Festival de Lanaudière

Pure Perception
The Festival features concerts performed outdoors, in halls, in local churches and under the stars.

An enchanting, vibrant venue

Every July – for the last 40 years – the Festival de Lanaudière has been attracting music lovers from all parts. For five weeks, adults, children, couples and friends come to enjoy picnics on the grounds, take in the fresh air and listen to great symphonies. The natural amphitheatre, with a capacity of up to 8,000 people, offers outstanding acoustics. And that’s why it’s so popular with soloists, musicians and chamber music orchestras from around the world!

An unrivalled musical experience

The Festival de Lanaudière has a long-standing international reputation. Critics and music lovers are unanimous: it’s a catalyst for Quebec artistic and cultural energy! And the Fernand-Lindsay natural amphitheatre isn’t the only venue welcoming artists and festival-goers. Some of Lanaudière’s churches are also transformed into performance halls, while the Salle Rolland-Brunelle is set up in cabaret format.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Actress playing wood runner

Festivals galore

At Lanaudière, there’s one festival after another. Starting in June, Cyclofest in Rawdon welcomes road and mountain biking enthusiasts of all ages. Enjoy traditional music? Head to Joliette and Saint-Charles-Borromée in July for the must-see event Mémoires et Racines. In August, sample your favourite drinks at Festival Octenbulle in Mascouche. And in September, there’s the Joliette Blues Festival, with numerous shows in downtown bars and restaurants during the last weekend of the month. Still up for more? Check out Oktoberfest, Festival de Mascouche, Festival acadien de la Nouvelle-Acadie, or Rendez-vous Country in Saint-Michel-des-Saints. Consult our calendar so you don’t miss a thing.

Mandolin player
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