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Naturally Sainte-Anne

September 11th

A day filled with activities to make you (re)discover the beauty of nature that surrounds our city and to educate the whole family about the importance of taking care of our beautiful Quebec flora and fauna. Our great nature festival is back in force this year with a revisited program.

On the program: entertainment, shows, workshops, amazing activities, food and eco-responsible market, and much more! (See more details below)

New! Visit the new Eco-responsible Zone. Discover products, solutions or information to help you reduce your ecological footprint on a daily basis. (10 am to 4 pm, at Parc Harpell)

More! A mini edition of the Garlic Festival! (9 am to 2 pm, at Parc Lalonde)

And live music shows at night for a great way to end the day. (4 pm to 9 pm, at Parc Lalonde)


Get ready for a surprising day, quite naturally Sainte-Anne!

BE ECO-RESPONSIBLE!

As this event promotes eco-responsible habits, we strongly encourage you to:

Bring your reusable water bottle
(A water-fountain station will be available in the eco-responsible Zone to fill your bottle)

Bring your reusable bags
(You will be able to transport your purchases from the eco-responsible market or the Marché Ste-Anne.)

IMPORTANT:

Following the new governmental guidelines, it will be mandatory for anyone aged 13 and over to present a vaccination passport in order to be able to enter the site at Naturally Sainte-Anne (with the exception of Marché Ste-Anne).
Download the VaxiCode application, available in the App Store (soon on Google Play), and present your proof of vaccination at the site entrance.
For all information relating to the vaccination passport, visit the government website.

Eco-responsible Zone

Come and discover the first edition of the Eco-responsible Zone of Naturally Sainte-Anne! This new area fits naturally into the programming of this great festival which has advocated a lifestyle respectful of nature since its very first edition.

You will discover products, solutions or information to help you better manage your ecological footprint on a daily basis.

Where: Parc Harpell
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You will find :

The Appartement Zéro Déchet: Visit this replica of an apartment, presented by the Association Zéro Déchet du Québec, where you will see concretely how it is possible to adapt to the zero waste lifestyle at home.

Read more (in French)

The eco-responsible market: Our exhibitors present local, unique, varied and creative products or services, designed with respect for eco-responsible values, either by their design method or by their use.

Household products making workshops (Association Zéro Déchet du Québec): Come and learn how to prepare your own household products! Participants will make 3 recipes for household products, which they can bring home.

Read more on the Association Québécoise Zéro Déchet (in French)

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Limit of 15 people per workshop

A mobile fountain (water bottle filling station)

Various traveling activities (shows)

Marché Sainte-Anne + Garlic Festival, Special Edition!

As the traditional Garlic Festival does not take place this year, the Marché Sainte-Anne has nonetheless organized a very special edition of this popular festival as part of Naturally Sainte-Anne. Garlic lovers, this market is for you! More than 10 booths will be dedicated to garlic products.

Also come and discover the merchants of the popular Marché Sainte-Anne, and take the opportunity to stock your pantry with fresh and local products.

Where: Parc Lalonde
When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Discovery Zone

Hold a reptile in your hands, catch yourself trying slacklining or even take part in a flight of butterflies! The Discovery Zone promises fun for the whole family.

Where: Parc Harpell
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You will find :

Éducazoo: This kiosk aims to educate visitors of all ages about several species of animals. Come see these animals on site and ask your questions to the naturalist animators who will do several activities during the day.
Read more

Tracking wildlife with Parks Canada: Among the activities to do in nature, the observation of flora and fauna is a must. Come and spin the wheel of the animals of Quebec and try to discover the corresponding trace! With this activity, you will be better able to interpret the traces you may observe in nature on your next excursion!

Slackline: Test your skills in the slackline free practice area, in the company of 2 facilitators, or let yourself be wowed during one of the 10 minute shows.
Read more

Climbing wall: Come and try climbing in complete safety!

Entertainment

All animations will take place at Parc Harpell and will also visit rue Sainte-Anne and the Promenade du canal.

MONA: A butterfly lady on a stilt will distribute butterflies that you can release for their flight!
10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. / 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Les jongleurs Bzz: Two jugglers on a unicycle
12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. / 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Femmes Fleurs: Various activities
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. / 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Stonda Percussionnistes: percussion group
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Musical shows, presented by the SDC Rue Ste-Anne

At Parc Lalonde (vaccination passport required)

4 p.m. to 6 p.m .

LEELA & TOM of The Damn Truth

7 p.m. to 9 p.m .

SOULTREE – Josh Adams Trio

Parking

In addition to municipal parking spaces, John Abbott College and EXO train parking lots are available free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the event.

EXO train station parking:
Boul. des Anciens-Combattants, corner of the Highway 20.

John Abbott College parking:
21 275 Lakeshore Road

*Please note that the parking at Centre Harpell  and Parc Lalonde will not be available.

Our partners

Thank you to our partners!

              

Other information

Free admission
On-site parking
Vaccination passport required

Contact information

Address

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

Parc Harpell
60, rue Saint-Pierre (Eco-responsible Zone and Discovery Zone, from 10 am to 4 pm)

Parc Lalonde
Corner of rue Lalonde and rue Sainte-Anne (Marché Ste-Anne, 9 am to 2 pm | Evening Shows, 4 pm to 9 pm)

 

 

Schedule

September 11th

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