Mont Tremblant is a renowned winter destination but when you look at the wide range of summer events on offer, you quickly realise that it is truly a year round destination and somewhere to go if you want some entertainment in the sunshine.
Once you have sorted out somewhere to stay by searching a resource like Mont Tremblant accommodations, you can then start looking forward to enjoying a variety of events from sport to music and almost everything else besides.
IRONMAN triathlon weekend
The fifth edition of the Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 contest will be run in 2015 and it is the closing event of a spectacular triathlon weekend where almost 2,900 competitors will be stretching their muscles and giving their all, whilst being cheered on by large crowds.
There are many family-friendly activities going on to keep everyone entertained and of course, there is plenty of cheering to do as competitors tackle the 1.2 mile swim in Tremblant Lake and a 56 mile bike race through the scenic Mont-Tremblant mountains, followed by a 13 mile run through the pedestrian village.
National celebrations take place throughout the country in this important day in the calendar, but July 1st in Tremblant is certainly a special occasion.
A wide range of activities and entertainers will thrill the crowds, who can also look forward to some free fireworks and a concert to round off the day which will appeal to all ages.
International Blues festival
The Tremblant International Blues Festival offers access to over 100 mostly-free concerts with artists performing on several different indoor and outdoor stages.
Running from July 3rd to 12th, this blues festival is 10 days of varied and entertaining performances in an atmosphere that is intimate enough to help you get up close and personal with the artists.
As a way of illustrating the tremendous diversity of events that are staged in Mont Tremblant throughout the summer, Wanderlust is an epic four-day yoga and musical experience.
This is a truly unique festival in a stunning setting, which aims to combine the expert teachings of some of the world’s best yoga and wellness teachers imparting their wisdom, together with top musicians and DJ’s providing musical entertainment and adding to the positive energy felt by everyone who attends Wanderlust.
Foodies are definitely well catered for in Tremblant outside of the Winter season and a summer of culinary events and activities culminates with the Tremblant Gourmand event, which is nine days of gourmet events starting on September 12th.
Celebrity chefs and numerous tasting sessions help to create a real buzz and brings the pedestrian village to life and you even get the chance to participate in activities like a mountain gourmet hike. There are four different types of gourmet hikes to choose from and they are all designed to get you moving, discovering and tasting by following a choice of circuits with various stopping points, which are family-friendly or challenging depending on your appetite and fitness levels.
Whatever type of sizzling summer entertainment you are looking for, Mont Tremblant has got it covered.
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