The City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is proud to unveil its 2018 summer tourist season program. Only 25 minutes from downtown Montreal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is the ideal destination for discovery and leisure.
Once again this summer, visitors will have a wide variety of events and activities to choose from in the busy calendar. The season kicks off on June 16th with the 10th edition of the now famous car show Cruisin’ at the Boardwalk. Hundreds of vehicles will be showcased directly on charming rue Sainte-Anne, including muscle cars, hot rods, classic and vintage cars, movie set vehicles as well as green energy cars.
Nature and wildlife enthusiasts will be amazed by what Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue has to offer. Since last year, Paddle Mac provides hourly kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals as well as paddling instruction and paddleboard yoga classes, perfect for adventure seekers and families looking for a fun day on Lake Saint-Louis. The Ecomuseum Zoo – the only outdoor zoo on the Island of Montreal – will surely charm visitors of all ages and provide a peaceful and unforgettable experience. Lovers of nature will also enjoy the Morgan Arboretum, located nearby, with its nearly 25 km of scenic trails.
For the past 17 years, Marché Sainte-Anne has been welcoming visitors to its enchanting waterfront location every Saturday, rain or shine. Special events such as the Garlic Festival and Ecology Day always attract thousands of visitors.
For a different kind of adventure, visitors can enjoy a new and improved cruise selection this year. Welcome aboard Navark Cruises, starting June 28th with an enhanced offering on Thursdays and Fridays. In the afternoons, a narrated one-hour discovery ride on Lake Saint-Louis and, for Happy Hour, a two-hour cruise with bar service to relax at the end of the day or to celebrate summer with an astonishing view of Old Sainte-Anne.
The Montreal Aviation Museum has expanded its schedule for the summer months. From June 22nd to September 3rd, visitors can admire the Museum’s aircraft collection and learn about the history of civil and military aviation Friday to Monday from 10 am to 3 pm.
To appreciate the City like a true resident or simply to enjoy the little pleasures in life, Sainte-Anne Street and the Canal Boardwalk are not to be missed. In addition to the magnificent views, visitors will easily find free entertainment, including Wednesday concerts, salsa lessons, street performers, and more.
Summer is fast approaching, be sure to visit the city’s website and Facebook page (Visitez Sainte Anne de Bellevue / Visit Sainte Anne de Bellevue) or visit Quebec Vacances to see everything that Saint-Anne’s has to offer this summer.