Parc Jean-Drapeau is a majestic park located in the St. Lawrence river. It comprises two islands, Ste. Helen's island and Notre-Dame island, and offers a multitude of attractions and activities. Trails and bicycle paths offer magnificent panoramic views of the river and downtown. Artworks including Calder’s immense stabile, Man, are exhibited there permanently.
From walking distance of the Jean-Drapeau métro station, you'll find the Aquatic complex, the environment museum: The Biosphère, the Stewart Museum and a beautiful brand new Central Concourse: Espace 67.
In every season, the park hosts many music festivals, a fireworks competition, international sports events and popular festivals. and hosts numerous large-scale events each year.
- Fête nationale du Québec: June 23, 2019
- Heavy Montréal: July 27 and 28, 2019
- Osheaga: August 2 to 4, 2019
- ÎleSoniq: August 9 and 10, 2019
How to get there?
For La Ronde
For Jean-Doré beach
For the Casino
When major events take place, getting around the city with public transit is the easiest way. So leave the car at home and enjoy the peace of mind!
Allow for more time to get there: a lot of people are heading to the same location! Keep in mind that service levels are adjusted to handle the increased ridership.
Trip planning tools to get there easily
The "Your trip" tool in the Getting around section will show you which bus lines or métro stations to use to reach your destination.
Just enter your departure point and destination addresses to get directions!
Avoid line-ups during snowstorms by purchasing your fare in advance.
- You can go to one of many authorized retailers to purchase the fare you want.
- You can pay cash with the exact change aboard the bus. See the current fare schedule.
- You can go to the nearest métro station and purchase your fare from either:
- The fare booth attendant
- One of the automated fare vending machines
Transit fare cards are not sold on the bus.
The fares you buy are loaded on different fare media. Click on each one to see how to use it.
Keep your fare card with you
Hold on to your fare card until the end of your trip, because once it is validated, it serves as your proof of payment. Otherwise, you could be fined a minimum of $150 plus fees.
If you have limited mobility or use a wheelchair, please read the section about network accessibility.