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Your one-stop shop for the West Island's Saint-Jean-Baptiste celebrations

Let the Saint-Jean festivities begin! You'll find a comprehensive list of all the celebrations being offered by West Island municipalities and boroughs.


PHOTO: City of Dorval

Beaconsfield:


Where? Centennial Park (288 boul. Beaconsfield). In case of rain, it will be held at the Recreation Centre at 1974 City Lane.

When? Friday, June 24, from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m.

What? Shows, inflatable games, a petting farm, street entertainers, even food trucks from Wild Willy's and Chef Sanglier. See the full list of activities below

SOURCE: City of Beaconsfield


Dollard-des-Ormeaux


Where? D.D.O. Civic Center (12001 Salaberry Blvd, Dollard-Des Ormeaux, Quebec H9B 2A7)

When? **Update: The D.D.O. Fête nationale du Québec has been postponed to June 24 due to bad weather. Let’s give ourselves the chance to celebrate under the sun.

Indeed, Friday, June 24 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., it’s an event not to be missed!**

What?

  • Many outdoor activities for all ages will be offered, such as temporary tattoos, inflatable games, a photobooth, mini-golf, virtual reality games ($), a mini-farm, a trampoline activity, axe throwing, a speedy shoes activity, hoover parkour, sports activities, and more!

SOURCE: City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux


Dorval


Where? Millennium Park (230 Lakeshore Dr, Dorval, Quebec H9S 3W1)

When? Friday, June 24, from noon to 10:30 p.m.

What? Here is the detailed schedule:

Afternoon

  • Noon to 6 p.m.: Outdoor activities, roaming entertainment, inflatable games, escape games, temporary tattoos, and more

  • 2:30 p.m.: Traditional Quebec music with Gilbert Charlebois

  • 4 p.m.: FML (Family Wrestling Show). High-flying action and laughter guaranteed!

Evening

  • 6 p.m.: Opening ceremony

  • 6:30 p.m.: Demonstration by Studio de danse Imperium

  • 7 p.m.: Musical performance by Raphaël Dénommé

  • 8:30 p.m.: Musical performance by Osmoze

  • 10 p.m.: Grandiose fireworks

Food trucks and local associations will be on-site during the event to offer food and non-alcoholic beverages.

In case of uncertain weather, please consult the City's website for the planned activities.


SOURCE: City of Dorval


Île-Bizard, Ste-Géneviève:


Where? Eugène-Dostie Park (Parc Eugène-Dostie, Montée de l'Église, Montréal, QC H9C 1G9)

When? Thursday, June 23, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

What?

  • On the menu are fun-filled activities for the whole family:

  • - Musical performance by the group "Vox Pop"

  • - Inflatable structures

  • - Face painting

  • - Street food truck

  • - Fireworks by GFA PYRO and much more!

  • *Montée de l'Église will be closed to traffic between 4 p.m. and midnight, from Cherrier Street to Chevremont Boulevard.

  • * In case of rain, some activities will be held at the Centre socioculturel de LÎle-Bizard.

  • * No animals, glass containers or alcoholic beverages will be allowed on the site.

  • * Beer will be sold on-site.

SOURCE: Borough of L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève


Pointe-Claire:


Where? Alexandre-Bourgeau Park (2 Cartier Ave, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9S 4P6) will be at the heart of the festivities, which will also be held in the streets of Pointe-Claire Village.

When? June 24 from 2 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. In case of rain, the event will be postponed to Saturday, June 25.

What? Here is the timed list of activities:

2 to 6 p.m.: Free swimming (at the Pointe-Claire Village Pool)

2 to 8 p.m.: DJ and entertainment, inflatable structure, miniature golf, professional face painting, reading tent, Stewart Hall craft tent, dance workshops with Break City and roaming animation!

6 p.m.: Circus show

7 p.m.: Hip Hop dance performance by Break City

8 p.m.: Speech and flag raising

8:15-10 p.m: Musical performance by Groupe L’Arsenal

10:10 p.m.: Fireworks show (weather permitting) launched from a barge on

Lac Saint-Louis


**As part of the green challenge, people who wish to get to the festivities by active transportation or mass transit are encouraged to do so. The first 100 people to show proof of use of these transportation modes will be entered in a prize draw. In the same spirit, a water station will be made available to the public where everyone can refill their reusable water bottle.**


SOURCE: City of Pointe-Claire


Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue:


Where? 109 Rue Sainte-Anne, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec, H9X 1M2

When? Thursday, June 23, 6:30 until 9:30 p.m.

What?

  • The festivities on June 23 will take place in the parking lot under the Galipeau bridge due to the uncertain weather. The program will include a show by Josh Adams and his musicians, strolling entertainment and much more to make this national holiday memorable. This event is 100 % free and open to all, and it will also be possible to get delicious meals from the D-Burger food truck. The truck will be located at Parc Aumais until 9 p.m.

A variety of burgers, poutines, and drinks will be on the menu. In addition, there will be a stand where you can purchase alcoholic beverages. Throughout the evening, fire-eaters and performers will be on hand.


SOURCE: Ville de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue


Vaudreuil:


When? Friday, June 24 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

What? The City of Vaudreuil-Dorion will offer a show and fireworks display. The group Québec Issime will be performing on the Circus Festival stage at 7:30. At around 10 p.m., there will be a fireworks display on the Vaudreuil Bay facing the Cité-des-Jeunes campus.



SOURCE: City of Vaudreuil-Dorion









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