Ladies and gents, it's finally here! Formula 1 Grand Prix is taking place this weekend in Montreal, and we get to watch out city come alive with visitors from across the globe. The energy is high, the city is buzzing, and all sorts of vendors bring their A-game to showcase all that Montreal has to offer. Grand Prix weekend is truly something to witness! It's so much more than just the races. It's an opportunity for Montrealers to come together and for visitors to get a taste of why we love this city so much.
So what should you expect? Trust me, it's hard to narrow it down. But we've put together a list of five Montreal hotspots that are hosting Grand Prix events you do not want to miss. Check it out!
1. Pandore 1300
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Pandore will be hosting a truly unforgettable Grand Prix weekend from the 9th straight through to the 12th! Expect the best of the best when it comes to food and drink. They will be holding four banquets in collaboration with chef Mineho Okunishi and his team from Imadake Izakaya as well as chef Adele Forgone from Ristorante Beatrice . After sampling the delicious and unique menus, pick from an impressive selection of wines and champagnes. Once the wining and dining is over, join in on one of Pandore's legendary parties in their stunning penthouse club or outside on their rooftop terrace. This weekend at Pandore will truly be something to experience. Learn more.
2. Time Supper Club
June 10th & 11th
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Time Supper Club is a stunning venue perfect for any event, and F1 is certainly no exception! Time is considered one of the best nightclubs in Montreal and they can't wait to show off the extravagant talents of their new event planning team for Grand Prix weekend. They will be hosting two legendary events back-to-back. On June 10th, Time will host Hollywood socialite, Brody Jenner, who will be partying alongside all of you Grand Prix lovers! The evening will be complete with a fashion show by Sachika & Beats Royce & Tan. Check out the event here! Next, the event planners will give you a serious taste of what Time has to offer at their June 11th event, Candyland. You can expect an exceptionally sweet dinner, and an even sweeter party! Learn more.
June 8th & 11th
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Flyjin is a supper club frequented by a number of Montreal's finest and for good reason! Flyjin is unique and high-end, always a great time and always filled with wonderful people. On June 8th, join them for their weekly Cru Love party. This time it will be extra special! This edition of Cru Love is F1 specific and will bring you some of the best hosts and DJs Montreal has to offer. If you're looking to dance, mingle, drink, and hang out in one of Montreal's leading clubs in our stunning Old Port, look no further. Flyjin never disappoints. Check out the event. On June 11th, they will be throwing their FINAL LAP party, where you can expect beats from Avilarge. If you haven't been to Flyjin, I strongly suggest you join them for their Grand Prix celebrations! See the event here.
4. Santos Tapas Bar
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Santos, one of Montreal's beloved venues, is bursting at the seams with delectable Spanish cuisine and an extensive menu of spirits, cocktails, wines, sangrias, and mojitos. They are always hosting unreal DJs and events, ideal for a 5 a 7, dinner, parties and more. For four days, they will be opening their doors (and both of their terraces) for a weekend of F1 fun, and we couldn't be more excited about it. You will be able to party on both the Johnnie Walker Garden and the Grey Goose Terrace. The party starts on Thursday evening and continues throughout the entire Grand Prix weekend. You can enjoy drinks in the summer sun, some amazing music, delicious food, a BBQ party, a block party, and MORE. You will be filled with envy if you miss this event, so don’t! Check it out.
5. Velvet- Auberge St-Gabriel
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Though Velvet will be buzzing all weekend long, what we're really excited about is their event on June 12th. They will be hosting a massive Grand Prix after party that you don't want to miss. Velvet has a large, beautiful terrace in one of Montreal's finest locations and the friendliest staff you will come across. Food and drink will also exceed your expectations. There will be live music by Avilarge, Adrien Mitchell, and DAF. There will also be extensive entertainment and bottle service galore. This will be an unforgettable night to shut down an unforgettable weekend! Check it out.
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Joverse will ring in Grand Prix weekend with three epic nights for your enjoyment. What can you expect? 1$ oysters, socials, lobster, Grey Goose, incredible Djs, awesome people, Mescal and tequila tastings, and MORE! Joverse is never a bad time and they are kicking it into high gear for their F1 clientele. This is a spot where you will mingle and drink with some of Montreal's finest in a beautiful Old Port setting. They have specifically planned each evening to showcase what they have to offer to Grand Prix goers from all over the world. You will never forget one of their events, never mind three in a row! No matter how far the commute, you will come back without a doubt. Check it out!