This summer, enjoy over 70 events and activities at the Old Port!

This summer, enjoy over 70 events and activities at the Old Port!

Destinations to explore, June 19, 2023 2023-06-19
A stroll at the Old Port of Montreal © Christian Blais

With its outstanding views of the Mighty St. Lawrence, the Old Port presents you with all kinds of events and activities, including dance and musical performances and great food too. It’s the place to have fun, eat a bite, enjoy a thrill, then kick back in style. Look no further than the Old Port! Now that’s summer!

Festival at the Old Port
Many festivals are taking place at the Old Port. Photo credit: Christian Blais

Activities to enjoy all summer long!

Summer is awesome at the Old Port. There will be music, dance, cultural and even food truck festivals! Then there’s Canada Day, the Grand PoutineFest, the Holi Festival, Orientalys, the AfroMonde Festival, the Montreal Streetfood Festival and Les Premiers vendredis events, just to name a few! And you won’t want to miss the DJ Evenings at Clock Tower Beach, where you can watch the skies light up during the fireworks shows at La Ronde amusement park. Speaking of beaches, Clock Tower Beach is where you can join a riverside yoga class!

Bringing the family? Explore the Old Port’s promenade together on the same bike aboard one of Écorécréo’s quadricycles, or enjoy the cool breeze riding around Bonsecours Basin on a pedal boat. Offer your little pirates an adventure at Voiles en voiles aerial adventure park thanks to its climbing walls, rope bridges and ziplines. Take them hunting for hidden treasure inside the two-kilometre maze at SOS Labyrinthe. How about embarking on a journey to space? Space Explorers: THE INFINITE makes this a reality with an immersive experience inspired by NASA’s missions aboard the International Space Station. Finally, explore the speed and science of hockey at the Montreal Science Centre’s latest feature exhibition, Hockey: Faster Than Ever.

Your choice of thrills and chills!

What’s summertime without a little adrenaline? Take flight with MTL Zipline and enjoy an exciting bird’s-eye view of the site or scoot around on a Segway courtesy of Éco Tours Montréal. Looking for more action? Hit the rapids and soak in some excitement with Saute-Moutons Jet Boating or enjoy a wild ride spin boating with Jet St-Laurent. Prefer to set out on your own? Adventure into the waves on a jet ski from Aventures Wet Set. Thrills and adventure await!

Saute-Mountons Jet Boating
Saute-Moutons Jet Boating

Kickback with friends or your sweetheart

Enjoy a delightful cruise aboard Le Petit Navire, which offers guided tours of the Old Port, or share a delicious meal aboard Bateau-Mouche with its special picnic lunches and gourmet dinners. Take in the breathtaking views from high up on the Grande roue de Montréal observation wheel. Pamper yourself for a few hours at Bota Bota, spa-sur-l’eau, a one-of-a-kind spa with gorgeous city views. Then soak in the summer weather with a few drinks on the terrace at La Scena Boa Vida Yacht Club or enjoy delicious local produce at Marché des Éclusiers farmers’ market.

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