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Events 2016

Sound and Light Evening

Girls having fun on the Chambly Canal Skateway
Fun for everyone!
© Parks Canada
January 30, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The City of Chambly (only in French) invites the public to the Sound and Light Evening activity on the Chambly Canal skating rink.

Don’t miss the opportunity to skate to the beat of the music in a Northern Village illuminated by lights and warm up at the hot chocolate and coffee bar. Free activities, prizes and roasting marshmallows under a beautiful winter sky are on the menu!

Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day

June 24

Near the Richelieu River, the Société nationale des Québécois de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu invites you to the Place du Quai area for a varied program including family activities, tastings, musical shows, all topped off with spectacular fireworks.

In Chambly, come celebrate with the whole family at the Parc des Ateliers!

Canada Day

Canada Day
Canada Day at parc des Ateliers
© Royal Canadian Legion, Arras 34 Chambly
July 1st

The Canada Day festivities will bring the Vieux-Saint-Jean and Chambly Canal’s Parc des Ateliers to life.

At the Parc des Ateliers, the Royal Canadian Legion Arras 34 invites the public to take part in family activities and to attend a parade as well as an official flag-raising ceremony.

In Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, enjoy entertainment for the whole family, attend the flag-raising, and cap off your evening taking in the fireworks, courtesy of the Fêtons le Canada committee.

Fête du nautisme

July 9 and 10

Following the success of the 2015 vintage, the Fête du nautisme is back this year to introduce young and old alike to the joys of nautical activities. All aboard!

Over a fun-filled weekend, Quebec’s water-sport fraternity comes together to bring you a range of activities and events on the Chambly Canal: you can kayak and take part in organized activities, water safety workshops, demonstrations and much more!

More information

Sur l’air de Chambly

Every Wednesday, from June 29 to August 10, 7:30 p.m.
Outdoor shows at Parc des Ateliers Outdoor shows at Parc des Ateliers
© Parks Canada

Every Wednesday from June 29 to August 10, the city of Chambly, in conjunction with Parks Canada, invites families to the Sur l’air de Chambly concert series in the Chambly Canal’s Parc des Ateliers.

Don’t miss the latest artists performing outdoors at the Chamby Canal’s locks 1, 2 and 3 in a unique festive atmosphere.


July 10 and October 16
MEC Run Take the challenge!

Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC) has a challenge in store for you: line up in the Chambly Canal’s Parc des Ateliers for a 5 km, 10 km, or 21.1 km run, as well as a 42.2 km marathon on October 16.

Open to all categories of runners, from beginners to elite, this event will enable you to discover the Chambly Canal in all its glory.

If you’re up for the challenge, register on the MEC Website!

The Saint-Louis Day and the Artistes sur le Champ symposium

A multitude of activities for a great time at the Fort
A multitude of activities for a great time at the Fort
© Parks Canada
August 20 and 21

Enjoy an entire weekend of special events at the Fort Chambly National Historic Site as part of the Saint-Louis Day and the 21th edition of the Artistes sur le Champ symposium.

All special activities at Fort Chambly

Défi Je bouge

Défi Je bouge
© Défi Je bouge

In a festive atmosphere, the Défi Je Bouge (only in French) offers three types of challenges: a 5, 10 or 21,1K run recognized by the Quebec Athletic Federation (Fédération québécoise d’athlétisme), a 5 or 10K walk and a 20K bike ride for the whole family.

A 1K run is also organized for children as well as a 1 km walk for persons with mobility impairment.