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Sep 18

CLOSING OF THE YELLOW LINE - SEPTEMBER 14 & 21

There you go. You are warned : The yellow line will be closed on September 14th and 21st. Don’t panic : The STM and AML cruises offer transportation solutions to get TO and FROM Piknic. (...)

Sep 18

INFO-PROG | SEPT. 21 - MISTAKES MUSIC + POP MONTRÉAL

Here we are: the final Piknic of the season. Where did it all go? Well, the least we can say is that we’re finishing off with a bang. This Sunday, we’ve got France’s Mistakes Music on one stage, and Pop Montreal on the other! (...)

Sep 17

THIS SUNDAY, WE BREAK OUT THE IGLOOFEST TUQUES

The last Piknic is practically the first… Igloofest! Moreover, it’s now a tradition (for those who did not get the memo). Get out your Igloofest toques from the closet, as summer officially ends this Sunday. And if you're REALLY motivated, de-mothball your best one-piece to dance to Seb Léger!

To honor our theme (and favorite winter festival), we will give an Igloofest toque (the Frileuse model) to the first 500 arrivals at the site. Don’t have YOUR toque? They’ll be on sale at the Piknic Boutik, located on the way to the food station. (...)

Sep 17

TOP TIMES FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH

Flags, cold front, sharing, and exotic animals topped the menu for the Sunday, September 14th Piknic. Oh, and it was also the second-to-last one! (...)

Sep 11

INFO-PROG | SEPTEMBER 14 - AUS MUSIC + SAINTWOODS

Red alert: only two more Piknics to go! You need to pull out all the stops and come party, stat. And our final two line-ups of the season figure among our best, so there’s no option to spend your Sunday polishing your snow shoes when you could be dancing in those flip-flops a few more times yet. Two stellar showcases go head-to-head this week. (...)

Sep 11

THIS SUNDAY, SHOW YOUR COLOURS WITH REP YOUR FLAG

This Sunday, September 14th, we’re breaking out our flags and showing off our colors for the REP YOUR FLAG day in collaboration with Interstude! You Canuck? Get dressed in red and white and kiss the dude wearing the Belgian colours next to you while high-fiving Mr. Mexico on your other side. We’ll also have face-painting on site for those who wish to kick it up a notch. Of course, there will be a photo studio to capture all threse beautiful colors united under the Calder. (...)

Sep 09

TOP TIMES FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th



This past Sunday’s Piknic was chockfull of great weather. It had a lot of you hashtagging #piknic on Instagram! So much so that it inspired me to assemble a little top 5 from the images you posted. Unheard of! (...)

Sep 04

M TON PIKNIC @ OUMF - SATURDAY SEPT. 6 | FREE!

The festivities of the season continue with the OUMF, this friendly art festival that takes place in emerging Latin Quarter, September 4th to 6th. And Piknic is at the party! (...)

Sep 04

INFO-PROG | SEPTEMBER 7



With only three more Piknics to go before the season wraps up, we tap London’s infamous Fabric nightclub for one of their longest-running residents and invite him to Montreal for what ought to be an extra-special engagement. (...)

Sep 03

TOP TIMES FOR TRIPLE PIKNIC

The Triple Piknic to kick off the school season is now behind us (but your session, that’s still got a ways to go, eh). Here’s ??our top times in five essay questions. Will you pass the test? (...)

Aug 28

FOCUS PIKNIC | POIRIER

Our national pride and joy, Poirier, begins a European tour this week and we thought it was the right time to present this nice interview and recent performance filmed by our friends at ThisIsHerd.

Aug 28

REPORT CARD | CASHLESS PAYMENT

This Sunday, new cashless payment technology made its debut at Piknic. There were more than 6,000 people on hand to test the new system. A big first go that brought several areas to light for improvement, both in our operations and in terms of your use of the pads. More work is needed so that everyone can enjoy the full fluidity of this new process and avoid problems.

Aug 28

INFO-PROG | AUGUST 30-31-SEPTEMBER 1

Oh no! We’re already at Labour Day and the summer’s just started. Oh yes! We’re in for the annual three-day Piknic extravaganza. So many conflicting emotions pour out for this annual back to school tradition. Fortunately, we have a line-up on hand to help you live in denial and forget all about classes and assignments, if only for a few more days.

Aug 27

TOP TIMES FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 24TH

A completely off-the-hook Piknic. Full-on summer temperatures + special effects gave us a solid foundation for the August 24th edition. Here’s our Top 5 highlights from this crazy day. (...)

Aug 21

INFO-PROG | AUGUST 24



With the end of summer feeling more and more real, Piknic dedicates another Sunday to your discovery of bubbling-under, hot-to-the-touch house labels. The MOOG stage kicks off at 2pm with Australia’s Dreems who drops by to showcase the left-of-centre techno he’s been releasing lately on Montreal’s Multi Culti label. (...)