A massive fireworks show is taking over Old Montreal this summer

Apr 10 2017, 9:29 pm

Old Port is about to get lit up.

As most of you already know, Montreal becomes home to the International Fireworks Competition each summer.

Kicking off on Canada Day, there are typically weekly fireworks shows between the beginning of July and the beginning of August.

This year, however, there will be an extra special edition of L’International des Feux-Loto Quebec. First off, 2017 marks the 33rd anniversary of the festival, however, more than that it also marks the 375th anniversary of Montreal and the 50th anniversary of La Ronde (the site from which the fireworks are launched).


As such, the 2017 program is going to be seriously mesmerizing. Part of this year’s schedule includes Olympic medalist Alexandre Despatie serving as the International des Feux-Loto Quebec spokesperson.


In addition, this year’s competition will be kicked off with an extra special, Montreal-themed fireworks show. According to the official website, the “fireworks opening ceremony will reflect Montreal spirit,” and singer-songwriter Ian Kelly will perform his song entitled “Montreal.”

The official schedule has yet to be released so remember to check the official website for updates.

 International des Feux-Loto Quebec

When: July-August 2017 (Exact dates TBA)
Where: La Ronde

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