this incredibly creative Royal de Luxe theatre company at

Another impressive venture was the lightshow display on the Jacques Cartier bridge. The project is called “Living Connections” and the bridge corporation calls it a showcase of the city’s creative and engineering talents. If you missed it, you can watch it here.

Montreal 375 The Jacques Cartier Bridge’s Inaugural Light Show

Montreal 375 The Jacques Cartier Bridge’s Inaugural Light Show Cérémonie d’illumination du pont Jacques-Cartier pour le 375e anniversaire de Montréal

To learn more about what’s planned for Montreal’s 375th visit the official website listed below. is your first and best source for all of the information you’re looking for. From general topics to more of what you would expect to find here, has it all. We hope you find what you are searching for!


Lastly, I thought I would share this video about tourists from France sharing their thoughts about our city. Of course you need to have a decent understanding of French to get what they’re saying!

Montréal vue par des Touristes

English subtitles included for you Anglos out there. Click CC. Montreal as seen by Francophone tourists. En utilisant des images provenant de touristes et de vlogger francophones sur YouTube, j’ai fait un court métrage pour vous montrer l’une des grandes villes du monde, Montréal.

Bonnie Meisels
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