Festivals and parades in Montreal

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This is a list of festivals and parades in Montreal for any established festival, carnival, or parade in Montreal.

Festivals in Montreal[edit]

Montreal is a "Beta+" global city, hosting a multitude of international festivals and events.

Parades in Montreal[edit]

  • Montreal's St. Patrick's Day parade and the Irish in Quebec Montreal's is the oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade in Canada and one of the largest parades in Montreal.
  • Greek Independence Day Parade on Hutchison in Jean Talon, it happens right after the St. Patrick's Day Festival. First celebrated on March 25, 1821, this parade gathers numerous Greek schools such as Socrates, and Demostenes for example, and the church groups and the different provinces from Greece, such as the Ionian Islands, the Cyclades and many more. It's expressed as the day that Greece marks its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
  • Israel Independence Day Rally in Montreal. The annual Israel Day Rally in Montreal attracts over 12,000 people to celebrate Israel's birthday. This multi-cultural event is one of the largest celebrations for Israel in Canada.
  • Fête nationale du Québec parade
  • Canada Day Parade, celebrating Canada's birthday
  • Carifiesta Montreal, a Parade celebrating the Caribbean culture of Montreal
  • Twins Parade, a parade hosted by Just For Laughs Festival
  • Divers/Cité gay pride parade, celebrating Montreal's gay community
  • Santa Claus parade

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