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2014 Hot Summer Sporting Events in Montreal
July 08, 2014
For all you sports fans out there, Montreal has lots to offer! Whether you watch your favorite sport live or head to one of our exciting local sports bars for a few beers with your friends, there’s plenty of sports action here this summer. If watching isn’t your favorite way to enjoy sports, there are plenty of opportunities to play sports in Montreal as well. Even if you’re just visiting! Read on to find out more:
FIFA World Cup Soccer
Now that hockey is over, soccer takes center stage; and after the Habs, nothing brings out as much patriotism and fervor as World Cup Soccer! You’ll see flags flying, jerseys and hats everywhere as the city’s shops, restaurants and people all root for their favorite teams all through the World Cup. One of the best ways to take in the World Cup games is at your local sports bar. With games being broadcasted each week until the final game on July 13th, you’ll find lots of soccer excitement to take in.
PGA Tour–Canadian Open
The 2014 RBC Canadian Open will again take place at the Royal Montreal Golf Club. Considered to be a “Best in Class” PGA tour event; if you’re a golf fan, don’t miss out on this! As the only PGA tour in Canada, the RBC Canadian Open is a great chance for Canadians to get in on some high-level golf. Anticipating over 100,000 spectators, 1,700 or more volunteers and 156 of the world’s top golfers; you can count on this event delivering nothing but the best in golf. It will also be broadcasted on TV, so if you can’t get tickets, be sure to head to your local pub for a few rounds.
2014 Fina World Masters Championships
If water sports are your thing, don’t miss the 2014 Fina World Masters being held right here in Montreal. From July 27 to August 10, this is the Federation’s largest event, held every two years. Swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and open water swimming events will all feature some of the world’s best adult competitors. This is a great opportunity to see some of the best athletes in action.
CFL Montreal Alouettes Action
Montreal’s beloved Alouettes are up and running for the 2014 season. Don’t miss seeing them live in-action. There are several home games this summer that you can take in. Tickets can be bought online or at the stadium game day. Held at the Percival Molson Stadium, these games are a lot of fun for everyone. If you’re not sure how to get to the Molson Stadium, take a look at the specific directions on their “getting to the stadium” page.
Montreal’s Impact Soccer
And don’t forget about Montreal’s soccer team: Montreal Impacts. Home games take place at the Saputo Stadium and you can buy tickets at the stadium as well as online. Lots of fun for your whole family, you never know what will happen at an Impacts game!
Get In On The Action
If you’re looking to play some sports of your own, Montreal is a fabulous place to do just that. Head on down to any one of Montreal’s amazing parks and you’ll be sure to find a few people to kick or bat the ball around. If you’re here on an extended stay, take a look at the Club Montreal website and consider joining a league. They offer volleyball, soccer, floor hockey, basketball, flag football, ultimate frisbee, dodgeball and much more!
Staying in Montreal on an extended stay can be a lot of fun! It is a great way to get to know the city even more. If you’re planning on staying longer, finding affordable Montreal accommodation can be a big factor in your overall travel planning and budgeting. Les Suites Labelle are a great option when it comes to an extended stay. From our kitchenettes and suite-style hotel rooms, your stay can be comfortable and affordable. Book a room with us today by calling or visiting our website.