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Espace Paddock


A stunningly bright, spacious and contemporary private hall, located in a unique spot just five minutes from downtown Montréal. Two immense terraces, each of which are set up on their own levels, in a prestigious and cordial setting. An international-scale, all-season facility amid the islands, the river and a much-acclaimed recreation-tourist sector.

All this and more awaits you at Espace Paddock, Parc Jean-Drapeau's new all-purpose site which will be making its début on the Montréal scene in September 2020.

All of F1's prestige on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve!

A prestigious place that can accommodate between 300 to 800 people, available from July 15 to April 1.

The hall

  • An all-purpose hall with plenty of windows providing lots of light and a great view
  • An area of 15,000 square feet (close to 1,400 m2)
  • Banquet style accommodations: up to 600 people
  • Cocktail style accommodations: up to 800 people
  • Full catering kitchen:
    • 2 Rational combi-ovens
    • 2 double hot-food heating cabinets
    • 4 French-door fridges
    • Stainless steel surface preparation
    • High capacity ice machine
  • Cloakroom space with coat racks
  • 3 halls that can be closed off to accommodate the wishes of the organizers
  • About 40 electrical hook-ups and ground system
  • Anchoring structures and electrical hook-ups on the ceiling
  • Glassed-in elevator that can accommodate 35 people
  • Access to a freight-lift that can accommodate up to one vehicle
  • A parking area near the building with a capacity of more than 1,000 vehicles (100 parking passes are included with rental of the premises).

Green-roof open-concept terrace

  • A terrace partially covered by a light-wood roof, affording a spectacular view
  • Nearby vegetation and photovoltaic panels adding an eco-responsible touch to your event
  • An area of more than 5,000 square feet (close to 500 m2)
  • Cocktail style accommodations: up to 400 people
  • Access to a freight-lift that can accommodate up to one vehicle

Learn more

To obtain more details concerning the hall and terraces, availabilities or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact us.

Request for Information Form

Getting to Espace Paddock

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the venue at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, 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.

Covid-19 - The river shuttle service will not be operational for the 2020 summer season.

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.


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


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

Routes and schedules

Bike and 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 multipurpose Path.

From the South Shore: take the Bike Link or the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose Path.


There are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.


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.


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

Nearby parking areas:
P1, P4

Rates and other parking areas

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare (ticket or OPUS card).


June 25 to September 6
Monday to Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • The service is not offered on statutory holidays


You need to reserve 45-to-60 minutes beforehand whenever you want to use this service : 514 273-6331 or online form

Taxibus stops

Métro Jean-Drapeau, Athletes' Quarters, La Ronde, Stewart Museum, Espace Paddock, Pavillon du Canada, Pavillon des Services and Pavillon de la Tunisie.

  • Subway
  • Taxibus
  • STM
  • River
  • Bike
    and BIXI
  • Walking
  • Parking