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Frequently Asked Questions

When do I need to RSVP  by?
Please RSVP by May 20, 2024 so that an accurate number of guests may be counted.
What is the dress code?
The ethos of this wedding is "opulent bacchanal" nodding to the bohemian days of 1890s frivolity, debauchery, & fancy dress. In that spirit, the grooms request that all guests dress in their most fabulous formal attire. Outfits should attempt to outshine the grooms.
Will there be an open bar?
Yes. There will be an open bar during the cocktail reception & dancing as well as table service with wine during dinner.
Can my children attend the event?
The grooms love your children & look forward to being their guncles at future functions. This event, however, is strictly for adults. The grooms hope that guests are understanding & able to make arrangements for childcare so that they may attend.
Where is the venue?
Cabaret Lion D'or is located at 1676 Ontario Street East, Montreal Quebec, H2L 1S7, in Canada. The entire event will take place indoors at the venue including the cocktail reception, ceremony, dinner & dancing. 
How do I get to Cabaret Lion D'or?
Uber services are accessible in Montreal and taxis are readily available to flag down on the street. Montreal also boasts a robust bus & metro system. The closest station to the wedding venue is BERRI-UQAM on the orange & green lines. For a map of the metro system please visit the following link
How do I get to Montreal?
Guests traveling by air to Montreal should fly into Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The airport is located 30 minutes from downtown Montreal & the wedding venue. For guests wishing to travel by train, schedules to Gare Centrale are available on VIA Rail within Canada or Amtrak for those traveling from the United States. 
When should I travel?
Most guests will be arriving in Montreal on Friday, June 14 & departing on Sunday, June 16.
Do I need a passport?
Yes. If guests are traveling from the United States or from overseas, they will be required to go through customs at their point of entry into Canada & present a valid passport. Guests are encouraged to check their passport at their earliest convenience to avoid being turned away at the border. 
Are there Canadian laws I should be aware of?
The drinking age in Montreal is 18 years. Cannabis is legal in Canada. However, it is not legal to travel across the border with any marijuana products. The grooms encourage their guests to have a great time while in Montreal & to be responsible while doing so.   
Where should I stay?
Room blocks have been reserved at 3 separate hotels in Montreal at special group rates. Please visit the Hotels page on our website for more details. Montreal also has many other hotelsAirBnBs to choose from that fit a variety of needs, price-points, & levels of comfort. The grooms encourage guests to find lodging early as Montreal is a high traffic tourist destination in the summer months. 
Will there be other events for guests?
The grooms and their wedding party will be hosting a very casual out-of-towners brunch on Sunday, June 16 at 10:00 am complete with famous Montreal bagels & a Bloody Caesar bar at the Hotel Particuliare Griffintown - Secret Garden , located at 1200 Rue Ottawa, Montréal, QC H3C 3S2. Guests are requested to  RSVP to the brunch when they fill out their form. 
What should I explore if this is my first trip to Montreal?
Montreal is an exciting city to explore in the summer. With so many festivals, history, arts & culture institutions, nightlife options & culinary delights, there is something for each guest to experience. The grooms invite guests to get their French-Canadian fill by browsing Tourisme Montreal to see what is happening the weekend of the wedding. 
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