Calendar of events
Let’s celebrate the Marine Park’s 20th anniversary!
Come and meet us! All summer, members of the Parks Canada team will participate in festivities organized by coastal communities.
Mad About Science Festival
Both science and the Marine Park are in the spotlight at the Musée du fjord (La Baie) over the course of this weekend. Captivating activities and surprising discoveries await. Learn moreTop of page
The Station exploratoire du Saint-Laurent (Rivière-du-Loup) is inviting you for an open house day! Go to the Marine Park kiosk to learn about its riches. Learn moreTop of page
Admission will be free and special events will be offered at Parks Canada and Sépaq sites bordering the Marine Park. Come celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Marine Park in good company!
On June 16, visit the following sites :
- Marine Environment Discovery Centre
- Cap de Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre
- Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre
- Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay, Baie-Éternité and Baie-Sainte-Marguerite sectors
Admission will be free for this special day. Many surprises await you! Other fees apply.Top of page
Marine Park shoreline clean-up
Students of Bas-Saguenay will storm the shores of the Marine Park for a great clean-up for the park’s 20th anniversary! Watch the Facebook pages of the Marine Park and parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay to see the results of their efforts.Top of page
On the occasion of the Virage Festival at Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, we will present a conference on the Marine Park and the governance challenges of this marine protected area. Learn moreTop of page
On three full-moon evenings… We jazz it under the moon!
Experience magical outdoor evenings on the river’s edge. Whales gradually give way to Lady Moon and her silvery ribbon as a backdrop to a concert with jazz overtones.
Join us at the Marine Environment Discovery Centre
3 nights : June 30, July 28, August 25. Starts at 8 pm (about one hour before moonrise)
Reservations : 418-232-6653Top of page
It’s Canada Day! Free admission for the day at our Parks Canada sites.
Quebec Lighthouse Day
Take part in the “Lights on lighthouses” activity at Cap de Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre. A guided discovery of the Cap-de-Bon-Désir lighthouse. Presented in English on request after the French visit.
Schedule to be announced.Top of page
Pow Wow Essipit
A Marine Park team will be present to celebrate along with members of the Essipit Innu community. Directions:
27, rue de la Réserve, Essipit (Quebec) G0T 1K0
July 20: we will be part of the parade
July 21: educational kiosk on the theme of the Marine Park
Two nations, one celebration
Join this event uniting the Festival historique de Cacouna and the Rassemblement de la route des Sauvages (Maliceet Pow Wow).Top of page
Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park Bioblitz
Would you like to contribute to Marine Park knowledge? Participate in this citizen science activity! Who knows you could make some amazing discoveries concerning the Marine Park’s biodiversity! Share your observations using the iNaturalist application.
- At the Marine Environment Discovery Centre
Close-up on the St. Lawrence’s tiniest residents! An amusing activity for the whole family! Observe, identify and catalogue the organisms that inhabit the park.
- At Baie-Sainte-Marguerite and Baie-Éternité
Open your eyes and ears! Would you be able to detect the park’s rarest bird? Help our naturalists enrich the Fjord’s family album of avian fauna.Top of page
Time to celebrate!
September 15Top of page
Symposium provincial des villages en couleurs
A conference on the marine park will be presented for the opening of the Symposium on October 5 in Petit-Saguenay. On October 6th, a kiosk on the Marine Park will be set at Mont-Édouard to show the riches of the marine environment. For more information, visit the Symposium’s website: www.villagesencouleurs.comTop of page
Symposium d'art contemporain de Rivière-Éternité
Come meet us at a booth on October 7 at the Village Church of Baie-Éternité.
For more details on the event: www.facebook.com/symposium.riviere.eterniteTop of page
Saguenay–St.Lawrence Marine Park Scientific Symposium
Thirty years after the International Forum for the Future of the Beluga, what are the perspectives for the animal that led to the creation of the Marine Park? Thematic conferences and meetings with experts on the challenges of protecting marine environments.
To register and learn more: www.colloqueparcmarin.com
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