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What is the PY1 pyramid?
PY1 is an innovative pyramid-shaped venue presenting unique entertainment experiences. Imagined by Guy Laliberté, this creative lab blends technology, innovation and imagination to explore the future of entertainment.
Is PY1 a permanent installation?
PY1 is a a fully tourable venue which made its debut in Montreal, Canada. The nomadic pyramid will now travel around the globe and visit the biggest cities in the world for the years to come.
What different programming are offered?
PY1 offers 4 unique content from early morning to late at night, 7 days a week:
- Special events
- Corporate experiences
All 4 configurations fully leverage PY1’s technology while offering totally different experiences.
Where does the name PY1 comes from?
"PY" refers to the first syllable of the word pyramid while the number 1 refers to the fact that it is the first of a new generation of venue.
Is PY1 accessible to people with reduced mobility?
Yes, the venue is 100% accessible to individuals with reduced mobility. The inside of the pyramid is also equipped with ramps that allow people with disabilities to access all areas of the structure.
What’s the audience capacity?
The pyramid can accommodate 600 spectators in a show configuration and up to 1,000 guests during a thematic night or a special event.
Is there A/C in the pyramid?
Yes, the temperature inside the pyramid will always be comfortable, even on the hottest days!
Is there parking available for cars and bicycles on site?
Yes but space is limited so best to arrive early! We also recommend to plan your route and use public transportation.
Is it allowed to consume food or drinks in the venue?
Food and drinks are forbidden inside the venue with the exception of PY1 nights where drinks are available for purchase inside the pyramid. That being said, we offer a beer garden outside the venue where you can grab a bite, have a drink and enjoy the view!
Is it possible to rent the pyramid?
Yes! PY1 is the perfect venue to create jaw-dropping events. All informations about rentals are available here.
Through the Echoes
What is Through the Echoes?
Through the Echoes is a dream-like multimedia show featuring lasers, 360° projections, kinetic stage elements and atmospheric special effects.
Where can I purchase my tickets for Through the Echoes?
Do you offer group discounts and family packages?
How long is Through the Echoes?
The show is a 50 minute experience.
Can children attend the show?
Through the Echoes is recommended to 12 years and older at the discretion of parents. For security reasons, we ask that children always be accompanied by an adult.
How far in advance should we plan to arrive?
It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes before the show start time. You can also arrive earlier if you wish to enjoy the beer garden located on site!
Is there assigned seating?
The show functions on a general admission basis as the audience is invited to explore the environment as they wish. There is no possibility to assign or reserve seats.
Is there a specific dress code?
Spectators are free to stand, sit, lie down and move around openly during the show. Therefore, we recommend dressing comfortably. Please keep in mind that shirt and shoes are required.
Can people with epilepsy or photo-sensitivities attend this show?
Through the Echoes includes a wide variety of visual effects, sometimes similar to strobe effects. For that reason, we discourage the show to epileptic people and advise caution for spectators with acute sensitivities.
Can I use my phone during the show?
You may use your mobile device in a discreet manner to take photos and videos however, the use of flash and phone calls are strictly forbidden. Furthermore, videos mustn’t exceed 15 seconds in length in order to preserve artistic and intellectual integrity of the creators. Please make sure that you are respectful of others by limiting the use of mobile devices as much as possible.