A variety of special events at Jean-Doré Beach in August

MONTRÉAL, July 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Nice and warm is the forecast for the month of August, and that's great because there are plenty of special events occurring at the Jean-Doré Beach at Parc Jean-Drapeau! Families and friends are invited to come and swim while they enjoy the wonderful beach setting and the entertainment provided on site.   

Movie at the Beach: August 5 and 20 starting at 6 p.m.
There's a great new feature this summer: Movie nights at the Jean-Doré Beach! Free admission starting at 6 p.m. and the showing of a movie as soon as it gets dark, along with contests, door prizes and popcorn! On August 5, the English-language version of the cult movie The Goonies will be shown starting at 9 p.m., while on August 20, the featured film, starting at 8:30 p.m., will be the French-language version of Astérix et le domaine des Dieux.

The Coca-Cola Corn Roast: August 8-9 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Coca-Cola Corn Roast is synonymous with fun: inflatable games, entertainment, surprises, prizes and, of course, corn on the cob! On Sunday, August 9, at 4:30 p.m., there will be an acoustic performance by Maxime Landry, the overall winner of Star Académie 2009.

The Lafleur Barbecues: August 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Lafleur Barbecues offer an array of activities, including zany challenges, an inflatable game for children, a funny photo station, music and entertainment! It's the ideal way to sit on the terrace and enjoy some tasty hot dogs with your family.

About Jean-Doré Beach
The Jean-Doré Beach is the ideal place for swimming, lounging in the sun, playing volleyball, doing open water swimming or boating activities, such as pedal boats, canoes, kayaks and mayaks that can be rented on site. It's also a great opportunity to try out new things such as the Aquazilla, Flyboard and teletraction wakeboarding. For all the details on the activities at Parc Jean-Drapeau, please go to www.parcjeandrapeau.com.



For further information: Media are kindly asked to confirm their presence if they would like to attend the events: Martine Venne, Media relations consultant, Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, 514-872-6679 or mvenne@parcjeandrapeau.com

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