We look forward to seeing you! To have the best experience make sure to plan your trip before you head out.

When is the Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site busiest?

Certain times tend to be busier than others; if you are planning to visit during these dates, you may experience bigger crowds.

  • High season : June 22 to September 2, 2019
  • Canada Day (July 1)
  • Labour Day (first Monday in September)

What are the best days and times to visit?

Did you know that the Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site tends to be less busy during spring and fall? You can visit the site from May 1 until October 13, 2019. Spring season is a good time to visit for wildlife lovers because many bird species are back in the area, such as snow geese. However, you will be pleased to visit the site during fall season if you are a nature lover because of the landscapes and the splendid colors. You can also expect the site to be less busy during shoulder season.

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