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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal
National Historic Site

Activities 2014

Come and enjoy the historic atmosphere of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Come and enjoy the historic atmosphere of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
© Parks Canada

A Special Atmosphere

Come and enjoy the historic atmosphere of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. Enjoy the lively restaurants and terraces along the water's edge.

The embankment is an ideal spot for picnicking, relaxing or viewing the present-day lock and the remains of the 1843 canal.


Cruisin’ at the Boardwalk

June 14

Parks Canada invites you to visit the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site on the occasion of the 6th annual classic car and hot rod show. 500 of the mildest to the wildest muscle cars, hot rods and classic cars will be presented along the canal, on the main waterfront street.

Take a moment to stroll the boat lined boardwalk, explore the historic canal and discuss with the Parks Canada staff that will on site to greet you. Once you have checked out the vintage cars displayed on the festive Sainte-Anne Street and danced to the rhythm of the ‘50s and ‘60s musical classics, enjoy a nice dinner on one of the many terraces overlooking the waterfront.

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Amara Zee

The Amara Zee boat The Amara Zee boat
© Amara Zee
August 29 to 31

As part of its round the world trip, the Amara Zee— theatre ship will be docked in the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal for a series of highly colourful theatrical performances.

The Town of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is inviting families to come to the canal path to admire a majestic spectacle that combines acrobatics, projections, and theatre.

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Circuit bleu Charles-Bruneau

September 18 to 21

From September 18 to 21, 2014, the Island of Montréal will host the first edition of the Circuit Bleu Charles-Bruneau. Travelling solo or as part of a relay team, kayakers will paddle more than 110 km in 4 days to raise funds to help children with cancer.

Participants will travel along the Route bleue du Grand Montréal, via the Lachine and Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue canals. They will be able to see Montréal from a new perspective and marvel at the stunning beauty of its natural environment.

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