La Ronde opens its doors starting May 20th!
It is 146 acres (591 000 square meters) located on the Northern tip of Saint Helen's Island. The park hosts many important events each year such as the International Fireworks competition of Loto-Québec, Osheaga, etc. This site is accessible by the subway and right below our hotel. Not to be missed for a fun family event!
***discounted tickets and priority access available at the concierge desk***
Montreal in Light
As in previous years, the free outdoor site of Quartier des spectacles will dazzle us, with its lights, its gourmet stops, its projections and everything! Montrealers are once again invited to come and beat the heart of their city, to participate in a tonne of free activities. Without forgetting the grand event of MEL, the Nuit blanche in Montreal, which is celebrating this year its 14th edition, on March 4th!
As part of the 375th anniversary of the metropolis, MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS presented by RBC in collaboration with Bell will tune its programming of the specialities of Lyon, city in honour of its 2017 edition. For its gastronomic aspect, MEL will invite fifteen great chefs Lyon in the Bonnes Tables Montréal. Lyon will also shine on the artistic side, since MEL will launch the 1st edition of Illuminart, a journey of luminous and technological works and installations designed in collaboration with the famous Fête des Lumières in Lyon and accessible free in the Quartier des spectacles. The works will come from the Festival of lights and creators of Lyons, as well as local artists and other countries. The 18th edition of MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS, which runs from February 23 to March 11, 2017, will be extraordinary thanks to the combination of the talent of the greatest chefs and creators of Lyon and Montréal, two cultural metropoles whose friendship has lasted for more than 25 years.
Between legends and favourites, classical music, jazz, chanson and electro, the eclecticism of the offer will not fail to delight music lovers from all walks of life. Bobby Bazini, Alain Lefèvre, Flamenco Vivo, Tryo, Alex Nevsky, Agnes Obel and Lisa Hannigan, Alexandre Da Costa and many more!
The rendez-vous of Quebec cinema
Each year for 10 days, some 400 artists, craftsmen and professionals of the industry join the cinephiles and the general public to celebrate the cinema of Quebec of today and tomorrow. By offering nearly 300 films of all kinds, including a hundred premieres, and a host of free events inviting reflection and celebration, the program reflects the richness of the cinematographic production here. Place of discovery and privileged encounters between the public and the creators, exceptional showcase for established and emerging talents, a crossroads for professionals from here and elsewhere, Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois is one The most important means of promoting our cinema!
Florence Desourdy & Virginia Casale