The Grand Quay of the Port of Montreal hosting many events starting with Divina Dali

The Grand Quay of the Port of Montrea

MONTREAL – The Grand Quay of the Port of Montreal is launching its summer season in grand style! Starting July 16, it will host the world premiere of Divina Dali, an exhibition-show based on the artwork of Salvador Dali and the writings of Dante Alighieri. For a perfectly relaxing time on the waterfront, the lawn areas of Commencement Square will reopen to the public on Friday, June 18, after being closed for a lengthy period due to the ongoing work on the observation tower. There will also be a fun new installation to discover, an experiential ship with oars that light up interactively, Les Rames Lumineuses

Divina Dali: Dante’s literary world seen through Dali’s eyes

In 1963, surrealist icon Salvador Dali explored the literary world of Dante’s Divine Comedy from Hell to Purgatory to Paradise through 101 works of art. Presented in Montreal for its world premiere, Divina Dali revisits this summit meeting between two legendary artists in a monumental immersive experience designed by La Girafe en feu.

July 16 to October 31, 2021 at the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay. For more information and to purchase tickets:

A fun new interactive installation: Les Rames lumineuses

 Would you like to take on an entertaining and engaging challenge? Thanks to this installation that combines movement and light, the public space comes alive, illuminating as visitors participate. 

Produced by 4éléments, a Montreal-based company specializing in gamification, Les Rames lumineuses offers a dynamic experience that everyone can do. Alone or in a group, visitors board the boat and row with a single goal: to get to the next port! Sensors measure the group effort and how much distance is virtually covered. The installation is located in Commencement Square.

Relaxing spaces on the waterfront 

After being closed for several months due to ongoing construction of the Grand Quay observation tower, Commencement Square will be open to the public again on Friday, June 18. 

A green space by the water, with Adirondack chairs to make the most of the summer! 

Every day from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, visit our website

Don’t miss the brand new urban furniture on the green roof! Bonus: the view of the river and a history timeline of the Port of Montreal to discover along the  promenade. 

For a bite to eat, food trucks will also be on site in the main alley. 

AML Cruises sailing again in Montreal

Starting June 19, AML Cruises are back in operation! The summer program features dinner cruises, guided cruises and brunch cruises. Find out more at

Coming soon: the Port of Montreal Tower

The Grand Quay site is actively getting ready to accommodate a new signature monument: an entirely glassed-in, 65-metre tall observation tower. Grand prize: the most beautiful view of the city! Work is progressing quickly and the official opening is scheduled for this winter. To learn more, visit our website

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