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The circus is coming downtown to the Market!

Happy hour just got happier at Time Out Market Montréal thanks to circus performers and flamboyant cocktails.

Written by
Laura Osborne

Flamboyant cocktails? Roaming circus performers? Big top vibes?

Inspired by MONTREAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE—a TOHU festival presented in collaboration with Loto-Québec—Time Out Market Montréal is bringing the circus to happy hour.

Time Out Market Montréal
Photograph: Time Out Market Montréal

Expect circus performers, and exclusive signature cocktails—all a few steps from where MONTREAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE’s free outdoor “giant” performances will be happening.

When will the circus performances be at the Market?

The circus performances will be happening at Time Out Market Montréal on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 during happy hour.

What are the signature cocktails?

Order the flamboyant Lapin Pressé (White Keys vodka, Campari, carrot juice, lime juice, orange juice, simple syrup).

Lapin Pressé
Photograph: Lapin Pressé | Time Out Market Montréal

Or try the colourful Fizzy Nico Colada (Morbleu rum, cream of coconut, passion fruit syrup, lime juice, passion fruit soda).

Fizzy Nico Colada
Photograph: Fizzy Nico Colada | Time Out Market Montréal

Make sure not to miss the awe-inspiring L’Équilispritz (Portage Plage gin, Galliano Vanilla Liqueur , St-Germain, white cranberry juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, fizzy water and garnished with cotton candy).

Photograph: L’Équilispritz | Time Out Market Montréal

These signature drinks will be served during the MONTREAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE festival from July 7 to July 30. 

Time Out Market Bar
Time Out Market BarTime Out Market Bar


MONTREAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE is a stunning circus program spread across the city from July 6 to July 16.

Photograph: Joshua Mellin | MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE

From July 7 to 30, don’t miss the two free 30-minute performances at Place Ville Marie on the Esplanade Place Ville Marie—just steps from Time Out Market Montréal—from 6 pm and 9 pm. Expect acrobats to take a “giant” (a gigantic 52- foot steel structure) by acrobats with high octane, high-flying choreography. 

Photograph: Benoit Z Leroux | MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE

What else is happening at Time Out Market Montréal?

Don’t forget to pair your cocktails with some next-level food. With some of the best chefs and restaurants gathered under one roof, eating at Time Out Market Montréal is an unforgettable dining experience. 

Time Out Market
Patricia BrochuTime Out Market

For more information about MONTREAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE, click here.

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