Shows, Celebrations, Animation and Events, summer 2017


Summer 2017


Download the free activities program this summer


Wednesday concerts on the Boardwalk

Bring your lawn chair!!

Wednesday, 7:30 pm

Location: The Canal boardwalk 

In case of rain: Centre Harpell, 60, Rue Saint-Pierre

Information:  514-457-1605

In collaboration with Douglas W. Miller Productions


June 21st | Sussex

With a unique mix of instruments on their diverse originals and selected gems from Tin-Pan Alley and blues history, Sussex delivers literate, melodic songs with high-level musicianship and soulful vocals that will make you want to move. A fresh journey to the heart of American music. With Rob Lutes (guitar, banjo, vocals), Michael Emenau (vibraphone, melodica) and Ivanhoe Jolicoeur (trumpet, flugelhorn).


June 28 |  DAY DREAMERS  

The Day Dreamers, a Montreal-native, female-fronted indie band, mixes pop, folk and alternative sounds with classical violin, modern drumming and other unique musical accompaniment. The Day Dreamers recently completed their debut album titled “All Through The Night”, in April 2016. They have also made appearances on TV and they opened for Randy Bachman and Andy Kim.

2 shows



Sari Dajani, one of the truly outstanding songwriters to emerge from the Canadian music scene. As well as being a gifted singer and guitarist, Sari Dajani is also a songwriter and
producer. He has penned songs, arranged and produced albums for many performers nationally and internationally, as well as scored and produced music for TV and film.


July 5th  |  JOSH ADAMS  

Josh Adams, a Soulful Pop Country singer and musician, began busking in the summer of 2016. That summer he joined well-known local artists in several major
fund-raising concerts and now performs regularly. Doing it all with the ease and authenticity of a seasoned performer, Josh sings, plays guitar and piano and writes
his own material.


Blue Monkey Project

July 12 | Blue Monkey Project

Blue Monkey Project is a diverse group of musicians with an array of influences, from Stevie Wonder and the Stones, to Amy Winehouse, No Doubt and Funkadelic. The result is an eclectic blend of musical energy that drives both their original material and extensive repertoire of cover songs. The BMP will rock you, funk you up and move your soul with a dynamic show that is not to be missed.

Project Groove

July 19 | Project Groove

Project Groove plays Funk, Soul, R&B, Disco and dance music designed to delight and entertain. Drawing on classics from Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Kool & The Gang, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin and Prince to recent hits from the likes of Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams and much more. The range of repertoire will satisfy even the most diverse of audiences. 

Michael Berard

July 26| Michael Berard

Guitarist, composer Michael Berard presents original music from his new CD “It’s Autumn.” The music is inspired by traditional Brazilian vocal music and presented in a vocal jazz style, featuring the incredible voice of Marcia Seebaran. The band members include: pianist John Sadowy, bassist Dave Watts and drummer, Richard Irwin. Join usfor some beautiful Brazilian flavored vocal jazz.  

Quatuor Simon Delage

August 2 | Quatuor Simon Delage 

The Simon Delage Quartet has been active on the Montreal musical scene for many years. Its members are Simon Delage on drums, Stéphanie Laliberté on vocals, Paul Shrofel on piano and Mike de Masi on bass. The band has a vast repertoire, ranging from the great American songbook standards to modern popular songs, along withthe hits from the disco era.


Karen Young

August 9 | Karen Young 

Karen Young, Sylvain Provost and Normand Guilbeault rediscover the joyous, sensual rhythms of swing. Karen Young brings a rare beauty to the standards she interprets. Virtuoso-guitarist Sylvain Provost, a master of sound-color and improvisation, provides textures that are liquid and warm. At the heart of
the trio, bassist Normand Guilbeault brings it all together with extraordinary finesse.


Family Thursdays


Location: various municipal parks

Information: 514-457-1605

July 6 – 6 pm to 8 pm | Family Night at the Pool (animation, games, free entry) 

Location: Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue pool, 60, Rue Saint-Pierre

In case of rain: cancelled

Come participate in games prepared for you by the lifeguards and play on the inflatable ride.


July 13th 9 pm | Baby Boss (Movie - French version)

Location: Parc Aumais | In case of rain: at Chalet Peter-Williamson. 

In case of rain: Chalet Peter-Williamson 

July 20th 6:30 pm to 8 pm | Family Olympics

Location: Parc Aumais

In case of rain: Chalet Peter-Williamson.

 Come have fun with your family with original challenges , inspired by the program "1 minute to win".

• You will need some agility, a hint of ingenuity and a lot of team spirit to meet the challenges.

• This special evening is perfect to spend a great time with you family while creating great memories to tell.

• Will you impress us? It's up to you to come and show us! 

• Do not forget to wear comfortable clothes and good shoes. 

• Prizes to win on site.

July 27th 7 pm | Family Photo Rally

Bring your camera or cell phone.

Location: Parc Godin

In case of rain: cancelled

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue presents the 3rd edition of its Photo Rally. 

• A brand new course will be offered this year.

• As always, this small activity makes you smile and amuses families who are looking for an original and competitive activity to break their routine. 

• The acitivty is for anyone who enjoys photography in unusual places. 

• Options will be offered to accumulate additional points. 

• That the best and the fastest win! 

• Prizes to win on site

• Important to wear good shoes, you will have to walk in town!

$: Free activity

August 3rd 9 pm | Monster Trucks (Movie – English version)

Location: Parc Aumais

In case of rain: at Chalet Peter-Williamson.

