Partygoers, start your engines. Grand Prix Weekend has always been Montreal’s official kick off to summer, and although the weather may not quite be in our favour this year, we know we can definitely count on one thing: the never-ending loop of fabulous events you won’t want to miss. This weekend, tourists and celebrities alike will be flying in to hear the roaring sound of Montreal’s streets. Here’s a sneak peak at some of the hottest parties:
Thursday, June 9th: The Launch Soirée & Official GRAND SOIR After Party @ ABGE
10pm to 3am: Get ready for the ultimate launch party. The historic Auberge Saint-Gabriel will be bumping live entertainment and beats by Andrew Pololos + Chris N. all night long. Did we mention the event is recommended by Octane, the official Grand Prix du Canada promoter? They never disappoint.
Thursday, June 9th: Rolls Royce presents: Please Don’t Sit @ École Privée
10pm to 3am: Rolls Royce is taking the wheel this Thursday. With music provided by Toddy Flores + Hilly, you most definitely won’t want to sit. École Privée is also celebrating their 1-year anniversary…can anyone say, party?
Friday, June 10th: La Soirée du Grand Prix @ the Ritz-Carlton
7pm to 2am: The Ritz-Carlton is once again hosting its now renowned annual glamorous soirée. On the menu: music by DJ YO-C, an endless supply of Moët & Chandon, and tantalizing food stations prepared by the Ritz’s own executive chef, Johnny Porte. You’ll want to dress to impress for this one.
Saturday, June 11th: A Taste of French Riviera @ Hotel 10
9pm to 3am: The event you don’t want to miss. Hotel 10 (formerly Koko/Jargo) is rolling out the red carpet this weekend. Expect many celebrities and beats by Paolo Rocco + Marcel Wynn on one of Montreal’s largest outdoor terraces.
Saturday, June 11th: Dom Pérignon Party with Brody Jenner @ Le Pink Flamingo
11pm to 3am: The party don’t stop at the newest addition to Old Montreal’s nightlife, Le Pink Flamingo. This Saturday, the soon-to-be hotspot will be hosting the Dom Pérignon party with DJ YO-C alongside celebrity socialite Brody Jenner on decks. We wonder who he’ll be partying with…
Saturday, June 11th: Red Bull Racing DJ SNOOPADELIC aka BIGG SNOOP DOGG + KLINGANDE + LEE K @ New City Gas
Montreal’s biggest party venue is once again hosting the Red Bull Racing event. This year, special guests include Klingande and none other than Snoooooop, who will be performing on the main stage. This is going to be a good one.
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All weekend (June 9, 10, 11 and 12): Grand Prix @ Ristorante Buonanotte
Buonanotte’s F1 events have been gathering crowds for over 20 years—they just know how to throw a good party. With DJs Fafa Khan, Manny Occean, and Vice on decks, expect nothing less than a fab weekend. Don’t forget to grab a drink on their extended outdoor terrace: it’s always stunning.
All weekend (June 9, 10, 11): F1 Special Edition @ Joverse
One weekend, three epic nights. Joverse is kicking off the weekend with a Mescal & Oysters 5 à 7 presented by El Tinieblo and Don Julio. Oyster lovers rejoice: $1 oysters will be in effect all night long. Next up, F1 Social presented by Johnnie Walker. The event will feature a special guest DJ from St. Martin, El Diablo. If any of you attended the SXMUSIC Festival a few weeks ago, you know what’s up. And finally, we saved the best for last. Saturday is reserved for their annual F1 Ultimate Lobster Party presented by Grey Goose. With over 500 lbs of lobster to serve in one night, this one will definitely make some noise.
So many parties, so little time. Montreal will definitely be a place to see and be seen this weekend. Book your spot ASAP!