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Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site

Events 2016

Popular vegetables
Popular vegetables
© Parks Canada

Flavours from the Farmers’ Market

Every Saturday, from June 4 to September 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday is market day at the fort!

You will find producers offering their local products, such as artisanal breads and fresh fruits and vegetables.

Take advantage of the site’s charming setting by having a picnic. There is something to tantalize everyone's taste buds!



The Grays and Blues of Montreal with their cannon The Grays and Blues of Montréal with their cannon
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Historical Reenactment

Saturday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attend an epic historic pageant in the company of the Greys and Blues of Montréal!

Discover the typical daily life of soldiers in the 19th century and familiarize yourself with the military exercises of that era.


Meet Parka on Canada Day!
Meet Parka on Canada Day!
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Canada Day

July 1st, from 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Canada Day at Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site is now a must. Celebrate this event by participating in family activities.

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Inflatable games, costumed interpretation, children’s rally and face painting
3 p.m.: Tasting Canada Day cake
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Animation and show, kiosks of community organizations
8 p.m.: Musical show
10 p.m.: Fireworks

Free admission


Parks Day

Explore an amazing site! Explore an amazing site!
© Parks Canada
Saturday, July 16

Canada's Parks Day is an annual celebration intended to encourage Canadians to discover their local parks. On this day, discover spectacular national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas!

Across the country, Parks Canada places hold fun, educational, family-oriented events and activities to highlight the important role that parks play in maintaining healthy and resilient ecosystems, protecting critical habitat for species at risk and contributing to human health and well-being.

At the Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site

More information to come


Archaeology Month

Saturdays and Sundays in August, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Discover archaeological excavation techniques
Discover archaeological excavation techniques
© Parks Canada

Archaeology Month will take place from August 1 to 31, 2016. Close to 50 locations across Quebec will offer activities for everyone to appeal groups of novices or enthusiasts, small or large. For 31 days, archaeology will come into our lives and bring us a little further in our understanding of our society, history and heritage.

At Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site, archelogy themed activities will take place every Saturday and Sunday in August, i.e. August 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28.

More information to come