What is the duration of the Festival?
The Festival will be held from June 8 to 18. The production of certain works may begin before these dates or end after.
Are the activities free?
The Mile End Stage Block Parties are ticketed, but we will also be offering many free activities in the Saint-Laurent Zone, including the Milton Stage.
What's the Festival schedule?
- Saint-Laurent Zone: activities in the Saint-Laurent Zone will run from 12 noon to 11 p.m.
- Milton Stage: free events on the Milton Stage will start at 12 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays during the Festival, and at 4 p.m. on weekdays. The stage closes at 11pm. Please note that there will be no programming on Monday, June 12.
- Mile End Stage: ticketed Mile End Stage events start at 5pm and close at 10pm. Plan your arrival in advance to make the most of your experience!
For more information on the program, visit our page here.
Is the festival accessible to disabled people?
Yes, all areas of the festival are accessible for people with reduced mobility.
Can I see the visual artists at work?
Yes, the artists will create murals and live installations that will be visible to all passers-by
Where are the murals for the 2023 edition located?
You can consult the “dynamic map” section of our website to find out the location of the various works of the 2023 edition of the festival as well as previous editions.
Can I come with a child?
Children are accepted throughout the site, except at Mile End Stage. Please note that they must be accompanied.
On Mile End Stage, we accept people aged 12 and over. Parental accompaniment is at the discretion of festival-goers. No alcohol will be served to anyone under 18.
Can I come with an animal?
You can bring your furry friend on Saint-Laurent Boulevard, but not in the Block Parties, where only service animals are authorized. Dogs must always be kept on a leash.
Can I bring my water bottle to the Festival site?
We strongly recommend that you bring your own water bottle when you enter Mile End Stage. However, it must be empty. A water station will be available on site to refill your bottles. Pre-filled water bottles will be accepted on the rest of the Festival site (Saint-Laurent Zone and Milton Stage).
Please note that glass bottles and containers will not be allowed on site.
How do I get to the Mile End Stage?
The Mile End Stage is accessible by foot, by BIXI or via metro, through Rosemont and Laurier stations. The entrance is at the corner of Casgrain and Bernard. Here you’ll find the ticket office, with General Admission and Premium admission. Please respect the Champ des possibles by not crossing it, as it does not lead to the Mile End Stage site.
Consult the map below for directions.
Is there food on the Mile End Stage?
Yes! You can find the MURAL BBQ on site near the main bar, where we’ve partnered with Loïc restaurant and their chef Liam Barron to offer you their famous and delicious burger.
What's the difference between the VIP and General Admission areas on the Mile End Stage?
VIP AREA: This will be divided into 3, with a reserved bar and toilets, seating for those who have reserved seats, and an unobstructed view of the Stage.
GENERAL ADMISSION AREA: Here you’ll find two bars, a water station (bring your empty water bottles), seating, bathrooms and the MURAL BBQ.