Located in downtown Montreal, the Quartier des Spectacles is the city’s cultural heart. Within its boundaries, you will find the highest concentration and the greatest diversity of cultural venues in North America. Not a single day goes by without some cultural activity taking place at one of its venues.
All year round, day or night, Montrealers and visitors head to the Quartier in droves, captivated and intrigued by its eight vibrant public spaces and no less than 40 festivals. During their visit, they discover artistic luminous displays that showcase the Quartier’s liveliness and mirror the vibrancy of this unique destination. Visit quartierdesspectacles.com to discover the complete indoor and outdoor cultural program.
FREE ACTIVITIES 2019
LUMINOTHÉRAPIE – POP! FROM NOVEMBER 28, 2019 TO JANUARY 26, 2020 – FREE
POP POP POP! Celebration means amazing surprises, music and dancing! POPO, POPUP, POPLI, POPETTE and POPOTIN are five fantastical creatures who love to party. They’re waiting for you to entice them to leave their mysterious luminous monoliths for an electrifying fiesta that will bring joy and light to the depths of winter. Gather in front of them, and your collective energy will awaken the whole gang. They have quite a surprise for you! Look up and you’ll see an architectural projection starring all of the POP! creatures.
Place des Festivals, Quartier des Spectacles. Sunday to Wednesday: noon to 10 p.m. Thursday to Saturday: noon to 11 p.m.
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VIDEO PROJECTION - YEAR ROUND
From Thursday to Sunday, from nightfall until 11:00 p.m., the various building façades illuminate and become the backdrop for original works all year long.
Click the pathway map online