When is OSHEAGA 2023?

The 16th edition of the OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival presented by Bell in collaboration with Coors Light will take place August 4 to 6, 2023, at Parc-Jean-Drapeau in Montréal.

Where does the festival take place?

OSHEAGA takes place at Parc Jean-Drapeau, which is on Île Saint-Hélène, close to downtown Montréal.

Is the festival an all-ages event?

Yes, OSHEAGA is an all-ages event. Children aged 10 and younger are admitted for free when accompanied by an adult with a valid OSHEAGA ticket.

What if it rains?

Rain or shine, the show must go on! Please check the weather before coming to the site and dress accordingly! Poor weather conditions may force us to interrupt the schedule temporarily. Follow our social media pages for the latest information.

Are you hiring workers and volunteers for the festival?

Not at the moment, but thanks for your interest! Follow our social media accounts leading up to the festival season for job opportunities.

What will the weather be like at the festival?

Summer in Montreal is usually hot and sunny, so sunglasses and sunscreen are strongly recommended. The weather can be unpredictable, so we suggest you bring a jacket, raincoat or poncho in case of bad weather.

Can members of the media and photographers get accredited for the festival?

For all questions regarding accreditation, please contact evenko's media relations department: [email protected].

Can I leave the festival site and come back later?

Yes, you can leave and come back. More details to come!
Festival program

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?

Full schedule will be announce soon. Stay tuned!

Who are the headliners?

We're thrilled to welcome RÜFÜS DU SOL on Friday, August 4, BILLIE EILISH on Saturday, August 5, and KENDRICK LAMAR on Sunday, August 6 as the 2023 OSHEAGA headliners! Festival headliners are the last to play on each given day, typically hitting the stage between 9 and 9:30 p.m. (subject to change). Headliners perform 90-plus-minute sets while the rest of the musical guests play anywhere from 30 to 90 minutes.

What happens if an artist cancels?

All scheduled performances at the festival, including those by headlining artists, are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refunds will be given for such changes or cancellations.

When will the lineup be announced?

The lineup for OSHEAGA 2023 is announced! Visit our page HERE

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?

Yes, single-day tickets will be available for Friday, August 4; Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, 2023. Single-day tickets are on sale here.

Does OSHEAGA offer payment options?

Yes. You can select the option “Klarna” when you check out to make four payments, one every two weeks. Follow the steps to create your customer account and Klarna will automatically charge the pre-scheduled payments to your credit card.

Are premium tickets available?

Discover our premium offers here

Can I upgrade my General Admission ticket to a premium experience?

You purchased a General Admission ticket but want to upgrade to the full Casino de Montréal GOLD passes or the Platinum experience? No problem! We’ll upgrade you. Reach us at [email protected] or at 1 877-668-8269.

How can I get there?

You can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by car, bike, ferry, bus, metro or on foot. We recommend taking the yellow line of the STM's metro system from the Berri-UQAM station to the Jean-Drapeau station, which is right next to the festival site.

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.


  • Plan your trip directly on the STM home page.
  • Buy your round-trip fare in advance to avoid waiting in line at Jean-Drapeau station:


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 A

Unlimited trips for 24 hours. Valid in Zone A. Island of Montréal only, including Jean-Drapeau station.


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.


For full details, click here.

Safety, Venue & Services

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.

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.

Will there be medical staff at OSHEAGA?

Medical personnel will be on site. Please bring any prescription medications you need and avoid situations that could harm your health. Remember to stay hydrated, wear sunscreen and drink in moderation.

What can I bring to OSHEAGA?

