Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs

The Foundation’s flagship event will return on September 7, 2023, with a new formula that celebrates our dedicated community and its precious support.

September 7, 2023, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Benefit Event

Cost: Various packages starting at $1,800
Place: New City Gas
Dress code : Evening attire (short or long dress, suit, tie)
Good to know: Since its first edition in 2001, the event has raised more than $33 million.

A beloved annual philanthropic event to raise awareness about cardiovascular diseases

One of the city’s most prestigious fundraising events will be back for its 23rd edition on September 7, 2023 in the historic setting of New City Gas in Griffintown. This year, the Grand Bal will welcome members of Montreal’s business community as well as the next generation of business leaders. This year’s theme is “LUX – lumière sur les vainqueurs” and will immerse guests into the world of the Institute.

Attending the Grand Bal means taking part in an exceptional event while reaffirming your support for the Foundation. Join the celebrations and help us make advances in cardiovascular medicine possible. Help us save even more lives.


For more information, contact Isabelle Rousseau at or call 514 593-2525, ext. 2217.

A new formula to make the 23rd edition even more mobilizing

This year, after the traditional banquet, more than 300 young professionals will join the philanthropists attending the Grand Bal as part of the Après-Bal celebrations, an initiative of Les Ambitieux, the Foundation’s Emerging Leaders committee.

Olivier Desmarais appointed Honorary President of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs

Olivier Desmarais
The 23rd edition of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs will take place under the honorary presidency of Olivier Desmarais, the Senior Vice-President of Power Corporation since 2017 and Chairman and CEO of Power Sustainable. Mr. Desmarais is deeply committed to community action and is involved in several philanthropic initiatives.

“I am extremely proud to act as the Honorary President of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs. My family has taken the Montreal Heart Institute’s mission to heart since the 1980s. This year, I am reaffirming my dedication to raising awareness about this cause and to having a positive, tangible impact on cardiovascular medicine.”

An immersive, behind-the-scenes look at the Montreal Heart Institute

At the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs, you’ll be immersed into the heart of the Montreal Heart Institute’s mission. Throughout the evening, we will share stories of patients whose lives were transformed.

Furthermore, to provide a unique, exclusive experience, some of the Institute’s most distinguished professionals will be seated among the guests. This is a wonderful opportunity to build ties and mingle with the experts who contribute to the fight against cardiovascular disease!
Pierre-Yves Lord

Pierre-Yves Lord: MC and DJ at the Grand Bal

Pierre-Yves Lord is a TV host, producer and DJ who is always seeking to try new things.

Renowned for his quick wit and exuberance, he will take on MC and DJ duties at the 23rd edition of the Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs.

Our packages and partnerships

There are several plans and options available. For instance, you can purchase a package or opt for a partnership. Moreover, your ticket to the Grand Bal automatically gives you access to the Après-Bal festivities.

Interested in a partnership or want to purchase tickets to the Après-Bal for your organization’s emerging leaders?

Consult our partnership plan

Founding Partners

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Platinum Partners

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Big Heart Partners

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Goods and Services Partner

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