Montreal will host North America''s biggest street-arts festival in July.
Part of Montreal's 375th anniversary party, the festival will run between July 7 and 30 at venues around Montreal, including Place Jacques-Cartier.
Organizers are billing it as the 'largest street-arts event ever in North America.'
Fifty-0ne street-arts troupes will perform 800 free outdoor shows around Montreal during the festival, known as À nous la rue! in French, and We're acting out! in English.
Of the 51 troupes, 18 are from Quebec, with the rest hailing from Australia, Austria, France, Great Britain, Holland, Poland, Spain and the United States.