The 2nd edition of LASSO Montreal will take place on August 18 & 19, 2023.
LASSO takes place at parc Jean-Drapeau, located on Saint Helen's Island, close to downtown Montreal. The yellow line of the STM's metro system, that you can take from the Berri-UQAM station, will lead you to the Jean-Drapeau station, right next to the site of the festival.
Yes, LASSO is an all-ages event. Children aged 10 and younger are admitted for free when accompanied by an adult with a valid LASSO ticket.
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Summer in Montreal is usually hot and sunny, so sunglasses and sunscreen are highly recommended. The weather can be unpredictable, and we suggest you bring a jacket, raincoat or poncho in case of bad weather.
Rain or shine, the show must go on! Please check the weather before coming to the site and dress accordingly!
Poor weather conditions may force us to temporarily interrupt the events. We invite you to stay connected to our social media platforms for the latest information.
You can leave and return at any time before 4 p.m. After, you will not be allowed to enter the site.
We're thrilled to welcome Chris Stapleton & Kane Brown to LASSO as the 2023 headliners!
The full schedule will be released in 2023.
Festival headliners are the last to play on each given day, typically hitting the stage between 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. (subject to change). Headliners performs 90-plus-minutes set while the rest of the line-up plays anywhere between 30- to 90-minute sets.
All festival performers, including headliners, are subject to change or cancellation at any time without notice. No refunds will be issued if a festival performer is changed or cancelled.
All cannabis products brought to the festival site must be sealed in SQDC packaging or from any other official government source and must have been purchased legally. Any cannabis products that do not conform to the law will not be accepted or allowed on site. Individuals may carry up to 30 grams, the maximum quantity permitted by law.
No sale or consumption of cannabis is allowed on the site.
Possession of cannabis is only permitted for individuals 21 and older.
Medical personnel will be present on site.
Please bring any prescription medications you need and avoid situations that could harm your health. Remember to stay hydrated, wear sunscreen and drink in moderation.
LASSO is committed to providing a unique experience for people with mobility and functional limitations. Our facilities will have signs, an information kiosk, dedicated parking spaces and platforms.
Service animals are permitted by law and by permit.
Most of our stages are equipped with wheelchair-accessible platforms.
A dedicated waiting station will be available at the box office, and an information booth will be available at the disembarkation of the paratransit shuttle. They are located between the main stages at the south end of the Cosmos bridge.
Adapted restrooms will be available on site.
Reserved parking spaces for drivers with a parking permit for disabled people are available at most parking lots in Parc Jean-Drapeau: P7 (Stewart Museum): 2 spaces
P9 (Aquatic Complex): clients with reduced mobility and adapted transportation P11 (Biosphere): 2 spaces
Note that there is a path for people with reduced mobility from P9 parking to the box office/water complex.
A paratransit shuttle, currently equipped with ramps, will be available all day.
Before 8 p.m., boarding will be at the box office, and the drop-off will be between the main stage at the southern end of the Cosmos walkaway mural.
After 8 p.m., boarding and drop-off will occur at the Pirelli Tower.
We aim to create an environment where festivalgoers can connect with music and with each other in a positive way. Take care of yourself, each other and the environment. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at any time if anything feels unsafe or weird.
BE YOU. NO ONE ELSE CAN.
LASSO is about celebrating individuality, expressing yourself, and throwing down. Our festival site is a judgment-free zone. So, leave your dirty looks and put-downs at home because there’s no place for them here. Do your thing and keep those boots rockin’!
KEEP THINGS LOVELY!
Show Mother Nature some love! We are doing our part… But we can’t do it alone. We’re all in this together!
READY... SET... LASSO!
It’s hard to believe a city that’s so freezing in the winter can be scorching hot in the summer. But, trust us, you will want to be prepared to beat the Montreal heat! Grab your cowboy hat, coolest shades and SPF 50 and get ready for the sunshine. Rain is a good thing too, but come prepared with your rain gear and extra socks to fill those boots.
FEEL SAFE & SOUND
This is your happy place. We are committed to ensuring all festivalgoers feel safe at all times. LASSO is a space free from physical, verbal and sexual harassment, aggression, and violence. We’ll keep it simple for you, just follow the Holy Day Ranch rule: treat others as you want to be treated.
