Important Notice

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

While the G1 Tour event is being held, from October 10 to 12, Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be closed between the hairpin and the Jabouille turn. As for cyclists, they should follow detours signs via the Olympic Basin. Thanks for your understanding.

Athletes' Quarters

The Athletes' Quarters workout rooms are closed for renovations from January 1st, 2015, to early January, 2016. Thank you for your comprehension.

End of season

The 2015 season of the Aquatic Complex and the Jean-Doré Beach is now over. Thanks to everyone for a memorable summer and see you next year!

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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Parc Jean-Drapeau

Fête des neiges de Montréal

Weekends from January 17 to February 8, 2015

The highly popular family event, the Fête des neiges de Montréal, is back at Parc Jean-Drapeau for four weekends and its program will be based around the outdoors, with a wide range of free activities and others that are at a modest cost.


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Come meet Yan England, the Fête des neiges de Montréal spokesperson

Comedian Yan England, the event's spokesperson for the seventh consecutive year, is also returning and is delighted to have the opportunity to encourage parents and children to come and play outdoors!

Autograph and picture-taking session

Saturday, January 17 11 a.m. to noon
Saturday, January 24 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, January 31 11 a.m. to noon
Sunday, February 8 11 a.m. to noon

Site conditions

Thank you and see you next year!



Map of the site

Saturday starting at 4 p.m., come experience a foodie happening at the winter food trucks and slide in the Disco-tube!


Saturdays when night falls

At the end of the day, the tube slide turns into Disco-tube: light shows, music mixed by DJ Jimmy Rancourt and festive entertainment!

Das Food Truck

From 10 a.m. to closing

A German food truck that reinvents poutine with schnitzels. Made with local grown products.

Pizzeria no 900 napolitaine

From 10 a.m. to closing

Neapolitan pizza baked on site in a wood-fired oven.

Boîte à fromage

From 10 a.m. to closing
On site January 24, 31 and February 1st, 7, 8

Plate of raclette cheese over sautéed potatoes. Many side dishes are available.

Délices d'antan

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Zone petites pattes

A craft bakery offering delicious potato donuts in different flavors.

Lola's petits gâteaux

From 2 p.m.

A wide selection of cupcakes to suit every taste. Take your pick!

Traiteur Guru

Not on site on February 7-8

Indian cuisine: exquisite dishes with alluring aromas.

Pied de Cochon

From 10 a.m. to closing
On site January 24, 25, 31 and February 7, 8

To satisfy your cravings, they offer sweets and salty treats.

And all the food offer of the Fête des neiges!

Free shows

Live ice-sculpturing performances


Four times a day, spectators will be fascinated by the performances by Laurent and Nicolas Godon, professional ice sculptors.

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and his guests

Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (except on January 31 at noon and 1:30 p.m.)

Aerobics lessons for people of all ages. On Saturdays, Caillou (January 17), Benjamin (every Saturday), Trash Pack and Shopkins (January 24, 31 and February 7) will be involved in the choreography.

Benoit Archambault

Saturday, January 17 at 2:30 p.m.

Kids singer, storyteller and "comedian for the family", come and listen to the show Les Pourquoi 2, le retour du grand roux! Twice as funny songs and crazy stories.

L'Aventure magique!

Sunday, January 18 at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

A magical musical adventure in the wonderland of fairy tales starring Cinderella, Snow White, Ariel, Aladdin and Peter Pan.

Patrice Michaud

Saturday, January 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Winner of the Félix for Album of the Year at the ADISQ Awards in 2014. Come and see this writer-composer-singer who is bringing out his second album, Le feu de chaque jour.

Les Petites Tounes

Sunday, January 25 at 2:30 p.m.

Inspired by the unique pleasure brought by the seasons, the four musicians will make you sing the spring, summer, fall and winter on their multiple musical rhythms and styles.

Les Tireux d'Roches

Saturday, January 31 at 2:30 p.m.

An array of instruments including the harmonica, saxophone, flute, accordion, percussion, banjo, bouzouki, foot-tapping and guitar will have you dancing up a storm on a musical repertoire of folk/traditional music.

