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11 Festivals, 1 City, 1 Month: Must Be Montreal’s Festimania

Thursday Jul 5, 2012
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MONTREAL, Canada - From July 5 to August 8, the city of Montreal will dance to the beat of Montréal Festimania.

Montrealers, Quebeckers, and visitors from around the world will experience the excitement of summer in the "City of Festivals," which will host no fewer than 11 different arts festivals over the course of five weeks.

To make the most of it, savvy festival-goers will get the Festi+ pass, which offers tons of perks and privileges in those 11 summer festivals: Divers/Cité, Fantasia International Film Festival, Festival international Nuits d’Afrique, Just For Laughs Festival presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Québec, Festival Mode & Design Montréal, Montreal First Peoples’ Festival, l’International des Feux Loto-Québec presented by TELUS,
Montréal Complètement Cirque, Montréal Électronique Groove (MEG), OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival and Zoofest.

Propelled by a vision of sustainable economic development and collective growth, Montréal Festimania supports Montreal in its emerging role as North America’s first-class festival city.

Montréal Festimania aims to create a seamlessly interwoven unparalleled festival experience, a family gathering par excellence to spoil its brood senseless throughout one month of festivities.

Propelled by a vision of sustainable economic development and collective growth, Montréal Festimania supports Montreal in its emerging role as North America’s first-class festival city.

With the Festi+ Pass, the savvy festival-goer will feast fruitfully on a frenzy of festivities.

For its second year, Montréal Festimania has created the Festi+ Pass, which offers festival-goers tons of perks and privileges at eleven of Montreal’s most hip and exciting summer festivals.

And best of all, it’s free! There are two ways to get your Festi+ Pass: in person, by going to the La Vitrine cultural information centre box office at the corner of Ste. Catherine Street and St. Laurent Boulevard, or by mail when you order the Festi+ Pass online (click on "Log In" in the Festi+ Zone) or by telephone (1-855-770-1777).

You can also find the Montréal Festimania Squad on location at various festival sites throughout the summer.

Following are the benefits of the Festi+ Pass:

  • exclusive access to the Montréal Festimania VIP area during Divers/Cité and OSHEAGA;
  • free entry to 1 p.m. screenings at Fantasia, from Monday to Friday at Concordia University;
  • two-for-one on all Festival international Nuits d’Afrique indoor show tickets purchased at the door;
  • a 4th show of our choice for free when booking a Just for Laughs Passport at the Festival’s Box-Office;
  • free entry to all MEG Montreal Showcases at Divan Orange, Quai des Brumes and Lambi;
  • 10% discount at the Boutique of Festival Mode & Design Montréal; backstage access to all major Montreal First Peoples’ Festival shows at Place des Festivals;
  • nearly $15 off seats in the Silver section at l’International des Feux Loto-Québec presented by TELUS;
  • 10% off beer and wine at La Tohu and l’Olympia and 10% off food from the à la carte menu at l’Olympia throughout the Festival Montréal
    Complètement Cirque;
  • exclusive access to the VIP area during Montréal Complètement Cirque; free entry to Best of Zoofest, free entry to the Montréal Festimania closing concert, Electromania, in association with MEG Montreal Festival.
  • plus even more surprises to come throughout the summer.


    LINK: Montréal Festimania

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