VIP tickets for the Parade of Giants
The wonderfully colorful Parade of Giants and its historical figures is a highlight of TD New France Festival. Tickets for the VIP stands, which feature bar service and a great view of the Parade, are available for $39.99 plus taxes and service fees.
VIP tickets for the Parade
Description of the 2019 medallion
The 2019 Medallion is a representation of a a playing card of King Louis XIV, called the “Sun King”, as well as a lute.
Playing cards in 1714: While chiefly used for entertainment, playing cards also served as currency since the colony suffered a shortage of coinage. Cards became legal tender once signed by the intendant of New France, which granted them value.
Louis XIV, known as the Sun King: He made New France a Royal Province. / He implemented the first settlement policy. / He sent a military presence to the colony.
The lute: Many are known to have existed in New France, notably in Montreal during the 17th century.