For fans of peace, love and Bob Marley, spring time is the right time for long days filled with very, very little. If the tam-tam scene isn’t quite the right beat but you’re looking for some simple pleasures, then try some of the following activities — our favourite ways to enjoy a chilled out spring day.
The Jean-Talon Market
The Jean-Talon Market is a free fruit bonanza, with many vendors offering generous – and delicious – samples.
We’re talkin’ about a Dance Dance Revolution. Visit Pinocchio arcade, one of the last of its kind. 1825 Ste. Catherine Street West.
Beaver Lake is an uber-chill place to hang out by the water, or raid the nearby snack bar.
Because there’s nothing better than a six storey-high screen, check out the IMAX at the Science Centre. 333 De la Commune Street West.
Cocoa Locale is perhaps the city’s best purveyor of toothsome cupcakes and brownies; treat yourself to one… or twelve. 4807 Parc Avenue.
Hang with giant lobsters, 70 species of birds and Pauly Shore at the Biodôme. 4777 Pierre-De-Coubertin.
At the Planetarium, catch the multimedia spectacle Our Galaxy: The Milky Way. 1000 St. Jacques Street West.
Indulge at M:Brgr with our favourite new dessert: vanilla ice cream atop a freshly baked deep dish chocolate chip cookie. 2025 Drummond Street.
The Belgo Building
Rammed with art galleries and designer studios, the Belgo building provides endless delights for the eyes and mind. 372 Ste. Catherine Street West.
Run, flick and grab at the Montreal Ultimate Club’s pick-up ultimate Frisbee game. Sundays, Parc Champêtre.