Naturally, Sainte-Anne



Come and explore all the natural treasures of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. There is so much to see!

Information : 514 457-1605

::Please note that Rue Sainte-Anne will be closed to traffic between Rue Kent and Rue Du Collège from 8 am to 6 pm::



  • Between the following partners :  John Abbott College, Zoo Ecomuseum, Morgan Arboretum,  Macdonald farm, Montreal Aviation Museum,  Paddle Mac, rue Sainte-Anne and in the North sector of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (corner of  Chemin Sainte-Marie et rue Meloche)
  • Frequency: Every 15 minutes (approximative)
  • The shuttle service stops at 5:00 pm.  The last shuttle will leave John Abbott at 4:30 pm to do a final tour.
  • FREE Parking at John Abbott (north of the synthetic field) 

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Partner Activities

September 15th | 10 am to 4 pm

Campus John Abbott (around the synthetic field) and all parking lots in the North sector.

Free Shuttle
The shuttle bus is free and will tour all the sites from 10 am to 5 pm.

► Wheelchair accessible

► Can accommodate foldable strollers

► Departure from John Abbott College every 20 minutes

► From 10 am to 5 pm : complete circuit (all stops), last departure from John Abbott College at 4:30 pm

Hop on the shuttle and go check out our partners and everything they have to offer!

Free activities
10 am - 4 pm

Please bring drinking water, your camera and binoculars!
All information and tours will be bilingual French/English

EDUCATIONAL BOOTH  | 10 am to 4 pm
The Morgan Arboretum kiosk will be informative and interactive allowing visitors to explore the wildlife of Quebec, but especially of the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue area 

SELF GUIDED WALK | 10 am to 4 pm
Explore the Arboretum at your own pace and gain a richer understanding of this special landscape.
There are 4 walking trails to choose from. Trails maps will be available at the Information Booth. 

BIRD FEEDER WORKSHOP | 1:30 pm to 3 pm
Come discover the life of birds at the Arboretum and build them a cone-seed feeder! 

Monarch butterfly release | 2:30 pm

:: Parking available onsite ::

Macdonald Campus - McGill University 
150, chemin des Pins (Corner chemin Sainte-Marie) 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
Phone: 514-398-7811

Free Activity
12 pm to 3 pm

Free swimming at the indoor pool of John Abbott's Casgrain Sports Center

21 275, Chemin Lakeshore
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC,
H9X 3L9
Telephone : 514 457-6610

With this animated cruise courtesy of Navark, cast off and set off on a cruise to discover Lake St. Louis!

Ticket booth located on the Canal Boardwalk on Saturday, September 15th as of 12 pm. It is recommended to reserve online here.

Boarding dock on Parks Canada Jetty 

Schedule: (duration 1 h)

  • 1:00 pm
  • 2:15 pm
  • 3:30 pm
  • 4:45 pm

Prices : 

  • Regular : $20
  • Children (3 to 12 years old): $10
  • Children (0 to 2 years old ): Free
  • Family rate : 2nd child free

Information: | 514-871-8356

Free Activities
10 am to 4 pm

  • Visit the Dairy farm and the mini farm! The mini farm will give you the chance to see and touch farm animals up close.  There will be sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits, pigs and llamas for you to see

  • Picnic area and park onsite


  • Poney Rides ($)

Campus Macdonald de l’Université McGill 
21 111, chemin Lakeshore 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
Telephone : 514 398-4400

Free Activities
10 am to 4 pm 

  • The Montreal Aviation Museum is the only museum in Quebec dedicated to our rich Quebec and Montreal aviation history.
  • Visit the Godfrey Stewart Passmore Art Gallery and view the best collection of Aviation Art in Quebec.
  • Meet and talk to volunteers working to save a 70 years old bomber from WW2 built in Longueuil Quebec by Fairchild Canada.
  • The Scarabee, our Flying Replica of the first plane to fly over Montreal is now on permanent display.

Macdonald Campus - McGill University 
21111 Lakeshore Road 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
Phone: 514-398-7948
Website :

Activités gratuites
10 h à 16 h

Lawn games, inflatable giant duck and swan, access to pic-nic area and BBQ.

Other Activities 
$5 off all rentals

Located on the waterfront of McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Paddle Mac provides paddlers and would-be paddlers with a chance to enjoy the waters of lac St. Louis on a kayak, paddle board (SUP) or canoe. Hourly rentals, paddling instruction and paddle board yoga classes are available to the general public and McGill and John Abbott communities.

Perfect for adventure seekers, water lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for an active outing, we’ve got all the gear you need to make your paddle enjoyable. Come and explore some of the most beautiful shoreline on the island of Montreal. Groups, families and individuals are welcome.

21 111 Rue Lakeshore
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue (Que) H9X 3V9 Canada

Photo credit: Zoo Ecomuseum

Free admission for children under 15 years of age (one child per paying adult)
9 am to 4 pm 

Have you ever met an Arctic Fox, a River Otter or a Black Bear? Québec’s wildlife is fascinating and is here to be discovered as you stroll along the natural pathways of the Ecomuseum Zoo. Throughout the day, our zoologists and animators will be out and about to help visitors discover a little more about Québec’s wildlife. Many special presentations are on the schedule for this busy day!

:: Parking available onsite ::

21125, chemin Sainte-Marie
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3Y7
Telephone: 514 457-9449


Rue Sainte-Anne Merchants

Visit rue Sainte-Anne for the pedestrian street fair.  Activities will be provided by the Town and by merchants.  Some of the activities include:

  • Concerts and performances
  • Workshops and demonstrations
  • Children’s area with temporary tattoos, inflatable games, animation
  • Street performers
  • And many more…

Visit the Merchants of Rue Sainte-Anne website


Rue Sainte-Anne - Shows and workshop

L'équilibriste circus performance

Schedule of shows and workshop along Rue sainte-Anne:

10: 00 am | Yoga in Kelso Park (24 rue Sainte-Anne) (45 minutes - bring your yoga mattress or towel)

11:30 am | Four Quarters   2018 Battle of the Band Winners (musical performance)

1:30 pm | L’Équilibriste (circus performance)

2:00 pm | Jeff Smallwood (musical performance)    

3:00 pm | « Parking » by Human Playground (dance theatre performance) (In collaboration with Conseil des Arts de Montréal)




And on the boardwalk:

3 pm | Josh Adams (musical performance)


Marché Sainte-Anne and Ecology Day

10 am to 4 pm | Rue Lalonde

Ecology Day is an annual environmental fair that raises awareness of the local ecology and promotes the environment’s protection through healthy lifestyles while respecting Mother Nature.

  • Information kiosks 
  • Animations 

Among the environmental booths present during the day, we invite you to visit the City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue’s booth. 

 :: see the dedicated page for the complete program ::

Marché Sainte-Anne gives you a unique opportunity to meet producers and artisans from the region while getting good products. You can find fresh vegetables and fruits, organic produce, meat, bread, pastries, honey, maple syrup, cheese, flours, jams, preserves, prepared meals, honey wines, body products, crafts, and much more!