Le Petit Prince Montréal
Montreal Activities

5 must-do activities in May 2024 in Montreal

At last! The month of May allows us to leave winter behind us for good, and get ready for summer and all the activities that are about to hit Montreal. For the last month of spring, here are the activities and outings not to be missed.

1. Embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of the Little Prince!

Le Petit Prince Montréal
Le Petit Prince Montréal

Let yourself be transported by the Little Prince exhibition in Montreal!

Plunge into the heart of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless work and discover the fascinating story of the Little Prince who fell to Earth. This immersive exhibition invites you to explore the pages of this world-famous book through sculptures, moving images and interactive installations.

Immerse yourself in the world of the Little Prince and his extraordinary encounters:

  • Meet the King, the Vanity Man, the Lamplighter and the other peculiar inhabitants of the asteroids.
  • Learn the valuable life lessons the Little Prince passed on to the world.
  • Discover the fascinating destiny of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, aviator and writer of genius.
  • Admire replica aircraft and archival documents tracing the life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
  • Watch films and immersive audiovisual montages.
  • Take part in workshops and fun activities for children.

    Come to Place Bonaventure in Montreal for an unforgettable experience.

Information :
Place: Place Bonaventure, Montreal
Dates: From May 1ᵉʳ
Times: Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rates: $54 (regular), family and group rates available
Website: lepetitprince.ca

2. Experience The Empire Strips Back : a burlesque parody

the empires trips back - Montreal

The Empire Strips Back is a sold-out experience all over the US. And the performance is now in Montreal and has been extended to a very high demand! Don’t miss it out. 

What to expect ? 
Are you ready to live an incredible journey into a galaxy far, far away ? Well, this is not only a promise but what you are about to live but in a world of burlesque fantasy! Your favourite characters from the franchise will show you their spiciest side and most festive soul on the boards of a theatre. 

Please note that seats are assigned upon arrival at the venue on a first-come, first-served. 

Duration: 2 hours including a 15-minute intermission
Where ? At Le National / 1220 St Catherine St E, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2G9. 
OR at Le Théâtre Rialto / 5723 Avenue du Parc, Montréal, Quebec H2V 4H2. 

3. Try the new Latino brunch Piel Canela

Piel Canela Brunch Montréal

This new Montreal brunch spot is fast becoming a must! At Piel Canela, you’ll discover a new culinary experience featuring the flavors of Latin America.

An exotic, revisited menu.

If you thought you were eating traditional eggs-bacon-and-potatoes, you’ve come to the wrong place. Here, Mexican chef Karl Guzman brings you a whole new brunch experience, with a menu inspired by the whole of Latin America and dishes from the Land, Sea and Garden.

Here are just a few of the dishes you’ll find on the menu, to get your mouth watering:

  • Tropical French toast: Brioche bread, maracuya cream, pineapple compote, cinnamon and rum, seasonal fruits, crispy coconut, caramel burst and edible flowers.
  • Las Papas Benditas: “Hash brown” with panko-crusted pork belly and cardamom, chimichurri, pan-fried mushrooms, perfect eggs, chicharrón.
  • Molito amarillo à la Montréalaise: Pancakes stuffed with a sautéed mix of northern shrimp, tomato, onion, chili, corn and cilantro, bathed in yellow mole (amarillito), cheese costra, grilled corn and pumpkin seeds.
  • and so much more… 

    Everything is beautiful and good
    As a brunch lover myself, I can tell you that I was impressed by the quality of the ingredients, the flavors, the quantities, and the culinary works of art on my plate.

A brunch not to be missed!

Address: 4542 Rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, QC H2J 2L3
Website: pielcanelamtl.com

4. Test your musical knowledge on a TV show

MusiQuiz Montréal Activité

Musi’Quiz is an immersive music game located just a few steps from Berri-UQAM station. Put your knowledge to the test with a dozen unique musical challenges. From the 80s to today, from Disney to electro, Céline Dion, REM, Daft Punk, Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé or Coldplay, there’s something for everyone!

Come and challenge yourselves for over an hour of play. Be quick and get as many correct answers as possible. But beware, anything can happen with the jokers you’ll collect throughout the game. They allow you to multiply your points, steal your opponents’ answers and prevent them from answering. 

When you enter the Musi’Quiz set, you’ll immediately be immersed in the atmosphere of a real game show: camera, lights, credits, voice-over… It’s all there! 

Address: 422 Ontario Street East, 2nd floor
Price: $25 to $30 per person (price decreases with number of players)
Time: 75 minutes 
Number of players: from 4 to 18
Reservations: online at Musi’Quiz.ca or by phone at +1 438 794-8844. 

5. Spend the night in a secret bar

Magique Magpie - bar caché Montréal

Hidden bar, secret bar or speakeasy, the mysterious Magpie Magique has opened its doors in the heart of Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal. It’s a new address to visit for those who love original cocktails in a hushed atmosphere. This secret bar, accessible through a concealed entrance, is elegant and mysterious. It’s time for you to discover it!

Comments are closed.