Saint-Hyacinthe is the first Canadian city to obtain the prestigious title of agrifood technocity. It’s a lively city that offers its citizens an exceptional quality of life thanks to its many green spaces, its infrastructure as well as its wide-range of leisure and other activities.
Culture and events
Cultural and artistic events and popular exhibitions take place throughout the year at Saint-Hyacinthe. You’ll be unable to resist the Expo de Saint-Hyacinthe that hosts nearly 200,000 visitors each year or the varied programming of the Centre des arts Juliette-Lassonde.
Do you enjoy sports, physical activities and fresh air? Saint-Hyacinthe is constantly innovating in order to improve the well-being and quality of life of its citizens. There’s lots to choose from, with: 7 ball fields; 1 indoor climbing wall; 51 km of bike paths; 3 basketball courts; 42 soccer fields; 3 skate parks, 15 skating rinks, 17 tennis courts and much more at your disposal!
In Saint-Hyacinthe, public transportation is simple, eco-friendly, economical and safe! There are express lines, neighbourhood routes, extended hours on Thursday and Friday evenings until 10:00 p.m. and a weekend and holiday bus service making it easy for you to get around.
Points of interests
- Les Salines Park
- Daniel A. Seguin Garden
- Porte des Anciens Maires
- Marché-Centre de Saint-Hyacinthe public market
- Casavant organs
- Centre des Arts Juliette-Lassonde
|Number of inhabitants||53236 inhabitants|
|Density (inhabitants/km2)||282 inhab./km2|
|The largest age group||Less than 14 years: 14% 15 to 24 years: 13% 25 to 44 years: 22% 45 to 64 years: 31% More than 65 years: 21%|
|% of households||
5-person or more: 1%
|2016||218450 $||163756 $|