Important Notice

Jacques Cartier Bridger: pedestrians and cyclists

From August 2 to August 31, the sidewalk (eastern side) located between Montreal and parc Jean-Drapeau is closed. To cross the bridge, users can use the multifunctional lane located on the western side.

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Jacques Cartier Bridger: motorists

During the weekends of August 8-9 and August 22-23 from Friday, 11 p.m. to Monday, 5 a.m., only one lane in each direction will be open. Risks of congestion are highly possible.

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Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure

The bicycle and pedestrian path of the Champlain Ice Control Structure linking Parc Jean-Drapeau and Île-des-Sœurs is not accessible from Monday, July 6 until Spring 2016 due to major works by JCCBI. This does not affect the cycling link between the South Shore and Parc Jean-Drapeau.

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Public art

From July 27 to August 19 in preparation of big events, the sculptures L'Homme, Puerta de Amistad, Ville imaginaire and Phare du Cosmo will not be accessible to the public for security reasons. Thank you for your comprehension.

Piknic Électronik

From July 28 to August 19, the Piknic Électronik will be moved to the Floralies Gardens.

Athletes' Quarters

The Athletes' Quarters workout rooms are closed for renovations from January 1st to Octobre 31st, 2015. Thank you for your comprehension.

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Parc Jean-Drapeau

Movies at the Beach presented by Virgin Radio and Rouge FM

August 5 & 20, 2015

New this summer, movie nights at the Jean-Doré Beach! Free admission from 6 p.m. and movie starts when it gets dark, plus contests, prizes and popcorn!

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Heavy Montréal

August 7-9, 2015

Heavy Montreal, the famous metal music festival, is back at parc Jean-Drapeau for a 7th edition, from August 7 to 9, 2015 with world-class artists from home and abroad.

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Contests

All year

Visit the contest page of Parc Jean-Drapeau for a chance to win tickets to shows, activities and much more!

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Discover Public Art

All year

To learn about public art in a lovely, poetic and musical manner, download the walking-tour documentary Parc Jean-Drapeau/art public, available free on IOS and Android.

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A few steps from your home!

Situated on two islands covering an area of 268 hectares, Parc Jean-Drapeau is Montréal's largest park, and it's easy to get to by subway, bike or car.

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Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and don't miss a thing about news, events, promotions and activities! Be the first to know!

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Things to do at the Parc

Monday, August 3, 2015

The unique parc Jean-Drapeau, renowned for its diverse cultural and sports programming, is the perfect place for family, couples and friends getaways, only 5 minutes from downtown Montreal!


Movies at the Beach presented by Virgin Radio and Rouge FM

August 5 & 20, 2015

New this summer, movie nights at the Jean-Doré Beach! Free admission from 6 p.m. and movie starts when it gets dark, plus contests, prizes and popcorn!

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Heavy Montréal

August 7-9, 2015

Heavy Montreal, the famous metal music festival, is back at parc Jean-Drapeau for a 7th edition, from August 7 to 9, 2015 with world-class artists from home and abroad.

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Virgin Radio et Rouge FM present the Coca-Cola corn roast

August 8-9, 2015

Do not miss the Coca-Cola corn roasts! Inflatable games, entertainment, surprises and of course corn! Come have fun with family and friends on August 8 and 9 at the Jean-Doré Beach!

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ÎleSoniq

August 14-15, 2015

Electronic music, dance and hip hop is celebrated at parc Jean-Drapeau, on August 14-15, 2015, during the ÎleSoniq festival.

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The Color Run

August 15, 2015

The Color Run, a 5 km event where runners have fun getting doused with paint, will be held on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. A color-crazy, laughter and emotion-filled day!

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Swim-O-thon

August 15-16, 2015

A swim-a-thon is being held at Parc Jean-Drapeau's Aquatic Complex to raise funds for the Fonds Simon-Pierre to help victims of water-related traumas.

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Aquatic Complex

May 23 to September 7, 2015

One of the finest outdoor pool complexes in Canada. Open swimming, diving, training and sports competitions. With family or friends, enjoy the spacious recreational pool!

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Jean-Doré Beach

June 18 to September 7, 2015

Nice golden-sand beach, clear water, 5 minutes from downtown and car, subway, bike accessible. The ideal place to swim and lounge in the sun!

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Aquazilla

June 18 to September 7, 2015

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Beach at Parc Jean-Drapeau, there's a great new feature awaiting visitors this summer: Aquazilla, an obstacle course on the water!

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Piknic Électronik

May 17 to September 27, 2015

Don't miss Piknic Électronik at Parc Jean-Drapeau every Sunday from May 17 to September 20. Dance in the summer sun to electro music, as you look upon an exceptional view of downtown Montreal!

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Wakeboarding by teletraction

June 18 to September 7, 2015

New this year, wakeboarding by teletraction is a great way to have plenty of fun challenging ramps and obstacles on the lake of the parc Jean-Drapeau Beach.

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La Ronde

May 16 to November 1st, 2015

Guaranteed thrills at Quebec's biggest amusement park. With more than 40 rides and attractions, this family entertainment place is a favourite summer-time destination!

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Flyboard

June 18 to September 7, 2015

Try the Flyboard, a new extreme sport that allows you to fly over water, to plunge in it and realize the most extravagant acrobatics, without gravity!

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SUP - Lessons and rentals

June 18 to September 7, 2015

Introductory SUP lessons, Yoga and Fitness paddleboard classes and a rental service for boards and stand up paddleboards are available through the Pavillon des activités nautiques.

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24h Roller Montréal

August 22-23, 2015

24hrs Roller Montreal is a party in skates! A 24-hour challenge on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at parc Jean-Drapeau to raise funds for the development of sport.

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Biosphère, Environment Museum

All year

Expo 67's famed geodesic dome houses a museum offering educational exhibits and activities for a better understanding of the major environmental issues. A unique and spectacular place!

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Casino de Montréal

All year

The Casino de Montréal, built from Expo 67's former pavilions, is renowned for its great gaming areas, architecture and glamour. It attracts millions of visitors every year!

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Discover the history of Expo 67

All year

To learn about the rich historical past of Expo 67 and discover the majestic Parc Jean-Drapeau site, download the Expo 67/Portrait sonore audioguide which is free on iStore.

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Hiking

All year

With more than 25 kilometres of roads and trails, Parc Jean-Drapeau provides an outdoor escape in the heart of nature, just a few steps from downtown Montréal.

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History and Memory

Permanent exhibition

The exhibition offers an historical journey that takes visitors from the Aboriginal era to the present day. Almost 500 objects, documents and rare books in the exhibition are showcased.

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Current conditions

22°c
Mostly cloudy

Forecasts

Tuesday August 4
Scattered thunderstorms: 25°c
Wednesday August 5
Scattered thunderstorms: 22°c

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