What’s in store for fall in Montreal…

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In the Canadian metropolis, we fully appreciate autumn by going on magnificent hikes, enjoying beautiful days under a radiant sun or even visiting museums and exhibitions.

In Montreal, the top destination in North America on the Global Destination Sustainability Index 2023 list, you can go to the McCord Stewart Museum to discover “Wampum: Pearls of Diplomacy”, at the MEM – Center des Mémoires Montréalaises as well as participate in the World Festival Arabe de Montréal or at MTL À TABLE, the most anticipated Montreal culinary event of the year. In the fall, Montreal once again has more than one trick up its sleeve.

GDS-Index: Tourisme Montréal maintains its leading position in North America

Tourisme Montréal maintains first position in North America in the Global Destination Sustainability Index 2023, a world benchmark in sustainable tourism. The destination was evaluated on nearly 70 criteria inspired by the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Tourisme Montréal’s efforts stood out particularly in the destination management category with a score of 86%. Montreal is also the only city on this continent to be in the top 40.

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MTL à TABLE is back for its 11th edition

What a joy to announce that the most anticipated Montreal culinary event of the year returns from November 3 to 19, 2023! For this new edition, this celebration of gastronomy is gaining momentum with 6 days of culinary delights on its program. In addition, this year, there are 125 participating Montreal restaurants spread across several neighborhoods of the city and offering a three- or four-course evening menu at a fixed price, which will feature one or more Quebec ingredients.

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“Wampum: Pearls of Diplomacy” at the McCord Stewart Museum

The exhibition “Wampum: Beads of Diplomacy” at the McCord Stewart Museum presents, until March 10, 2024, more than 40 wampum necklaces made from marine shell beads, used for diplomacy between different nations in the northeast of America between the 17th and 19th centuries. This exhibition, the first part of a series of temporary exhibitions on the art, knowledge and history of indigenous peoples, is presented exclusively in Canada by Rio Tinto.

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The Montreal Arab World Festival returns for its 24th edition

From October 28 to November 11, the Montreal Arab World Festival returns with even more shows, creations, conferences, debates and films allowing the Montreal public to explore the potential of intercultural exchanges. The Festival is open to all artists, filmmakers and intellectuals from all cultural backgrounds, to create a mecca for cross-breeding and exchange and to give festival-goers a wide range of choices of quality activities.

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The MEM – Center des Mémoires Montréalaises opened to the public on October 6

The MEM – Center for Montreal Memories, open since October 6, 2023, mobilizes the population of Montreal to help highlight Montreal identities. It brings together and promotes the testimonies of various communities to tell the history of the city. To achieve its mission, the MEM gives pride of place to citizen voices from yesterday and today. This Center revealing the “Montréality” of the city, includes public spaces, exhibitions, a cabaret, a boutique-café and also spaces that can be privatized.

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