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Montreal October 2013: Events and Attractions

Montreal October 2013: Events and Attractions


October in Montreal ... it's a month of frights and foliage, and Montreal's farmer's markets are exploding with gorgeous produce as the city braces itself for colder months with a non-stop roster of festivals, events, and fall-themed fun.

1. October 2013 Festivals and Highlights

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If Halloween prep isn't enough to keep you occupied all month, then consider a Zombie Walk, or alternatively, a ghost walk. Catch one of the hottest fashion sales of the season, peep at leaves, and best wishes to you and yours on Canadian Thanksgiving.

2. October 2013 Music, Concerts, Live Shows

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Justin Timberlake performs on October 31, 2013 at the Montreal Bell Centre. Getty Images

3. October 2013 Museum Exhibits

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Inside the Redpath, one of Canada's oldest freestanding museums. Photo © Evelyn Reid

4. October Weather

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Photo © Evelyn Reid
Unless the city is blessed with a rare Indian summer extending beyond September, Montreal is in full fall mode come October. Crisp, cool but fairly comfortable, it's not uncommon to experience a snowfall at this time. But chances are it's a light one where flakes don't stay put on the ground for more than a few minutes or hours, melting away by day's end.

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