June 23, 2017

La Fête Nationale 2017: Free & Fun Events on St-Jean-Baptiste Day!

St.Jean Baptiste Events 2017

St.Jean Baptiste 2017 Schedule

June 24 is Quebec’s official holiday – la Fête Nationale – St-Jean-Baptiste Day!

Come check out all the free events happening in and around Montreal June 23 and 24.

Le Grand Spectacle

June 23 at 8 p.m. at the Place des Festivals, A huge line up of Quebec entertainers all night long!

Don’t Miss the Parade Friday June 23 at 1 pm – 4 pm.
Called le Défilé, the parade starts at Ste-Catherine and Guy streets at 1 p.m. It continues east on Ste. Catherine Street to de Bleury Street near Place des Festivals.

Additional events in and around Montreal:

Park La Fontaine June 23 and June 24 1 p.m.: musicians and performers.

Dollard-des-Ormeaux Park June 23 5 p.m.: Fireworks, face painting and games.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue June 23, 6 p.m.: Cake, treasure hunt and children’s activities.

Benny Park in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, June 24, 1 p.m.: BBQ and Family fun.

Laurier Park in the Plateau-Mont-Royal June 24, 12 noon: musicians and marionettes.

Centennial Park (288 Beaconsfield blvd. in Beaconsfield) June 24, 12 noon: fun for the whole family.


-City of Montreal offices
-Provincial and federal offices
-Shopping Centres
-Grocery stores
-Most retail stores
-Most public pools are open
-Many restaurants remain open
If you’re not sure, we suggest you call in advance to make sure they are open.

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