Important Notice

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

The bike path on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is not maintained after November 15th and the portion between the hairpin (northern section of the circuit) and the Pavillon du Canada is a two-way street for vehicles. Cyclists, rollerbladers and runners are advised to be cautious.

Bike link South Shore

The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and the Parc Jean-Drapeau is closed for winter.

Subway - Closure of yellow line

The subway's yellow line is closed every Saturday and Sunday from September 13 to December 21, 2014 because of maintenance work. To get to Parc Jean-Drapeau, the STM is providing shuttle services (820, 877). During the long weekend of Thanksgiving, the subway's yellow line will also be closed Monday, October 13, 2014.

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Parc Jean-Drapeau

Volunteers

You are a dynamic, resourceful, generous and cheerful person and want to get involved as a volunteer at events? The Parc Jean-Drapeau needs you! Get involved now!

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On route to 2017

To celebrate Expo 67's 50th and Montreal's 375th anniversary, majors legacies will be achieved in 2017: Calder alley, riverbank promenade, parterre de l'île Ste-Hélène and Place des Nations.

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Santas Are Taking Over the Stewart Museum

November 14, 2014 to January 4, 2015

A swarm of happy handmade Santa Claus disembark at the Stewart Museum for a limited time! Expo, craft workshop, short films screening and games for the whole family!

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Noël chez Jean

November 15, 2014 to January 17, 2015

In partnership with Gestion GSP and Parreira, the Beach Chalet, renamed Noël chez Jean for the occasion, turns into a real winter chalet to accommodate your Christmas party!

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Things to do at the Parc

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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!


Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

All year

The 4.361 km-long Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve hosts the Grand Prix du Canada, as well as biking, in-line skating, jogging and walking enthusiasts!

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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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La Toundra

All year

Located in the heart of the Floralies gardens, La Toundra is appropriate for weddings, business meetings or family gatherings. And it has an exceptional view of Montreal!

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Noël chez Jean

November 15, 2014 to January 17, 2015

In partnership with Gestion GSP and Parreira, the Beach Chalet, renamed Noël chez Jean for the occasion, turns into a real winter chalet to accommodate your Christmas party!

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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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Tour de Lévis

May to October

Built in 1930, the Tour de Lévis Tower has an observation deck providing a 360° view and impressive sights overlooking Montreal. No better place to watch the fireworks!

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Picnic

All year

Near water or hidden under trees, Parc Jean-Drapeau is the perfect place for picnics with family or friends to enjoy the tranquility just 5 minutes from downtown!

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Santas Are Taking Over the Stewart Museum

November 14, 2014 to January 4, 2015

A swarm of happy handmade Santa Claus disembark at the Stewart Museum for a limited time! Expo, craft workshop, short films screening and games for the whole family!

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Beach Chalet

Winter Season

Parc Jean-Drapeau's Beach Chalet is charming with its cathedral ceiling and fireplace with a stone chimney. Ideal for a family or business reunion from September to May!

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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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Olympic Basin

All year

A legacy from the 1976 Summer Olympics, the Basin extends over 2.2 km and hosts sports groups in rowing, canoe-kayaking, dragon boats, and high-performance championships and competitions.

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Parc's Map

Download parc Jean-Drapeau map (PDF format) to find out where the attractions are and more!

or consult Google Map

Jean-Drapeau subway station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located right in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. For fast and easy access to the Parc, the subway is still the best way to go!

Subway schedule

Shuttle service from the subway station:

  • 777 Casino
  • 767 La Ronde / La Plage (Summer season only)
  • 769 La Ronde (When La Ronde is open)

Routes and schedules on the STM website

Subway - Closure of yellow line

The subway's yellow line is closed every Saturday and Sunday from September 13 to December 21, 2014 because of maintenance work. To get to Parc Jean-Drapeau, the STM is providing shuttle services (820, 877). During the long weekend of Thanksgiving, the subway's yellow line will also be closed Monday, October 13, 2014.

Parking

Parc Jean-Drapeau puts many pay parking areas at the disposal of visitors. The parking areas are close to the venues where the events and attractions are held.

Rates and parking areas

Frequently asked questions

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Weather

Current conditions

5°c
Mostly cloudy

Forecasts

Wednesday
November 26
2°c -2°c Cloudy
Thursday
November 27
2°c -3°c Partly cloudy
Friday
November 28
1°c -4°c Partly cloudy
Saturday
November 29
2°c 1°c Partly cloudy

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