Alouettes Overview

Fast facts

League: Canadian Football League

Head Coach: Khari Jones

Team Mascot: Touché and Blitz

Year Opened: 1915

Capacity: 23420

City / State: Montreal / Quebec

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Alouettes vs Tigar-Cats

Rival Team: Hamilton TIger-Cats Rivalry -

The Als and East Division rivals Hamilton have been going at it for years developing an intense hatred between the two teams. There is always a lot on the line when these two meet making each matchup a can’t miss.

Alouettes vs Argonauts

Rival Team: Toronto Argonauts

Montreal and Toronto have a fierce rivalry that extends beyond sports making any contest between Montreal and Toronto intense. The Als-Argos rivalry mirrors the rivalry between the two cities as well as the Canadiens and Maple Leafs making every matchup between these two a must-see.

Alouettes vs Redblacks

Rival Team: Ottawa Redblacks

The Alouettes-Redblacks rivalry is newer than the Als’ rivalries with the other two East Division teams, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find a hard fought contest when these two square off. If you want to see a good game of CFL football, then there are few better than an Alouettes-Redblacks game.

Alouettes Tailgate Guide


The Montreal Alouettes offer a fantastic tailgating experience filled with everything you need for an excellent day of tailgating. The Alouettes Tailgate Party provides fans with a great place to hang out before the game as it’s home to food trucks, grills, inflatables and much more. All you need to do to have a great time tailgating here is to bring a few beers, and if you want some food.

In addition to a fun tailgate party, the Alouettes tailgate features plenty of things to see and do before the game. The Fan Zone offers you the opportunity to get up close to your favorite players as they walk to the stadium, and the replica locker room is a must-see for any diehard Alouettes fan. See what it’s like to be an Als player and get your picture taken at the replica locker room, which is a can’t miss part of the pre-game festivities.

Finally, if you’re looking to throw a big party filled with family and friends, then you can’t beat the private tailgate parties. The private tailgate parties at Alouettes games offer you everything you need to throw an incredible tailgate, so reserve your spot today.

The tailgating scene at Alouettes games offers everything you could want in a pre-game experience, so head on down to Montreal for a fun day of tailgating and football.


Fan Zone

The Fan Zone opens two hours before the game and is the place to be if you’re an Alouettes fan. Here you’ll find a variety of activities to check out including the team walk, so make sure to arrive early and check it out before the game.

Replica Locker Room

Stop by the replica locker room located near the Parc Avenue entrance. The replica locker room presents an excellent photo opportunity and is a great way to see what it’s like to be an Als player making it a can’t miss for any fan.

Happy Hour

Take advantage of the two beers for $10 special in the Fan Zone before the game. If you don’t bring your own beer to the game, then this is the perfect place to grab a few drinks before kickoff.

Where to tailgate

Alouettes Stadium Guide

In Game

You won’t want to miss your opportunity to take in an Alouettes game at Molson Stadium. Alouettes fans are among the best in the league, and they come out in big numbers to support their team making each game a can’t miss event.

It’s not just the incredible fan support that makes attending an Alouettes game an unforgettable experience. The team goes all out to put on a good show as they provide fans with plenty of in-game entertainment including mascots, cheerleaders, a t-shirt toss, and even crowd entertainers who lead cheers. The crowd entertainers are an especially great part of the game as they keep everyone up on their feet and cheering, so keep an eye out for them during your visit to Molson Stadium.

Alouettes games also feature several fun promotions including the General Admission Terrace and theme nights. The General Admission Terrace is an excellent value and puts you side by side with some of the most die-hard fans out there making it the perfect place to take in the game. The theme nights are also a nice touch as they make every game feel special and are the perfect way to bring new fans into the fold.

A Montreal Alouettes game is a great time for any sports fan in Quebec, so start planning your trip today.

Things to check out

General Admission Terrace

The General Admission Terrace offers $25 tickets and is where you’ll find some of the rowdiest and most diehard fans at any game. Those of you looking for a bargain or to sit with some of the biggest Als fans out there should get tickets in the General Admission Terrace.

Theme Games

Throughout the season the Alouettes hold a variety of theme games making them the perfect time to take in a game at Molson Stadium. The theme games each have a unique feel, so don’t miss any of them during the season.


Touche is the official mascot of the Montreal Alouettes, so keep an eye out for him at the game. He gets into all kinds of shenanigans and is beloved by fans young and old making him a can’t miss part of any Alouettes game.

Stats Board

If you like knowing all of the players’ stats, then the stats board is just the thing for you. Stats heads will love the stats board, which is located above the regular video board.

Crowd Entertainers

Nobody gets Als fans on their feet quite like the crowd entertainers. The ten entertainers are located all throughout the stands and do an incredible job of getting everyone involved in the action, so join in their chants and help the Als take home the W.

Alouettes Cheerleaders

Make sure to catch the Alouettes Cheerleaders performances throughout the game. These talented women put on quite the show making them a can’t miss part of any Alouettes game.

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Fight Songs

  1. Montreal Alouettes Theme


Alouettes Bars & Restaurants

  1. Taverne1909

    1909 Taverne Moderne

    Unbelievable atmosphere to go with your love for Sports as they have the largest screen in the country with 46 feet, and 65 HD televisions!

    1280 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal, Montréal, QC H3C 1B3, Canada

    Bar website

    european - sportsbar - $$$

  2. Brouepub – Dieu du Ciel!

    Brouepub Dieu du Ciel Beer

    Fresh-tasting beer that's sure to keep you coming back for more.

