Alternative Frosh Programming 2019

IMPORTANT INFO: Registration for each event will close 24 hours before. An email will be sent out shortly after to confirm your registration and to give you more detailed information.

Campus Life & Engagement, for the first time, is hosting events for students who aren't attending Frosh but would still like to meet other incoming students and get to know Montreal. All events are free* and led by our incredible staff. There is a limited capacity for each event so please sign up as soon as possible. The event schedule and description can be found below:

EVENT  DATE TIME DESCRIPTION COST WHERE TO MEET WHAT TO BRING
Warner Brother's Paint Night Thursday, August 29th 6:00pm - 8:00pm Are you looking to channel your inner Picasso? Come join us for a paint night, sponsored by the Warner Brother's newest film, "The Goldfinch". Be creative, make some new friends, and enjoy the summer night (insert Grease's Summer Nights)! ~Fancy refreshments~ will be provided. FREE TBD Nothing! Just come in clothes you aren't afraid to get paint on
Le Plateau Food Tour Friday, August 30th 12:00pm - 3:00pm Are you a foodie looking to experience the Plateau's food scene? Come join us at Le Pleateau food tour to get a taste of Montreal's bagels, gnocchi, and ice cream! We promise you won't be disappointed! $0-$25 Roddick Gates Cash/Debit, comfy shoes, sunscreen, reusable water bottle
OAP Meet-Up Friday, August 30th 7:00pm - 9:00pm Come experience the best place on earth! Grab a burger at McGill's infamous OAP, listen to some live music, and soak in the warm weather before the winter rolls in! Alcohol and non-alcoholic options are available. Free entry, food and drink tickets cost money (3.50$ for 1 anything ticket, 20$ for 6 anything tickets) Roddick Gates McGill Student I.D (must be 18+ to enter), cash/debit/credit, reusable water bottle
Discover Old Montreal Saturday, August 31st 4:00pm - 7:00pm Montreal is full of history and Old Montreal holds a lot of it. This scavenger hunt will lead you to some of the most decorated and popular sites in Old Montreal. Not only will you feel like you are in a mini Europe, but you won't be disappointed by the beautiful architecture populating this area. Did we mention there is food at every corner for all the foodies? Be sure to wear comfy shoes, bring some sunscreen, and some extra cash! $0-$20 for miscellaneous purchases Roddick Gates Cash/Credit/Debit, comfy shoes, sunscreen, reusable water bottle
Aura Lightshow @ Basilica Notre Dame Saturday, August 31st 7:00pm - 9:00pm This description is taking from the Aura Basilica Montreal website, because honestly, there is no better way to describe the beauty of this light show: "Light unveils the richness of the Notre-Dame Basilica’s heritage and invites us to celebrate its beauty. The experience begins with a path of lights, revealing the Basilica’s wealth of exquisite works. A progressive immersion into a sonically and visually captivating universe guides visitors to the heart of Notre-Dame. Then, light, orchestral music and grandiose architecture combine to create a unique, three-act multimedia spectacle. Allow yourself to be transported by AURA and discover an unexpected, stunning universe presented upon one of the most sublime canvases imaginable: the Notre-Dame Basilica." Tickets 17.50$ for students (Purchase online) Notre Dame Basilica  Bring copy of your online ticket, government issued ID
A Day At the Museum(s) Sunday, August 1st 10:30am - 2:00pm What better way to spend your Sunday than to embrace all the art this city has to offer...and even better: IT'S FREE! We'll be going to Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal so there will definitely be a wide range of art to appreciate! Don't worry--in between, we'll explore the restaurant scene in the heart of downtown Montreal! Lunch: $0-$25 Roddick Gates Comfy shoes, your McGill Student I.D, cash/debit/credit for lunch, reusable water bottle