When is OSHEAGA 2023?
Where does the festival take place?
Is the festival an all-ages event?
What if it rains?
Are you hiring workers and volunteers for the festival?
What will the weather be like at the festival?
Can members of the media and photographers get accredited for the festival?
Can I leave the festival site and come back later?
What is there to do after the festival?
OSHEAGA ends at 11:00pm each night, but don’t let that stop you! Keep the party going at one of the official afterparties and check out all that Montréal has to offer!
When will the full schedule be announced?
Who are the headliners?
What happens if an artist cancels?
When will the lineup be announced?
When do tickets go on sale?
OSHEAGA 2023 Weekend and single-day ticket are on sale now! See the tickets page.
How can I buy tickets?
OSHEAGA tickets (3-day and single day) can be purchased online.
Select the type of ticket you wish to purchase and review your order. All sales are final; evenko will not exchange or refund tickets.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any transaction that exceeds the authorized limit.
Can I buy my tickets through a reseller? Can I check if they are valid?
Only tickets originally purchased through OSHEAGA's official ticketing partners (evenko and Ticketmaster) (are) are guaranteed to be valid. We can't cannot guarantee the validity or support for any tickets purchased by unauthorized third parties.
There is no way to ensure the validity of a ticket purchased from a vendor other than evenko or Ticketmaster until it successfully scans into the venue EVERY day. Adding this ticket to your digital wallet in advance does not ensure it is a valid ticket.
When can I manage my tickets online?
Stay tuned and keep an eye on your inbox. You will be able to manage your tickets closer to the festival. Your tickets will be available in your OSHEAGA account.
You can access your account on the festival's website or mobile app.
PLEASE NOTE: It is extremely important to add your tickets to your digital wallet in advance to save time at check-in and to avoid any technical problems.
Can I come to the festival for just one day?
Does OSHEAGA offer payment options?
Are premium tickets available?
Discover our premium offers here
Can I upgrade my General Admission ticket to a premium experience?
How can I get there?
How to get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by public transportation?
Since Jean-Drapeau station is near the festival, taking the métro will be the best way to get around.
Special fare: OSHEAGA unlimited weekend pass
Unlimited trips from 10 a.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Available on Thursday, August 3 and Friday, August 4 at métro stations. Valid in Zones A, B, C and D for bus, métro, train and REM networks. The “OSHEAGA” fare was created just for you.
Unlimited weekend pass
Unlimited trips from 4 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Valid in Zones A, B, C and D for bus, métro and train networks.
24 hrs, All Modes AB
Unlimited trips for 24 hours. Valid in Zone A and B. includes Laval and Longueuil metro stations.
Unlimited evening pass
Unlimited trips from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning. Valid in Zones A, B, C and D for bus, métro and train networks.
2 trips, All Modes A
Valid in Zone A. Island of Montréal only, including Jean-Drapeau station.
2 trips, All Modes AB
Valid in Zones A and B, including Laval and Longueuil métro stations.
For full details, click here.
Keep it Clean and Safe
While having fun and enjoying great entertainment are definitely a priorities at OSHEAGA, it’s also important to be respectful of your surroundings, other festival-goers, and festival staff to make sure that every OSHEAGA-goer has the time of their life. That said, please follow these guidelines while attending OSHEAGA :
1. Do your best to recycle or dispose of litter properly. No one likes a dirty festival site.
2. Please be polite to festival staff and other festival-goers. Although crowds gather around the stages, please do not push others, cut into lines, etc.)
3. Respect Parc Jean-Drapeau and the festival grounds. Please leave the site as you found it. Do not remove signs, banners or posters from the festival site. Do not climb or damage trees, sculptures, etc.
4. Respect the art. Several pieces of art are displayed on the festival site. Do not touch or move the art! Those who tamper with the art may be ejected from the festival grounds.
Is it possible to camp on the OSHEAGA site at parc Jean-Drapeau?
No, camping is prohibited at Parc Jean-Drapeau.
Will there be medical staff at OSHEAGA?
What can I eat and drink at OSHEAGA?
OSHEAGA aims to provide you with a diverse selection of quality food. For more info, please consult the Food and beverage section. From poutine to vegan and gluten-free meals, the site will offer a wide variety of options including OSHEAGA aims to provide you with a diverse selection of quality food choices. For more info, please consult the Food and Beverage section. The site will offer a wide variety of options, from poutine to vegan and gluten-free meals and there will be several food trucks.