KINDNESS IS KEY
We know you’ve all got a whole lotta love to give, so spread it around! Free hugs always! High fives all around! Good vibes only! Be mindful of your surroundings and look out for your friends (this includes new friends too, we’re all family at LASSO!)
HAVE AN OPEN MIND
Be open to discovering new music, meeting new friends and enjoying new experiences. Those boots were made for walking. Wander, explore and engage. Live in the moment.
We are committed to creating a safe, respectful, and enjoyable experience for everyone. Therefore, among our many security measures, a code of conduct has been established. Your cooperation is an important factor in creating a pleasant and enjoyable environment, and we thank you for following the following guidelines throughout the duration of the festival.
We ask that your conduct at our events remains pleasant, appropriate, and respectful. For the safety and comfort of our guests, the following behaviours could lead to the intervention of our security staff:
Offensive, discriminatory, abusive and illegal behaviour in any form, including
LASSO 2023 Weekend tickets (2-day) and single-day tickets are now on sale here : TICKETS 2023.
Yes. You can select the option Klarna when you checkout. An option of 4 payments every 2 weeks will be offered to you. Follow the steps to create your customer account and Klarna will automatically charge the payment on your credit card.
Once they go on sale, LASSO tickets (2-day and single day) can be purchased online.
Select the type of ticket you wish to purchase. Make sure to review your order as the sale is final. No exchanges or refunds will be authorized by evenko.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any transaction that exceeds the authorized limit.
Only passes originally purchased through LASSO's official ticketing partners can be guaranteed valid: evenko and Ticketmaster.
We can't guarantee the validity or support for any tickets purchased by unauthorized 3rd parties. There is no way to ensure the validity of a ticket purchased from a vendor other than evenko or Ticketmaster until it successfully scans into the Venue EVERY day. Adding this ticket to your digital wallet in advance doesn't ensure its validity.
Yes, you can purchase single day tickets for Friday, August 18 or Saturday, August 19, 2023.
You purchased a General Admission ticket but want to upgrade to the full Casino de Montréal GOLD or SKY SALOON experience? No problem! We’ll upgrade you. Reach us at [email protected] or at 1 877-668-8269.
No, camping is prohibited at parc Jean-Drapeau.
LASSO aims to provide you with a diverse selection of quality food. For more info, please consult the Food and beverage section. From poutine to vegan and gluten-free meals, the site will offer a wide variety of options including many food trucks.
You can buy beverages such as water, beer, and other spirits on-site. The legal drinking age in Quebec is 18. Please have two valid identity documents if you wish to consume alcoholic beverages at the venue.
It is permitted to bring an empty reusable water bottle to the LASSO site for refilling at the water fountains. Bringing alcohol is not allowed. Drink in moderation.
You may bring a snack for personal consumption (e.g. a candy bar). Meals, sandwiches, coolers or lunch boxes are not allowed on-site.
DURING THE FESTIVAL:
Yes. There will be a Lost & Found at the festival accessible to the Venue near the main entrance. Please only give items you find directly to the Lost & Found. Do not hand over items to staff members or security guards on site.
If you do not find your item, you may contact us at [email protected] Please include a detailed description of the lost item, and a customer service team member will be in touch.
AFTER THE FESTIVAL:
You may contact us at [email protected] or 514-989-2817. Please include a detailed description of the lost item, and a customer service team member will be in touch.
We encourage you to come to the festival by bike, a fast, efficient and environmentally-friendly way to get around! Upon arrival at the site, you will find a designated parking space to lock your bike.
Yes! Consult the different public transport options directly on the parc Jean-Drapeau online page. www.parcjeandrapeau.com/fr/#mobility
We recommend taking the metro, but you can also carpool.
Paid parking is available on Île Sainte-Hélène.
This year you will be able to bring your camping chair! There will be a designated area with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. However, foldable long chairs will not be allowed. Chairs that stretch, are made entirely of metal or hard plastic, or are equipped with a sunshade will not be permitted.
Walking around with a chair is not allowed: once your chair is in the area, it must stay there until you decide to leave the festival grounds.
You can reserve a locker on the site daily or in a 2-day package.
Online bookings will be available once the tickets for the are on sale.
We only accept payments by debit and credit cards. No cash will be accepted at the site.
In 2022, the LASSO team was working to maintain a level 2 of the BNQ 9700-253 standards in responsible event management and minimize negative impacts to the environment. Our maximum waste goal is 155 g per person.
Together, let's make a greener festival!