7 events and festivals to enjoy in June

Published on June 5 2018

Nice weather has returned to the Outaouais, and nice weather means festivals! June brings festivals for all ages and tastes to Canada’s Capital Region and the Outaouais.

Aux 4 jeudis café/bar
Aux 4 jeudis café/bar

Aux 4 jeudis terrace

Live shows and movies on the terrace at Aux 4 jeudis

This year, Aux 4 jeudis celebrates their 40th anniversary. To mark the occasion, they’ve lined up a terrific summer entertainment program! Take advantage of the good weather to relax on their beautiful terrace and take in a show or an outdoor movie. A perfect way to spend a summer evening!

Where

Aux 4 jeudis – 44 Laval Street, Gatineau

When

Movies every Monday. | Live shows every Wednesday.

Good to know

For ages 18 and up.

Learn more

Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau

Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau

During this cycling competition, the Outaouais has the honour of welcoming some of the world’s greatest cyclists, and gives local amateur cyclists an opportunity to join ranks with the sports elite in front of family and friends. Prepare your sign and slogan, and from June 7 to 10, cheer on the participants in this legendary competition.

Read Fred Gates’ account of his experience at the 2017 Grand Prix Cycliste.

When

Thursday, June 7 to Sunday, June 10.

Cost

Free.

Learn more
Val-des-Monts Country Festival via Facebook
Val-des-Monts Country Festival via Facebook

Val-des-Monts Country Festival

Val-des-Monts Country Festival

From June 13 to 17, put on your ten-gallon hat and your cowboy boots and make your way to Val-des-Monts for the Country Festival! Whether or not you’re a huge fan of country music, young or not so young, you’re sure to enjoy the programming of the festival’s 8th edition.

Where

42 Déziel Road, Val-des-Monts

When

Wednesday, June 13 to Sunday, June 17

Cost

Admission ranges from $15 to $65.

Good to know

Free RV camping included with your weekend pass.

Learn more

Montebello Rockfest

Montebello Rockfest

Whether or not you’re a big fan of rock music doesn’t matter, because the Rockfest atmosphere alone is worth the detour! Over the three days of the festival, the small village of 900 inhabitants (and 1,000 cows) morphs into a giant party and a real rock metropolis! This year, at Canada’s largest rock festival, you can catch bands like Sum 41, Prophets of Rage, Weezer and Tenacious D.

Where

Montebello

When

Thursday, June 14 to Saturday, June 16.

Cost

From $149.

Learn more
Béatrice et Chocolats via Facebook
Béatrice et Chocolats via Facebook

Chocolate specially made by Béatrice et Chocolats for the Ottawa Flamenco Festival.

Festival Flamenco Capitale in Ottawa

From June 14 to 16, Canada’s Capital Region will welcome its first flamenco festival! With dance and singing shows, a flash mob, and a flamenco bazaar, this is the place to discover and share the beauty of this magnificent art. You’ll also have the opportunity to discover products created specially for the festival by Béatrice et chocolats!

Where

Various locations depending on the event.

When

Thursday, June 14 to Saturday, June 16.

Cost

Admission ranges from $10 to $33.

Learn more
Tire de camions Gatineau Truck Pull via Facebook
Tire de camions Gatineau Truck Pull via Facebook

Truck pull and mud run

Festiloups – Truck pull and mud run

This is the perfect event for the kid in you! Besides performances by Bernard Adamus and other artists, various styles of tractors and trucks will face off in epic competitions at Des Loups Park in La Pêche on June 23 and 24. Get the gang together, vibrate to the roar of the engines, and cheer on the competitors in the truck pull and mud run!

Where

Des Loups Park – 8 Lionel-Beausoleil Road, La Pêche

When

Friday, June 22 to Sunday, June 24.

Cost

Adult – $5 to $20 | Child – $2.50 to $10.

Good to know

Three-day passes are available for adults and children.

Learn more
Festival Outaouais en fête via Facebook
Festival Outaouais en fête via Facebook

Amusement park at Outaouais en fête festival

L’Outaouais en fête

With a rich program featuring leading artists from Quebec and the Francophonie as well as young and emerging talents, this is the ideal festival to celebrate Francophone culture at home and abroad. In addition to the dynamite music lineup and the amusement park, the bonfire on June 23 and the fireworks on June 24 will make for a great Saint-Jean-Baptiste weekend!

Where

Des Cèdres Park

When

Friday, June 22 to Monday, June 25.

Good to know

Until June 14, save 40% off the regular price of the “Spectacles” passport (admission to 4 shows).

Learn more

Follow us on Facebook to keep informed about upcoming events, and on Instagram to see the most beautiful shared photos of the Outaouais!

OTHER ARTICLES THAT MIGHT INTEREST YOU
Share
Facebook Twitter Email