Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve closed from May 21 to June 14 River shuttle: start of season postponed Cycling access ramp of the Concorde Bridge: detour to be expected Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14

Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14

June 1st-14, 2019

The South Shore Bike Link will be closed from June 1 to June 14 due to the Grand Prix du Canada.

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve closed from May 21 to June 14

May 21 to June 14, 2019

Due to the final preparations for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from May 21 to June 14 inclusively.

River shuttle: start of season postponed

May 14-31, 2019

Due to the river's high water level, the Maritime Shuttles service will not begin its operations on Saturday, May 18, as expected. More details will be announced in the coming days.

Cycling access ramp of the Concorde Bridge: detour to be expected

April 3 to May 16, 2019

The cycling access ramp, which serves as a cycling path between Île-Sainte-Hélène and the Concorde Bridge, will remain closed until the end of construction work on Espace 67. Cyclists can get to Île-Sainte-Hélène, from the Concorde Bridge, by taking the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and then the Cosmos Bridge.

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.

L'OM Grandeur nature

L'OM Grandeur nature

Marking the inauguration of Espace 67, Parc Jean-Drapeau cordially invites Montrealers to attend a free concert of classical music performed by the Orchestre Métropolitain and conducted by renowned maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

With the panorama of the city providing a breathtaking background, you will be awed by the impressive orchestra, comprised of 77 musicians.

Come and enjoy a memorable time in a completely redeveloped environment that is more majestic than ever!

Musical program

The general public will discover a musical program that draws on the history of Sainte-Hélène and Notre-Dame islands, including a specially created work by composer Alejandra Odgers, a native of Mexico who now resides in the Montréal area. The musical composition will provide an overview of the Parc’s history, which people can learn about in the memory album Two Islands, One Park, One City, from the era of the Iroquois to the French and British occupation, right up to the major events staged there over the last 60 years, including Expo 67, the Olympic Games, La Ronde, the Grand Prix du Canada, the Floralies and so much more!

In addition to the original composition by Alejandra Odgers, the Orchestre Métropolitain will perform many major works, including Maurice Ravel's Boléro and Carmen, Suite No. 2 by Georges Bizet.


June 27, 2019 8:30 p.m.


  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.
    • The best way to come to the Parc Jean-Drapeau, is by Subway!
    • There are also several Bixi stations are installed at the Parc during the summer season.

Start the night with one big festive picnic

Festival-goers are invited from 4:30 pm for a pre-concert picnic at the Espace 67. Several food trucks will be on site to offer spectators something to eat. In addition, animation, music and stilt walkers will create a festive and welcoming atmosphere.

Parc's partners will also be gathered to showcase the many activities available on the islands throughout the summer.

Memory album

Purchase this novel memory album that traces the evolution of Parc Jean-Drapeau through the different historical periods.

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Getting to Espace 67

Nearby parking areas:

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