Getting here

By car

Address

The address of the festival grounds is 111, Laurier Street, Montebello, QC, J0V 1L0. Take note that some roads and highway exits will be closed during the event. There will be directions once you get close to Montebello.

Parking


We highly suggest using public transport or carpooling.
The official Rockfest parking lots are the closest, the most well-organized and the coolest!

NEW: Due to the growing attendance at the festival, the entire transportation and parking system has been reconfigured in 2015.

There will only be 1 parking pass, which will be valid at all the official festival parking lots and other areas, on a first come first serve basis. You will be directed to your parking lot by our team once you arrive.

For your information, here are the locations of those parking lots:
*Please check back this page next Spring for an updated list*

  • Punk Parking (501, Mille Fleurs Street, Montebello)
  • Ska Parking (south of the corner of route 323 and chemin Richelieu, Montebello)
  • Hardcore Parking (800, route 323, Montebello)
  • Metal Parking (790, route 323, Montebello)
  • Rock Parking (392, Notre-Dame Street, Montebello)
  • Also valid for parking on routes 148 and 323, as well as street parking in surrounding towns.

Take note that Rockfest parking passes are not valid for street parking in Montebello. The city will once again be selling street parking passes during the event. Info on that matter is available here.

Please note that the following streets will be closed to vehicles: Laurier, Dollard and St-Michel.

Shuttles

An on-going shuttle service connecting Montebello to Papineauville, Fassett and St-André-Avellin is offered to those who’d rather park away from the party.

The main drop-off will be located at the Montebello train station (Tourist Information/Chocomotive) at 502, Notre-Dame Street.
There will be stops at the high school in Papineauville (378, Papineau Street), at the Metro in St-André-Avellin (110, Main Street) and at the church in Fassett (64, Main Street).

Shuttles will operate on the Thursday from 6pm to 3am, then on the Friday and Saturday from 9am to 3am. In order to cover the bus rental costs, there will be a $3 fee per person, per trip.

Directions
Google Maps is your friend.

From Montreal by highway 15:
Take highway 15 going north in direction of St-Jérôme. Exit at highway 50 towards Mirabel; follow highway 50 west; take exit 205 (Papineauville) and follow the directions.

From Montreal by highway 40/417:
Take highway 40/417 west towards Gatineau-Hull-Ottawa; exit in Hawkesbury; follow indications to Hawkesbury and take a right on Tupper Street; drive all the way to the end and turn left on Main Street; turn right to cross the bridge into Quebec; after the bridge keep straight to the highway 50 entrance; take highway 50 west; take exit 205 (Papineauville) and follow the directions.

From Gatineau-Hull-Ottawa by highway 50:
Take highway 50 east; take exit 216 (Fassett) and follow the directions..

From Mont-Laurier by route 117:
Take 117 south to the St-Jovite/Montebello exit; take route 323 south; take the highway 50 West; take exit 205 (Papineauville) and follow directions..

By Bus

FROM OTTAWA: Spectrasonic will once again be organizing our official Ottawa buses, with weekend and daily trips available! Info and reservations

FROM MONTREAL, GATINEAU, TORONTO, QUEBEC CITY, LAVAL, SHERBROOKE, SAGUENAY, TROIS-RIVIÈRES, TERREBONNE, ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, ROUYN, STE-THÉRÈSE, ST-JÉRÔME, DRUMMONDVILLE
bus.com will be offering buses from several cities.
Info and reservations: rockfest.bus.com/

Greyhound also offers buses leaving from Ottawa and from Montreal to Montebello and stops at different towns along the way.
Find all the info here!

Your town is not on this list?
Suggest a new bus location to sharethebus.com!

By boat

It’s no typo, you can actually access the festival by boat along the Outaouais River and dock at the marina.
All info here!

Car-Pool

By Space Shuttle

International Travelers

We appreciate our thousands of fans who travel from all over the world to attend the festival. Click below for more info on the two international airports closest to Montebello.

For transportation between the airport and Montebello (approximately a 1-hour drive), you can find rental cars at the airport or use the Rockfest buses.