FAQs: Osheaga Festival

Osheaga Festival

1. Where does Osheaga take place?

Located on Île Sainte-Hélène from the beginning, Osheaga will temporarily move its 2017 & 2018 editions to Île Notre-Dame, only a ten minute walk away from Parc Jean-Drapeau metro and our traditional site.

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2.  What are the timings for Osheaga?

Osheaga 2017 takes place August 4th, 5th and 6th.
Doors open at noon, and performances begin at 1:00 pm and end at 11:00 pm.


3. How do I get passes for Osheaga? 

Osheaga 3-day General Admission, Gold Passes and Platinum Passes can be purchased online at www.osheaga.com or by phone at 1-855-310-2525 on Tuesday, February 28th @ Noon EST.


4. Is Osheaga an All-Ages event? 

  • Yes, Osheaga is an all-ages event.  Children aged 10 years and younger are admitted for free when accompanied by an adult with a valid Osheaga pass.
  • Due to the limited amount of space available on the Osheaga Terrasse, every person admitted to this area must hold a valid Gold Pass or Platinum Pass, including children.
  • This year in particular, the Osheaga Festival in collaboration with Les amis et moi… offers you a daycare service with a fee of 10$ per hour. This service allowing parents to leave their child to enjoy a show is totally safe and provided by passionate, trained educators.


5. Is there camping at Osheaga?

No, camping is prohibited at Parc Jean-Drapeau.


6. Where should I stay in Montreal? 

Osheaga, again this year, will offer a range of accommodation at affordable prices for festival goers.


7. What if it rains?

As the saying goes, “The show must go on!” Osheaga takes place rain or shine. Please check the weather prior to coming to Osheaga and if there’s a high chance of rain we suggest bringing a pocket-sized poncho and a sweatshirt or windbreaker.