Pierre Kwenders, Antoine Gratton and Sarahmée Live Shows in Downtown Montreal

Downtown Montreal continues to vibrate until October

Downtown Montreal will be alive throughout September. The cultural re-entry takes place under the sign of music in the downtown area with performances by Pierre Kwenders on September 19, Antoine Gratton on September 26 and Sarahmée on October 3 to close the summer season. The travelling cabaret visits the various venues every Saturday between 3pm and 6pm.

Pierre Kwenders: Saturday, September 19, 2020

  • In the Quartier Latin
  • In the Village, on Sainte-Catherine
  • In the Quartier des spectacles, on Sainte-Catherine between Jeanne-Mance and Saint-Urbain
  • In Chinatown

Antoine Gratton: Saturday, September 26, 2020

  • In the Old Port
  • In the Quartier des spectacles, on Sainte-Catherine between Jeanne-Mance and Saint-Urbain
  • On Sainte-Catherine in the Village

Sarahmée: Saturday, October 3

  • In the Quartier Latin
  • In the Quartier des spectacles, on Sainte-Catherine between Jeanne-Mance and Saint-Urbain
  • In the Village, on Sainte-Catherine

Many circus, theatre, dance and music artists will also continue to animate the city centre until Saturday, October 3. Circus collectives PCU (Prestation circassienne d’urgence) and And The Lemon(s), the octet Oktopus, the quintet on stilts Les Belles bêtes, the LNI and the Théâtre La Ruée will perform in turn in the various venues on the pedestrian routes of St. Catherine street and Saint-Denis, as well as in the many HUBs and terraces of the downtown area.

The urban terraces continue to be open to the public every day from noon to 9 p.m. There is still time to discover these installations, which stand out for their unique architecture and have been designed to adapt to the urban space and to transform their sites:

  • Public square in Chinatown: a unique concept of urban beach and a canopy of Chinese lanterns that creates a subdued atmosphere in the middle of the city centre. Special menus developed by the restaurateurs and surprise entertainment every weekend add to the experience of the place.

Open until Sunday, September 27



  • Public Playground at Place d’Youville: daily music swings welcome young and old and Matane Productions’ colourful Be Water Fountain looks like a Place des Festivals at Place d’Youville. Cirque Hors Piste entertainment and Multicolore’s Petit Piknic workshops are offered for families every Sunday, by reservation.

Open until Sunday, September 27

  • TULIP Prenez Place at Parc Hydro-Québec: Montreal’s longest yellow table situated in an enchanting place for a drink or a bite to eat with family or friends.

Open until Sunday, October 11



  • TULIP DADA on Peel Street: Right in the middle of downtown, at the corner of Peel and Sainte-Catherine streets, it’s the perfect place to stop for lunch or coffee during a shopping spree.

Open until Sunday, October 4



  • THE TULIP HUB XP_MTL/Le Monastère: spontaneous circus performances continue from Wednesday to Saturday until October 3 on this terrace located in the garden of the Centre St. Jax, on Sainte-Catherine, at the corner of Bishop Street.

Open until Sunday, October 4

  • The Place des Festivals: its green space and urban facilities remain in open until 11 October. Animation and surprise performances continue to bring this place to life in Montreal. Philémon Cimon, Christine Tassan and the Imposteures, the Kalabanté circus troupe, Funkyfalz, and the choreographers of the Quartiers danse festival are among the artists who will take place in the coming weeks.

Until September 27

  • Jardins Gamelin: the facilities set up for the summer will remain there until the end of September as will its activities. Salsafolies Saturdays (upon registration), Randolph Quiz parties (with registration) and the surprise appearances of artists such as the circus collective of PCU, Kobal and Gotta Lago – African Guitar Spirit.

Until September 27

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