Gather with people from all over the globe to see Montreal come to life for the highest class of single-seater auto racing this summer, the Formula 1 Grand Prix Heineken du Canada.
Formula 1 Pirelli Grand Prix du Canada
Catch Formula 1 fever at street parties, driver appearances, and F1 exhibitions. And then there’s the race itself, in which cars travel over 200 m.p.h. through Downtown Montreal.
Canadian Grand Prix
This summer, come and see how the city of Montréal comes to life for the biggest sporting event in all of Canada: the Formula 1 Grand Prix. This 3-day event of competition, class, and charm comes to the city from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18 and will take place on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Race enthusiasts from all parts of the globe come together with the people of Montreal to experience not just the races, but an entire weekend of fun. To get the most out of your 72 hours, don’t forget to take advantage of the shopping, restaurants, and nightclubs available throughout the city.
The fastest racing cars in the world will hit the ground running on Friday for a series of practice sessions. The weekend will continue on Saturday with a series of Formula 1 qualifying sessions. Sunday will feature the main event: the 2023 Grand Prix Race from 2:00-4:00 p.m. The race will last for two hours or 70 laps around the track—whichever comes first. F1 teams featured in the races will be Aston Martin, Mercedes, and Ferrari, among many others. Don’t miss out on your chance to see some of the top Formula 1 drivers at the race: Fernando Alonso, Max Verstappen, and Charles Leclerc.
Admission into the races depends on age and where you are seated. Tickets can be bought online. (NOTE: All tickets are now sold out.)
Take Amtrak to Pirelli Grand Prix du Canada
Make It An Amtrak Getaway
Montréal is a beautiful, historic city with European charm and a plethora of sites and activities to do. Not to mention, the Amtrak ride there is frequently dubbed one of the top 10 train rides in the world! New York By Rail is currently offering an exclusive car-free travel package with a 3-night stay, trolley tours and more. Read more about the package here and escape to Montréal.
16 (Friday) 8:00 am - 18 (Sunday) 5:00 pm
Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montréal, QC H3C 6A1, Canada