MONTREAL, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - This year, the Montréal Space for
Life and the Olympic Park invite you to take part in larger-than-life
adventures as part of the Nuit blanche. On March 2, 2013, from 5 p.m to 2 a.m., the Pôle Parc olympique will be buzzing with superhero activity as it hosts a megaparty to
which all are welcome!
This year's Nuit blanche à Montréal, presented by Hydro-Québec, will kick off in an even bigger and livelier location than last year's.
In fact, for the first time, it will include the Esplanade Financière
Sun Life and its winter village. The numerous activities available
include the ever-popular outdoor appearance of the Biodôme penguins,
and to many other new and exciting experiences for you to enjoy! At the
Montreal Tower and around the park, a celebration of superheroes and
their superpowers will be in full swing. Dress up for a night of fun
and let your inner hero shine: let your imagination run wild to come up
with your own super alter ego! Nuit blanche is yours!
Our Antarctic superheroes: the Biodôme penguins love their Montréal friends! Come say hello to the penguins as they
head outdoors for their second highly anticipated excursion around the
Discover some night time superheroes, the Fascinating birds of prey; you can see these magnificent nocturnal predators out under the starry
sky along with members of the Union québécoise de réhabilitation des
oiseaux de proie (UQROP) team!
Oxfam-Québec also invites you to be a superhero for food justice by joining the
Campaign Grow. Food. Life. Planet.
Put your superpowers to the test to solve a Murder Mystery unravelling in the ecosystems of the Biodôme. While nocturnal animals prowl about in the shadows, will you find the
clues to help you track down the guilty one?
Be a superhero and reach new heights at the Montreal Tower, where you can experience the cosplay event held atop the world's
tallest inclined tower!
To discover: the daring architecture of the brand new Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium which, just a few weeks from its grand opening, will twinkle like a star
in the sky. Telescopes will be available for you to do some stargazing
alongside our experts!
At the Esplanade Financière Sun Life Winter Village in the Olympic Park, take a ride down the over 60-metre-long slide and skate along the
refrigerated ice rink, which will surely be an extreme experience!
Also, as part of 1st Saturdays, Montreal's food truck will be on hand to serve some tasty delights for
heroes' young and old alike to enjoy and discover.
In order to make your experience even more enjoyable, horse-drawn carriages will connect the Biodôme and the Esplanade Financière Sun Life!
Special rate for the Biodôme Murder Mystery ($12) and the Be a superhero and reach new heights event at the Montreal Tower ($13). All outdoor activities are free.
Pôle Parc olympique programming:
SOURCE: Espace pour la vie
For further information:
The Space for Life
Nadine Fortin, Communications Co-ordinator
Justine Lord-Dufour, Communications Advisor
514-252-4141 extension 5108