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May 3 to 5
May 18 and 19Open to public
The Metaphysical & Spiritual Festival of Montréal welcomes everyone who is interested in learning more about spirituality and metaphysics. This event is one of the most awaited trade shows of the year and is completely FREE. This trade show will now be TRIPLE in space and vendors and will take place on May 18 & 19, 2019 from 10 am to 8 pm at Place Bonaventure. The Metaphysical show of Montreal is one of the largest spiritual gatherings in the city with more than 130 exhibitors. Entrance is completely FREE & everyone is welcome to attend this unique event.May 18 and 19
The Lobster Lunch is the largest business luncheon meeting in Québec. 4,000 people gather on a Friday to enjoy a friendly and generous lobster dinner, celebrate summer, do some networking, and most importantly, support Tel-Jeunes and LigneParents.
Info: 514-288-1444June 14
September 1 and 2Open to public
Canada’s largest bridal exhibition, showcasing the full range of products and services for engaged couples who are planning their weddings and setting up their homes.
Hours: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Two stunning bridal fashion shows daily: 1:15 PM and 4:00 PM
Montreal Bridal Show Regular Admission Tickets:
$19.00 per person (available at the door)
Info : 514 381-4428September 1 and 2
November 15 to 20Open to public
The unparallelled showcase for literature from Québec and around the world, the Salon du livre de Montréal promotes books and their creators on the public stage. Joining in the feverish festivities surrounding Montréal’s 375th Anniversary celebrations, the Salon will take advantage of this opportunity to highlight and rediscover local literature and authors. Book lovers, avid readers and book browsers gather at one of the most popular events of the year. Meet authors at our autograph sessions, and make wonderful new discoveries during our hundreds of literary events, round-table discussions, debates and public readings. These are the memorable moments that make the Salon du livre de Montréal a must-attend literary event year after year. Come and join us for six days of exceptional fun with books.
Mercredi 15 novembre 9 h à 21 h
Jeudi 16 novembre 9 h à 21 h
Vendredi 17 novembre 9 h à 22 h
Samedi 18 novembre 9 h à 21 h
Dimanche 19 novembre 9 h à 19 h
Lundi 20 novembre 9 h à 15 h
Admission générale 8 $
Aîné (à partir de 60 ans) 6 $
Étudiant 6 $
Billetterie en ligne 6 $ + frais
12 ans et moins gratuit accompagné d’un parent. Valable pour les familles seulement. Ne s’applique à aucun groupe.
Passeport (photo requise) Valide pour toute la durée du Salon 12$
Info: 514-845-2365November 15 to 20
February 9 to 11Open to public
Lan ETS is a student club from École de technologie supérieure in Montréal that organizes the largest Lan Gaming Party in Canada. Every year, more than 2,500 gamers compete in a number of tournaments for their chance to win more than $100,000 in prizes. Our many partners offer you a chance to discover the latest products and technology in our EXPO zone. With more than 1,000 spectator seats available, you can follow the action live on site.
Info: 1 888-LAN-ETS9
February 9 to 11
February 15 to 18Open to public
The Montréal Outdoor, Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show is the largest outdoor event in the province of Québec. Visitors will go back home with all the tips and information they were looking for. The outdoor, fishing and camping area situated on the main floor at Place Bonaventure will once again showcase manufacturers, retailers, close to 100 outfitters, the most popular brands of boats, RVs and ATVs, accessories, great features and even more.
Avid hunters will be pleased to hear that the Hunting Hall is back and more complete than ever, featuring no less than 35,000 square feet showcasing the leading brands and new products.
Info: 514-866-5409February 15 to 18
April 26 to 28
April 26 and 27: Trade and business people only
April 28: Open to the public
An indispensable cultural event for design and creativity, SIDIM offers a preview of the styles that will furnish tomorrow’s homes, offices and businesses.
Open to the public, design lovers and consumers, SIDIM gives you an opportunity to meet with experts to discuss your future projects, to be the first to attend product launches and to get inspired by the latest interior design trends. More than a trade show, the Design Show offers you a cultural outing and
hopes you enjoy exploring the people, products and ideas that make the design world so exciting and inspiring.
Every year, this major Canadian design event provides a unique opportunity to interact directly with suppliers and designers. For three days during the Design Show, actual contacts replace virtual encounters, resulting in quality personal time. Over three exciting days, meet face-to-face with 300 firms that provide hands-on solutions to all of your space planning requirements.
