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Tremblant

May 03, 2016 11:35 ET

What's New This Summer, at Tremblant

Don't Miss Antoine Sicotte, Kiefer Sutherland, Jonathan Roy, Ariane Moffatt, Franklin Electric, Nathalie Choquette, David Veilleux and Pierre Lavoie

MONT-TREMBLANT, QC--(Marketwired - May 03, 2016) - As spring blossoms into summer, Tremblant turns a new leaf on May 20 by welcoming in the warmer months. Countless sports, music and gourmet events complement a full lineup of activities, fine addresses and celebrities to heighten the pleasure of every family member, all summer long.

Antoine Sicotte & Keifer Sutherland at Grill & Country, presented by Tremblant Gourmand
A rebel chef juggling a stoked grill, Jonathan Roy's acoustic duo, Jack Bauer does country and entertainment and activities from the mountain's summit to its pedestrian village -- now that's a Father's Day scenario that will be long remembered. All weekend long, Place Saint-Bernard becomes a hot spot for the Tremblant Gourmand team, in collaboration with village restaurateurs. On the menu are gourmet experiences hot off the grill along with discovery platters and surprise tastings. A must-attend: Antoine Sicotte, a.k.a. the King of BBQ, concocts divine morsels as he shares grilling tips and tricks on Saturday June 18, at 11 am and 3 pm.

Kiefer Sutherland brings his rich, soulful vocals and guitar licks to Tremblant Saturday, June 18 at 9 pm when he performs with a set list that includes cuts from his forthcoming Americana-tinged album, Down In A Hole, set for release this summer. It will be a not-to-be missed free performance during his Québec tour. Sutherland's sound is a mix of country with hints of famous bad boys Johnny Cash, Bob Seger and Kris Kristofferson. Jonathan Roy, whose music career has now meshed with Corey Hart's, plays the opening set in a ripping blend of pop, rock, indie and folk.

Rythmes Tremblant's New Family Take
This July 22-31 and for a 15th consecutive year, the village is set to resonate to les Rythmes Tremblant, a string of free outdoor shows that always has vacationers up singing and dancing! This year's event includes biggest hits from the world of rock, retro, country, dance, Motown, disco and Latino music, along with a new interactive programme for kids -- both tall and small -- showcasing Nathalie Choquette with La Diva Malbouffa 2, Benoît Archambault with Les pourquoi 2, Baratanga and Kalimba's interactive percussion, Bill Bestiole and the real nature of insects, and gourmet learning with Ari Cui Cui.

Ariane Moffatt and The Franklin Electric in Free Outdoor Shows
In addition to day-long family fun and festivities, this year's giant Canada Day celebrations include folk pop Montreal band The Franklin Electric, with the Laurentians' very own Foreign Diplomats playing the opening set. On Saturday August 27, the Place Saint-Bernard stage welcomes Ariane Moffatt and her powerful pipes as she presents 22h22, her latest pop electro album.

Fun New Village Addresses -- Atelier Mont-T's and Mission Liberté
With friends, family or colleagues, Mission Liberté challenges your team spirit, strategy and sense of observation. Just choose one of three differently-staged theme rooms, and attempt to escape intact. A few doors down, Atelier Mont-T's is the place to create a practical, unique memento of your stay. From paint, decals and vinyl to Spin-T, there's a sure fit for every image.

Three New Boutiques Crown Village Offer -- MaïO, Parfum d'Argent and La Raffinerie
Located on the lower level of boutique Explore!MaïO showcases swimwear for men, women and kids. Also discover their beach accessory and prêt-à-porter lines. Parfum d'Argent is a new go-to address for fragrances, artisan products, beauty products, organic makeup and personalizable jewellery, near Promenade Deslauriers. La Raffinerie is for fashionistas: while its Zen boutique concept speaks of New-York, Paris and Québec, it carries authentic yet affordable clothing and accessories created of noble materials.

A Bite to Eat with Your Favourite Bevvy -- Laurent Louis, Starbucks® and St-Hubert Express
Newly opened last winter, Bistro Laurent Louis has a ready-to-eat counter, a wine bar and it also serves restaurant meals -- breakfast, snacks, lunch or dinner --in a relaxed, Saint-Tropez club atmosphere. A few steps away in the lower part of the pedestrian village, a new Starbucks® welcomes coffee, tea, sandwich and pastry lovers just in time for summer, while Québec's own St-Hubert Express has every angle covered on chicken dinner, near Place Saint-Bernard.

Summer Event Add-Ons:

  • Gran Fondo -- David Veilleux joins as event ambassador, Devinci and Louis Garneau as partners; certain sections of the GF route are revamped;
  • Wanderlust -- Musical performance at the summit of the mountain on August 12, as well as observing the Perseids on August 12 and 13, accessible via gondola;
  • Subaru IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant -- Pierre Lavoie returns to competition after a two-year absence from the circuit;
  • Tremblant Gourmand -- Even more gourmet kiosks and epicurean experiences -- like Maille, Cacao Baril, Maison Orphée -- and trending mixology recipes by Old Tyme Jamaican, Rémi Martin, Louis XIII, Bruichladdich, The Botanist and Jack Daniel's.

30% Off Summer Escapades
Book a stay between now and June 21 2016 and receive up to 30% off lodgings, plus unlimited free access to the scenic gondola, at participating lodging establishments.

About Tremblant
Tremblant is a top resort destination owing to the excellence of its four-season guest experience both at the mountain, and in its pedestrian village. Its views of the Laurentians, the diversity of its offer and its highly acclaimed major events -- of which IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant, 24h of Tremblant, Wanderlust and the Tremblant International Blues Festival -- have earned it a place among the World's 25 Best Ski Towns in 2015 according to National Geographic, and the title of #1 Ski Resort in Eastern North America for an 18th year by SKI Magazine readers. With your sweetheart, friends, family or group, Tremblant welcomes vacationers on direct flights from Toronto with Porter Airlines, to enjoy 1,900 lodging units fanned out across 13 hotel establishments, over 75 restaurants, boutiques and a Casino, all at nature's doorstep.

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