The children loved the balloon atmosphere. It's nice not to have to dodge traffic when walking downtown. However, it's too gawdy for my liking. Once on a while ok.
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Homeless people and junkies all over the place Low class people walking down the strip and lots of closed businesses Not worth the detour
The overhead pink balls and the rainbow flags tell you that you have arrived at the gay village. It was more extensive than I expected it to be and also well more commercialised. Maybe because as you walk from the normal shopping street you merge...More
A place to eat, dance, sing or just walk around and enjoy the view. It is really close to many hotels and easy to access.
My husband and I go on a small getaway each year for my birthday, whether it be Edmonton, Banff, Toronto, Niagara, New York, or my favourite city, Montreal. Seeing how my birthday falls in March the seasons are just starting to change - limiting the...More
We have visited many times over the years but this summer what a change. So many shops and restaurants closed on St. Catherines Street and very few people on a long weekend! Even the most popular gay bars were only half full. Of course as...More
Our tour bus drove us by and we drove back ourselves late afternoon, early evening. Lots of restaurants and bars. Some shopping. And, yes, quite a few closed storefronts. Nice place for a walk, and people watching. Not just for gays. As a hetero-couple, we...More
The most celebrated part of Montreal outside the Old City, is the Le Vilage, where the gays reside. Because it's on the west side of town, most people speak French. There are pink and rainbows flags adorning almost every building. St Catherine Street bisects the...More
I love the gay village specially in summer the street becomes a walking street and it's all terraces and restaurants. It's a very nice walk after the fireworks and you can also enjoy a dinner before the fireworks. Since I know that gay villages don't...More
It had been many years since we had been to Montreal and explored the gay village. Montreal is a very gay-friendly city. However, since acceptance has grown, the gay community now is found all over Montreal instead of how it was in the past when...More