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.
LASSO After Dark takes place at MTELUS on Friday, August 18 at 11p.m. LASSO After Dark
The biggest country party of the year starts with LASSO in the city! Every year, we kickoff the LASSO festival weekend with a country night in Montreal with a show at MTELUS hosted by Sirius XM. Check out this year's lineup and see y'all there on August 17th, 2023! LASSO IN THE CITY
Yes, LASSO is an all-ages event! Children aged 10 and under are admitted for free when accompanied by an adult with a valid LASSO festival ticket. From 11 years old and over, they must have a valid ticket to enter.
Due to the limited space available in the premium spaces, each person admitted to these sections will need to have a FRONT STAGE, Casino de Montréal GOLD or SKY SALOON BIRKENSTOCK ticket, including children.
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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.
Re-admission will not be allowed.
We're thrilled to welcome Chris Stapleton & Kane Brown to LASSO as the 2023 headliners!
The 2023 lineup and the daily schedule are now released HERE!
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.
LASSO ends at 11:00pm each night, but don’t let that stop you! Keep the party going at one of the official afterparties and check out all that Montréal has to offer!
LASSO AFTER DARK
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.
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 safe 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
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.
Since Jean-Drapeau station is near the festival, taking the métro will be the best way to get around.
Plan your trip directly on the STM.
Buy your round-trip fare in advance to avoid waiting in line at Jean-Drapeau station:
24 hrs, All Modes A
Unlimited trips for 24 hours. Valid in Zone A. Island of Montréal only, including Jean-Drapeau station.
24 hrs, All Modes AB
Unlimited trips for 24 hours. Valid in Zone A and B, including Laval and Longueuil métro stations. Unlimited evening pass
Unlimited trips from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning. Valid in Zones A, B, C and D for bus, train networks and the REM.
2 trips, All Modes A
Valid in Zone A. Island of Montréal only, including Jean-Drapeau station.
2 trips, All Modes AB
Valid in Zones A and B, including Laval and Longueuil métro stations.
For full details, click here.
We recommend taking the metro, but you can also carpool. Paid parking is available on Saint Helen's Island.
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.
LASSO tickets (2-day and single day) can be purchased online now!
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.
You can now manage your tickets on the mobile app LASSO MTL via App Store or Google Play Store with the same email you used when you bought your tickets.
Google Play Store
PLEASE NOTE: It is essential to add your tickets to your digital wallet in advance to save time entering them and avoid any technical problems.
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. TICKETS
You purchased a General Admission ticket but want to upgrade to the full Casino de Montréal GOLD or BIRKENSTOCK SKY SALOON experience? We’ll upgrade you depending on the availability. 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.
All unclaimed lost items during the festival are brought to the Bell Centre, where it will be possible for you to claim them. You must first send an e-mail to: [email protected] describing the lost item (colour, size, an image attached If you have one) If the lost item is found, you will need to come to the Bell Centre at 1225 St-Antoine Street, Montreal, H3C 5L2 after receiving confirmation from the security team. Unclaimed driver’s licenses and health insurance card unclaimed will be returned by mail.
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.
There is 3 ways to access to the fastline:
You can reserve a locker on the site daily or in a 2-day package.
You can reserve one here!
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. To minimize negative impacts to the environment, our maximum waste goal is 155 g per person.
Together, let's make a greener festival!
LASSO Montréal is committed to providing a unique experience for people with reduced mobility and functional limitations. To improve accessibility, several measures have been taken on the site:
When you buy tickets for yourself and your companion, you can indicate that you have reduced mobility, which will make it easier to pick you up at the site. If you have any questions about mobility, please contact us here:
At LASSO Montréal, the following stages have platforms for people with reduced mobility and their companion:
Persons with reduced mobility and their companion must purchase a ticket to gain access to the site and its services.
Service animals (with a valid assistance certificate) are allowed on site.
For parking space for people with reduced mobility, we recommend using the P9 and P10 parking lots, which are closest to the aquatic Complex and the site entrance.
When you arrive at the site, you have two options:
Please note that a concierge service is available for the purchase of certain items available to festivalgoers: sun cream, ear plugs, etc. Lockers are also available on site.
Restrooms for people with reduced mobility are available on site and are indicated with a specific sign.
STM adapted transport can drop you off/pick you up at the bus station on chemin McDonald. Private adapted transport can drop you off/pick you up near the aquatic Complex. It is your responsibility to organise your own transport.
Some paths are not accessible for people with reduced mobility, but there are also alternative routes to make it easier to get around the site. Staff will be on hand to guide you, if necessary.