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Montreal Mural Festival 2022
Each year the Montreal Mural Festival transforms urban buildings into works of art. Talented artists from around the world transform the city landscape into a living, breathing art museum.
The MURAL festival is an 11 day event championing live art. The festival has transformed Montreal, reinforcing Montreal as a go to global destination for contemporary urban art and an ultimate tourist destination.
Most of the art displays take place Downtown in the Quartier des spectacles with over 80 murals and installations around the central strip of Boulevard Saint-Laurent. During the festival, visitors can see that year’s crop of artists paint live over three days of celebration, including dance parties, food truck gatherings and fun in the street, which is closed off to traffic for the occasion.
The city’s visual identity has become world famous thanks to the efforts of intrepid artists including Omen, Bonar, Zïlon, Roadsworth, Chris Dyer, Kevin Ledo, Jason Botkin, the HVW8 and En Masse collectives and so many more.
The street-art HQ in Montréal is arguably Station 16, an art gallery on Saint-Laurent Boulevard founded by the organizers of MURAL – an art promotion organization called LNDMRK – where during the festival and all year-long, you can see wall art produced by famous names from the international street arts scene
Take advantage of guided tours and explore the fest’s new and past works. With over 30 tours to choose from, participants will be guided by a knowledgeable tour guide through a 90-minute walk of Montreal’s best street art spots. The walking tours cost $20 + taxes. Alternatively, a private tour is available, which includes 2 alcoholic beverage vouchers and a $20 voucher for the BBQ Grill St-Laurent per person.
Come for the live art and stay for the Grill St. Laurent BBQ competition and after parties, live stage performances and special theme party nights at the city’s top gay bars and clubs.
We have found some of the best places for you to stay that have good ratings and put you where you need to be,
Gay Map of Montreal
Montreal has one of the largest gay villages in the world. Trendy bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs lined from St-Hubert Street to De Lorimier Street on Saint Catherine Street, and between Sherbrooke Street and René Lévesque Boulevard on Amherst Street, a distance of nearly two kilometres,
Recommended Apartments in Montreal
The property offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV with DVD player, a balcony and a terrace. There is a full kitchen and dining area. Free WiFi access is also available. city and garden views close to restaurants and shops.
Centre of Montréal
This apartment includes 3 bedrooms, a living room and a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dining area, and 1 bathroom with a shower and a washing machine. Air conditioning and free WiFi
In the City
The apartment has 5 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. private parking available on site and free WiFi.
Offering free WiFi and free private parking, La Conciergerie- 2 Stories with Private Rooftop is located in a quiet neighborhood a block from Old Montreal and close to eclectic Gay Village. close to the gay bars
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MURAL Festival 2018
Recommended Hotels in Montreal
The downtown hotels in Montreal are close to the gay village. Hotels in the gay village are of the B&B variety and tend to book out fast! Hotels in the centre are close to the metro, local attractions and great for shopping.
Sofitel Golden Mile
5 Star, Location
Large rooms with great amenities and perfect location.
Hôtel Le Cantlie
4 Star, Great Gym
Close to gay district, large rooms, modern finish.
4 Star, Location
Rooms are stylish and large, hotel is great for shopping
Hotel Zero 1
3 Star, Stylish Design
Stunning hotel with great roof deck and soundproofed rooms.