The DESIGN SHOW has become, Canada’s largest gathering of design professionals. It is acknowledged as being among the most elegant and advanced design shows in North America – an essential showcase for the best in industrial design and interior design, where participants can attend exclusive new product launches, discover the last furnishings and lifestyle trends and conduct fascinating meetings.
Info: 450-651-3630April 26 to 28
Open to public
The 15th Olympiades québécoises des métiers et des technologies is the largest event dedicated to vocational and technical training in Quebec. Inspired by the Olympic Games, the Olympiades offers the public an exceptional showcase of skilled trades and tangible models of success.
Over a period of two days, more than 300 finalists from all regions of Québec will demonstrate their expertise in 38 competing disciplines, under the watchful eye of thousands of visitors. Among the sectors that will be represented are food, metal fabrication, mechanics, computer technology and construction. Place Bonaventure will be transformed into a true multidisciplinary factory, with more than 150,000 sq. ft. attesting to the quality and variety of programs offered at our vocational training centers and CEGEPs.
Join this great celebration of skill, and observe the young workers of tomorrow in action!
Info: 418-646-3534May 3 and 4
May 14 to 16Merchants only
Join us at MMTS 2018. Québec’s leading manufacturing event where professionals connect with peers, metalworking technologies and innovations.
As the largest manufacturing technology event in Québec, MMTS is more than a tradeshow. It is an EVENT dedicated to manufacturing! We provide a venue for the manufacturing community to come together, connect and grow. This is a unique opportunity to showcase products, communicate with industry leaders and gain practical knowledge that will help you to thrive, evolve and stay competitive.
With keynotes, panel discussions and interactive technology exchanges on the event floor, participants can be sure to connect with other stakeholders on timely topics, including sourcing the future workforce, the factory of the future and government programs that drive productivity and innovation, along with insights into Québec’s local manufacturing success stories. Add this together with social and interactive experiences throughout the event, and you will leave MMTS with the feeling of a productive and valuable investment of your time.
Info: 888 322-7333 /514-845-1125May 14 to 16
Open to public
Join the first International Black Woman’s Exposition in Montreal, a major event where Black and Mixed women will be celebrated by their influence through time and generations in Quebec, also in Canada and around the world.
The IBWE will enable black and mixed women to have access to targeted services and resources to meet their needs that take into account their cultural and socio-economic situations. IBWE is much more than a salon: it’s an event that will inject a dose of self-esteem and self-improvement towards empowerment thanks to discussion panels, interactive workshops where current topics will be discussed. Black and Mixed women will have the opportunity to express themselves, to exchange, to research, to learn about various points that interest them thanks to the presence of institutions, companies, actors from various social and professionals backgrounds from Quebec, Canada and elsewhere. They will also be able to take advantage of networking spaces that make SIFN an unmissable and rewarding meeting place.
Ladies! The IBWE is a space where you will equip yourself and acquire the knowledge for your success of integration and fulfillment.June 2
September 6 and 7Merchants only
The PCBC International Trade Show, a Canada-Pakistan General Item Business Exhibition, is the first of its kind in Montréal. This is a great platform for Canadian and Pakistani businesses to showcase their products for import or export. Meet face to face with a variety of manufacturers, suppliers and distributors, and build relationships. The event provides an excellent opportunity to explore the latest and most innovative products and to assess market trends. Products: textile industry, leather goods, sporting goods, surgical goods, beauty care items, food & spices.September 6 and 7
September 15 and 16Open to public
Do you dream of owning your own business? Join thousands of entrepreneurs and future franchise business owners at the Franchise Canada Show, Canada’s ultimate one-stop-shop for anyone who is looking to take control of their future through franchise ownership.
Over the course of two action-packed days, aspiring franchisees will have access to more than 50 top franchises, 10 hours of free seminars, expert consultations, free samples, resources and more.September 15 and 16
September 16Open to public
Sport compact car show featuring highly modified Japanese, Domestic and Euro models.September 16
September 21 and 22Open to public
The Expo-Marathon is a free exhibition presented by the Oasis Marathon and the Rock’n’Roll Series. The event features may health – and running – related exhibitors.September 21 and 22
September 26Merchants onlySeptember 26
September 29 and 30
October 5 to 7Open to public
Grand Prix are the biggest open Magic events run around the world. These exciting three-day festivals of all that is Magic feature a two-day main event with thousands of dollars in cash prizes. Plus, you’ll find artist signings and more side events than you could possibly play in your most fevered Magic-induced dreams.
