Thursday, August 1, 2013

Visit Montreal in August

Late Summer Fun in Montreal
by Stefanie Hindmarch, guest blogger

Hot Air Balloon DIY craft kit from etsy seller
This August, take a few days to explore Montreal, Canada. All month long there are plenty of events happening that you won't want to miss.
Osheaga Music Festival
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Osheaga Music Festival: August 2nd-4th, 2013
This annual three day music festival features headliners such as The Cure, Beck, Mumford and Sons, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, and Macklemore. Genres are anywhere between electronica and country, so there is definitely something for everyone.

Rogers Cup: August 2nd-11th
Rogers Cup, also known as the Canadian Open, is a tennis tournament held every year in Montreal and Toronto. This year, Montreal is hosting men's tennis while Toronto hosts women's.
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Festiblues Festival: August 8th-11th
This outdoor music festival features 40 shows in four days. If you love blues and pop music, this is the festival for you.

International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu: August 10th-18th
Great for families, this is the largest hot air balloon festival in Canada. Watch as countless colorful balloons fly up to the sky, and then check out the
comedy shows and amusement rides.

Film Strip Ribbon ~

World Film Festival: August 22nd-September 2nd
This film festival is one of Canada's longest running. Featuring a large diversity of films from all over the world, you are sure to find something that you love.

Happy travels!

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Stefanie Hindmarch is an intern at SchulmanArt and is currently studying Management at the University of St Andrews

Have you been to Montreal?