With some streets closed to vehicle traffic and parking in the downtown core relatively limited, people are encouraged to make their way to the festival site on foot, by taxi or by public transit.
Please check this map of street closures for nearby parking areas and related access routes.
To ensure public safety and fulfil the duties that go along with staging large-scale events, the MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE team has set out a series of regulations. We’re counting on your collaboration to ensure that your visit is both pleasant and safe.
Pets are not allowed on public sites, with the exception of duly-identified service dogs.
The following items are prohibited on the Festival site:
- Alcoholic beverages.
- Glass and aluminium containers.
- Any other objects likely to compromise the security of festival-goers.
On February 25, specific rules will also be put into effect for Nuit blanche à Montréal:
To guarantee everyone a safe and pleasant time, the Festival would like to remind you that alcoholic beverages will not be allowed within the perimeters of the outdoor site, in accordance with a municipal by-law. This rule also applies to all circuits and areas hosting Nuit blanche activities.
Sale and solicitation will be strictly prohibited on the site. Festival-goers who conduct themselves in an inappropriate or dangerous manner will be asked to leave the site.
These regulations will be in effect during the Festival’s opening hours:
- Thursday, February 16 and Friday, February 17: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Saturday, February 18: noon to 11 p.m.
- Sunday, February 19: noon to 6 p.m.
- Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21: BREAK
- Wednesday, February 22, Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Saturday, February 25: noon to 3 a.m. (Nuit blanche)
- Sunday, February 26: noon to 6 p.m.
Thank you for your collaboration.