South Shore Bike link Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve South Shore Bike link

South Shore Bike link

December 2, 2017 to April 15, 2018

The bike link between the South Shore (Saint‑Lambert) and Parc Jean‑Drapeau is closed from December 2, 2017 to April 15, 2018. See you next year!

Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve

December 1st, 2017 to April 14, 2018

As of December 1st, the portion between the hairpin (northern part of the circuit) and the PAvillon du Canada will become two‑way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit will not be maintained. Please use caution and share the road.

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.


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



Great attractions at parc Jean-Drapeau

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