A word from our dignitaries

The Québec government is proud to support the Heavy Montréal Festival, a large gathering that attracts tens of thousands of metal and hard rock fans to Montréal. The music festival takes place in an electrifying atmosphere and generates significant economic and tourism spinoff for Montréal and Québec.

This cultural event enables tourists and Montrealers to discover and appreciate the music of performers from at home and abroad. The Heavy Montréal Festival undoubtedly contributes to Montréal’s vitality and to raising its profile, thereby bolstering its brand image as a cultural and tourism centre.

Best wishes for a successful festival!

Julie Boulet
Minister of Tourism and
Minister responsible for the Mauricie region

Martin Coiteux
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy,
Minister of Public Security and
Minister responsible for the Montréal region

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A high point of our festival season, HEAVY MONTRÉAL is making a strong comeback this summer! Unique in North America, this powerhouse event attracts tens of thousands of tourists and fans of metal, rock, and heavy-hitting music. Year after year, the festival welcomes the biggest international acts, while also showcasing emerging and local artists.

Tourisme Montréal is proud to partner with HEAVY MONTRÉAL, a world-class festival that reflects the diversity of artistic experiences offered in our city.

Enjoy the festival!

Yves Lalumière
President and CEO
Tourisme Montréal