About This Festival
SDC Petite-Italie Marché Jean-Talon|201 Rue Saint-Zotique E, Montreal, QC | Map
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From the Organizer
PERENNIAL Productions Inc. is proud to announce they will be the official producers of this year’s Grand Prix Weekend celebrations in Montreal’s Little Italy, June 9, 10, 11, 2017. This year’s F1 festivities will feature extensive animation, a signature KIDS KORNER and presentations by dozens of prestigious, world-class sponsors, and of course, over 150 exotic cars lining the streets of Little Italy. Based on the attendance of the previous years, more than 250,000 people are expected to visit the 1.2 km stretch of Boulevard St. Laurent that will be closed between rue Beaubien Ouest and rue Jean-Talon for the entire weekend. Visitors will be treated to a wide assortment of free activities, entertainment and the opportunity to sample the goods of over 50 participating restaurants. >>> What to Enjoy >>> - Over 150 exotic cars lining the streets of Little Italy. - Musical and other street performers. - Traditional Italian cuisine including porchetta, wood-burning oven pizza and homemade gelato. - Some of Montreal’s Most Popular Food Trucks - Wine & Cocktails at local bars and nightspots - Coffee & Dessert on street patios - Visits to the nearby world famous Jean-Talon Market - Signature “Kids Korner”, featuring bouncy castles, henna tattoos, face painting, caricature artists, popcorn and cotton candy, an electric train ride, and carnival games! - Easy access from nearby Jean-Talon and De Castelnau Metro stations. Montreal’s Petite-Italie neighbourhood has been a rendez-vous for racing fans and lovers of fine cuisine since the very first days of the Canadian Grand Prix. Continuing this proud tradition, Montreal’s Italian community will once again welcome locals and tourists from around the world, inviting them to celebrate the Grand Prix in the way that only Italians can!