MONTREAL, Dec. 26, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - This year, the Old Port is
inviting young and old alike to experience the start of a new tradition
with the New Year's Eve celebrations on December 31. New Yorkers
celebrate New Year's Eve in Times Square, Rio de Janeiro parties on the
beaches of Copacabana, and now Montrealers will be gathering at the Old
Starting at 10 p.m. on December 31, head over to the Grand Ball at Place
Jacques-Cartier, presented by Fééries du Vieux-Montréal. At 11:59:50
p.m., Montrealers are invited to the Final Countdown, followed by New
Year's fireworks presented by TELUS, which promises to be the most
spectacular and impressive display ever presented at the Old Port.
The festivities continue with the New Year's Party courtesy of
Coca-Cola. For the first time, people are invited to welcome in 2013 by
dancing under the stars until 2 a.m. The promenade across from the
Jacques Cartier Quay will be transformed into a huge dance floor with a
central stage and a disc jockey. For this occasion, the Skating Rink
will be open until 2 a.m.
Call notice : 11pm30
Reserved parking for media: enter by the Clock Tower Quay at the corner
of de la Commune and Bonsecours streets. Turn right immediately and
take the gravel road. You cannot go any farther than the line of cones.
It's important to park as close to the wall as possible to leave enough
room for emergency vehicles.
Vieux-Port de Montréal
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SOURCE: OLD PORT OF MONTREAL CORPORATION
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