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

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!

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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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Parc's Map

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

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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

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Cloudy

Forecasts

Thursday
November 27
1°c -3°c Partly cloudy
Friday
November 28
-1°c -4°c Partly cloudy
Saturday
November 29
0°c -2°c Partly cloudy
Sunday
November 30
6°c 2°c Thunderstorms

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