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Festival program

When is the full schedule being announced?

The full schedule is usually announced 2-4 weeks prior to the festival but that is subject to change.

Festival headliners are the last to play on each given day, typically hitting the stage between 9pm and 9:30pm (subject to change). Artists perform anywhere from 30-minute sets to 90 minute-plus sets for the festival headliners.

Who is headlining?

We are pleased to announce that FOO FIGHTERS is the first headliner for OSHEAGA's 15th anniversary. Other headliners will be announced very soon, so stay tuned!

What happens if an artist cancels?

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

When is the full lineup being released?

The full lineup for the 15th anniversary celebration of OSHEAGA will be unveiled in early 2022. Stay tuned and sign up to our mailing list or follow us on Facebook and Instagram to be the first to know when this schedule is released to the public.
Safety & Accessibility

Keep it Clean and Safe

While fun and great entertainment is a definite priority at Osheaga, it is important to be respectful of your surroundings, other festival goers, and festival staff to ensure that every Osheaga-goer has the time of their life. That being said, please follow these guidelines while attending Osheaga.

1. Make an effort to recycle/throw out all litter. No one likes a dirty festival site.

2. Please be polite to festival staff and festival-goers (though crowds congregate around the stages, please do not push your way through crowds, cut into lines, etc)

3. Respect Parc Jean-Drapeau and the Osheaga site. Please leave the site as you find it upon entering Osheaga. 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 throughout the festival site. Do not touch or move the art! Those who tamper with the art may be ejected from festival grounds.

What can I eat/drink at Osheaga?

Osheaga is Montreal and Montreal = food! More than ever the festival strives to offer a variety of quality food to fans. From our Poutine's to vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options in addition to multiple food trucks on site, fans will have plenty to choose from to satisfy their taste buds! 

Beverages range from water to beer and other spirits can be purchased on site. The legal drinking age in Quebec is 18 years old. If you are planning on consuming alcohol at the festival, please bring two (2) valid pieces of ID and be sure to drink responsibly.

Osheaga festival goers may bring an empty clear plastic or reusable water bottle with them on site, and water refill stations will be provided. Festival goers may be asked to empty their bottle before entering the festival. No alcohol may be brought in from outside.

Festival goers are allowed to bring a snack for personal consumption (ex: a granola bar). Meals, sandwiches, coolers or lunch boxes are not allowed on the site.

Is there medical staff at Osheaga?

Medical staff are constantly present on site. Please be sure to bring all prescribed medication you may need and avoid putting yourself in harm’s way. While it’s important to have fun, please monitor your consumption of alcohol and be sure to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and juice throughout the day. Make sure to take breaks from the sun if needed. There are plenty of trees for shade on the Osheaga site, so please take advantage of them.

Is there a Lost & Found at Osheaga?

During the festival : Our lost and found Loto-Quebec service point tent is located near the information kiosk, close to the site's main entrance. It will be a pleasure for us to return any and all lost items. However, if your belongings have not yet been recovered, you may contact us at  [email protected]. Please be sure to include a detailed description of the lost items and a member of our customer service team will be in touch. 

Outside of festival dates : 

[email protected]
(514) 989-2817

Is Osheaga accessible for people with reduced mobility?

Osheaga is committed to providing a unique experience for people with reduced mobility and disabilities. With the goal of improving universal accessibility, our facility will be optimized with signage, an information booth, a para-transit shuttle and dedicated parking spaces, user-friendly platforms for people with reduced mobility or disabilities. We want to create for our customers a memorable and unforgettable moment.

Accompanying

The Assistance Dogs are authorized as per the law and the accompanying permit.

Accessible facilities

Most our stages are equipped with wheelchair accessible platforms. Signage will be adapted for people with reduced mobility.

Guest

Services A dedicated waiting station will be available at the box office / aquatic complex and an information booth will be available for disembarkation of the paratransit shuttle between the main scenes at the south end of the cosmos bridge which will be pedestrianized.

Toilets

Restricted toilets for guests with reduced mobility will be available on the site.

Parking

Reserved parking spaces for motorists with a handicap sticker are available at most parking lots in Parc Jean-Drapeau:

P7 (Stewart Museum): 2 places

P9 (Aquatic Complex): clients with reduced mobility and adapted transportation

P11 (Biosphere): 2 places Note that there is a path for people with reduced mobility from P9 parking to the box office/water complex.

Shuttle buses

A paratransit shuttle, currently equipped with front or rear ramps, will be available all day. Before 20h, boarding will be at the ticket office / aquatic complex and the landing will be between the main scenes at the southern end of the cosmos bridge which will be pedestrian. After 20h, embarkation and disembarkation will take place at the Pirelli Tower.

Can I bike to Osheaga?

Yes! We encourage you to bike to Osheaga - it's a fast, practical and ecofriendly transportation mode! Upon arrival to the festival site, roll into The Terminus: a secure and dedicated bicycle parking lot, steps away from the festival’s entrance.

Can I take my car to Osheaga?

We recommend taking the STM’s Metro system or biking to Osheaga, but if you must travel to Osheaga by car please be sure to carpool. Driving directions and parking information can be found on Parc Jean-Drapeau’s website.

What amenities can I find at OSHEAGA?

  • • Many choices of food vendors
  • • Water and other refreshments
  • • Beer and other alcoholic beverages
  • • Clean toilets located conveniently throughout the site
  • • Recycling and compost bins
General FAQ

When is Osheaga?

Osheaga 2022 will take place Friday, July 29, Saturday July 30 and Sunday July 31.
Doors open at noon, and performances begin at 1:00pm and end at 11:00pm.

