General and complementary services
You can purchase Festi Jazz merchandise directly from the “Store” section of our website. You can also purchase promotional material directly from our festival kiosk.
Chemical toilets will be available on the festival site in each zone of Place Festi Jazz Québecor! An accessible chemical toilet for people with reduced mobility will also be available on the outdoor Festival site. There are also adapted toilets at the Salle DESJARDINS-TELUS and the Conservatory, but none at the Bains Publics.
Thursday, September 31: 5pm to 12am*
Friday, September 1: 4pm to 12am*
Saturday, September 2: 12:30am to 12am*
Sunday, September 3: 9:30am to 7pm
*The evening continues off-site. See program for details.
The Grands Concerts take place under the Big Top at Place Festi Jazz Québecor and in Salle DESJARDINS-TELUS, the Nuits Jazz Toyota Rimouski in Salle Bouchard-Morisset at the Conservatoire de musique de Rimouski, and the other concerts under the Big Top at Place Festi Jazz Québecor and in Veterans Park opposite the Cathedral. In addition, 3 events will take place at Cabaret Culturel – Les Bains publics Coop de Solidarité.
Not in most cases, as the stages are covered. If a show has to be moved, you will be informed by e-mail.
It should be warm during the day, but as Rimouski is on the banks of the river, evenings can be cooler. It’s a good idea to bring a warm sweater, just in case.
The Festi Jazz International de Rimouski makes every effort to ensure your well-being throughout the festival. The BSL Security team is deployed at all performance sites.
The performances are mainly in closed or shadowed areas
- Grands Spectacles series: $35 (student $20) on Thursdays and $45 (student $25) for the other days.
- Éclatée Québecor series: $30
- Nuits Jazz Toyota Rimouski series: $30
- Oiseaux de Nuit Desjardins series: $10
- Explore Pass: $60 pre-sale until June 27
- Festi Jazz Pass: $180
Free for children 12 and under
On the ticketing page of our website! On site if tickets are still available.
The site is free to enter, but you’ll need a ticket in print or on your cell phone for paying shows!
You can access the site and the shows included in the passes with your wristbands:
- Passe Explore: pink bracelet to be picked up at Audition Musik after purchase.
- Festi Jazz Pass: blue bracelet to be picked up at Spect’Art at Salle DESJARDINS-TELUS after purchase.
The bracelet can be emailed to you by the festival or picked up on site on the days of the event!
We strongly advise you to reserve tickets in advance for paying shows, as places are limited. It is not possible to reserve tickets for free shows.
Until the show starts if they are still available
No; tickets and passes are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
For special cases or questions, please call us at 418 724 7844.
Yes for more information, see the link below
Food and drink
There are two filtered drinking water fountains available on site. These fountains are available only for filling your glass or water bottle.
Yes; there will be food stands on site (to be announced soon)
Yes, bar service will be available on site, near the Chapiteau as well as in the Desjardins-Telus rooms and the Conservatoire. Alcohol consumption is permitted throughout the Place Festi Jazz Quebecor.
However, it is FORBIDDEN to bring your own alcohol on site. Glass bottles are also prescribed.
Our website offers you a choice of hotels near the festival site.
Unfortunately, no special hotel rates are available this year for our festival-goers.
Permitted and prohibited items
- Alcoholic beverages
- Drugs and related accessories (except prescription drugs)
- Glass bottles and cans (closed or open)
- Thermos jugs
- Fireworks or firecrackers
- Stud accessories
- Rifle bullets
- Bladed weapons and blunt objects
- Any item that could endanger the safety of other spectators
- Strollers and bottles
- Small snacks
- Small backpacks and panniers (all bags and panniers will be searched)
- Canteens and plastic bottles (hard or crumpled)
- Cushions with backrest and no metal frame
No. Out of concern for their well-being, Festi Jazz forbids dogs and other pets access to these performance sites.
No, you can’t bring your own alcohol to our venues. Glass bottles are also prescribed.
Small snacks can be brought to the various sites.
Yes, you are allowed to bring your own reusable water bottle. For ecological reasons, we have stopped selling bottled water on festival sites. You can fill your water bottles free of charge at the purified water stations provided.
Transport and parking
Unfortunately, no parking spaces are reserved in Rimouski for festival-goers. However, there are several spaces available in town where you can leave your car.
A public transport system is in place in Rimouski. The various festival sites are accessible via different routes. For more details, follow this link: https://www.rimouskibus.com/
25 Rue Saint Germain O, Rimouski, QC QC G5L 4B4
In Veterans’ Park, on rue Saint-Germain O, just opposite the Cathedral
22, rue Sainte-Marie Rimouski (Québec) G5L 4E2
200 QC-132, Price, QC G0J 1Z0