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Osheaga Festival Planning Info

Welcome to our Osheaga Festival information page. Here you will find guides, articles, general information, tips and more on Osheaga Festival. We know Osheaga Festival is a big trip so our goal is to arm you with all the information you need before headed off on your trip. If you ever have specific questions not answered in our guides, or have an idea for a useful article, feel free to let me know by email at Contact@EventTrk.com. For now you can see all our articles on Osheaga Festival below.


Osheaga Festival Lineups Past & Present

Osheaga Festival Lineups Past & Present

Article Summary

Whether you are being nostalgic for Osheaga festivals of past years, or curious what type of music the festival provides yearly, it’s always nice to see the official lineup posters from years past.  Here you can find the official Osheaga lineup for all of the recent years.

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Osheaga Passes Guide: When they go on sale, cost & more

Osheaga Passes Guide: When they go on sale, cost & more

Article Summary

  • Osheaga three-day passes will cost you $320 for general admission, $585 for gold, and $1150 for platinum passes. All prices are in Canadian.
  • Passes typically go on sale at the end of February
  • Single day passes will go on sale at a later date, typically in May/June at around $110 CAD
  • Passes generally will sell out, but not until June/July typically. Thus you do not need to purchase passes the day they go on sale if you want to attend Osheaga.

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Osheaga Dates: Lineup Announcement, Presale, & More

Osheaga Dates: Lineup Announcement, Presale, & More

Article Summary

  • Article goes over all the key dates you need to know for
  • Osheagapasses go on sale in February when the lineup is announced, typically at the end of February
  • Single day passes to Osheaga will usually go on sale in May or June
  • Wristbands for Osheaga begin shipping July 1st
  • Typically Osheaga will sell out in late June or early July, so be sure to snag your passes before then if you are going

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Osheaga Essentials: What You Should Bring With You

Osheaga Essentials: What You Should Bring With You

Article Summary

  • A list of things you don’t necessarily need to bring to Osheaga to have a good time, but things that will make you enjoy your time more
  • Because it’s hot I highly recommend a Camelbak, as well as sunglasses, sunscreen and chapstick
  • Your phone will die, bring a portable charger or battery case to Osheaga so you can call your friends at the end of the night or order an Uber
  • Comfortable shoes are a must for Osheaga
  • Always bring some cash with you to Osheaga 

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What You Can and Cannot Bring to Osheaga Music Festival

What You Can and Cannot Bring to Osheaga Music Festival

Article Summary

  • We list all the things you can and cannot bring to Osheaga according to the festival themselves
  • Most of the items you can’t bring are obvious but it’s still good to skim the list to make sure you are all good when you try to get into Osheaga

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How Much You Can Expect to Spend at Osheaga

How Much You Can Expect to Spend at Osheaga

Article Summary

  • Article breaks down the total costs of attending Osheaga including wristbands, hotel, food, booze, getting to Osheaga daily, and more
  • Final estimate are $780 if you choose a cheap hotel and about $1,150 if you do a more expensive hotel
  • Hotel prices vary a lot in Montreal, you can be towards the lower end of the estimate by booking a budget hotel
  • Your daily expenses at Osheaga really come down to how much you want to drink; beers typically run $8 a piece, and given Osheaga days can be 8-12 hours this can rack up quickly

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Getting to Osheaga: Biking, Driving, Walking, Metro & More

Getting to Osheaga: Biking, Driving, Walking, Metro & More

Article Summary

  • The main ways to get to Osheaga are to drive yourself, take the Metro, bicycle, Uber, or walk
  • The best options are either the Metro or biking to the festival
  • I strong advise against driving to Osheaga – bad traffic and expensive parking make it not worth it
  • Uber generally has incredibly high surcharges at night so I recommend avoiding it as well

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Osheaga First Timer Tips: Pro Tips for Osheaga Newbies

Osheaga First Timer Tips: Pro Tips for Osheaga Newbies

Article Summary

  • I attempt to pass on all of my (and friends) knowledge about Osheaga to first timers
  • Major tips include knowing how you are getting to and leaving Osheaga beforehand, get a locker, bring a portable phone charger and wearing comfortable shoes 

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