Prizes for the main event of a Grand Prix scale with the size of the event. Each individual Grand Prix awards a prize purse of at least $50,000. A team Grand Prix will hand out at least $60,000. Players are also awarded Pro Points for top finishes. The Top 8, along with everyone who earns at least 39 match points in the Swiss rounds, automatically earn invitations and airfare to an upcoming Pro Tour.
Every player will receive a promo card just for participating in the main event (while supplies last). In addition, Grand Prix main events award a multiplier of 8x for all Planeswalker Points earned, and side events carry a multiplier of 3x (or whichever multiplier is appropriate for the event type).October 5 to 7
October 6 and 7Open to public
The “Salon Jeux et Loisirs” is the perfect occasion for discovering new hobbies, pastimes and activities to be enjoyed with family or friends. Try out the activities and enjoy a day full of fun. You will find board games, video games, virtual reality, activities for kids and more. A number of gaming zones will be waiting for you. We look forward to welcoming you for this exciting weekend!October 6 and 7
October 11 and 12Open to public
We look forward to seeing you at The National Education Fair, a unique training and career exploration platform in Greater Montréal:
• Explore and experiment with a wide variety of study programs
• Discover numerous trades and professions
• Interact with stakeholders from post-secondary schools and professionals who are passionate about their sector of activity
• Receive personalized information from guidance counselors
The National Education Fair is presented jointly with The Study & Stay Abroad Fair and The National Job Fair.
Thursday, October 11, 2018: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, October 12, 2018: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.October 11 and 12
October 11 and 12Open to public
Do you want to experience studying, working, language immersion, cooperation or ecotourism abroad? The Study & Stay Abroad Fair offers you all of the necessary resources to make your project a reality. Organizations that offer opportunities in more than 100 countries will be on hand to provide you with the chance to enrich your academic, professional and personal path.
The Study & Stay Abroad Fair is presented jointly with The National Education Fair and The National Job Fair.
Thursday, October 11, 2018: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, October 12, 2018: 9 a.m. to 5 p.mOctober 11 and 12
October 11 and 12Open to public
The National Job Fair expects to attract some 250 exhibitors, employers and organizations related to employment, continuing education for adults, self-employment and career development. Exhibitors hail from the Greater Montréal Area, along with 15 regions in Quebec and other provinces, including a delegation from the province of New Brunswick and Francophone Ontario.
Visitors will have access to thousands of job and career opportunities, as well as specialized training directly on site or through a participating organization that will open the doors to its network.
The National Job Fair is presented jointly with The National Education Fair and The Study & Stay Abroad Fair.
Thursday, October 11: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, October 12: 9 a.m. to 5 p.mOctober 11 and 12
October 17 and 18Merchants only
Every year, Xplor brings together approximately 100 exhibitors and more than 1,000 participants from the mineral industry. Much more than a tradeshow, the event is conducive to meetings and business development. It is recognized for the excellence of its networking activities and its high-quality conference program.
Info: 418-658-6755October 17 and 18
October 19 to 21Open to public
The largest travel industry show in Canada that is open to the public welcomes more than 34,200 visitors in three days. The show attracts vacationers, globetrotters, travellers, avid explorers, cruisers, tourists and those who are seeking out exotic destinations. This annual event brings together 400 exhibitors and partners, along with the major players in the tourism industry. Discover more than 100 countries on site.
Visitors can discover the world in 3 days by immersing themselves in daily presentations, expert advice, international culture, folklore and live performances!
Friday : 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday : 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday : 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Seniors (60+): $13.00
Children ages 6-12 years: $9.00
Children 5 and under: FREEOctober 19 to 21
October 20Open to public
Free admission – 20 free conferences – Sale of products and services onsite – Tasting – Coaching –
Mentoring with Network M – Start-up help – Regional entrepreneurship zone – Contests – Business financing
Welcome to the 5th edition of the Young International Entrepreneurs’ Fair! The purpose of this event is to shine a spotlight on young entrepreneurs from Montréal’s cultural communities who are looking to expand their network and adopt better business practices, and to educate, support and initiate young entrepreneurs from 19-40 years old who are looking to start their own businesses.
Young entrepreneurs will share their knowledge and experience, offer their products and services to the public, expand their networks, exchange business cards, attend entrepreneurship conferences and support each other.
Saturday, October 20 : From 10am to 5:30pmOctober 20
October 26 and 27Merchants only
Join like-minded industry professionals working in all aspects of the Cannabis Industry.October 26 and 27
November 1 to 3
November 1 – Professionals only
November 2 and 3 – Open to the public
THE LARGEST WINE INDUSTRY EVENT IN EASTERN CANADA.
