Festival d'été de Québec: a short festival-goer's guide

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UPDATE DAY

How to get there? What time to arrive at the sites? What items are permitted or prohibited? After two years without a Summer Festival, it is understandable, dear festival-goers, that you are a little rusty. Before the first notes, here is a guide to refresh your memory. 

PLAINS OF ABRAHAM

  • Doors open: 6 p.m.< /li>
  • Start of shows: 7 p.m.
  • Entries (2): Croix du Sacrifice, Cap-Blanc
  • Passes required for all and strollers prohibited for the Rage Against The Machine concert

PARC DE LA FRANCOPHONIE

  • Doors open: 5 p.m.(weekdays), 4 p.m. (Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Shows start: 5:50 p.m.(weekdays), < strong>5:15 p.m. (Sat. and Sun.)
  • Entrance (1): access via a waiting area that begins at the corner of D'Artigny and Jacques-Parizeau.
  • Passes required for all and strollers prohibited for the SUM 41 concert

< strong>NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SQUARE

  • Doors open: 3 p.m.
  • Shows start: 6 p.m.
  • Entrance: Via Honoré-Mercier, in front of the Tourny fountain
  • Youth series (Sat. and Sun.): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. animation, 11 a.m. shows

ARMORY

  • Doors open: 10:30 p.m.
  • Shows start: 11:30 p.m.
  • DJ Set: 1 a.m. to 2 a.m.

TICKETS

  • Full : 125,000 passes sold and no daily tickets will be sold. 

STREET CLOSURES

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  • Honoré-Mercier: 4:30 p.m. to midnight on weekdays, from 10 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Grande Allée, between the streets Chevrotière and Auteuil: from 6 p.m. on weekdays, from noon on Saturdays and Sundays 
  • WATER

    • Fountains and supply points on all sites
    • Crushable or rigid plastic bottles permitted.
    • Glass or metal containers prohibited.

    PROHIBITED ITEMS

    • Alcohol, cannabis and its derivatives, cans, portable chairs, umbrellas, objects inflatables, coolers
    • Complete list of permitted and prohibited items at www.feq.ca

    CLOAKROOMS

    • $5. Available at both entrances to the Plains, at Francophonie Park and at the Armoury

    RTC SHUTTLE

    • One way: from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., every ten minutes
    • 410: Lebourgneuf, from the Hydro-Québec parking lot (rue de Celles)
    • 420: Sainte-Foy: from the Aquarium parking lot (Avenue des Hôtels)
    • 430: Charlesbourg: from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Wildlife parking lot, stop at Atrium/4e Avenue Ouest
    • 450: Beauport: from the Promenades Beauport parking lot (rue du Carrefour)
    • Return: from 9:30 p.m.< /strong>, in the climbing areas on René-Lévesque Boulevard East