Jazz dinner-cruise aboard the Bateau-Mouche
Imagine the best Montreal has to offer: the backdrop is a stunning view of the city; your eyes feast upon the inventive gastronomy of the Bateau-Mouche, while your ears are filled with the musical delights of Paulo Ramos.
We’re happy to present Paolo Ramos for not one but four evenings on board the Bateau-Mouche! Every time he performs here, the Brazilian-born songwriter, singer, guitarist and percussionist sets off a musical fiesta!
$142 per person including cruise, show, 4-course menu and tip. Taxes and bar service not included.
Dates: June 26 to 29, 2015
Departure: 7 p.m.
Duration: 3 hrs
Location: Bateau-Mouche, Old Port of Montreal, Jacques-Cartier Quay
Boarding at 6:30 p.m., returning at 10 p.m.
Reservation required: 514 849-9952, 1 800 361-9952 or bateaumouche.ca
Old Montreal VIP
(A maximum of 6 persons per group)
This exclusive 2-hour visit led by a professional guide provides you a privileged and personalized experience with some special attentions such as a beverage and rest stop treat.
The Old Montreal VIP circuit includes the interior visit of Notre-Dame Basilica, goes across the historical borough from Place d’Armes to Place Jacques-Cartier through Notre-Dame and Saint-Paul Streets, and ends at Place Royale.
Date: June 26 to July 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Meeting point: in front of the Boutique du Parvis of the Notre-Dame Basilica
(100 Notre-Dame St. W., Place d’Armes subway station)
Price: $48.50 per person, taxes included
This price includes:
- A 2-hr visit with a professional guide
- Admission to the Notre-Dame Basilica
- A refreshment
- A tasting
- 50 % off an admission to Pointe-à-Callière museum
This price does not include:
Reservation required: 514 844-4021, 1 800 363-4021 or guidatour.qc.ca
The Story of Jazz in Montreal
The two-hour tour sets off at the old Windsor Station close to the first area of settlement of Montreal’s English-speaking black community. Participants will learn about notorious “Downtown” nightclubs such as the Rockhead’s Paradise and Café St-Michel, the club that would introduce be-bop in Canada. The tour then winds its way up to what used to be known as the “Uptown,” in other words Sainte-Catherine Street, with its high-end clubs. It then conveniently wraps up at the Maison du Festival in the heart of the festivities.
Dates: Tours in English, June 27th, 28 th, and July 3rd, 4th and 5th
Times: English: 1p.m. – 3p.m.
Meeting point: 1100, avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal (in front of the old Windsor Station); metro Bonaventure, Bell Centre Exit
End point: 305 rue Sainte-Catherine ouest : Maison du festival
Price: 15 $ per person (excluding reservation fees)
Ticket purchase: jazztoursmontreal.eventbrite.ca
Information: 514 677-4403
Information and reservations: 1 855 299-3378