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Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17 The South Shore Bike Link close at 11 p.m. on fireworks nights Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17
 

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from July 23 to August 17

July 23 to August 17, 2018

Due to the mounting, the hosting and demounting of major events, Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is partially closed and the section that remains open is being turned into two‑way vehicular traffic. Cyclists can use the Route verte (Green Route) and the South Shore bike link will remain open.

The South Shore Bike Link close at 11 p.m. on fireworks nights

July 7 to August 8, 2018

The opening of the South Shore link will be extended to 11 p.m. on nights when the International des Feux Loto Québec is being held, making it easier for the public's traveling.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Parc Jean-Drapeau
A bit of history

A bit of history

The majestic Parc Jean-Drapeau site is steeped in history: its discovery, development and expansion, the 1967 World's Fair and its Man and His World theme, the 1976 Summer Olympics, the opening of Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve for the staging of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the first festival on the parterre of île Sainte-Hélène, and much more!

In this section, you will find the history of Parc Jean-Drapeau, including its notable events and photo archives.

Stay tuned to learn all about Montréal's rich heritage!


Memory album

Purchase the novel memory album that traces the evolution of Parc Jean‑Drapeau.


Expo 67

Expo 67

The World Expo of 1967 at Parc Jean‑Drapeau welcomed 62 participating nations and over 50 million people who visited numerous pavilions, which had the theme Man and His World.

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A beach in Montréal

A beach in Montréal

In 2015 for the 25th, the Beach of Parc Jean‑Drapeau is renamed as a tribute to the mayor of the time who initiated and directed to the project: Jean Doré. But how did this project come about?

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Biosphere

Biosphere

Before becoming an Environment museum, Buckminster Fuller's Biosphere had several vocations. Discover the story!

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The Aquatic Complex

The Aquatic Complex

Previously named the Chalet des Baigneurs, then the Pavillon des Baigneurs, Parc Jean‑Drapeau's Aquatic Complex has had various vocations over the years.

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The Olympic Basin and the Montreal Olympic Games

The Olympic Basin and the Montreal Olympic Games

Although the name suggests it, many do not know that the Olympic Basin was built to serve the canoe competitions and rowing during the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.

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Purchase the novel memory album that traces the evolution of Parc Jean‑Drapeau.

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