Official List of Banned Items from Osheaga 2018

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There are soooo many things to do in Montreal all year long, and this is really true in summertime. The short(ish) summer in our city makes our festival season jampacked from start to finish, so get on board to know what’s going on.

Osheaga, one of the most respected music festivals on the continent, is going to be here soon. But, this year, there is a huge list of banned items from Osheaga.

Montrealers and tourists are super excited, but each concert goer needs to understand what is permitted and what’s forbidden on the grounds of Osheaga 2018.

It’s better to know the official banned items before heading out to avoid delays and, of course, your stuff getting confiscated.

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Here’s the Official List of Banned Items from Osheaga 2018

  • Professional video and audio recording equipment
  • Alcoholic beverages purchased off-grounds
  • Animals
  • Backpacks (oversized, camping style)
  • Banners
  • Cans
  • Coolers (hard-sided)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Drones
  • Fireworks
  • Flags
  • Folding Chairs
  • Glass bottles
  • Items intended for sale / promotion
  • Laser pointers
  • Megaphones
  • Musical instruments
  • Selfie sticks or similar pods
  • Skateboards
  • Sports accessories and equipment (Frisbees, soccer balls, beach balls, water squirt gun etc.)
  • Sports (oversized) umbrellas
  • Sunscreen in aerosol cans
  • Tents
  • Weapons (firearms, knives) or object that can or may be used to cause bodily harm to others
  • First Nations headdress and other feather headdresses.

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Any prohibited items WILL BE CONFISCATED, so check the above list carefully.

Allowed Items at the 2018 Osheaga Festival

  • Baby strollers
  • Beach towels and blankets
  • Digital cameras (except professional cameras with lenses over 2.5”)
  • Disposable cameras
  • No detachable lenses on digital cameras
  • Regular-sized umbrellas
  • Single plastic water bottle – water fountains on site for refilling bottle
  • Small backpacks, bags, and/or purses (All bags will be searched)
  • Sunscreen (except sunscreen in flammable aerosol cans)
  • Waterproof ponchos

Osheaga 2018 Music Festival

When:  August 3, 4 and 5 (shows from 1 PM to 11 PM) Doors open at NOON

Where: Île Notre-Dame (temporary location for Osheaga 2017 & 2018)

Passes: Click this link: Osheaga Music Festival Website Passes

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