From fast cars, urban art, music, parties and dancing – say hello to summer in Montréal.
This week, the Canadian Grand Prix is taking the city by storm and over 150,000 visitors and locals alike are eager to dress up and participate in the dazzling days, dynamic nights and happening F1 parties that are sprouting from one corner of the city to the next.
This week, Gen Delights introduces you to some top picks and invites you to kick things up and make the most of your Montreal Grand Prix weekend, running June 8, 9, 10 and 11!
Crescent Street Festival !
Are you ready to experience crammed days and evenings? Join the masses at the largest F1 party in the world, happening directly on Crescent Street in the heart of downtown.
As Montreal turns 375 and Grand Prix turns 50, let the race and glitzy epic parties begin with the numerous free live performances, spinning DJs and gorgeous display sports cars that will line the streets for you to pose and take pictures with.
It’s all happening , June 8-11, 2017 on Crescent corner De Maisonneuve Street
The terrace will stay open over the weekend and is the perfect place to enjoy the F1 festivities and observe the line of sports cars that will park or pass by 1228 Sherbrooke Street West with a nice glass of bubbles.
** The Ritz-Carlton in collaboration with Aston Martin will also play host to one of the most beloved GP parties this Friday, June 9th. Packed with food stations, open bar and jet-set guests, tickets are sure to fly fast!
The glitz, the glamour, the glory: Montreal has it all during the legendary Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada . However if you wish to capture the elegance and eccentricities of the roaring 1920’s , you will want to head down to Bord’Elle where the Great Gatsby inspired baris going to be hosting a party of EPIC proportions for three days :
Thursday: CIRQUE! Hosted by Moet &Chandon and McLaren !
Friday: ENCORE: Hosted by Grand Marnier, Moet and McLaren ! Animation by The Royals
Saturday: The BLUEPRINT! Hosted by Grey Goose and McLaren ! Burlesque performance by Lavender May
Date: From June 8th– 10th, 2017 @ 6:30pm – to Sunday June 11th @ 3:00am Location: Bord’Elle, 390 rue St-Jacques West
A Disco Night at Studio 54, F1 edition with Jellybean Benitez, jojoflores & Cesar
Studio 54 in Manhattan was a jewel of the late 1970’s, known as one of the best nightclubs in the world, it was within their walls that disco and house music prospered and our current nightclub culture was born!
This Thursday, you are invited to come on down to L’Atelier d’Argentine ( 1454 Crescent) to re-live the magic of the disco era by joining hosts & co-dj’s Josh Silver (Mr. Montreal), Jojo Flores (music thrilla from Manila), and DJ Cesar Czr (all hail Cesar), for an energy packed evening of boogie woogie on the dance floor!
If this is not enough to get you excited, ex resident STUDIO 54DJJellybean Benitez from NYC who famously dated Madonna, and produced / remixed several of the Material Girl’s hits in the early ‘80s, including “Holiday,” “Lucky Star” and “Borderline,” plus several other works by Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Sting, Hall & Oates, and his own multiple enduring tracks, has been specially invited to come and spin his musical magic just for you!
**For ticket purchase or dinner/bottle service reservations, please contact:
email@example.com // 514-439-8383**
Gilded: A Glitzy Fashion Show with Live Music, Spoken Word and Dance for a good cause!
Gilded Fundraiser: FASHION SHOW & CONCERT
“The Arts has the power to empower”
For those who wish to party at an arts centered event that supports a good cause this F1 weekend, Gilded is the experience for you!
Happening this Saturday at Bain Mathieu ( 2915 Ontarios Est ), Gilded is a dynamic fundraising evening presented by Legato Productions, that benefits the United Hearts School & Children’s Centre in Bawjiase: an organization that provides much needed youth education support in Ghana.
As designer Richard Brophy, and media advocate, Ryan MacDowell would say:
“An interdependent world begins with authenticity: shedding our gilded layers.”
Expect to enjoy an evening that merges fashion, music, dance, and mixed media to convey their concept.
7:00 PM – DOORS OPEN
8:00 PM – FASHION SHOW
Runway featuring Richard Brophy’s Couture Spring 2018 Collection