Montréal, May 29, 2019 ─ The Old Port of Montréal launches its summer season on June 1st and 2nd with a 2-for-1 promotion on a lot of activities all weekend long!

Preview of featured activities:

-Voiles en Voiles

-Bateau-Mouche

-Écorécréo (quadricycles and Segways)

-Écorécréo (pedal boats)

-MTL Zipline

-Phare du Bota Bota, spa-sur-l’eau

-SOS Labyrinthe

-The IMAX®TELUS Theatre

-Petit navire                                                 -Wet Set MTL

 

Plus, enjoy up to seven food and shopping experiences to top up this weekend extravaganza! The Old Port’s summer launch presented by Natrel invites Montrealers and visitors alike to come enjoy this great series of adventures with family and friends. View the entire 2-for-1 weekend program

Free Access to the Beach 

New for Summer 2019!  Starting June 22, access to Clock Tower Beach will be free, except during a handful of special events. Clock Tower Beach will also present hosted events such as DJs & Fireworks during Feux Loto-Québec evenings as well as Riverside Yoga on Tuesdays starting at 6 p.m. (from June 25 to August 27).

Programming with an International Flair

Alongside the return of Cirque du Soleil’s headline show Alegría, the Old Port will also host the much-awaited world premiere of PY1 presents Through the Echos opening on June 1st where visitors can explore Lune Rouge’s pyramid. In September, the Old Port will host the Longines Global Champions Tour, an international calibre show-jumping competition that will put Montréal in the spotlight alongside other international host cities such as Paris, London, Berlin, Rome and Doha.

Foodies and food lovers can rejoice at the return of Old Port favourites such as A Taste of the Caribbean from July 11 to 14, The Great Montréal Poutinefest from August 6 to 11, and The Great Montréal Ribfest from August 13 to 18, Orientalys from August 22 to 25, plus a deliciously new event TacoFest MTL from August 31 to September 2. View the full summer program.    

The Ultimate Destination for Family Fun

Just steps away, enjoy a mix of family activities everyone will love such as rides on the Montréal Observation Wheel, the urban zipline adventure MTL Zipline, the 2-km maze SOS Labyrinthe, and the pirate ship adventure park Voiles en Voiles. Visit the nearby Montréal Science Centre presenting the interactive exhibition Spiders: From Fear to Fascination and the top-dog IMAX® adventure Superpower Dogs 3D. Get a full dose of fresh air on the river and fantastic views of the city aboard Bateau-Mouche and the Amphibus, or with Aventures Wet Set MTL and Jet St-Laurent. Top it all off with some deliciously diverse menus from Marché des Éclusiers, Muvbox, Europea Mobile, Snowaii and Scena, ready to serve your family some fantastic fare between your Old Port adventures.     

About the Old Port of Montréal

For more than 25 years, the Old Port of Montréal has offered a wide range of interactive, cultural, and leisure activities including science-oriented activities at the Montréal Science Centre. Spanning 2.5 km along the St. Lawrence River, the Old Port of Montréal is Québec’s most popular tourist site welcoming over 6 million visitors each year. Its partners are Coca-Cola, Eska, Natrel, Sleeman, TELUS, Rythme 105.7, 92.5 The Beat, 96.9 CKOI, and 98.5 FM.  www.oldportofmontreal.com

 

Source: Old Port of Montréal

 

More information:

 

Jean-Philippe Rochette

 

Public Relations Manager

 

Tel: 514 283-7160 

 

Email:  jprochette@vieuxportdemontreal.com