Labour Day in Montreal

Aug 17, 2015

Labour Day will be here before you know it. There will be lots going on in and around Montreal in honour of the extended weekend. How will you celebrate? Use today’s post from Timbercreek Communities to plan the perfect holiday near your Timbercreek apartment.

Attend a county fair 

The Brome Fair is a family-friendly festival hosted by the Brome County Agricultural Society. The event is held in the tiny village of Brome, which is located in the Greater Montreal region. The fair is scheduled for September 4th through the 7th, right over the extended holiday weekend. In addition to food and entertainment, this farm-themed event includes highlights like a barn dance, tractor pull and horse racing. A complete schedule is available online. Buy your pass today and plan for a fun-filled day just outside the Montreal city limits.

Visit the market

Market season is still up and running over Labour Day weekend. If you’ve been looking for time to visit one of Montreal’s famous markets before summer produce season ends, the extra day off might be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Plan a day trip with friends or family to one of the five major markets in the city, such as the Jean-Talon Market (7070 Avenue Henri Julien) or Atwater Market (138 Avenue Atwater).

Go to a nearby festival

Celebrate Labour Day at the 28th Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival. TC Montreal LabourDayThe festival runs from September 3rd through 7th. This spectacular event features hot air balloons of every shape, size and colour. Watch as the sky fills with floating balloons during the evening lift-offs, which take place between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. nightly. The event also includes entertainment and activities for festivalgoers of all ages, including over 300 shows and an amusement park. Order your tickets today.

Spend a day at the park

Before cooler autumn weather arrives, savour summer at a local park. Parc Jean-Drapeau has enough to do to easily spend multiple days at this city island. Park features include The Biosphere Environment Museum, La Ronde Amusement Park and plenty of space to lay out on the sandy beach. Looking for a little quiet time? Enjoy a relaxing stroll through Floralies Gardens this Labour Day.

Happy Labour Day from the blog team at Timbercreek Communities! We hope you have a fun-filled extended weekend with family and friends. For additional information about Timbercreek apartments located in and around the Greater Montreal Area, simply visit our website today.

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