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Explore Montréal: Little Italy, the Jean-Talon Market and Jarry Park

Date & time

Friday, July 19, 2019
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost

Free!

Contact

Delfine Lambert
514 848-2424, ext. 5193

Where

Guy-De Maisonneuve Building
1550 De Maisonneuve W. Room 340.10

Wheelchair accessible

Yes

Little Italy is home to Italian Canadian-owned shops and restaurants, the Jean-Talon Market, as well as the Church of the Madonna della Difesa, built by Italian immigrants. Montreal has the second largest Italian population in Canada after Toronto.

The Jean-Talon market opened to the public in 1933. The market is open year-round, even during Montreal's severe winters. During the peak summer period, between May and October, its open-air areas are occupied by roughly 300 vendors, mostly farmers from the countryside around Montreal. A great place to find fresh and local produce, cheeses, meats, fish, etc.

Jarry Park’s facilities include softball, cricket and soccer fields, a skate park, tennis and basketball courts, a public pool and an artificial lake. 

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