You can buy beverages such as water, beer and other spirits on- site. The legal drinking age in Quebec is 18. Please have two valid identity documents if you wish to consume alcoholic beverages at the venue.
It is permitted to bring an empty reusable water bottle to the OSHEAGA site for refilling at the water fountains. Bringing alcohol is not allowed. Please consume alcohol in moderation. Meals, sandwiches, coolers or and lunch boxes are not allowed on- site. You may bring a snack for personal consumption (e.g. a candy bar). You can buy beverages such as water, beer, and other spirits on-site. The legal drinking age in Quebec is 18. Please have two valid identity documents if you wish to consume alcoholic beverages at the venue.
It is permitted to bring an empty reusable water bottle to the OSHEAGA site for refilling at the water fountains. Bringing alcohol is not allowed. Drink in moderation. You may bring a snack for personal consumption (e.g. a candy bar).
Meals, sandwiches, coolers or lunch boxes are not allowed on-site.
What can I bring to OSHEAGA?
Will it be possible to reserve lockers on site?
Drop your things and party with your hands free at OSHEAGA. Rent your locker now to avoid the lineups. The lockers are accessible all day long and you can get them for the full weekend or for one day.
You can reserve one here!
Is there a Lost & Found at OSHEAGA?
All unclaimed lost items during the festival are brought to the Bell Centre, where it will be possible for you to claim them.
You must first send an e-mail to: [email protected] describing the lost item (colour, size, an image attached If you have one)
If the lost item is found, you will need to come to the Bell Centre at 1225 St-Antoine Street, Montreal, H3C 5L2 after receiving confirmation from the security team.
Unclaimed driver’s licenses and health insurance card unclaimed will be returned by mail.
All cannabis products brought to the festival site must be sealed in SQDC packaging or from any other official government source and must have been purchased legally. Any cannabis products that do not conform to the law will not be accepted or allowed on site. Individuals may carry up to 30 grams, the maximum quantity permitted by law.
No sale or consumption of cannabis is allowed on the site.
Possession of cannabis is only permitted for individuals 21 and older.
What kind of facilities and services will be at OSHEAGA?
Is OSHEAGA certified to Level 2 of the Environmental Management Standard?
What time does the OSHEAGA site open?
Do I have to get a bracelet every day even thought I bought the full week-end pass?
Can I board a golf cart anywhere, anytime on site?
Is there a shuttle service offered at closing time?
Is it possible to cross directly from one front-stage area to another when two stages are side-by-side?
Are there lockers on site to store my personal belongings?
Is there internet access on the terrace?
How can I book my massage and/or my make-up session?
Where do I enter on site if I own A Platinum ticket ?
Are kids allowed in the Platinum zones ?
Is OSHEAGA Montréal accessible to people with reduced mobility?
OSHEAGA is committed to providing a unique experience for people with reduced mobility and functional limitations. To improve accessibility, several measures have been taken on the site:
How do you indicate that the purchased ticket is for a person with reduced mobility?
When you buy tickets for yourself and your companion, you can indicate that you have reduced mobility, which will make it easier to pick you up at the site. If you have any questions about mobility, please contact us here:
By e-mail: [email protected]
By telephone (Monday to Saturday between 9 AM and 8 PM): 514-492-1775
Will there be a section on the site dedicated to people with reduced mobility?
At OSHEAGA, the following stages have platforms for people with reduced mobility and their companion:
What are the rules for accompanying persons and animals?
Persons with reduced mobility and their companion must purchase a ticket to gain access to the site and its services.
Service animals (with a valid assistance certificate) are allowed on site.
Is there reserved parking for people with reduced mobility?
For parking space for people with reduced mobility, we recommend using the P9 and P10 parking lots, which are closest to the aquatic Complex and the site entrance.
What is the process once you arrive at the site?
When you arrive at the site, you have two options:
Please note that a concierge service is available for the purchase of certain items available to festivalgoers: sun cream, ear plugs, etc. Lockers are also available on site.
Are there restrooms accessible to people with reduced mobility?
Is OSHEAGA accessible to people with reduced mobility?
STM adapted transport can drop you off/pick you up at the bus station on chemin McDonald.
Private adapted transport can drop you off/pick you up near the aquatic Complex.
It is your responsibility to organise your own transport.
Can people with reduced mobility move around everywhere on the site?
Some paths are not accessible for people with reduced mobility, but there are also alternative routes to make it easier to get around the site. Staff will be on hand to guide you, if necessary.