Image by Julie Gauthier

Village au Pied-du-Courant – Summer celebration

Open from June 1st to September 16 —

A very nice installation to celebrate the summer, which reminds me of Berlin a bit. Containers of all colors, furniture made from recycled wood pallets, gardens in plastic bags, a large sandbox for kids and adults, an art gallery, a bar and foodtrucks… all that with a breathtaking view of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, La Ronde and a part of the St-Lawrence river.

Here are the new stuff for the 2017 edition: a ping-pong table, a carage-workshop and its farm of crickets, a greenhouse container and its ingenious garden, a basketball court and more! Just pick your favorite stuff to do and enjoy!

This concept was born from a desire to recapture the city, and more precisely the places that have unexploited urban potential. The idea is to highlight neutral territory, to make it accessible, visible and alive to offer a new experience.
Spearheaded by the Urban Design Association of Quebec (ADUQ), the idea behind the project is to help shine a light on little-known areas in the city.

When and why?
Thursday to Sunday. We go for the happy hour and pretend we’re at the beach. We go at night to have a front seat for the fireworks or dance to the sounds of hype DJs. Check out their website or Facebook page weekly. 

The best way to get there is by bike, metro or foot. No parking available.

*Fun fact: The site is used as a snow dump during the winter months!

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Details about this spot

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Address

2100 Notre-Dame Est, Montreal

Opening Times

Thu 17:00 - 23:00, Fri 17:00 - 00:00, Sat 15:00 - 00:00, Sun 15:00 - 23:00

Price

Free

Website

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)