Shows, Celebrations, Animation and Events, summer 2018


Summer 2018


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 20 | Bobby Dove

This alt-country singer/songwriter has been on the road since 2016. She hooks her audience with soulful, uninhibited vocals and crafty song writing, while conjuring the ghosts of old-time country, and accompanying herself on guitar and mandolin.

June 27 |  Dominic Flibotte and Bo Reissett

Singer/Songwriter Bo Reissett extended her musical roots with the Montreal Blues scene, building close ties with friends and influential players.  Her expressive voice tells her story and her charisma, passion and stage presence leaves the public breathless! She will be accompanied by her main accomplice and musical partner Dominic Flibotte, passionate guitarist.

July 4thDave Gossage and the Celtic Mindwrap

Dave Gossage, lead performer, was once dubbed by The Gazette as Montreal’s secret weapon, playing on flute all styles of music with unquestioned virtuosity. The group also includes Bill Gossage on acoustic bass, Kate Bevan-Baker on vocals, fiddle and violin, and singer-guitarist Michael Ayles. 


July 11 | The Stephan Barry Band

The group has been on the music scene since 1975 entertaining audiences with their special blend of blues.  La Presse calls them “the best blues band on the Quebecois scene today”, while The Gazette says “the band is tight, driving and imaginative – a real pleasure.” 

July 18 | Susie Arioli

Multiple-award-winning and three-time Juno nominated she has been performing and recording for over 20 years in Canada, the U.S., Europe, Japan and China.  Her unique phrasing and inspired vocals have captivated the hearts of her many fans.  Spend a special evening with her stellar interpretation of Jazz classics.

July 25 |  Freddy & The Peace Seekers

Whether you’re interpreting The Beatles, Amy Winehouse or Miles Davis, it’s all about the intention and the Groove!  It’s with this kind of attitude that Freddy approaches music.  You’ll feel it once the band kicks in. Long-time friends and musical partners Lea Longo, Perry Pansieri and Alain Picotte, who offer an adventurous contribution to the overall sound, will accompany him. 

August 1 | The Black Cadillacs

Come enjoy good Ol 'Classic Rock and Roll Music, featuring this group who has been performing in and around the Montreal area for over three decades.  They are one of the longest standing and continuously running bands and are guaranteed to provide great entertainment!


August 8 | Léonie Gray & Sari Dajani

Léonie, talented signer is accompanied by Sari Dajani, a gifted singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer. They have teamed up to delight you with a performance of jazz, Latin, folk and original material.

August 15 | DNR - The Band

This is a band of professional and semi-professional musicians who love what they do: Play good music! They propose high energy music from all decades with strong emphasis on vocals. If you like R&B, pop and rock music, then you will love the band. Guaranteed to make you sing along and boogie!


Family Thursdays


Location: various municipal parks

Information: 514-457-1605

July 5th – 6 pm to 8 pm | Family Night at the Pool (animation, games, free entry) 

Location: Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue pool | In case of rain: cancelled.

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


July 12th 9 pm | Mune, Le Gardien de la lune (Movie - French version)

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

In case of rain: Chalet Peter-Williamson 

July 19th 6:30 pm to 8 pm | Family Bingo

Location: Parc Aumais

In case of rain: Chalet Peter-Williamson.


July 26th – 6:30 pm to 8 pm | Giant board games

Join us for some family fun with life size classic games.

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

August 2nd, 9 pm | Sherlock Gnomes (Movie – English version)

Location: Parc Aumais

In case of rain: at Chalet Peter-Williamson.

August 9th – 6:30 pm | Introduction to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Location: Parc Harpell | In case of rain:  Centre Harpell.

Gracie Barra Brazilian Jit-Jitsu school, from Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, will be on site to teach the basics in self-defence to families of all ages. 


Salsa under the stars

Salsa UNDER THE STARS with Baila Productions

Fridays: June 29th, July 27th, August 17th and August 31st | 7 pm to 10 pm

Location: The Canal boardwalk | In case of rain: Centre Harpell.


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.


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:

  • July 7th: Family Day
  • August 25th: Annual Garlic Festival
  • September 8th:Tomato Day
  • September 15th: Ecology Day

Fête Nationale du Québec

Saturday, June 23rd | 6 pm to 10 pm

Location: Town Hall Parking lot | In case of rain: Centre Harpell.


6 pm to 10 pm :

  • Animation and activities
  • Themed photo booth
  • Street performers
  • Photo Rally
  • Giant board games
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Distribution of mini flags and balloons
  • Bar ($)


7:00 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: L’ARSENAL (a retrospective of Quebecois popular music) photo


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


Canada Day

Sunday, July 1st | Starting at 12 pm

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

Information: 514-457-9332.


  • Raising of the flag
  • Live DJ and music
  • BBQ ($) from 12 pm to 4 pm
  • Steak dinner at 6 pm.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Défi Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

Sunday, July 8th

Information & Inscription :

New in 2018 : the new 21,1 km!
Let’s celebrate 40 years of running in the summer in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue! Come run on the campuses of John Abbott’s college and McGill’s MacDonald campus for a flat, fast and festive run. If the roadworks gods are with us, there will be a 21,1 km run in 2018!


Community garage sale

Saturday, August 18th

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 15th | 10 am to 5 pm - Free shuttle bus for that day

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

A day of exploring! Come and discover the many treasure 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

Credit: Joanne Watson

July to September | Saturdays and Sundays

Location: Canal boardwalk | In case of rain: Cancelled.

Local musicians and performance artist may obtain permission to perform on the small stage on the Canal boardwalk throughout the summer.  Check them out as you stroll the boardwalk.  For information on scheduled performers, or to see participation criteria and complete an application, visit this page.