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Québec’s National Holiday and Canada Day: outdoor festivities to get together

The City of Pointe-Claire invites the public to get together and celebrate Québec’s National Holiday and Canada Day, respectively on Friday, June 24 and July 1.

Alexandre-Bourgeau Park will be at the heart of the festivities, which will also be held in the streets of Pointe-Claire Village, an opportunity for everyone to relive these events with family, friends and neighbours.

The program is intended for people of all ages. A wide range of entertaining and imaginative activities await young and old.

Québec’s National Holiday: June 24, from 2 to 10:30 p.m.

Get together at 2 p.m. to take advantage of the various activities: inflatable structures, miniature golf and a dance workshop will get youngsters moving. Then they can participate in a face painting session and exercise their imaginations to the full in reading and craft tents.

The Village pool will open its doors free of charge to offer a refreshing time for those who want to benefit from it.

The park will be enlivened by a roaming show, while on the stage, a circus show followed by a dance show will amaze the audience.

After the flag raising and an evening concert, the celebrations will end with fireworks launched from a barge on Lake Saint-Louis.

Find the entire program by clicking here. In case of rain, the event will be postponed to Saturday, June 25.

Canada Day: July 1, from 2 to 10:30 p.m.

Starting at 2 p.m., whether at the Village pool or inflatable structures in the park, everyone can choose how to launch their festivities before having their portrait done in various ways: caricature, photo booth or professional face painting.

Reading and craft tents will invite passers-by to discover authors and test their dexterity.

Throughout the afternoon, roaming animators, a concert, a musical cabaret and a magic show will delight one and all.

Between 5 and 6 p.m., your city councillors will welcome you for discussion and listen to your ideas and questions. Come meet them!

Fireworks launched from a barge on Lake Saint-Louis will end the celebrations.

Consult the entire program here. In case of rain, the event will be postponed to Saturday, July 2.

Green challenge

As in the previous editions of the two holidays, the City renews the green challenge by inviting people who wish to do so to get to the festivities by active transportation or mass transit. The first 100 people to show proof of use of these transportation modes will be entered in a prize draw. In the same spirit, a water station will be made available to the public where everyone can refill their reusable water bottle.

Information: 514-630-1200, communications@pointe-claire.ca