A Titanesque Season In Celebration of 50 Years of Thrills

MONTREAL, May 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - For its 50th anniversary, La Ronde is promising an EPIC 2017 season, with the launch of TITAN, a gigantic pendulum ride sure to delight thrill seekers, a very special edition of L'International des Feux Loto-Québec and a new collaboration with Montreal's famed Chef Jerome Ferrer. Running from May 20th all the way through October 29th, this season will be nothing less than titanesque.

Here's what's new for the 2017 season:

A Gigantic New Ride: The TITAN

Inspired by the legend of the Titans, those divine beings of the Greek Mythology synonymous with total domination, TITAN is a giant swaying pendulum towering at 45 metres in the air. It will propel riders at a speed of 112 km/h, for a hair-raising ride guests will want to experience again and again.   

A Montreal flavor for L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

The 33rd edition of L'International des Feux Loto-Québec (IFLQ), running from July 1 to August 5, highlights the 375th anniversary of Montreal in a very special way.  For the first time in IFLQ's history, Montrealers chose the countries invited to compete.  They also voted for their favourite songs about Montreal to help create the beautiful soundtrack for Celebrate Montreal, the opening firework featuring a live performance by Ian KellyMontreal's own Serge Fiori collaborated on the season finale's soundtrack, which includes some of his and Harmonium's most beloved melodies.

Collaboration with Jerome Ferrer & Groupe Europea

La Ronde is proud to partner with famed Chef Jerome Ferrer this year, our exclusive caterer for the fireworks. With menus carefully crafted around the featured country of the evening, the entire VIP experience will captivate taste buds, eyes and ears.  In addition, the Jerry's Mobile food truck will be at La Ronde all summer long, with a menu comprised of Jerome's most delicious creations.

Keeping with tradition

La Ronde continues to offer great family-friendly entertainment, with wonderful shows by La Ronde mascot Ribambelle and her friends The Z's, the entertaining Mascot Day and Prevention and Safety Day.

La Ronde will celebrate Halloween for 12 days beginning September 30, including all weekends and Thanksgiving Day. The zombies, demons and vampires of Fright Fest® are all preparing for the scare.

For more details on our events, visit laronde.com.

Season Pass: the best deal out there
When guests buy two or more 2017 Season Passes, at $49.99 each during our opening sale ending on May 22, La Ronde will offer a free upgrade to a Gold Pass. Every season pass bought during our sale comes with free parking, an early entry on select days, additional free tickets for a friend, exclusive ride access each month, as well as a free sport bottle.

About La Ronde and Six Flags
La Ronde is the property of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world's largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 20 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, and spectacular events such as Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®. For more information, visit sixflags.com.



For further information: Julie Perrone, Communications Manager, La Ronde, 514 397-2001 ext. 2703, juperrone@sftp.com


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