Families are invited to Jardins Gamelin all summer!

Family mornings with Petits bonheurs © Martine Doyon

From July, Les Jardins Gamelin offers uFun and stimulating programming, designed for children and teenagers. Dynamic animations for all tastes are proposed, in an inclusive and green setting. On the menu, Family Sundays with the Family Matinees of Petits bonheurs and a 100 % games series with Randolph, the MONTREAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE festival and even more activities to do as part of a free program, all week from noon to evening.

After two years of absence, the Family mornings of Petits bonheurs resume on Sundays in July and August, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. A plethora of stimulating arts and entertainment awareness activities await children aged 0 to 10. Theatre, mediation and creation workshops, dance, percussion and circus; everything is there to invite children to express themselves through art!

Petits bonheurs will also pitch its reading tent called Ma petite cabanewhere children from 0 to 6 years old will be told a story. The older ones who can already read will also be able to discover a lot of funny, fabulous and singular books.

BUTTERFLY FLIGHT WITH URBAN TRAIL

This event amazes young and old every year! After a guided tour of the greenhouse and the six themed gardens from the square, Sentier Urbain invites the public to admire a flight of monarchs in the butterfly field on Sundays August 7 and September 11 at 11 a.m.

During the season, Sentier Urbain has also concocted talks and workshops with experts as part of the Côté Jardins series, for the curious and curious who want to learn more about pollinators, urban hives or organic farming.  

Butterfly flight with Sentier Urbain © Elias Touil and T’as de beaux jeux with Randolph © Martine Doyon

PLAYING WITH YOUR FAMILY

The series T’a de beaux jeux, on Sundays from 2 p.m., is perfect for spending beautiful moments with family and teens with the Randolph Games Club followed by the Quiz evening. Guided by the animators, visitors will certainly find the perfect board game for their age group and tastes. At 7 p.m., the Quiz – Randolph takes over with themes that will appeal to young people: Humor (July 24 ), Super Heroines (August 14 ), Pokémon (August 28 ) or The Simpsons (October 2 ).

Every day, the youngest can have fun with the giant games, installed from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Power 4, pocket games, Jenga, checkers, chess, not to mention the self-service games of ping-pong and table football.


LES JARDINS COMPLETEMENT CIRQUE

This summer, we find a popular appointment at the Jardins Gamelin: the MONTREAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE festival! From July 7 to 17 (except Mondays), we welcome Le Géant de Cirque Éloize from the project The 3GÉANTS, presented by Ivanhoé Cambridge. For two performances a day, a 52-foot-tall steel colossus will overlook the square and a body of water will shimmer the lights of the Gardens, becoming an inviting playground for a circus. At 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., the public is invited to come and marvel at their prowess.  

In the heart of the Quartier des spectacles on Place Émilie-Gamelin, at Les Jardins Gamelin there is a snack bar and a terrace to rest and enjoy the summer days, enveloped by greenery. The 100% free program highlights the diversity of the city and is reflected in music with concerts and DJs for lunch and dinner. All programming is at your fingertips on Facebook and on the jardinsgamelin.com website. The Oasis | Jardins Gamelin is part of the activities and development of the Moments of the heart of the island.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

FAMILY MORNINGS WITH SMALL PLEASURES
Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Shows, activities and My little hut.

YOU HAVE BEAUTIFUL GAMES WITH RANDOLPH
Every Sunday
Games Club: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Quiz : 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

GIANT AND SELF-SERVICE GAMES
Daily from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Power 4, pocket games, Jenga, checkers, chess, table tennis and table football.

GARDEN SIDE
Talk: Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Workshop: Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.*
Visit of the Gardens: The themed gardens and the butterfly house are open daily until 11 p.m. If you come across the gardeners of Sentier Urbain, do not hesitate to come and ask them for advice or a guided tour of the place!
*
Flights of butterflies on 7 August and 11 September

LES JARDINS COMPLETEMENT CIRQUE
July 7 to 17 (except Mondays), at 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Cirque Giant Éloize from the les 3GÉANTS project, presented by Ivanhoé Cambridge

LES JARDINS GAMELIN 
Until October 2, 2022 
Place Émilie-Gamelin, Quartier des spectacles 
Open daily until 11 p.m. 

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