August 10th 4 pm to 7 pm | Les Berceurs du temps (cultural activity) recording

In collaboration with Le Conseil des arts de Montréal.

Location: Tourism House, 153, Rue Sainte-Anne.

Information: evenements/bercer-le-temps

Registration: 514-457-6838 

Register for one of the recording sessions and your sound track will be played with the rocking chairs for everyone to hear during the Family Fiesta event (August 17) when Les Berceurs du temps will create a magical space where you can relax in a rocking chair while being transported around the world to the sounds of music and songs.

August 10th 7 pm | Violon Dingue outdoor show

Location: On the Canal boardwalk  

In case of rain: Centre Harpell.

Energetic, interesting and fun! VIOLON DINGUE is a one man show that will please the young and the not so young by initiating them to different types of music from around the world using a violin.


Salsa under the stars

Salsa UNDER THE STARS with Baila Productions

Fridays once a month (June 16th, July 28th and August 18th)

7 pm to 10 pm

Location: The Canal boardwalk

In case of rain: Centre Harpell, 60, Rue St-Pierre 

Enjoy an evening of Salsa dancing under the stars with BAILA PRODUCTIONS. The evening will start with a short introduction to Salsa workshop (30-45 minutes), followed by an open salsa dance sessions for participants of all levels. A chance to practice your moves and dance the night away under the stars.


Artisans Exhibitions

June 10th, July 8th, August 5th

11 am to 5 pm

Location: on the Canal Boardwalk

In case of rain: Cancelled.

Information: | 514-457-9098.


Organized by Le Cercle de Fermières – Person in charge: Estelle Lavigne

Shop for beautiful items and discover local artists and artisansof the region. You can purchase handmade items.


Marché Sainte-Anne

Every Saturday  

9 am to 2 pm

Location: Rue Lalonde (intersection of Rue Sainte-Anne and Rue Saint-Pierre)


Sainte-Anne’s Market is an appointment not to be missed. This is a unique opportunity to meet
the local producers and artisans of the area while purchasing good products.

Here are some special activities planned throughout the summer season:

  • June 17th : Annual Honey Festival
  • July 8th : Family Day
  • August 26th : Annual Garlic Festival
  • September 9th : Tomato Day
  • September 16th : Ecology Day

St. John the Baptist

Friday, June 23rd

6 pm to 10 pm



6 pm to 10 pm:

• Animation and activities

• Themed photo booth

• Street performers

• Craft: create and emblem necklace

• Temporary tattoos

• Distribution of mini flags and balloons

• Bar ($)

6:30 pm: Sainte-Anne en Gigue (traditional music and square dancing)

7:45 pm: Sharing of the traditional St-Jean cake

8 pm: Salute to the Quebec flag and patriotic speech

8:15 pm: Audrey Gagnon et EFS (a retrospective of Quebecois popular music)


With the contribution of the Government of Quebec and Le Mouvement national des québécoises et des québécois.


Canada Day

Friday, July 1st

Location: Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 91 (28, Rue Sainte-Anne)

Information: 514-457-9332

Starting at 12 pm:

• Raising of the flag

• Live DJ and music

• Animation and face painting

• BBQ ($) from 12 pm to 4 pm

• Steak dinner at 6 pm.


Limited places.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.


Community garage sale

Saturday, August 19th

9 am to 3 pm

Location: participating households in the community (participating addresses will be published on this page

In case of heavy rain: Cancelled

Information : please visit this page


Naturally, Sainte-Anne

Saturday, September 16th 

10 am to 5 pm 

Location: At participating partners, or the Canal boardwalk in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

A day of exploring! Come and discover the many treasures of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. Visit our participating partners and join in their special activities and promotions, take a shuttle around the circuit of activities. Spend some time on Rue Sainte-Anne and take in the restaurants, shops and lots of special activities.



Buskers on the boardwalk - NEW

Saturdays and Sundays from july to september

Location: The Canal boardwalk

In case of rain: Centre Harpell, 60, Rue Saint-Pierre

Information: | 514-457-1605

In collaboration with Le Conseil des arts de Montréal



Local musicians and performance artist may obtain permission to perform on the small stage on the Canal boardwalk throughout the summer. 

More information in the upcoming days! for more information, please contact Lara Falquero at 514 457-1896.


IVY - S’armer de patience

Saturday july 8th 

7:30 pm 

Opening show for the Buskers on the Boardwalk program. In collaboration with Le Conseil des arts de Montréal. Supported by the excellent group MISC (Trio of Jérôme Beaulieu), IVY, the leader of the Slam stage promises here a show where the texts reveal their full striking force thanks to the authenticity of the music of the trio who marries them. Explore the states of the soul without ever giving up, or delighting. An invitation to the celebration. A call to the freedom and the uniqueness of each individual.


Family fiesta

Thursday, August 17th

5 pm to 8 pm

Location: Parc Harpel

In case of rain: Several activities will be moved to Centre Harpell.

• Inflatable structures
• Games kiosks animated by the Day Camp team
• Family Night at the pool (animation, games, free admission)
• Reading tent
• BBQ 


Under a thousand stars

Friday, July 7th and August 4th

9 pm to 11 pm

Location: On the Canal boardwalk

In case of rain / or clouds: cancelled


Come join the Montreal Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) for an evening of introduction to star gazing. Numerous telescopes will be available for the public.