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14 Exciting Things To Do In Montreal At Night - Updated 2020

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Chandana
Chandana
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Montreal, the erstwhile commercial capital of Canada, is the most populous municipality in Quebec province. Well-connected by air and rail to various parts of the country as well as international destinations, this bustling city is also a hub of education. There is no dearth of places to enjoy art, relish good food, and live life to the fullest when you are in this beautiful city. This 4,000-year-old destination is a popular location for international conferences as well as music and sporting events such as the Canadian Grand Prix segment of Formula One racing. With plenty of things happening each day, the city is just as amazing by night as it is by day! Here are some exciting things to do in Montreal at night.

1. Enjoy a thrilling ax and knife-throwing experience (from USD 22.0)

Love action movies? Feel like your favorite action star by taking part in the thrilling experience of ax throwing. Interestingly, this fun late-night activity in Montreal is considered a sport. You will get the opportunity to learn different techniques of knife and ax throwing to have a more pleasurable experience. You will even have a chance to throw different types of knives and axes. Have a thrilling time learning this popular Canadian sport.

Axe & Knife Throwing Canadian Experience

Duration: 1 hour

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2. Express your creativity while listening to live music (from USD 13.0)

Interested in spending your evening drawing and listening to live music? Enhance your creative skills by sketching a nude model in a soothing cafe environment. The room has pillows and dimmed lights to match the mood, and the live music adds to the relaxing vibe of the place. Whether you have been drawing for a while or you are just starting your art journey, this is the perfect time to practice your skills. This will be an effortlessly invigorating experience.

Life Drawing with Live Music

Duration: 2.5 hours

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3. Head over to Montreal's downtown (from USD 20.0)

Visit Montreal’s downtown and see the old red-light district of the city. Explore the area’s history and hear fascinating stories about events and crimes that happened around these parts. You will see the vibrant Chinatown as part of the tour before proceeding to the famous entertainment district of Montreal. Discover the rich history of the city that led to its nickname: Sin City of the North. There are so many exciting new things to learn about Montreal, and this tour will definitely pique your interest.

Crimes and red light of Montréal

Duration: 2 hours

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4. Experience Thai food and view Montreal's sunset (from USD 32.0)

Through this Airbnb experience, you will be able to appreciate authentic Thai food. A delectable seven-course set menu will be served for a real fine dining experience. Explore the magical and unique flavors of Thai cuisine and discover what makes it so popular. After your delicious meal, you will head up to the roof terrace to view the magnificent sunset. This is a dining experience that will definitely make your vacation more splendid.

Thai Food Experience And Montreal Sunset

Duration: 2 hours

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5. Go for a midnight stroll up Mount Royal (from USD 24.0)

Don’t know what to do at night in Montreal? Head up to Mount Royal Park! This city derives its name from a volcanic mountain that towers over the city. The mountain sits in Mount Royal Park, a sprawling green space, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the landscape architect who also designed New York’s famous Central Park. Walking up to the summit of Mount Royal through one of many routes through the park, especially in the middle of the night, is an unforgettable experience.

Mount Royal Park

Address: 1260 Remembrance Road, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1A2, Canada

Website: Mount Royal Park

Opening hours: 6.00 am -12.00 am

Price: Free

Montreal by Night Sightseeing Tour

Duration: 3 hours

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6. Laugh a while at The Comedy Nest

Carole Montgomery chez le Comedy Nest
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Smile away your blues at Montreal’s popular comedy club where you can catch in action, some of the established comics from across North America. Doors open about 45 minutes before showtime and give you the chance to down a few drinks at the bar and to fuel up with some light snacks. The 90-minute show usually features local talents as openers, so if you’re looking for fun night activities in Montreal, check it out!

The Comedy Nest

Address: 2313 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1N2, Canada

Website: The Comedy Nest

Opening hours: 7.15 pm - 9.00 pm

Price: 5-12 USD

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7. Try air-gun shooting at Tir du Soleil

Air-rifle-shooting
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Montreal’s sole air-gun shooting center is a great spot for everyone over the age of eight to spend some time as night falls. Choose from a range of air guns and pistols to shoot at moving targets. Don’t worry if you have never done this before because the facility provides you with the training and all the equipment necessary.

Tir du Soleil

Address: 5186 Queen-Mary, Montréal, QC, H3W 3E7

Website: Tir du Soleil

Opening hours: 2.00 pm – 10.00 pm (Mon/Tue) 12.00 pm – 10.00 pm (Wed/Thu) 12.00 pm – 12.00 am (Fri) 9.00 am – 12.00 pm (Sat) 10.00 am – 12.00 pm (Sun)

Price: 12-45 USD

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8. Go late-night gaming at Amusement 2000 Plus

1381, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
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A fun place to while away your night while in Montreal, Amusement 2000 Plus offers a range of classic arcade games. Put your gaming skills to the test and face-off with friends for the perfect way to end an exciting day. Or you could just be getting started!