    29 Avenue Laurier O, Montréal, QC H2T 2N3, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $$

  3. Restaurant Decca 77

    Restaurant Decca

    Swanky destination for fine French dining, with 3 wine cellars & a brasserie for more casual fare.

    1077 Rue Drummond, Montréal, QC H3B 4X4, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $$$

  4. Reuben’s

    Reubens Steak

    Cheesecake, steaks & smoked meat sandwiches are the stars at this casual eatery with marquee lights.

    1116 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3B, Canada


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $

  5. Madisons New York Bar & Grill

    Madisons New York Bar Grill Lunch

    Spacious establishment offering gourmet steakhouse dishes & cocktails in a contemporary interior.

    1065 Rue Drummond, Montréal, QC H3B 4X4, Canada


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$$

  6. Grinder

    Grinder Steak

    Raw & cooked meats & seafood for sharing, plus boutique wines, in urban digs with a canopied patio.

    1708 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, QC H3J 1M3, Canada


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$$

  7. Boustan

    Boustan Lunch

    Boustan offers you premium fast-food and a variety of delicious and healthy meals at reasonable prices where the friendly staff always welcomes you with a smile.

    2020 Rue Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G 2B8, Canada


    Bar website

    asian - $

  8. Rotisserie St Hubert

    Rotisserie St Hubert BBQ

    Facing the Place des Arts in the heart of downtown Montreal, the Complexe Desjardins St-Hubert is the ideal place to meet before or after a show, a work day or a festival.

    100 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H2X, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $

  9. Hurley’s Irish Pub

    Hurleys Irish Pub Beer

    Long-running, low-key neighborhood Irish bar & grill with a pub-grub menu.

    1225 Rue Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G 2B1, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $$

  10. Brutopia

    Brutopia Beer

    Large, 3-level microbrewery known for homegrown seasonal brews, with live music, patios & eats.

    1219 Rue Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G 2B1, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill

    Ye Olde Orchard Pub Grill Seafood

    Ye Olde Orchard Pub and Grill is a friendly celtic pub that caters to customer’s looking for a cozy and warm atmosphere.

    1189 Rue de la Montagne, Montréal, QC H3G 1Z2, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  12. La Distillerie No.1

    La Distillerie No1 Cocktails

    Discover what it is to drink like a pro.

    300 Rue Ontario E, Montréal, QC H2X 1H6, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $

  13. The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Place Ville Marie

    The Keg Steakhouse Bar Place Ville Marie Bar

    Classic steak & seafood dishes are the mainstays at this stylish yet casual chain restaurant.

    5 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, QC H3B 2G2, Canada


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$$

  14. Deville Dinerbar

    Deville Dinerbar

    Burgers, meatloaf & rotisserie chicken are reimagined in this whimsical eatery with marble tables.

    1425 Rue Stanley, Montréal, QC H3A 1P4, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  15. Trattoria Trestevere

    Trattoria Trestevere Spaghetti Pasta

    Old-fashioned, long-running Italian eatery offering classic dishes in a relaxed atmosphere.

    1237 Rue Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G 2B1, Canada


    Bar website

    italian - $$$

  16. Burger Bar Crescent

    Burger Bar Crescent Burger Jack Daniels

    Collegial hangout doling out adventurous, stacked burgers & comfort fare, plus pitchers & cocktails.

    1465 Rue Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  17. Garage Beirut

    Garage Beirut Dessert

    Cozy venue with traditional Lebanese charcoal-grilled meats, plus tea, dips, pastries & a patio.

    1238 Rue Mackay, Montréal, QC H3G 2H4, Canada


    Bar website

    asian - $$

  18. McKibbin’s Irish Pub

    McKibbins Irish Pub Beer Fries

    Cozy, woodsy pub (part of a local chain) for Celtic comfort food, live music, pitchers & TV sports.

    1426 Rue Bishop, Montréal, QC H3G 2E6, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $

  19. La Cage

    La Cage Fries Salad

    La Cage - Brasserie sportive is the only restaurant chain in Quebec where the atmosphere and sport are always at the rendezvous.

    150 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H2X 3Y2, Canada


    Bar website

    european - sportsbar - $$

  20. Peel Pub

    Peel Pub Beer

    Large university bar with lots of TVs, known for cheap pitchers of beer on game nights & pub eats.

    1196 Rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3B 2T6, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $

  21. Bar Champs

    Bar Champs Beer Tailgates Sports Bar and Grill Rhody Joes

    3-storey bar with daily deals on pub grub & games from around the world playing on walls of TVs.

    3956 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2W 1Y3, Canada


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  22. McLean’s Pub

    McLeans Pub Beer

    Storied English sports pub for draft beer tables, grub & billiards, with a patio on historic square.

    1210 Rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3B 2T6, Canada


    Bar website

    european - sportsbar - $$

  23. Nextdoor Pub & Grill

    Nextdoor Pub Grill Bread Salad

    Can easily be your second home!

    5175 Rue Sherbrooke, Montréal, QC H4A 1T4, Canada


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  24. The Bier Markt

    The Bier Markt Beer

    Bier is an art unto itself, but when it’s expertly matched with food it can transform a meal and open up a whole new world of flavours.

    1221 Boulevard René-Lévesque O, Montréal, QC H3G 1T1, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $$

  25. N Sur Mackay

    N Sur Mackay Bar

    A 1920s speakeasy cocktail lounge in downtown Montreal.

    1244 Rue Mackay, Montréal, QC H3G 2H4, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $$