Getting to the Quartier des spectacles

The Quartier des spectacles is bordered by Saint-Hubert, City Councillors and Sherbrooke streets, and René-Lévesque Boulevard. Within this area, you will find 3 metro stations, 10 bus lines, 9 BIXI stations and 7 indoor parking lots.

Access for people with reduced mobility is available on-site. Please view the websites of the venues and events for further details.


To receive advance notice of street closures in the Quartier des Spectacles.


work site on Rue Sainte-Catherine (winter 2018)

Employees assigned by the city are already preparing the work site on Rue Sainte-Catherine between Rue De Bleury and Rue Mansfield. A number of activities are underway, including building visits aiming to determine sewer connection techniques, test excavations in order to locate some of the existing infrastructure, meetings with business owners so as to validate mitigating measures to be implemented for the duration of the work, etc. In other words: everyone is on task, in order to start work on January 8th, as scheduled.

Check this link for more details concerning traffic obstructions and street closures resulting from the work scheduled for January, February and March, 2018.


Sainte-Catherine St. will be closed to vehicle traffic from Bleury to St-Laurent Blvd.

Jeanne-Mance between Sainte-Catherine St. West and de Maisonneuve Blvd. West will also be closed to vehicle traffic.

Jeanne-Mance between Sainte-Catherine St. and René-Lévesque Blvd. will be a two-way street in order to allow local traffic.

Balmoral St., as well as Mayor St. between Balmoral and Bleury, will also be closed to vehicle traffic, except for deliveries.

Plan your travels

Getting here by metro and by bus

The green and orange lines stop at the Quartier des spectacles. There are three metro stations:

Berri-UQAM Metro (orange and green lines)
Saint-Laurent Metro (green line)
Place-des-Arts Metro (green line)

The Quartier can also be reached by 10 bus lines.

North-south direction

55 Boulevard Saint-Laurent (all-night bus 363)
80 Avenue du Parc (all-night bus 365)
129 Côte-Sainte-Catherine
435 Express Du Parc/Côte-des-Neiges
30 Saint-Denis/Saint-Hubert

East-west direction

15 Sainte-Catherine
125 Ontario
427 Express Saint-Joseph
715 Vieux-Montréal/Vieux-Port

From the airport

747 Aéroport Montréal-Trudeau/Centre-ville

Getting here by bike

With its bike paths and 9 BIXI stations, the Quartier is easily accessible by bike.

Bike paths

Saint-Urbain/René-Lévesque (north-south)
Boulevard De Maisonneuve (east-west)

View map of Montreal’s bike paths

Locking up your bike

You can use bike racks on Clark Street at the corner of Sainte-Catherine. If you’d rather leave your bike indoors, there are racks for this purpose in the underground parking lot of Complexe Desjardins (Jeanne-Mance Street entrance). It’s absolutely free!

During festivals, bike racks are set up close to the venues.

To take a BIXI bike, view the station map >.

Getting there by ridesharing

Parking in the Quartier

You can park on the surrounding streets, in accordance with the restrictions in effect, or at indoor and outdoor paid parking lots.

Indoor parking:

Place des Arts
Complexe Desjardins
Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ)
UQAM (3)
Cégep du Vieux Montréal

View the map and parking rates