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Trackside Events at the Canadian GP

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Are you heading to Montreal for the Canadian Grand Prix? Make sure you don't miss out on all the Trackside Events happening during the race weekend

We are back in Montreal for the Canadian Grand Prix! Besides some of the best racing on the calendar, this race weekend has so many other things to offer their fans. From street festivals to concerts, the Canadian GP is sure to be a jam-packed weekend!

This year, the Grand Prix will run from Thursday June 6th to Sunday June 9th.

Heineken Street Party

Montreal is known for the various street parties that are thrown over the course of the race weekend. This year, there is a new addition to the off-the-track fun! Heineken will be hosting a free event located at The Grand Quay Pavilion in Old Montreal. This area will have numerous

Date and time: 11am - 7pm from Friday June 7th to Sunday June 9th.

Cost: Free

Where: The Grand Quay Pavilion in Old Montreal

Here is what you can expect at the Heineken Street Festival:

  • High-tech racing simulators
  • Selfie Stations
  • Giant screen showing all race weekend sessions
  • Live Music & DJs
  • Food Trucks

For more information, make sure to check out the official website so you don't miss out on any important details.

Formula Peel Street Party

During the Formula 1 weekend in Montreal, Peel Street becomes hub for all racing fans. Peel Street ensures a more luxurious street party for their visitors.

Here is what you can expect at the Peel Street Party:

  • Luxury Cars
  • Live Music
  • Distinguished Restaurants and Tasting Menus
  • High-End Boutiques

Date and time: TBD

Cost: Free

Where: Formule Peel - 1448 rue Peel

Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival

The Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival has been held in Montreal since 1999. It is a fan favorite and there is no shortage of things to do and see throughout the weekend. Make sure you don't miss out on all the action happening Thursday through Sunday on Crescent street!

Here is what you can expect at the street festival:

  • Live Music
  • DJ Performances
  • Driver Appearances
  • Racing Simulators
  • Car Exhibitions
  • Pit Stop Challenge

Date and time: Thursday, June 6th from 11:00am to Sunday, June 9th 11:00pm

Cost: Free

Where: Rue Crescent, Montreal

For more information, be sure to check the official website for all the latest updates.

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Peroni Nastro Azzurro 0.0% is celebrating their first year of its partnership with Scuderia Ferrari HP by introducing an exciting new experience for their dedicated race fans. Located next to the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Montreal, this immersive pop-up will be a new race weekend highlight!

Here is what you can expect from the pop-up:

  • Scuderia Ferrari HP Show car
  • Photo opportunities all throughout the pop-up
  • Sample the premium zero-proof beverage

Date and time: Thursday, June 6th to Sunday, June 9th

Thursday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am

Sunday: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Cost: Free (Guests MUST be 18+ to gain entry. No reservation required)

Where: 1444 Rue de la Montagne, Montreal

Check the official website for more information on the event.

Fan Zones at the Track

Fanzone F1

The main F1 Fan Zone at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is located in the very center of the island next to the Monster Energy Compound and behind Grandstand 34. To pass the time in between the sessions on track, race goers can expect to find numerous activities.

Here are some of the things you can expect in the Fan zone:

  • F1 Showcase multiple activations
  • Sim-racing
  • F1 Pit Stop Challenge
  • F1 Driver Selfie (virtual)
  • F1 DJ Podium
  • F1 Show Car
  • F1 4D Cinematic Live Experience
  • FIA F1 Championship Trophy
  • Giant Helmet (augmented reality)
  • Blast Lane
  • Virtual Pit Tours (2 Units)

Park & Cosmos Zone

The Park & Cosmos zone is the area where ticket holders can expect to find the different merchandise vendors as well as countless food and beverage options. This zone is also where the Monster Energy Compound is located. Here, fans can expect to see acrobatic motocross exhibitions as well as other interactive attractions.

Here is what you can expect from the Monster Energy Compound:

  • Live Music & DJ Performances
  • Skateboarding
  • Freestyle Motocross
  • Barbershop
  • Racing Simulators

Family Zone

The Family Zone offers activities that are suitable for all ages, but mainly caters towards families. This is a great way to occupy the breaks in between the on-track sessions. The Family Zone is located right next to the Family Grandstand.

Heineken Terrace

The Heineken Terrace is located on the edge of a lagoon which provides a relaxing area for race goers to regroup before the on track sessions. On Sunday, June 9th, the annual Heineken Grand Prix Closing Party will take place at the Heineken Terrace with DJ Oliver Heldens. It is free for all Sunday F1 ticket holders.

Beach Zone

The Beach Zone is located behind the Senna Suites Complex and is available to all ticket holders. The Beach Zone provides race goers with a festive rest area surrounded by a sandy beach and, hopefully, sunny skies!

Support Races Paddocks

The Support Races Paddocks are located right behind Grandstand 15 and it is accessible to all spectators. This unique aspect allows visitors to take a closer look at the cars as they get prepared to take to the track.

Williams Racing Fan Zone

Williams is hosting a Fan Zone Q&A that will be presented by their sponsor Kraken. This event will run from Monday June 3rd to Sunday June 9th ahead of the race weekend start. Fans can expect driver appearances and even appearances from other team personnel like James Vowles. There will be exclusive merchandise and different prizes on offer.

There will also be an exclusive Meet and Greet with Alex Albon, Logan Sargeant and James Vowles. If fans want to win tickets for this, they must make sure to claim all of the badges throughout the Fan Zone.

Date and time: Monday, June 3rd to Sunday, June 9th

Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00 - 6:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 9:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am -5:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Cost: Free

Where: Les Cours Mont-Royal, 1455 Peel St, Montreal

Driver & Team Appearances:

Wednesday, June 5th

  • 2:00pm - Alex Albon
  • 5:00pm - Logan Sargeant

Thursday, June 6th

  • 1:00pm - James Vowles

Keep in mind that all of these timings are subject to change. Check out the official website and follow Williams on Instagram to stay up to date with any schedule changes.

Trackside Concerts

As a part of the Concerts du Podium series, fans can expect to see Pitbull headlining the Saturday night (June 8th) show starting at 6pm.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.

FanAmp X GPT Montreal Meetup

Make sure you don't miss out on the FanAmp X Grand Prix Travel Montreal Meetup! This is a great chance to meet fellow fans, enjoy some refreshments, and talk all things Formula 1.

Grand Prix Travel is a community on Reddit that gives tips and tricks for anyone interested in heading to a Formula 1 Grand Prix. Last year, FanAmp and Grand Prix Travel held multiple meetups over the course of the F1 season.

2024 will be an exciting year filled with many other fan meetups and events! These are an amazing way to meet like-minded people who share a love for motorsport and make connections with people from all over the world.

FanAmp X GPT Montreal Meetup Details

Be sure to download FanAmp for more information and don't forget to turn on your notifications so you don't miss out on a single thing!

Looking for more on the Canadian Grand Prix?

If you're attending the Canadian GP now or in the future, we highly recommend starting with our "Know Before You Go" discussion for all the insider tips and tricks you need to maximize your experience.

When you're finished, join the lively Grand Prix Travel community on FanAmp and Reddit to interact with fellow motorsports enthusiasts, ask questions, and gather valuable insights. There are even meetups at races around the world so you can spend time with new and old friends over food and drink.‍

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