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The weather is supposed to be sunny all weekend long. Make sure to enjoy the culture influences at the Kahnawake Pow Wow, the many entertainment activities at the Percussion Festival or family day at Saint Anne's market. We hope you are enjoying our summer recommendations.
We'd love to hear what you have been doing with your families. Make sure to drop us a note by email or on FB as we need your feedback - it encourages us to provide you with the very best activities happening in and around the city.
Have a fabulous week!
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Tumbling Tots Program
9:30 - 11:00
$5 or less Ages 5 and under Map It
Thursday Indoor/ park playground for children under 5. Fun and games. Coffee and snack provided.
Every Tuesday and Thursday. If you are in the West Island, there is a closer destination to you in Pointe-Claire or Beaconsfield. Contact us for more information.
Ages 5 and under
Centre Greene,
1090 Avenue Greene Westmount, H3Z 1Z9


Walk around the Public Markets
7:00 - 20:00
Free All Ages
We love the market! There is tons to do from getting a treat to taking a walk or a bicycle ride. Grab the kids and head out to the market. Fun for all ages. Each market has its own allure - but there is something for everyone.
All ages
Public Markets,
Various Locations


Family Day Celebrations in St. Anne de Bellevue
9:00 - 14:00
Free All Ages Map It
Saturday Marché Sainte-Anne, located on the boardwalk of Ste. Anne de Bellevue is always exciting with 30 food vendors plus artisans. Kid's Entertainment, free Pancakes & strawberries for the kid and Culinary Workshop. Fun to walk around and then take the family for a stroll along the canal.
All ages
St. Anne's Farmer's Market, Marché Sainte-Anne,
203 rue Ste-Anne, Sainte-Anne de Bellevue H9X 1N4



Kahnawake Pow Wow
9:00 - 20:00
$10 or less All Ages Map It
Saturday Great multicultural activity and fun for the whole family. Powwow time is Indian people meeting together, to join in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships and making new ones. There will be dance competitions at 13:00 and 19:00. This event is happening both Saturday and Sunday. There is not much shade there, so you cannot stay too long. Make sure to bring water!
All Ages
General Admission $7,
Senior (60+) $3,
Children (5 & under) free

Kahnawake Mohawk Territory,
Just 10 miles south of Montreal, Routes 132 & 138 (off Mercier Bridge)


International Percussion Festival
11:00 - 20:00
Free All Ages Map It
Sunday Summer at the Festival International des Percussions, wouldn’t be the same without little pedal-boats, inflatables and the little train for kids! In the family area, there will be workshops to create instruments with recycled materials, shows for the whole family, bouncy castles, anumations, educative workshops and much more. Family Place Rhythm FM 105.7 will be on the Jacques-Cartier dock at Old Port of Montreal.
All ages
Free for ages 5 and under,
$5/person for outdoor activities and access

Old Port,
Jacques-Cartier Dock Old Port of Montreal


Felted soap workshop
13:00 -16:00
All Ages Free Map It
Sunday Make your own felted soap with multicolored dyed wool.
All ages
Château Ramezay,
280 Notre-Dame St. East, Old Montreal H2Y 1C5



Indoor Swimming at Piscine du Centre sportif Côte-des-Neiges
12:00-12:55, 14:00-14:55, 16:00-16:55
Free All Ages Map It
We love indoor swimming - it is great for the kids to release some energy and to enjoy being in the water.
All ages
NDG Sports Centre,
6445 Monkland Ave., Montreal H4B 1H2


Belfast Andi & Patrick Hutchinson
10:30 - 11:30
Free Ages 6 and under Map It
From July 8th to July 31, there are events on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays with the Montreal Children's Library in collaboration with the Pepsi Forum. In case of rain, all activities will be held in the Forum de Montréal, 2313 St-Catherine W., opposite Cabot Square Park.
All ages, but specifically geared for 3 to 5
Cabot Square,
St. Catherine and Atwater Street



Dawson Community Drop In
$5 or less Ages 5 and under Map It
Dawson Community Centre has a program for you and your family! They offer an affordable, stimulating, community oriented parents & tots program to Verdun and its surrounding neighborhoods! This multi-age playgroup is for babies, toddlers & preschooler.
Ages 5 and under
Dawson Community Centre,
666 Woodland Avenue, Montreal H4H 1V8


Brunch or lunch with friends at La Tasse Gamine
10:00 - 15:00
Ages 4 and under Map It
Thursday Enjoy this vegetarian family café offering healthy and delicious homemade food tailored to picky eaters and finely tuned palates alike. Let your kids enjoy the open space, play areas, and many books and toys, while you relax and enjoy a nice meal or snack!
If you would like to find a family friendly cafe near you, please let us know.
Cafe geared for children 4 and younger
Various Cost
La Tasse Gamine,
5658A Parc Ave, Montreal, H2V 4H1




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