YES Baby strollers
YES Beach towels and blankets
YES Binoculars
YES Chewing gum and mints
YES Fashion OSHEAGA items
YES Digital cameras
- No professional cameras with lenses longer than 2.5” or other type of detachable lenses
YES Disposable cameras
YES Ear plugs
YES Electronic cigarettes
YES Eye drops
YES Hand sanitizer
YES Hydration packs
- Empty when entering the site
YES Lip balm
YES Phones and chargers
YES Small backpacks and bags/purses
- Please note: all bags will be searched
YES Sunscreen
- No flammable aerosol cans
YES Service animals
YES Smiles
YES Water bottles
- Empty when entering the site
- We encourage reusable water bottles
- Water fountains on site
YES Waterproof ponchos/small umbrellas
YES Water misters
- Empty when entering the site
- No flammable aerosol cans

NO Animals
- Except service animals
NO Beach balls / soccer Balls / frisbees
- Or any type of balls
NO Camping chairs
NO long folding chairs
NO all metal or hard plastic chairs
NO sunshades
-NO Detachable lenses or lenses longer than 2.5"

NO Discriminatory or culturally appropriated Items
NO Divisive symbols
NO Drones
NO Firearms, knives, or weapons of any kind
NO guns, ammo, pocket knives, pepper spray, tasers, etc.
NO Flammables
NO Flags or banners
NO Glass bottles or cans
NO Hard-sided coolers
NO Illegal drugs and drug Paraphernalia
- Please check regulations regarding cannabis and cannabis products
- Prescriptions must be properly labeled and in a container that matches the holder's ID
NO Items intended for sales and promotions
- You need approval from the festival organizers
- Items of the sort will be confiscated
NO Large backpacks (camping style)
NO Large sports umbrellas
NO Laser pointers
NO Markers or paint pens
NO Megaphones
NO Musical instruments
NO Outside alcoholic beverages
NO Professional video or audio recording equipment
NO Selfie sticks or similar monopods
NO Skateboards
NO Tents
- Camping is prohibited at Parc Jean-Drapeau
NO Totems
NO Toy guns or water guns
NO Walkie-talkies

Items on this list will be confiscated. We recommend not bringing them to the event site to save you the extra hassle. Any item deemed inappropriate by festival security can also be confiscated.

Will it be possible to reserve lockers on site?

You can reserve a locker on the site daily or in a 3-day package.
Online bookings will be available once the tickets are on sale.

Will OSHEAGA be accessible for people with reduced mobility?

Osheaga is committed to providing a unique experience for people with mobility and functional disabilities. With the goal of improving universal accessibility, our facility will have signs, an information booth, a paratransit shuttle, dedicated parking spaces, user-friendly platforms. We want our customers to have an unforgettable time!


Service animals are authorized by the law and the permit. Accessible facilities Most of our stages are equipped with wheelchair accessible platforms. Signage will be adapted for people with reduced mobility.


A dedicated waiting station will be available at the box office / aquatic complex. An information booth will be available at the drop-off stop of the paratransit shuttle located between the main stages at the south end of the pedestrian Cosmos walkway.


Restrooms for guests with reduced mobility will be available on site.


Reserved parking spaces for drivers with a parking permit for disabled persons are available at most parking lots in Parc Jean-Drapeau: P7 (Stewart Museum): 2 spaces P9 (aquatic complex): clients with reduced mobility and adapted transportation P11 (Biosphere): 2 spaces Note that there is a path for people with reduced mobility from the P9 parking lot to the box office / aquatic complex.


buses A paratransit shuttle equipped with front or rear ramps, will be available all day. Before 8 p.m., boarding will be at the ticket office / aquatic complex and the landingdrop-off will be between the main stages at the southern end of the Cosmos walkway. After 8 p.m., boarding and drop-off will take place at the Pirelli Tower.

Cannabis Regulations

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?

  • Many choices of food vendors including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Beer and other alcoholic beverages
  • Clean restrooms at several convenient locations on-site
  • Recycling and compost bins

Is OSHEAGA certified to Level 2 of the Environmental Management Standard?

Since 2019, the OSHEAGA team was working to maintain a level 2 of the BNQ 9700-253 standards by Modus Operandi Logistiques in responsible event management and minimize negative impacts to the environment. Our maximum waste goal is 155 g per person. Together, let's make a greener festival!
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