Ease yourself into Montreal's nightlife with a comedy show at the Cabaret Just for Laughs before venturing out for a Moroccan feast on Saint-Denis. Slip off for a cocktail at a Roy Street bar, or watch the Montreal nightlife unfold at a gig on Prince Arthur Street. If Montreal's nightlife gets hold of you, you could find yourself dancing until sunrise at a club in Montreal's Gay Village.
For local characters and wild nightlife, Montreal's Plateau is the place to drink late and party hard. If you'd rather get all dressed up and flirt over martinis, the nightlife on Montreal's Crescent Street is the place to go. Watch a hockey game over pitchers and wings at a bar on Saint Catherine Street where students and American visitors find Montreal nightlife ideal. You'll find that Saint Denis' bars are popular with Montreal's French crowd.
Montreal's club nightlife draws in visitors from everywhere and you'll feel very welcome at the clubs in the Gay Village. The clubs off Saint Catherine Street tend to attract a slickly dressed, house music-loving crowd, drawn in to Montreal's nightlife from the suburbs. The clubs on Saint-Laurent are very mixed, offering the cream of Montreal nightlife from reggae and techno, to rock and hip hop.
Montreal nightlife has become renowned for festivals throughout the year. Take in some cool jazz at the summertime Montreal International Jazz Festival, or some heavy beats at Montreal's nightlife celebration: the Mutek International Festival of Digital Creativity and Electronic Music. Just for Laughs brings the chuckles to Montreal nightlife with its three-week-long offering of stand-up comedy, cabaret and music.