How much are they?
Festival Pass: $95 CAD - $105 CAD from June 6.
How many tickets can I buy?
There is a limit of 8 tickets per address and per credit card for this event.
Can I buy 1-day tickets?
The Day Pass goes on sale ONLY if all the Festival Passes are sold-out.
Do I need to register in advance to buy tickets?
Where can I buy them from?
Check the festival website, it´s always the
best and the cheapest option.
When do the tickets go on sale? Do they sell out? If so, when?
First 2015 tickets went on sale on April 10th presale, April 11th regular sale.
The festival tickets tend to sell out very quickly, but we can´t predict what will happen this year, so the best advice is to buy your tickets as soon as possible.
Where do I collect my tickets from?
You will receive your tickets at home. The Festival pass comes in two parts, one blinking pin plus one wristband containing an RFID chip. We also ship to international addresses.
How do I get there?
Going by Bus:
By bus: The two main bus companies that serve Quebec City (the Sainte-Foy and Gare du Palais bus terminals) are Orléans Express and Intercar.
As an example, a bus journey from Montreal costs $48 and the journey takes around 3 hours.
Going by train:
As an example, a train journey from Montreal to Quebec City costs around $30 and takes around 3 hours.
Once you are in Quebec City - Best options:
The Réseau de transport de la capitale - RTC is the only public transportation in Québec city. Visit the rtcquebec.ca for all the information regarding the itineraries, schedules, costs, etc.
Two tickets are specially designed for the festivalgoers, the FestiBUS!
All the venues are located within a walking distance from each other. Enjoy the city while you walk to the next show.
The Festival, with the help of the Coop Roue-libre, offers a secured and free bike parking with valet service.
What is the closest city to the festival?
Please see map below:
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Camping? Hostels? Hotels?
1 - Hotel packages
Hotel packages will be available in the spring.
2 - Hotel
A good hotel room for 2 people in Quebec City will cost around $1000 for 12 nights.
3 - Hostel
A room to share in Quebec City will cost around $30 per night.
4 - Couch surfing
This is a hospitality exchange and social networking website. Once you join up, you can search through host´s profiles and look for someone to stay with around the area of the festival, for free! This can be a really great way to meet people who live locally and get all the best tips.
Check it out: https://www.couchsurfing.org/
Food & drink
How much should I expect to spend each day?
It depends on the person, but to give you an idea we´d say around $20 per day should cover your food and drink.
- Bottle of water: $3 (approx.)
- Soft drink: $3.25 (approx.)
- Beer: $6.50 (approx.)
- Food: between $10 & $15 (approx.)
When does the festival start? What time?
In 2018, Festival d'été de Québec will take place from the 5th July to the 15th July.
Check out the schedule on the festival website. Shows usually start around 7pm.
Are there any age limits?
Everyone is welcome.
Pass mandatory for 12 years and older.
Free for children from 0 to 11 years accompanied by an adult.
What artists have performed before?
Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Tiësto, Bon Jovi, Skrillex, The Black Keys, Metallica, Iron Maiden, The Arcade Fire, Rammstein, The Black Eyed Peas, Elton John, Ben Harper, Soundgarden, Queens of the Stone Age
Is the line-up out?
will be out on April 8th
Check it out: http://www.infofestival.com/Artists/Artists-A-Z/
What´s the average temperature?
It varies, you need to check the weather forecast before leaving and definitely before packing. To give you an idea, you can expect temperatures from around 15 to 30°C.
Do you want to meet other people also going to Festival d'été de Québec?
Festivalholics will create an event for each festival on Facebook. So join the event and get chatting!
- Note that the wristband is transferable. We put on sale 150,000 passes but overall we get more than one million entries. In order to ensure public safety on its sites, the Festival reserves the right to make appropriate decisions, including limiting access to a site, So don't forget to com early!
- Enjoy yourself like there is no tomorrow!