A Western Party to End Summer in Style at Parc Jean-Drapeau

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Parc Jean-Drapeau invites you to come enjoy the last days of summer at the Beach! On Sunday, August 27, the Western spirit will storm the Jean-Doré Beach for a day of festivities combining dance, fun-filled activities, swimming and country music.

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., kids and grown-ups will have fun playing in inflatable game structures, trying to tame the mechanical bull or learning the line dancing basics! Our partners Rythme FM and Parks Canada will be on-site to entertain the crowd with animation, a sand castles competition and an introduction to canoe and kayak activity. The country singer and former La Voix cast member, Mathieu Langevin, will also be there to do two performances. On this special day, the admission to the Beach will be free for children aged 13 and under.

This event will mark the end of the regular summer season at Jean-Doré Beach. After this date, the Beach will only reopen on September 2, 3 and 4 for a final weekend of activities.

Events not to be missed

The end of summer does not mean slowing down at Parc Jean-Drapeau. On the contrary, the Parc will host many events for all tastes in the upcoming weeks.

Music lovers will be pleased with the programming of Piknic Électronik, which continues every Sunday until September 24. The more athletic ones, motivated by a good cause or the will to surpass themselves, will be able to participate or to attend events like the fun-filled 5 km Color Run, the Montreal Esprit Triathlon, the 24hrs Inline Montreal, the Dragon Boat Québec Cup, the Montreal Rock 'N' Roll Oasis Marathon, the Championnat régional de cross-country scolaire and the Light The Night Walk.

Everyday at parc Jean-Drapeau
Rain or shine, the Parc offers a wide range of activities to make most of your weekends, including exhibitions at the Stewart Museum and the Biosphère, environment museum, as well as the Floralies Gardens, the Casino de Montréal and the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve that is again accessible to cycling, in-line skating, jogging and walking enthusiasts for the rest of the season. Open until mid-November, the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is the best place in Montreal to ride in a safe environment combining city and nature.

For full details about the activities offered at Parc Jean-Drapeau, including schedules and rates, please visit the parcjeandrapeau.com.

About Parc Jean-Drapeau
Steps away from home and easily accessible by subway (Jean-Drapeau station exit), Parc Jean-Drapeau offers a wide array of recreation-tourist attractions, making it a unique spot in Canada in this regard. The best way to get to the Parc this summer is by using public transportation.  

Media are invited to the Western Party to capture the moment or do interviews, on Sunday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.



For further information: Please confirm your presence: Véronique Caissie, Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, 514 872-6679 ou 514 266-9716, vcaissie@parcjeandrapeau.com

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