West Coast Lumberjack Show

Saturday, January 31 at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Theses real lumberjacks will entertain you with their demonstrations of chain saw carving, axe throwing and much more!

Toc toc toc

Sunday, February 1st at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Youï, Babiouche and Zalaé are preparing a nice surprise for Monsieur Craquepoutte's birthday.

Les Argonautes

Sunday, February 1st at 1 p.m.

To all little Earthlings! Xodias and Éleanna have been given the mission of organizing Earth Day aboard Argo. They're counting on the able assistance of the children to make this assignment a success.


Sunday, February 1st at 3 p.m.

Hosted by Martin Carli, the quiz game Génial! takes to the stage to provide families with loads of fun and thrills.

A boot hockey game with Subito texto

Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 p.m.

See the stars from the Subito texto TV series playing in a friendly boot hockey game.

Video Zone - Subito texto

The Brother's Session Live

Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 p.m.

This diverse and captivating show includes five singers: Simon Morin, Tremblay, Bryan Audet, Jason Roy and Martin Rouette Léveillée who join The More-In Orkestra group to offer their interpretation of your musical favorites.


Sunday, February 8 at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The new youth musical show SAMAJAM, to sway to the magical beat.

Bain de neige CKOI in collaboration with SUNWING and VACANCES SIGNATURE

Sunday, February 8 at 1:30 p.m.

Enter the Snow Bath contest and you'll have the chance to win a trip for two people to Riu Palace Bavaro in Punta Cana, an approximate value of $4 770!


More than 25 outdoor activities

Fees for activity
Activity requiring an ACCROPASSE
Activity also available on Saturday nights

Tube slide

This famed slide is known for its 10 lanes, including two "Superglisses" that have a starting ramp with an extra 6 meters in height from the mountain. Sliding enthusiasts can also go down in the "Trippante", a four-seater.

Ferris wheel

The Ferris wheel provides visitors with a fantastic view of downtown Montréal and the Fête des neiges site. But you'll have to hurry! This activity is available during the weekends of January 17 to February 1st.


Take a trip down Memory Lane. This activity is available during the weekend of February 7-8.

Skaters' path Rythme FM 105.7

A magnificent refrigerated ice trail that is well-lit along the Saint Lawrence River.

Note :

  • Changing rooms, lockers, skate rental and sharpening available at Écorécréo.

Dog-sled ride

An introduction to dog-sledding just 5 minutes from downtown? Of course! Accompanied by a guide, there's room for two or three people in the sled. And there are puppies on the site.

Children $8
Adults $15

Notes :

  • Recommended age for children is 2 years and over.

  • Children aged 2 to 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • This activity is not recommended for women who are pregnant.

Horse-drawn sleigh ride

A horse-drawn sleigh ride in a charming winter setting.

Children $5
Adults $10
Family (2 adults, 2 children) $25
Discounted rates with ACCROPasse
Children $3
Adults $5


The Zip-line allows you to flit on one of the four downhill cables that are more than 77 meters long and 6 meters high.

Notes :

  • Maximum weight of a Zip-line user: 75 kg (200 lb)

  • recommended age: 5 years old.

Bing Bang Bulle

A great new feature, turn yourself into a "human ball" and play snow soccer or participate in a wrestling match.


  • Minimum weight of participant: 1,20 m (4 feet)

Super ice slide

This four-lane slide, which is 16 meters long and 4 meters high, will delight sliding enthusiasts.

Giant foosball

The traditional table-top game turns into a human scale. Take the place of a soccer player and try out this fun-filled game.

Zone petites pattes

The charming Bourgade Nordique village is the favourite spot of tiny tots with its miniature cars and houses for youngsters aged 6 and under. Come and meet the silly penguins that live there!

Cirque polaire

The Grand Cirque polaire, a polar circus under the big top, is back again with its array of colourful characters. Continuous entertainment and mini-shows.

Zone gonflée

Come jump and bounce around in one of the five inflatable games.

La conquête des Forts de LA GUERRE DES TUQUES 3D

Come and wage this epic sponge-ball battle and conquer the opposing team's fort! Cleo, the mascot, will be present every day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to play and meet people of all ages.


