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Pavillon de la Jamaïque Rental and Details

Restoration of the Pavillon de la Jamaïque

Société du parc Jean-Drapeau Building and development projects

The Pavillon de la Jamaïque, which is nestled amid a charming setting and is a prime rental space for weddings and corporate events, was much in need of a makeover.

A bit of history

1965 Creation of île Notre-Dame
1966 Construction of the pavilion for Expo 67.
1967 Expo 67: Pavillon de la Jamaïque opens.
1976 to 1988 Floralies internationales de Montréal: the pavilion becomes a café-terrasse and is ensconced in the heart of the verdant landscape of the Floralies' decorative gardens, with its front and rear terraces.
2009 and 2010 Renovation and redevelopment work on the entire building with the aim of turning it into a rental reception hall.
2012 Redevelopment and expansion work in the catering and washroom facilities areas.
2023 and 2024 Renovation of the pavilion and enhancement of the landscaping development.

Rehabilitation work

Upgrading the Pavillon de la Jamaïque must be done to ensure it is a top-notch rental offering that meets the current needs of its clientele and ties into the Parc's strategic vision.

Restoring the envelope of the building to enhance the pavilion's longevity.

Major redevelopment of the interior, including the bar and kitchen, to ensure an adequate amount of space for event organizers.

Installation of universal access accredited by Kéroul.

Enhancing the landscaping development.

Modernizing the indoor and outdoor lighting to provide a cozier ambiance, enhance the visual comfort and highlight the pavilion's architecture.

Features and components of the sector

The restauration of the Pavillon de la Jamaïque is in line with the broader plan of preserving the patrimonial history of Parc Jean-Drapeau.

A preservation plan has been designed specifically for this building, in keeping with the Parc's overall heritage preservation strategy.


September 2023 to May 2024

Budget $2.3 million
Status Finished
Impact There will be no rental of the pavilion for the duration of the construction work. Resumption of rentals: End of June 2024

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Getting to Pavillon de la Jamaïque

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

Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station on the Line 4 — Yellow 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!

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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.

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STM shuttle

Three STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.

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The Parc is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike: simply take the bike paths of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Concorde Bridge or the Bike link.

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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.

Nearby parking area: P5

Rates and parking areas

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare.

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