Take the subway! Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed South Shore Bike Link open Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season Take the subway!

Take the subway!

July 25 to September 4, 2017

The number of parking spaces is limited at the Parc due to the Enhancement and Development work. It is therefore strongly recommended you take the subway to get to Parc Jean‑Drapeau.

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed

July 25 to August 20, 2017

The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve will again be accessible to pedestrians and cyclists on August 21. During the closure of Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve, cyclists and pedestrians that want to get to Jean‑Doré Beach will have to take the Route Verte or the free 767 shuttle from the Jean‑Drapeau subway station.

South Shore Bike Link open

July 20 to November 16, 2017

Aside from the exceptional closure on Saturday, August 19, the South Shore Bike Link and the Route Verte on Île Notre‑Dame will remain open throughout the summer season.

Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season

January 1st to December 31, 2017

Due to construction work near the Aquatic Complex, it will be closed to public and athletes for the 2017 season. Swimmers will still be able to come enjoy the water at Parc Jean‑Drapeau this summer at Jean‑Doré Beach.

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
L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

The parc Jean‑Drapeau is "the" place to see the Festival de l'International des Feux Loto‑Québec; watch it live as the skies light up with dazzling fireworks from competing countries, at La Ronde, in Montreal!

The fireworks start at 10 p.m., rain or shine.

Opening Celebrate Montreal

Saturday, July 1st, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: Panzera-Rozzi's Famous Fireworks
The opening firework display is a hymn to Montreal. The soundtrack that features music from various styles is an invitation in the heart of the city's glittering nightlife, from the 40s to today.

Italy Bellissima Sicilia

Saturday, July 8, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: Vaccalluzzo Events
Vaccalluzzo's pyrotechnicians recreated the history of Sicily, its art, colours, landscapes, sounds, and architecture. Moreover, this pyromusical journey succeeds at conveying the energy strength, brightness and conviviality that characterize the Sicilian people.

Poland Just Fun

Saturday, July 15, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: Surex
The firm presents a unique and fun creation inspired by the power and energy of pop and rock music. This pyromusical display is an invitation to a great party. The audience won't resist dancing and singing along.

Germany Pyro Rhapsody

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: Innovative Pyrotechnik GMBH
The firm has created a pyromusical extravaganza sure to capture the imagination of audiences. This fascinating fireworks display depicts a succession of emotional moments, jolly humour and lovely impressions on a soundtrack featuring classical music from Tchaikovsky, Bizet and Pachelbel as well as contemporary creations from Yiruma and Philipp Glass.

France Evolution of music

Saturday, July 22, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: féérie
The firm invites us to a journey into the music's "genealogy" tree. Through the history of music, we travel in time from our distant ancestors that discovered rhythm with the noise of tools striking stones and the sound of their own voices to contemporary musical expressions.

Portugual The Portuguese Odyssey

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: Macedos Pirotecnia
Its inspiring fireworks and music display recreates the fantastic odyssey of Portuguese explorers that crossed oceans to discover an unknown world. In our era of globalization, their then "new" relationship with the planet takes a brand new sense.

England Gunpowder and Greasepaint

Saturday, July 29, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: Jubilee Fireworks Ltd.
Jubilee Fireworks' new display is a toe-tapping pageant of pyrotechnic pleasure. This "pyromusical theatre" show features popular classics from the old and new repertoires, including crowd pleasers such as America from West Side Story, Memory from Cats, On My Own from Les Miserables, and the Overture from The Phantom of the Opera.

Finale des Étoiles Loto-Québec

Saturday, August 5, 2017
10 p.m.
Firm: GFA Pyro and La Ronde
A truly magical closing show with inspiring fireworks on the music of Serge Fiori and Harmonium.


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Jacques Cartier Bridge

The bridge will be open to pedestrians so they can enjoy the show (without their bikes).

The Jacques Cartier Bridge will be completely closed to traffic from around 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. for the fireworks displays at La Ronde. Road users are invited to use the Champlain or Victoria Bridges, as well as the Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine Bridge-Tunnel, during this period.

Also note that bicycles and animals will not be allowed on the bridge site (or the bike path as of approximately 8:15 p.m.) during this event.

The bridge will be progressively reopened to traffic starting at 11:30 p.m.

Getting to parc Jean-Drapeau

Jean-Drapeau subway station



Important Notices Plan your trip

Take the subway!
July 25 to September 4, 2017
The number of parking spaces is limited at the Parc due to the Enhancement and Development work. It is therefore strongly recommended you take the subway to get to Parc Jean‑Drapeau.

Do not miss

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