Full program and themes of the 26th edition of Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy revealed

Gatineau, June 1, 2023 – Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy today unveiled the full details of its multi-sensory programming, including the return and expansion of its culinary, multimedia and pyromusical components. This year, Les Grands Feux will take place every Wednesday and Saturday, from August 2 to 19, from 6 pm to 10 pm. 

Ticket sales are well underway! The 300 “6 FEUX” passports have already been sold, leaving only  general admission tickets, tourist packages and a limited number of reserved seats available online at feux.qc.ca. Don’t delay in buying your tickets this year!

“For the full event experience, come visit the Canadian Museum of History. Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy is much more than just fireworks! We’ve worked hard to broaden the program to make Les Grands Feux a multi-sensory festival, completely reinvented around the theme of fire. It’s well worth experiencing, in the heat of the action, at its official site!”, says Marc-Antoine Massicotte, President and CEO of Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy.

Here’s what to expect at Les Grands Feux this summer

Each night, participants will be treated to 4 hours of entertainment including:

4 distinct local culinary offerings to suit all tastes

  • L’Incandescent pop-up BBQ restaurant

Each evening, near  the Alexandra Bridge, on the grounds of the Canadian Museum of History, L’Incandescent will bring together a brigade of renowned chefs including Yannick La Salle, Executive Chef of the Supreme Court of Canada and winner of the 2019 Canadian Culinary Championships, Marie-Ève Gingras, Chef at the Moulin de Wakefield, Daniel Lalonde, Chef at Chelsea Pub, Gyno Lefrançois, Christopher Mudler, Etienne Cuerrier Chef/owner of MeatPress, Romain Riva and Samuel Lavergne-Fournier. These culinary stars of the region will be cooking up an identical themed menu each evening, including main courses, side dishes and desserts. A unique culinary experience not to be missed by epicureans and BBQ fanatics.

  • The Picnic Box

The box contains a discovery meal for two, featuring small dishes concocted by five Outaouais restaurateurs. The participating establishments are Olivia Bistro-BoutiqueMaison OddoRestaurant RituelLa Femme à Marier et Cie and Restaurant l’Ardoise at the Four Point by Sheraton. This gourmet experience can be planned in advance for a hassle-free dining experience. Available for pre-order only through the event’s box office.

  • Street Food

Located in the heart of the Canadian Museum of History site, the Promutuel Insurance Plaza, with its great public square feel, is back and will be offering a selection of seven street food trucks, every evening, from the following participating restaurateurs: Les Brûlés Artisans FumeursOlivia Bistro-BoutiquePêle-Mêle, The BBQ ShopLou Fast FoodMy Catering GroupBeavertails and Brett’s Ice Cream

  • The Gourmet Evening

This prestigious experience includes a delicious three-course menu by My Catering Group in the Four Seasons Lounge inside the Canadian Museum of History, as well as access to the site with reserved seating for the grand fireworks show at the end of the evening. Menu and reservations available now.

A renewed and enhanced pre-show multisensory entertainment offer

In 2022, festival-goers witnessed a transformation of the event, with a host of new entertainment features including light, immersive and sensory experiences. These various installations and gathering areas will be back on the Grands Feux site this summer, along with a number of new features, including:

  • Larger-than-life spinning tops 

“Los Trompos” is a large-scale interactive artistic installation inviting visitors to enjoy an experience that is both meaningful  and playful. Created by Esrawe + Cadena and presented in partnership with Creos.

  • The Boîte d’art numérique presented by Hydro-Québec will be exhibiting a new artwork

This work highlights our relationship with consumerism and the ubiquity of screens in our lives, but also the fire that emanates from each of us and drives us to achieve great things. Visitors enter a container and discover evolving images on the screens, revealing a different kind of beauty associated with fire: the crackling, the flame, the symbolism associated with this element that has always fascinated human beings.

  • Partner activations to enhance the festival experience

National Bank, Bell and SAQ will be on site to add to the Grands Feux experience and help bring the site to life.

  • An exclusive exhibition presented at the Canadian Museum of History every Saturday evening of the event: 

Enhance your evening by adding an access to the exhibition “From Pepinot to PAW Patrol® – Television of Our Childhoods” inside the Canadian Museum of History, and then access the outdoor site to take part in Les Grands Feux. Exclusive access available through the event box office.

  • Further multimedia announcements will follow between now and the event, you’ll have to stay tuned for more details.

To crown the evening in style: thematic fireworks shows each evening

Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy features 25 minutes of pure magic and exhilarating music, with a world-class pyromusical show every evening starting at 9:15 pm.

  • Wednesday, August 2, Royal Pyrotechnie presents the grand opening with the theme Origins that will highlight the strength, respect, mutual aid and sharing that define the deep roots of the First Nations ;
  • Saturday, August 5, PyroItaly presents Italy with the theme Evolution in Motion a potpourri of musical styles to suit all tastes ;
  • Wednesday, August 9, Fireworks for Africa presents South Africa with the theme of African skies who will take you on a safari where the art, colors and dynamism of the continent will be highlighted ;
  • Saturday, August 12, Vander presents the Philippines with the theme Weather forecasts, a dynamic show that mimics the country’s changing weather patterns throughout the year with a variety of songs that reflect this reality ;
  • Wednesday, August 16, Dance of Fire presents Ukraine with the theme Colours of the Ukrainian soul, a visual symphony, artistically played with all the colors of the rainbow to the rhythm of captivating music ;
  • Saturday, August 19, Royal Pyrotechnie presents the grand finale with the theme Mystery, a sensory experience in which the audience will be charmed and transported into a mysterious and enchanting world. 

Customizable experiences to suit all tastes and budgets are available at feux.qc.ca

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