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Update – Drive-in and Facebook Live shows to celebrate Quebec’s National Holiday and Canada Day

Update – June 28, 2020

JUNE 28 – SHOWS CANCELLED

Due to the weather forecast, the drive-in shows at 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and the Facebook broadcast have been cancelled. This decision reflects the City’s desire to ensure the safety of both the participants and the performers.

Thank you for your understanding.

Update – June 25, 2020

JUNE 27 – SHOWS CANCELLED

Due to weather conditions, the shows and live broadcast on Facebook scheduled for Saturday, June 27, are cancelled. Those who had already reserved a spot are invited to choose an event on Sunday, June 28.

 

June 19, 2020

The City of Pointe-Claire invites residents to celebrate Quebec’s National Holiday and Canada Day in a unique way on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, with eight shows performed at a drive-in venue and live-streamed on our Facebook page.

The program has been designed so that as many people as possible can attend a show while following public health guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. Pointe-Claire citizens are invited to attend one of the eight on-stage shows from their car in a drive-in concept, or watch from the comfort of their home, live on Facebook.

Drive-in shows – Registration required, starting Monday, June 22, at noon

Due to the number of spots available, registration is required and participation is limited to one show per address.

Live-stream on Facebook

To give everyone a chance to partake in the celebrations, the eight shows will be broadcast live on the City’s Facebook page. You can watch from your living room, balcony or yard!

 

Programming

  • Saturday, June 27: SHOWS CANCELLED
Time Show
3:30 p.m. Throw 2 Catch Circus cabaret filled with weird and wacky humour and all kinds of acrobatics.
5:30 p.m. Zuruba Take a journey to the heart of Brazilian carnaval for an evening with this group of Afro-Brazilian percussionists and a dancer.
7:30 p.m. L’Arsenal Six decades of Québec music performed with contagious energy.
9:30 p.m. FogoRasto Experience the heat with Cabaret Chats Noirs, a fire manipulation show..

 

  • Sunday, June 28:
Time Programming
3:30 p.m. Létourneau & Trenka Juggling, acrobatics and lively music are on the agenda for this circus show.
5:30 p.m. Yordan Martinez & The Cuban Martinez Show Interactive show with Cuban and Latin flavour, and punchy rhythms!
7:30 p.m. Sugar Cake Band Pop hits performed with catchy and explosive choreography.
9:30 p.m. Létourneau & Trenka Fire and light show including flaming object manipulation and multi-coloured lights.

 

Information about the events:

Length of each show o   45 minutes

o   Go to the waiting area 30 minutes before the start of the show (details in the registration confirmation).

Cost  o   No charge
Location o   Show: Bob-Birnie Arena parking lot (58 Maywood Avenue)

o   Mandatory waiting area: details will be provided in the registration confirmation.

Registration required (starting Monday, June 22, at noon) o   MULTI Card required

o   Assistance for obtaining a MULTI Card number: June 22–23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 514-630-1202

o   Fill out the reservation form

o   Access to the site will be reserved exclusively for those who have reserved a spot.

Registration Confirmation o   Those registered will receive a confirmation including all the information needed to attend the event.
Restrictions o   Recreational vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians are not allowed on the site.

 

Health and safety first

  • Only people in a car who have reserved a spot will have access to the site. Everyone is asked to follow the instructions of the staff on site.
  • Health measures will be applied in accordance with government regulations to limit the spread of COVID-19.
  • No violations of the instructions will be tolerated. The City reserves the right to expel offenders or cancel the show in the event of non-compliance with the instructions.

 

In case of rain, the events will be cancelled.

Have a great time celebrating and enjoy the music and entertainment!

 

Information: 514-630-1214, recreation@pointe-claire.ca