What can I bring to OSHEAGA?

Please note that cameras are permitted at OSHEAGA, however, professional video and audio recording equipment is not permitted at the festival. Here is a complete list of what is and what is not permitted on site at OSHEAGA Get Together:

  •         • One (1) empty plastic or reusable water bottle (water fountains on site)
  •         • Waterproof ponchos / small umbrellas
  •         • Small backpacks and bags / purses (please note: all bags will be searched)
  •         • Sunscreen (except sunscreen in flammable aerosol cans)
  •         • Digital cameras (except professional cameras with lenses over 2.5” or any other type of detachable lens)
  •         • Disposable cameras
  •         • Baby strollers
  •         • Electronic cigarettes


What is not allowed on the OSHEAGA site:

  •     • Outside alcoholic beverages
  •     • Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia
  •     • Glass bottles and cans
  •     • Hard-sided coolers
  •     • Megaphones
  •     • Musical instruments
  •     • Fireworks
  •     • Flags & banners
  •     • Beach balls, soccer balls, Frisbees, etc.
  •     • Large sports umbrellas
  •     • Folding chairs
  •     • Skateboards
  •     • Animals (except guide dogs)
  •     • Large backpacks (camping style)
  •     • Tents
  •     • Totems
  •     • Laser pointers
  •     • Totems
  •     • Water squirt gun or mist
  •     • Professional video / audio recording equipment
  •     • Firearms, knives, or weapons of any kind
  •     • Any object that can be used to cause bodily harm
  •     • Selfie sticks or similar monopods
  •     • Drones
  •     • Flags and banners

Items that are on the disallowed list will be confiscated. We recommend not bringing them to the event site at all to save you the extra hassle. Some items on the disallowed list (backpacks, folding chairs, etc.) may be left at the paid coat check. See below for more information.

Where is Osheaga?

OSHEAGA takes place at Parc Jean-Drapeau, located on the island of Île Saint-Hélène just minutes away from downtown Montréal. We recommend taking the STM’s Metro system and follow the indications for the yellow line, the metro station “Jean-Drapeau” will bring you to a few steps away from the festival grounds!

Is Osheaga an all-ages event?

Yes, OSHEAGA is an event for people of all ages. Children under the age of 10 are admitted for free when accompanied by an adult who holds a valid festival pass.

Due to a limited space available at the Casino de Montréal OSHEAGA Terrace, all festivalgoers need to have a GOLD pass, including children.

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.

Please note that severe weather conditions may temporarily interrupt some concerts/activities. We invite you to stay tuned to our social media for up-to-date information. Please note that as indicated in our purchase agreement, the Osheaga policy is that no exchange or refund will be provided following your purchase.

Cannabis Regulations

All cannabis products brought into the festival site must be in sealed SQDC packaging or from any other official government sources and must have been purchased legally. Any cannabis products that do not conform to the law will not be accepted or allowed on site. An individual may have up to a maximum of 30 grams in their possession, the maximum quantity allowed by law.

No sale of cannabis is authorized on site. Consume in moderation. 

Can I work/volunteer at Osheaga?

Please join our newsletter or follow us on Facebook and Twitter in order to be the first to know when this information will be available to the public.

How can media and photographers get accredited for OSHEAGA?

Media can sign up at evenko.ca/media to receive our press releases and information related to media accreditation.
Passes

When do OSHEAGA passes go on sale?

OSHEAGA 2022 Weekend Passes are on sale Friday December 3 at 10AM ! Single Day Passes will go on sale at a later date. Please join our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Instagram in order to be the first to know when the single days passes are going on sale and when the schedule becomes available to the public.

Passes are issued to ONE PERSON for the duration of the festival and are non-transferrable.

What is the online purchase process for Osheaga passes?

All the week-end passes can be purchased online here or by phone at 1 877-668-8269. 

 

To purchase passes online, you must create your Ticketmaster / Osheaga account. When passes are going on sale, patron purchase order will be randomly determined, and passes will become available for sale. 

 

When it’s your turn, you will gain access to the purchase page where you can select the quantity of passes you would like to buy. 

 

Select the type of pass you wish to purchase, make sure you choose the right one because once the transaction is complete no exchanges or refunds will be authorized by evenko. 

 

If you haven’t already done so while in the virtual waiting room, you can now enter all of your purchasing information. 

 

Take note of your confirmation number. 

 

We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any transaction that exceeds the authorized limit. 

How much are tickets?

Pass prices, including taxes and service fees are as follows:
GENERAL ADMISSION 3-Day Pass: starting at 335.00$
Casino de Montréal GOLD 3-Day Pass: starting at 600.00$
Platinum 3-Day Pass: starting at 1 300.00$

Can I select electronic passes (e-passes ) as a shipping option?

Osheaga is not offering electronic passes (e-passes ) for the 2022 edition. Festival passes will be RFID technology bracelets in order to optimize the experience of Osheaga's festival-goers.

Will there be single day passes?

Yes! As usual, you can buy tickets for just the Friday, Saturday or Sunday event as you wish. Single day passes will go on sale at later date.

Can I buy my passes through a reseller?

It is strongly advised that you purchase via osheaga.com and avoid buying from a reseller considering we cannot ensure the validity of the passes they sell. There is no way to guarantee the validity of a pass purchased from a vendor other than evenko or Osheaga until the first day of the festival, when we scan your pass at the entrance of the site.

Can I upgrade my General Admission pass to GOLD or PLATINUM?

Did you purchase a General Admission pass but want to upgrade to the full GOLD or PLATINUM experience? No problem! We’ll upgrade you. Reach us at [email protected] or at 1-877-668-8269

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