Montréal First Peoples Festival

Notice to residents and workers in Quartier des Spectacles: Montréal First Peoples Festival

From August 7 to 11, 2019
Place des Festivals and others

Land InSIGHT, Broadcaster of Aboriginal culture is proud to announce the 29th edition of the Montreal First Peoples Festival which will be held on the Place des Festivals from August 7th to August 11th 2019. This multidisciplinary festival will be animated with musical concerts, visual artists as well as traditionnal First Nations dancers and singers. Hope to see you there !


  • Setup will take place Monday August 5 at 7 a.m. to Wednesday, August 7 to 11 p.m.
  • Teardown will take place Sunday, August 11 at 11 p.m. to Wednesday, August 14 to 5 a.m..


In order to present high-quality shows, the Montréal Firts People Festival team will perform sound checks at various times during the period indicated:

  • August 7 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • August 8 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Auguts 9 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • August 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Auguts 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Activities will be held from:

  • August 9 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • August 10 from 10 a.m. to 21 p.m.
  • Auguts 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


For a detailed schedule of outdoor performances, please visit Montréal First Peoples Festival to check the complete schedule of the activities on our outdoor site.


To ensure a safe environment for all and to respect obligations related to public gatherings, certain rules must be followed on the outdoor site during event hours.

Alcoholic drinks are forbiden on the site.


The event organizers care about the quality of life of local residents and businesspeople, and will strive to minimize any and all potential negative impacts of holding the event in the Quartier.

The organizers thank their neighbours in advance for their invaluable cooperation and remind them that they should feel free to send any questions, comments or suggestions at:

  • Contact for the festival : 514 821-4808
  • at 311 to contact the city’s Accès Montréal service.

Please note that schedules included in this notice are subject to change without notice.