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Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on September 20-22, 2019 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on September 20-22, 2019
 

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve: partially open on September 20-22, 2019

September 20-22, 2019

Due to the Pokéman GO Safari Zone, Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be open from 6 a.m to 9 a.m and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 20, 21 and 22. The Circuit will be closed to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Motorists will be able to get to the Pavillon du Canada and Pavillon de la Jamaïque by using the special entry way accessible from the Concorde Bridge. The South Shore Bike Link will remain open.

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.

ECOSPHERE Fair

ECOSPHERE Fair

Come and see Québec's most popular environmental exhibition, which is taking place at Parc Jean-Drapeau for the first time!

The mission of the ECOSPHERE Fair is to inform and create public awareness about the environmental challenges we face collectively and offer sustainable solutions to reduce our ecological footprint. With its 150 exhibitors and 40 conferences, the ECOSPHERE Fair will show you how you can make the transition to a healthier lifestyle, for yourself and the planet as a whole.

On the schedule of activities:

  • Meetings with eco-entrepreneurs and designers of ethical and ecological clothing;
  • Conferences on sustainable transportation and energy transition in Québec;
  • Workshops on the transition to a healthy, sustainable diet;
  • Information about sustainable development and fighting climate change;
  • And much more...

Schedule

Friday September 13, 2019
Opening night and documentary Starting at 7:15 p.m.
Saturday September 14, 2019
Exhibitors, conferences and workshops 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cocktail and night of the ecoleaders 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday September 15, 2019
Exhibitors, conferences and workshops 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Consult the detailed programming on the ECOSPHERE Fair website.

Rates

Free

Bug Fest

Bibitte Mobile is the proud founder of the Festival des insectes and is partnering with the ECOSPHERE Fair to showcase its huge science and arts exhibition, featuring several thousand exotic arthropods.

Go on a treasure hunt, learn how to handle a scorpion and tarantula, visit the butterfly aviary, eat some barbecued grasshoppers and test your knowledge in a quiz against the Insector!

Festival of Tiny Houses

Take advantage of the tiny-house festival at the ECOSPHERE Fair to learn more about the moderate, affordable, healthy and cozy lifestyle of tiny-house living. You can take a tour of the various housing models and learn more about this trend which is designed to reduce our ecological footprint on the planet.

Getting to the event

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

Subway schedule
STM promotions

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

Schedule and rates
Location of the landing spot at the Parc

STM shuttle

Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.

767: During the summer season, the 767 shuttle stops at Jean-Doré Beach and the La Ronde amusement park.

777: Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.

Routes and schedules

Bike / BIXI

Parc Jean-Drapeau is part of the Trans Canada Trail and the Route verte and is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike.

From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

From the South Shore: take the South Shore Bike Link, between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

BIXI : there are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.

Walking

People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.

With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.

Parking

Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).

Nearby parking area:
P1

Rates and other parking areas

  • Subway Station
  • River shuttle
  • STM shuttle
  • Bike / BIXI
  • Walking
  • Parking

For more details, visit Getting to the Parc.

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