Tremblant celebrates Canada’s 150th

Tremblant is celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1 with a free activity and event programme that is bound to please both tall and small alike, with roving entertainers and the traditional birthday cake to musical performances and fireworks, late evening.

A Lively Village

All day long on July 1, kids are sure to enjoy our mascot Toufou and balloon sculptor, Marc-Ambulle. In the afternoon, on Place des Voyageurs, visitors are invited to attend the flag-raising ceremony, and share a piece of cake decorated like the Canadian flag, with face-painting for the little ones who are welcome to choose any animal or character they wish.

Highs & Foreign Diplomats – Free Outdoor Shows

In addition to the day’s family fun, Canada Day celebrations take centre stage with Toronto alternative pop band Highs playing the opening act. Afterwards, known for its contagious energy, Laurentian band Foreign Diplomats fires up the mood with its indie pop sound. Next, the Canadian Flag Parade takes place at 10:30 pm, followed by the fireworks show at 10:45 pm. As a result, some roads will be temporarily closed to traffic, so kindly plan ahead (details below).

Action-Packed Long Weekend

Friday June 30 at 8:30 pm, Gab Padilla cleverly fuses a string of musical genres, from blues to rock and hip-hop.

Then on July 1, we’re celebratig the arrival of summer at the Beach and Tennis Club with a Beach Party! Festive atmosphere throughout the day with entertainment, DJ and games including a volleyball tournament and more! Discover the new lounge bar and the snack bar and enjoy the facilities with free activities provided by Le Centre Nautique Pierre Plouffe and Académie de Tennis André Lemaire. Join the event on Facebook for updates.

Sunday July 2, Rob Lutes climbs on the Place St-Bernard stage with his deep voice and perfect blend of blues, folk and Americana. Programme details at tremblant.ca.

Canadian Heritage support

Canadian Heritage has provided $42,000 under the Celebrate Canada program for festivities in Mont-Tremblant. “In this year, when we mark Canada 150, Canada Day is undoubtedly the high point of the celebrations taking place across the country,” said the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. “I invite residents and visitors to get out and enjoy the many activities offered in Tremblant to celebrate our history, heritage, culture and achievements with pride.”

Please note that Saturday July 1, owing to the Canada Day Fireworks Show taking place at 10:45 pm, certain roads will be temporarily closed to traffic:

  • 2:00 pm – midnight: Partial closure of Chemin du Curé-Deslauriers, from Chemin Duplessis to Chemin des Voyageurs
  • 10:15 pm – 11:30 pm: Closure of P4X parking area;
  • 10:40 pm – 11:00 pm: Partial closure of Chemin Duplessis, from Montée Ryan to Chemin des Voyageurs; as well, partial closure of Chemin des Voyageurs, from Chemin au Pied-de-la-Montagne to Chemin du Curé-Deslauriers.

 

Happy Canada Day!

 

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