Summer events and activities

Dear visitors, enjoy the wide variety of activities the city has to offer this summer through our lively and highly diversified summer program.


Naturally Sainte-Anne

Day: Saturday, September 9
Location: Sainte-Anne Street, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Schedule: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The citizen's favorite event, Naturally Sainte-Anne, is back!

A day filled with activities to make you (re)discover the beauty of nature that surrounds our city and to educate the whole family about the importance of taking care of our beautiful Quebec flora and fauna. Our great celebration of nature is back in force this year, with a diverse program that is sure to please the whole family. 

Stay tuned for the full program.


Marché Ste-Anne

Days: Every Saturday from May 6 to October 30
Location: Lalonde Street (corner of Sainte-Anne and Saint-Pierre Streets)
Schedule: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A visit to Ste-Anne's Market is a must this summer. Meet the local producers and artisans of the area while purchasing fresh and unique products.


Free Loans of Paddle Boards and Kayaks

Days: Fridays, June 23, July 21 and August 18
Location: 21300 Lakeshore Street, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Schedule: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

On three occasions during the 2023 summer season, the City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, in partnership with Paddle Mac, will offer the loan of watercrafts to City residents free of charge. These loans will be for one hour and proof of residency will be required. Paddleboards and kayaks will be available.

In addition, a 20% discount* will be offered throughout the summer to residents who wish to purchase an individual or family membership.

Paddle Mac is located on McGill University's Macdonald campus in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, directly across from the STM 211 bus stop.

For any questions, contact the following email address:

* The discount is only applicable to season passes.


Live Shows at Lalonde Park

Days: Saturdays from June 24 to September 16
Location: Lalonde Park, located at the corner of Sainte-Anne and Saint-Pierre streets
Schedule: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Every Saturday evening in the summer, starting at 5 p.m., enjoy free live music in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue!

These outdoor concerts presented by the merchants of Sainte-Anne Street will take place in Lalonde Park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., from June to September.

Take advantage of this opportunity to discover restaurants, sit back and enjoy the music!



Line Dancing Evenings

Days: Thursdays from June 29 to September 7
Location: Promenade du canal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Schedule: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Every Thursday from June 29 to September 7, on the Promenade du canal, you will have the opportunity to dance in a group with the line dancing instructor, Nathalie Blais. Come and take part in these fun dance evenings which start at 6 p.m.*

What better way to burn off energy and stay in shape than to come and move to the sound of music!

*Activity cancelled in the event of rain.


Wednesday Concerts on the Boardwalk

Days: Wednesdays, June 28 to August 30
Location: Promenade du canal (in case of rain: Centre Harpell, 60 Saint-Pierre Street)
Schedule: 7:30 p.m.

Every Wednesday throughout the summer, enjoy free music performances on the Canal's Boardwalk. Combine this outdoor show with a dinner on a terrace for the perfect summer evening!

Bring your folding chair!


Salsa by the Water

Days: Fridays, June 30, July 28, August 18 and September 8
Promenade du canal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Starting at 7 p.m.

Starting at 7 p.m. on Fridays, June 30, July 28, August 18 and September 8, you will have the chance to sway to the beat of Latin music. The sessions will be held on the Canal's Boardwalk, where you will not only burn off some energy, but also enjoy the breathtaking view of the canal.

Come and dance with us!


River Shuttle

Days: Saturdays, July 22, August 12 et September 9
Location: Canal Boardwalk, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Schedule: 11 : 00 a.m., 2 : 00 p.m. and 5 : 00 p.m.

Whether you want to discover historical attractions or simply enhance your biking experience, hop on board the river shuttle linking Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue to Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot. The shuttle, which takes place near the Canal's Boardwalk, will run three times during the summer.

Shuttle tickets will serve as parking decals for the day of the cruise listed on the ticket. Thus, ticket holders will be able to park for the full day on Saturday, July 22, August 12 and September 9 by placing their tickets in their windshields.

Don't miss your chance!


Outdoor Play Thursday!

Days: Thursdays, July 6 to August 10
Location: Location varies according to the activity
Schedule: After 5 p.m. (hours vary)
Consult the full agenda here.

Throughout the summer, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue's Leisure Department will organize family recreational and cultural events in its parks.

A wide range of free activities will be available every Thursday from July 6 to August 10, for big and small.

Please note that some activities require online registration.


Community Garage Sale

Day: Saturday, August 19
Location: Addresses are published the day before the event
Schedule: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Information: For more information, visit this page.

Come and find little treasures all over the city on this community uncluttering day!

In case of heavy rain, the event is cancelled.


Garlic Festival

Day: Saturday, August 26
Location: 70 Lalonde Street (corner of Sainte-Anne and Saint-Pierre Streets), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Schedule: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The long awaited Sainte-Anne Garlic Festival will be held on Saturday, August 26th. On site, you will find many booths, activities and more. You can even stop by the Montreal Aviation Museum, which will be celebrating its annual Family Day.

We look forward to seeing you!


Street Performers on the Boardwalk

Credit: Joanne Watson

Days: Every Saturday and Sunday from July 22 to August 27
Location: Canal's Boardwalk
Schedule: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Every weekend during the summer, local artists offer lively entertainment and give life to the Canal’s Boardwalk with live music performances.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue's street artist program aims to encourage local and emerging artists to showcase their talents to the general public.


Family Fun Day at the MAM

Day: Saturday, August 26
Location: 21 111 Lakeshore Road, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Schedule: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On Saturday, August 26, the Montreal Aviation Museum will hold its popular Family Day.

A perfect occasion to introduce your children to aeronautics and the history of Canadian and Quebec aviation! It's free, but donations are accepted. 

We look forward to seeing you there!


Ecomuseum Zoo

Days: Every day
Location: 21125, chemin Sainte-Marie, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Schedule: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.)
Information : 

The Ecomuseum Zoo, located in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, represents an ethical and responsible choice for family outings. This Zoo puts the well-being of its residents at the heart of its concerns.

With its summer theme of urban wildlife, come and admire Quebec's wildlife at the only outdoor zoo in the metropolitan region, while enjoying the many educational activities it has to offer!