Montreal November 2016: Events and Attractions

Montreal November 2016: Events and Attractions

Montreal November 2016: Only the Best Events, Attractions, and Things to Do

So it's November. I know, I know... July's events seemed to breed a little more excitement and anticipation. But November has a lot going on. We've got pre-holiday fun, the finest in French film on schedule, and the grinches among will be pleased to know there are still a few events and shopping locations devoid of Christmas jingles. For now.

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But if you can't wait to get into the holiday spirit, try some of these Montreal Christmas shopping destinations and Christmas events.

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    Montreal November 2016 events, festivals, concerts and free attractions.
    ••• Kristian Dowling / Getty Images

    Expect only the best in French film at Cinemania, Montreal's answer to Restaurant Week features over 100 participating restaurants proposing prix-fixe menus, don't forget to remember, and get a head start on the Christmas season with a touch of Santa here and here.

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    Free Things to Do in Montreal November 2016

    Montreal November 2016 events, attractions, festivals, concerts and free things to do include these recommendations.
    ••• Above: Mount Royal Park's Olmsted trail in November. Nicolas Kipourax Paquet / Getty Images

    The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, and the freebies are calling, from zero admission concerts to annual attractions that wouldn't dare charge a dime.

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    Montreal concerts in November 2016 include Roisin Murphy.
    ••• Above: Roisin Murphy performs live on stage during the second day of the Lollapalooza Berlin music festival at Treptower Park on September 11, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Murphy performs in Montreal November 3, 2016. Sebastian Reuter / Redferns / Getty Images
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    Montreal November 2016 events include these fall activities.
    ••• Above: Old Montreal's Marché Bonsecours at night. Mark Foard / EyeEm / Getty Images

    Fall in Montreal is glorious. It's not too hot and it's not too cold... unless some freak weather pattern passes through. And even if one does. So what? Like you're going to let a gust of wind be the boss of you.

    Discover the best of the season, from fall's choice festivals to attractions you can't experience any old time of the year.

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    Remembrance Day events in Montreal this November 11, 2015.
    ••• Above: Canadian D-Day veteran wiping tears on June 6, 2004 as he ostensibly relives D-Day on Juno Beach, the Normandy beach where he and fellow Canadian soldiers landed 60 years ago on June 6, 1944, a turning point in World War II that led to the liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe, the largest seaborne invasion in history. Sean Gallup / Getty Images

    November 11 is one of Canada's most important days of the year, an annual reminder to honor Canadian Forces who've sacrificed their well-being with, at the very least, a moment of silence. Find out where to commemorate their contribution in Montreal.

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    Montreal November 2016 Events: Plan the Perfect Weekend

    Montreal November events include planning for the perfect weekend.
    ••• Above: the perfect Montreal brunch signed Beautys. Tim Draper / Getty Images

    From where to brunch to wolfing down the best poutine within city limits, plan your next Montreal weekend the easy way. Only sure bets make the cut.

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    montreal november 2011 weather
    ••• Photo © Evelyn Reid

    From a freakishly summer-esque day to a bone-chilling arctic experience, anything can happen in Montreal in November.

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    And while it's not time for down-filled coats just yet, remember to bundle up. Think wool overcoat and/or lightly insulated fall jackets with a sweater or layer of fleece underneath. And bring out those gloves and scarves. You'll need them.

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    montreal november 2011 events
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    Have an event to propose? Submit the what, when, where, and how much right here.

    Note that there is no guarantee a submission will make it into event listings. All original content on About.com Montreal is strictly editorial.