La Grande Dégustation de Montréal is a unique event that brings together close to 200 wine producers.
Featured country: Italy
Friday, November 2 : 3-9 PM
Saturday, November 3 : 1-9 PM
Individual ticket: $ 18 (presales : $ 15).
Tasting coupon (on-site only): $ 1 per coupon.
The entrance fee includes a tasting glass. Tastings vary in price and can be paid using tasting coupons only.November 1 to 3
November 3 and 4Open to public
Are you passionate about animals? You will love the Salon National des Animaux de Compagnie! Cats, dogs, birds, reptiles, rodents etc., The SNAC stands apart from other shows because of the variety of its animals and the uniqueness of its activities. Discover extraordinary exhibitions and competitions that can only be found in Québec. The SNAC is the event of the year for the whole family, featuring Aqua-Dogs (diving dogs), a conformation competition and advice for taking care of your favorite companions!
Saturday November 3: 10H AM – 6H PM
Sunday November 4: 10H AM – 6H PM
Students and Senior Citizens: $13.00
Children from 5 to 11 years: $11.00
Children under 5 years: Free
Info: 514-761-5086November 3 and 4
November 23 to 25Open to public
Open to the public, the 59th annual show and sale of semi-precious gems, jewellery, sculptures, pearls, beads, fossils, tools and minerals is educational and perfect for finding unique gifts of all kinds. A not-to-be-missed event! More than 100 local and out-of-province dealers will take part, selling minerals and crystals from locations around the world, including famous mines in Afghanistan, Africa, Brazil, and North America, to name only a few.
You will find sculptures made from agate, serpentine, amazonite, rose quartz, jasper and other minerals, one-of-a-kind hand-made sterling silver jewellery, semi-precious stone beads, a large collection of pearls, and silver and gold fittings for making your own jewellery. Professional jewellers will find many suppliers of cut stones ready to be set in rings, etc. Jewellery made from Baltic Sea amber as well as fossils, rough lapis lazuli, kunzite, aquamarine, quartz, rose quartz, and giant amethyst geodes are among the many products on sale or display at the variety of booths at this show.
This is only a brief summary of what you will find and what you can buy during this 3-day event. Representatives from the École de gemmologie de Montréal will be on hand to identify your gems and provide you with information about their gemmology courses. Representatives from the Club de Minéralogie de Montréal and other clubs and organizations will also be available to tell you about their activities.
65 years and over: $7.00
12 years old and under: FREE with an adult
Friday November 23: 12noon – 9pm
Saturday November 24: 10am – 7pm
Sunday November 25: 10am – 5pm
Info:514-569-2904November 23 to 25
December 6 to 16Open to public
The Salons des métiers d’art du Québec is a non-profit organization that organizes two events; Plein Art in Québec City, which was founded in 1980 and is held under tents in August; and the Salon des métiers d’art de Montréal, which was founded in 1955 and is held in December. These events are considered to be the most important exhibition/sales events featuring professional artisans in Canada. Each exhibitor’s work is evaluated by a panel of peers, in accordance with strict and rigorous selection criteria established by the Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec (CMAQ).
Admission to this event is free.
See our website for details.
Monday through Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Info: 514-861-2787December 6 to 16
January 18 to 20Open to public
The Montréal Salon de l’Amour et de la Séduction provides an upscale adult playground dedicated to enhancing lifestyles, encouraging romance, personal betterment and all things Taboo. Enjoy entertainment, provocative and educational seminars, unique shopping, fashion shows and LIVE demonstrations.
Info: 403-242-0859January 18 to 20
January 23 and 24Merchants only
Expo Entrepreneurs is the largest event in Québec dedicated to entrepreneurs from all walks of life who are working hard for their success. The second edition will be held on January 23 and 24, 2019.
Whether your visit lasts three hours or two days, you are sure to find at least one person who can help you, thousands of people who understand you, and a community that is working together to build the Québec of tomorrow – people with dreams who are willing to take risks and undertake ambitious projects.
Expo Entrepreneurs provides an opportunity for Québec entrepreneurs to meet with support organizations, government representatives, organization that offer grants, investors, service providers and innovators.January 23 and 24
January 31 to February 3Open to public
The Montréal Boat and Water Sports Show is the largest boating event in Québec. Featuring more than 450 different boats, 275 exhibitors and approximately 27,000 visitors, it is sure to provide boating enthusiasts with whatever makes them happy. In 2019, the best of the marine industry gathers at Place Bonaventure to give you an exclusive foretaste of next summer! Don’t miss it!