1, 2, 3... Go! Crawl, jump, slide, climb into the world of your favourite characters. Get active in another way with Parcours Télé-Québec!

Labyrinth in the woods

You've got to find your way in the woods... but beware of Yéti, you might be surprised!

Atelier des petits doigts COUP DE POUCE

An invitation to budding artists. Come and display your sculpture talents with real blocks of snow, which will then be exhibited as a work of art.

Belles bottines LA PRESSE +

Boot hockey and winter soccer are featured at this rink.

Cross-country skiing trail

Set up over 3 kms in the wooded areas and along the river, the cross-country skiing trails at the beginner level are the ideal thing for anyone wanting to take up this gliding sport.



Explore the wooded trails on snowshoes and enjoy the great view along the river.


Old-fashioned curling at the Stewart Museum

The Stewart Museum invites you to leap back into the 19th century for an introduction to old-fashioned curling on an actual sheet of outdoor ice.

Mini-Biosphere of the Biosphere, Environment Museum

Emulate the work of architect Buckminster Fuller by building a mini-Biosphere.


Unlimited access to the following activities during the 8 days of the Fête des neiges event:

  • Tube slide and Disco-Tube
  • Zip-line
  • Ferris wheel (available weekends of January 17 to February 1)
  • Carousel (available weekend of February 7-8)
  • Free admission to the Biosphere, Environment Museum
  • Free admission to the Stewart Museum
  • 30 additional free minutes on the rental of recreational equipment at the regular price at Écorécréo
  • Discounts on various restaurant services


1 person $15
Family package (4 people) $48


  • Free for children aged 4 and under.

  • Rates are subject to change without notice.

  • Rates shown include taxes.

  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates. Parking rates are adjusted according to the major events that are held at Parc Jean-Drapeau. We strongly suggest you check the "Parking" page on the website prior to each of your visits to the Parc to find out the rates in effect and the affected parking areas.

Ticket offices

Reception pavilion, Aquatic Complex and near the Tube slide

Available Services

  • Money withdrawals

  • Cloakrooms and lockers (skate rental centre and Aquatic Complex)

  • First aid

  • Information booth and mobile information

  • Écorécréo rental centres

    (sale of winter accessories and rental of skates, snowshoes, cross-country skis, sleds, snow scooters)

    More information

  • Baby rest stop

    Located in the Aquatic Complex, the baby rest stop includes: changing tables, rocking chairs, nursing pads, bottle warmers and microwaves.

  • Lunch and warm-up areas

    Take some time to relax in a warm place and have a snack while you`re doing so: there are food counters nearby!(The Chalet, Terrasse 67, Aquatic Complex)

  • Food fare

    • The cafeteria

      From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Aquatic Complex

      Offers a full course meal for the entire family: soups, hot meals and desserts.

    • Subway

      From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Aquatic Complex

      A selection of sandwiches with a variety of fillings to the customer's liking.

    • Resto L.P.

      From 10 a.m. to closing on the Mail
      From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. outside the Aquatic Complex

      Quebecers' traditional cantine.

    • Maple taffy on snow

      From 10 a.m. to closing on the Mail
      From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Zone petites pattes and near the subway station

      For sweet tooths, harken back to the classics such as maple taffy on snow, maple sugar cotton candy and maple taffy and butter cones.

    • La Terrasse 67 and bar

      From 10 a.m. to closing on the Mail

      Take a break where it's warm, either indoors or on the heated terrace, while you enjoy a soup, pasta, a grilled cheese, a pretzel and much more.

    • Soupes et Grillades

      From 10 a.m. to closingon the Parterre

      On a brasero you can grill your own brochettes, sausages or marshmallows, while you warm up beside the fire, with a hearty soup.

    • Café-Bar

      From 10 a.m. to closing on the Mail

      Coffee during the daytime hours and alcoholic beverages in the evening: beer, hot wine and coffee with alcohol.

    • Beaver Tails

      From 10 a.m. to closing on the Mail

      Irresistible sweet treats served warm and in a variety of flavours: cinnamon and sugar, maple, banana chocolate, etc.

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