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May 30, 2024




An Unforgettable Festive Weekend!

Montréal, get ready to roar as the engines rev up, the parties light up, and the festivities take over! The Montréal Grand Prix is back, and this year promises to be more spectacular than ever! If you thought the city couldn’t get any more exciting, brace yourselves because this weekend will prove otherwise!

Montreal is home to the Formula 1™ Canadian Grand Prix, the biggest sporting event in all of Canada! It’s 3 days of competition, class, charm, and world-class events and parties !

Why the Montréal Grand Prix is a Must-Attend Event?

The Montréal Grand Prix is more than just a car race. It’s a celebration of speed, elegance, and the joy of living, Montreal-style. F1 enthusiasts flock from all over the world to witness this breathtaking spectacle, but it’s the surrounding festivities that make this weekend truly magical.

The Gilles-Villeneuve Circuit: Where the Magic Happens

The heart of the Grand Prix is, of course, the legendary Gilles-Villeneuve Circuit. Located on Île Notre-Dame, this track offers stunning views of the city and the Saint Lawrence River. Drivers battle it out on this winding, fast-paced course, promising moments of pure adrenaline. Make sure to grab your tickets early as they sell out fast every year!

A Dreamy Line-Up

But wait, there’s more! The Montréal Grand Prix also features a series of festive events that transform the city into a gigantic playground. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect:

1. The Grand Parade of Drivers
– When? The day before the race
– Where? Downtown Montréal
– What? A unique chance to see your favorite drivers up close, take photos, and feel the excitement build just hours before the big race.

2. Glamorous Nights
– When? Every night of the Grand Prix weekend
– Where? Various trendy clubs and bars across the city
– What? VIP parties with world-renowned DJs, exclusive cocktails, and an electric atmosphere. It’s time to don your best outfits and dance the night away!

3. Street Festivals
– When? All weekend
– Where? Crescent Street and Peel Street
– What? Open-air concerts, delicious food stalls, luxury car exhibitions, and much more. The perfect place to soak up the Grand Prix vibe and have a great time with family or friends.

Don’t Miss the Essentials

– Casino de Montréal: Take advantage of your trip to Île Notre-Dame to try your luck at the Casino de Montréal, which offers special Grand Prix nights with entertainment and surprises.
– Restaurants and Terraces: Montréal is renowned for its gastronomy. Make sure to book a table at one of the city’s many restaurants to enjoy exquisite dishes while soaking in the festive atmosphere.


The Montréal Grand Prix is an event you simply cannot miss. Whether you’re a Formula 1 fan or just looking for a memorable weekend, there’s something for everyone. So, put on your best clothes, get ready to party, and join us in celebrating this incredible event!

For more information and to plan your weekend, visit the official QC Tourism site here (

Montréal is eagerly waiting for you – and so are we! Vroom vroom, see you soon at the circuit!