Info: 450-466-1777January 31 to February 3
February 22 to 24Open to public
Cycling friends, cycling tourists, sport cyclists, triathletes and other bike enthusiasts, are your legs starting to quiver at the thought of riding your bike in the sun? Yvan Martineau, a well-known sports journalist and spokesman for the Show, invites you to visit the 17th edition of the Montréal Bicycle Show and the 5th Montréal Triathlon Show, where more than 250 exhibitors will be on hand to present the latest novelties and upcoming trends for the 2019 season.
Whether you are searching for a bicycle, equipment, accessories, clothing or advice, this is the best place to discover everything there is to know about the world of cycling, swimming and running. Both Shows are intended for enthusiasts, from beginner to expert, from 7 to 77 years old!
This year’s program includes conferences hosted by specialists, product and service launches, workshops, on-site registration for events and many other attractions, not to mention our ever-popular test track, where you can try out various models from among the largest selection of electric bikes presented in Canada.
Our cycling tourism section, the largest of its kind in Canada, welcomes many organizations that operate in the cycling tourism industry, and will showcase many popular cycling paths and events, the most beautiful cycling trails in Québec, Ontario and the United States, and more than one hundred other cycling destinations on five continents. This is the best place to plan your next cycling season!
Cycling, swimming and running are now the most practiced summer activities in Québec, and of course, they are among the best forms of exercise for staying healthy and in shape. Visit the Montréal Bicycle Show and the Montréal Triathlon Show, and discover why cycling and triathlon are so popular.
Start your season now!
Start your season now!
Info: 514-931-3336February 22 to 24
March 8 to 17Open to public
The National Home Show presented by RE/MAX in collaboration with Rona, is the ideal place for Canadians to find inspiration and learn about the new trends in renovation, home decorating and landscaping.
For its 40th edition, the Show offers many new features, attractions, activities and meetings with experts to give you advice, tips and tricks.
Visit our website on a regular basis to learn more about the attractions, the conference schedule, the contests and the list of exhibitors, and to buy your tickets online starting December 6, 2018!
Info: 514-527-9221March 8 to 17
March 23 and 24Open to public
The Salon de l’apprentissage is the must-attend event for parents, teachers and everyone who cares about education.
Whether you are interested in different educational tools, services (neuropsychologist, resource specialist, physiotherapist, etc.) or educational activities for your children or students, the exhibitors will be happy to provide you with information concerning their products and services. Come and see, try, read or buy educational books, games, software, youth albums, school supplies, furniture and more. Check out the booths, presentations, conferences and activities.
10:00 am to 5:00 pmMarch 23 and 24
April 5 to 7Open to public
The ESSENTIAL Fair for families is celebrating 27 years! Intended for pregnant women and parents with children up to 6 years old, the Parents and Kids Fair offers everything you need to save time while taking advantage of a vast selection, all under the same roof. Early childhood professionals present their innovations, share advice and resources and answer your questions. Visit with our many exhibitors and make on-site purchases. Discover information related to health, childbirth, nutrition, education, safety, social and government services, consumer goods and leisure activities. Experience the warm atmosphere and make the most of the conferences, fashions, activities and shows for children.
Parenting: Love and learn!
FRI. April 5 10am to 7pm
SAT. April 6 10am to 6pm
SUN. April 7 10am to 7pm
Seniors: $ 12
12 and under: Free
April 5 to 7
April 11 to 13Merchants only
ExpoCam is the meeting place for the Canadian trucking industry. This biennial event is designed for industry professionals who wish to discover new equipment, products, technologies and services available on the Canadian market. More than 300 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors will attend the 3 days of the show.
Info: 416-510-5234April 11 to 13
April 17 and 18Merchants only
Digital transformation is an unavoidable issue in the business world that is wreaking havoc on entire sectors of our economy, making it necessary for companies to rapidly reinvent themselves and face daunting and previously unseen challenges. More than ever before, taking the leap into the digital age is crucial for ensuring the longevity of your company!
CONNEXION is the must-attend event for discovering concrete solutions and strategic business partners that will enable you to redefine your business model.
More than just a media company, Les Affaires will guide you through the digital transformation process and equip you with the tools you need to strengthen your competitive edge!
Info: 514-392-4298April 17 and 18
April 24 and 25Merchants only
Canada’s largest trade show for the building mechanics, electricity and lighting industry
Info: 416-695-0447 / 1-800-639-2474
April 24 and 25