Montréal en Lumière
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Everything you need to know about Montréal en Lumière 2020

An outdoor winter playground, stellar gatronomy events and an all-night party—Montréal en Lumière is where it’s at.

JP Karwacki

Make one visit to a event like Montréal en Lumière, and it won’t take long before you realize that summer isn’t the only time to experience eye-popping spectacles, revelatory gastronomy and totally bangin’ parties that last well into the night. One of the biggest winter festivals in Montreal, this massive week-long takeover of Downtown Montreal and beyond features tons to taste from the best restaurants and best bars in an unbridled celebration of food, drink and fun you have to experience at least once. There’s a lot to do, so use this guide to maximize your experience.

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When is Montréal en Lumière 2020?

Montréal en Lumière will take place from February 20th to March 1st, 2020. 

Where is Montréal en Lumière 2020 ?

All across the city! Depending on what you want to do—the free outdoor winter playground at Place des Festivals, the Nuit Gourmande event on February 22nd that’s spread across 10 neighbourhoods, the Tastet Culinary Tours based on wines and cuisines, the Quartier Gourmand where a full roster of food-forward events take place, or (deep breath) the Air France Finest Tables’ 50 participating restaurants will special menus—your journey can take you back and forth across town for days on end.

How do I get to Montréal en Lumière 2020?

To get to the main site where most of the action takes place, head to the Place des Arts station on the Green Line. However, with its myriad locations across the city, both the Green and Orange Line of Metro are your overall best bets (especially when they stay open late for Nuit Blance) for getting around the city.

How do I get tickets to Montréal en Lumière 2020?

For every event you are interested in at Montréal en Lumière, tickets are available through their website, found here.

Montréal en Lumière 2020