The most emotion in 1 km²

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.

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 highlight the Quartier’s effervescence and mirror the vitality of this unique destination. Not a single day goes by without some cultural activity taking place at one of its venues.

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The Quartier des spectacles covers an area of 1 km2, encompassing eight public spaces with activities throughout the year, some 40 performance halls and bar venues with a collective seating capacity of more than 28,000, approximately 40 exhibition spaces and several cinemas. A plethora of locations where both young and old come to discover the work of emerging and established artists.

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