Invitation to the launching of Fête des neiges de Montréal 2016

MONTREAL, Jan. 5, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives and their families are cordially invited to come play outdoors and be the first to try out many of the activities available at this year's launch event. At this time, street-food trucks will be offering their specialties for free.



Thursday, January 14, 2016


5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 


Île Ste-Hélène Parterre, Parc Jean-Drapeau

Parking lot P9 and P10 (free)

Jean-Drapeau subway station

Evening schedule of events

5 p.m.   

Access to activities

Tube and Disco-tube slide

Ferris wheel with a great view of downtown Montréal


Dog-sled ride

Bing Bang Bulle

Ice sculpture demonstrations

Presence of Boule de Neige

Street-food trucks and food concession counters

6:15 p.m.   

Speeches by dignitaries and announcement of the outdoor program

Mr. Denis Coderre, mayor of Montréal

Ms. Danièle Henkel, board chair of the SPJD

Mr. James Grégoire, Director of Business Development and Training at Tim Hortons

Mr. Yan England, spokesperson for the Fête des neiges de Montréal

6:30 p.m.     

Activities continue and interviews

8 p.m.                 

Activities conclude

Dress warmly!



For further information: R.S.V.P.: Martine Venne, 514 872-6679,

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