Activities

The Urban Forest

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TERRACE IN DOWNTOWN MONTREAL!

FROM MAY 22 TO OCTOBER 2

The Urban Forest is back for a 6th year on Victoria Street -pedestrianized for the occasion- between Sherbrooke Street West and President-Kennedy Avenue. With its bursts of red, orange and pastel pink, this environment will evoke the colours of a magnificent sunset.

Thanks to its urban furnishings, its public piano and the food trucks that will regale more than one visitor at lunchtime, the Urban Forest will without a doubt be the ideal place to kick back and relax in the heart of downtown Montreal! The Café Bistro’s flower-bordered terrace, located on Sherbrooke Street West, will also welcome you at lunchtime every day of the week with a fresh, light menu.

A rich, diversified and completely free program of events will also be offered to passers-by all throughout the summer period.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

FROM JULY 5 TO AUGUST 25: MORNING YOGA WITH THE ART OF LIVING
Start your day with a morning yoga class, with instructors from The Art of Living. Every Thuesdays and Thursdays, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Reserve your place!

FROM JULY 6 TO AUGUST 24: POP CONCERTS ON WEDNESDAYS
Join us in the Urban Forest for a serie of eight free summer concerts in partnership with POP Montréal featuring up-and-coming groups. Come listen to a new one each week at 12:30 p.m. on Victoria Street!

Complete summer concerts program:
July 6, 2016: Nancy Pants
July 13, 2016: RAWSIU
July 20, 2016: Sin and Swoon
July 27, 2016: Maude Audet
August 3, 2016: Saxsyndrum
August 10, 2016: Elena Stoodley
August 17, 2016: Balkan Kafana
August 24, 2016: Nicolet

EVERY THURSDAY AT NOON: ROULO-BOULO
Roulo-Boulo, the CJE Montréal Centre-Ville job bus, will be on site on Thursdays, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., as of May 26.

FROM AUGUST 16 TO 21: MUSEUM BOUTIQUE SIDEWALK SALE
Make your lunch break an opportunity to unearth treasures on sale as a treat to yourself or to give as gifts! From 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18: PIANOS IN UNISON
Communal event featuring the song Quand les hommes vivront d’amour

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20: YOGATHON
the Art of Living Foundation Yogathon

SUNDAY, MAY 29: KICK-OFF CONCERT
To mark the opening of the Urban Forest, the McCord Museum presents two outdoor concerts in collaboration with Rouge fm on Sunday, May 29, at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. It’s a date!


Photo of the 2015 Urban Forest:

  • Photo de Elias Touil
  • Photos : Elias Touil
  • Photos : Elias Touil

Special thanks to the Tougas family, who offered the piano as a gift to the Museum.

Not to be missed!

Thanks to our partners
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Café Bistro

Open from Monday to Friday during the summer season. Come take advantage of the terrace! Reservations: 514-398-7100 ext. 306

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Open on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. & extended hours until 9 p.m. on Thursday evenings!

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