June 23, 2014 9:46 am

What’s open and closed on Saint-Jean-Baptiste

MONTREAL – Here is a list of what will be open and closed for Quebec’s Fête nationale.

What’s closed?

All banks

The Montreal municipal court

Federal, city and borough offices, including Accès-Montréal

SAQs

Large and medium-size retailers, including grocery stores, will be closed or have reduced hours

Most art galleries and museums

The Complexe Sportif Claude Robillard (1000 Émile-Journault Ave) – except for the outdoor tennis courts

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What’s open?

Most supermarket chains and pharmacies are operating during normal hours.

The 3-1-1 service will remain open for all municipal queries.

Bus, métro and train service will be reduced. Click here for more information.

Parking meters remain in operation and parking restrictions are still in effect

Arena, pool and library hours are running on varied schedules set by each borough.

Most garbage and recycling pickups are scheduled as normal. Le Plateau–Mont-Royal, LaSalle, Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie and Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension will not have pickups. Click here for more details.

All écocentres

Outdoor markets, like Atwater and Jean-Talon, will operate as usual from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bonsecours Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History

The Biodôme, Botanical Gardens, Insectarium and Planetarium. The Olympic Parc Esplanade will have activities on Monday, June 23 starting at 8 p.m. Parc Maisonneuve is the site of the official Saint-Jean party on Tuesday at 8:45 p.m.

Quebec

The Saint-Jean-Baptiste parade starts at 2:30 p.m. at Place de Léry near the intersection of Sherbrooke and Moreau streets.

The Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste has organized an evening concert at end of the route at Parc Maisonneuve.

The show begins at 8:45 p.m. and will feature France D’Amour, Coeur de Pirate, Pierre Flynn among others.

Authorities are encouraging anyone wishing to attend events for la Saint-Jean to use public transit to access the sites.

Road closures

8 a.m. — 7 p.m.: Sherbrooke between Montgomery and Place de Léry

12 p.m. — 2 a.m.: Sherbrooke between Pie-IX and Viau

1 p.m. — 7 p.m.: Sherbrooke between Davidson and Pie-IX

2 p.m. — 7 p.m.: Most streets in the vicinity of Sherbrooke, Hochelaga, Rachel and Pierre-de Coubertin

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