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Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau To Host Free Open House This Weekend

Beach parties and Lamborghinis.

Photo Cred - Mike Simones

Summer in Montreal is a fun time, and the good folks over at Parc Jean-Drapeau are celebrating.

In honour of summer's arrival, Parc Jean-Drapeau is hosting a Free Open House Day on Friday, June 20th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. There are lots of cool free and cheap activities to check out, and we've got them all listed here for you.


From 10 a.m. to 8p.m., you'll be able to enjoy free swimming at their beach. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.,there will be more fun beach activities like children's games, a trampoline, volleyball, animation, music, gifts, and Zumba lessons.


If dancing is your thing, you're in luck, because there's going to be a free electronic music show on the Beach from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Aquatic Complex

Don't worry if you're not into beach swimming, because they've also got an aquatic complex that you can check out for free from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be some fun water games if you're in the mood for competition.


Admit it--you've always wanted to take a spin on a Segway. Show up to the open house, and your dreams can become reality, because they've got a closed-off course near the Pavillion de la Tunisie.


Radio fans will want to check this out. 99.5 CJPX is offering free studio tours and opportunities to meet their hosts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Free admission to any of the exhibitions in Montreal's world-famous Biosphere.

Dragon-boat at the Olympic Basin

You'll have to get there early for this one, but H20Playground is offering a free introductory course for their Dragon-boat for the first 20 people that arrive. It takes place from 5:30-6:30 pm.

G1 Tour

There aren't many things in the world we love more than fast cars, and both a Lamborghini and a Ferrari will be on display right near the subway exit.


Wakeboarding lessons will be 50% off.

KSF Yoga and stand-up paddleboard fitness classes

If you've been promising to get in shape for a while, but just haven't found the time, this is the perfect opportunity, because KSF Yoga and stand-up paddleboard fitness classes will be 50% off.

Boat Rentals

Rental of canoes, cayaks, mayaks, and pedal boats will all be 50% off.

Bike rentals on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

All Écorécréo bikes will be rentable for 50% off.

La Ronde

Sadly, none of the awesome rides from La Ronde will be there, but you'll be able to pick up a coupon that gets you free admission to La Ronde with the purchase of another ticket at the full price. Stop by the reception Pavilion, the Aquatic Complex, or the ticket counter at the Beach to pick up your coupon.

AML River Shuttle

Get there and back in style, because your return trip on the River Shuttle is free if you buy a departure ticket from 9:35 am to 6:45 pm.

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