Amusement 2000 Plus

Address: 1381 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, QC H3G 1R1, Canada

Website: Amusement 2000 Plus

Opening hours: 10.30 am – 3.00 am (Sun-Thu) 11.00 am – 4.30 am (Fri/Sat)

Price: From 10 USD

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9. Pamper yourself at The Bota Bota Spa (from USD 163.0)

Enjoy rejuvenating treatments at this unique floating spa. Situated in the old port of Montreal, this spa is housed in a historic river ferry boat. Relax in the sauna as you look out at the twinkling city lights in solitude. Savor flavorful dishes made from fresh organic produce at the elegant restaurant adjoining the spa.

Bota Bota Spa

Address: Old-Port of Montreal McGill Entrance, Corner of De la Commune and McGill

Website: Bota Bota Spa

Opening hours: 10.00 am – 10.00 pm (Mon-Thu) 9.00 am – 10.00 pm (Fri-Sun)

Price: 40-150 USD

Montreal Bike & Spa Wellness Experience

Duration: 6 hours

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10. Play arcade games at Arcade MTL

Arcade Games
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Spend the night at this hip, brick-walled bar featuring a range of vintage arcade games. Take up challenges and unwind with friends or family in this intimate setting in the Latin Quarter of town. The arcade often hosts tournaments that are extremely popular with the young and old alike. Of course, the different types of beer available add to the charm of the place!

Arcade MTL

Address: 2031 Saint-Denis Montreal, Quebec H2X 3K8

Website: Arcade MTL

Opening hours: 5.00 pm – 1.00 am (Tue/Wed) 5.00 pm – 3.00 am (Thu/Fri) 12.00pm – 3.00 am (Sat) 12.00pm – 1.00 am (Sun) Closed on Mondays

Price: From 7 USD

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11. Eat dinner at Nouveau Palais

Burger and fries
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Drop by this casual dining and drinking place for some excellent comfort food, Canadian-style. A favorite among locals for brunch as well as late night eats, this cozy restaurant is not to be missed. Enjoy a range of salads, soups, and mains including pizza and specials for dinner. They have a midnight menu especially for those who get late cravings for a side of cheesy fries to go with that sumptuous burger!

Nouveau Palais

Address: 281 Rue Bernard Ouest, Montréal, QC H2V 1T5

Website: Nouveau Palais

Opening hours: 5.00 pm – 10.30 pm (Mon) 5.00 pm – 11.30 pm (Tue/Wed) 5.00 pm – 3.00 am (Thu/Fri) 10.00 am – 3.00 am (Sat) 10.00 am – 10.30 pm (Sun)

Price: From 3 USD

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12. Take a tango lesson at Dance Conmigo

Tango Lesson with Guardia Tanguera 30
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Unleash your love for dance with an exciting private tango lesson at this professional studio. Dance the night away with Alain and Cheryl as you learn the finer nuances of this sensual dance form. You can also opt for a private lesson in a public space to help you get over your fear of dancing in public.

Dance Conmigo

Website: Dance Conmigo

Opening hours: 12.00 pm - 10.00 pm

Price: From 30 USD

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13. Take a dinner cruise along the Saint Lawrence River (from USD 129.0)

Relish a sumptuous five-course dinner as you sail down the St Lawrence River in a cruise ship. Take in the stunning views of Montreal and its neighboring islands as you feast in one of three glass-enclosed dining rooms. After dinner, enjoy dancing on the open terrace as the DJ plays all the latest music. Seeing the beauty of Montreal from the water with the starry sky above is something you will cherish forever!

Montreal Gourmet Dinner Cruise with music

Duration: 4 hours

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14. Watch a midnight screening at Dollar Cinema

Popcorn and movies
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Enjoy the old-world charm of an inexpensive movie theater at the Dollar Cinema with tickets hovering around USD 2.50. Add a dollar’s worth of popcorn or soda and settle in for the next couple of hours. Dollar Cinema has two theaters and a lobby where you can get your tickets and refreshments. The theaters also host live performance such as concerts and circus acts on a regular basis.

Dollar Cinema

Address: 6900 Décarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H3X 2T8

Website: Dollar Cinema

Opening hours: From 1.00 pm

Price: 2.50 USD

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Have fun in Montreal

This is just a short compilation of the wonderful things that you can find to do at night in Montreal. Be sure to put these on your itinerary for a feel of the real city!

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Chandana is a versatile writer with nearly two decades of experience in media, spanning clients across the globe. An avid traveler, she enjoys experiencing every new place to the fullest. Having...Read more

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