The Montreal Nuit Blanche (All-Nighter) is an all-night event that takes place every year to mark the end of the Montreal High Lights Festival (Montreal en Lumiere). During this all-night event, the city of Montreal lights up the night with a full spectrum of fun and festive activities for all ages. It is by far Montreal’s biggest winter party with many activities for the entire family.
Activities at the Montreal Nuit Blanche
The Nuit Blanche features more than 180 activities, most of which are free. Activities include live shows onstage, movie showings, cultural and education shows along withvarious other outdoor activities that last the entire night. The All-nighter celebrations begin at 8pm and end at 6am the following morning.
Getting to the Nuite Blanche a Montreal
Activities for the Nuit Blanche take place in various areas across Montreal’s downtown core, with most activities taking place around the Quartier des Spectacles and the Underground City. Public transportation throughout the city of Montreal is free for the entire night. The Montreal metro runs all night long and there are various shuttle services available from one location to another.
Popularity of the Nuit Blanche a Montreal
Every year, the Montreal High Lights festival closes off with the Nuit Blanche. The event attracts more than 250,000 people annually.