Festivals and parades in Montreal


Festivals and parades in Montreal

Festivals and parades in Montreal is a link page for any established festival or carnival, or parade in Montreal.

See:
*List of festivals in Canada
*List of Quebec festivals
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Festivals in Montreal

Montreal is a "Gamma" global city, hosting a multitude of international festivals and events.
*Montreal Reggae Festival
*Montreal Jazz Festival
*Fantasia Festival Genre films festival
*Les FrancoFolies de Montréal
*Divers/Cité gay pride celebrations
*Just for Laughs comedy festival
*Pop Montreal indie-rock festival
*Black and Blue Festival gay Circuit party and AIDS research fundraiser
*Blue Metropolis The Montreal International Literary Festival
*Montreal World Film Festival
*L’International des Feux Loto-Québec - International fireworks competition
*FestiBlues international de Montréal
*Montreal High Lights Festival
*Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media
*Mondial de la Bière, one of North America's largest Beer festivals
*Jamaica day
*Trinidad day
*MEG stands for Montreal Electronic Groove festival
*Fringe Theatre Festival
*Osheaga rock festival
* [http://www.mutek.org Mutek] Mutek electronic and avant-garde music festival
* [http://www.festival-kinetik.net/ Kinetik festival] electronic noise and IDM music festival
*Otakuthon, a Japanese animation convention/festival
*Romani Yag, a Roma/gypsy cultural and musical festival
*UnPop Montreal indie-rock festival

Parades in Montreal

* [http://membres.lycos.fr/evelynebedard/St-Patrice/ Montreal's St. Patrick's Day parade and the Irish in Quebec] (in French) Montreal's is the longest continuous running St. Patrick's Day Parade in North America and the largest parade in Montreal, see also the [http://www.montrealirishparade.com/ United Irish Societies of Montreal] (in English)
*Greek Independence Day Parade on Hutchison in Jean Talon, it happens right after the St. Patrick's Day Festival. First celebrated on March 25th 1821, this parades gathers numerous Greek schools such as Socrates, and Demostenes for example, and the church groups and the different provinces from Greece, such as the Ionian Islands, the Cyclades and many more. It's expressed as the day that Greece marks its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
*Fête nationale du Québec parade
*Canada Day Parade, celebrating Canada's birthday
*Carifiesta Montreal, a Parade celebrating the Caribbean culture of Montreal
*Twins Parade , a Parade hosted by Just For Laughs Festival
*Divers/Cité gay pride parade, celebrating Montreal's gay community
*Santa Claus parade


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