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MONTRÉAL, May 18, 2022 - Festival Metro Metro, one of the largest urban music festivals in Canada, in partnership with the Olympic Park, Midway Group andDNA LIVE, is 48 hours away. Here is everything festival-goers need to know!


Doors open at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 20, and at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22.


By public transportation

The Esplanade is located above the Pie-IX metro station, on the green line, near the bus stops 97, 139 and 439. Considering that there is a lot of construction work around the station, please use the interior corridor and head to the main entrance of the Olympic Stadium to access the festival. Don’t forget to purchase your transit fare for the return trip in advance to avoid long lines at the end of the night.

By active transportation

Bicycle access via the bike paths on Rachel Street, Maisonneuve Park and Bennett Street. Bike racks are available a few metres from the entrance, as well as in the P2 parking lot. BIXI stations are located on Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, near 4545, as well as near the Botanical Garden, the Sports Centre, and Maurice Richard Arena. Check out BIXI’s interactive map.

By car

For more information on parking, visit the Olympic Park website by clicking here.

Accessibility for people with reduced mobility

The Esplanade and the Festival are accessible for people with reduced mobility. Sanitary facilities adapted to people in wheelchairs are located at the entrance of the administrative offices at 4141 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue.


For the safety of all festival-goers, certain articles are not allowed on the festival site. It is highly recommended that you take a look at the list before coming to the event. The list is available right here:


Food will be available on the festival site, to suit different diet types. There will be water fountains on the site; empty reusable bottles are more than welcome.


Metro Metro reminds festival-goers to stay hydrated and to keep cool during the weekend! Warm weather arrived early this year. Make sure to check the weather conditions and to dress accordingly.


Metro Metro would also like to remind all attendees to:

  • Respect the environment;

  • Respect others around you;

  • Respect yourselves – know your limits!


We are following the current situation and the new measures put in place by the Government of Quebec very closely. We take the safety and health of festival-goers, artists, staff and the community very seriously. We recommend that everyone follows the guidelines and protocols proposed by public health officials. The choice to wear a mask is at each individual’s discretion. The population is invited to respect those who wish to continue to use this method to effectively protect themselves from COVID-19.

The 2022 edition of Festival Metro Metro kicks-off Friday, and only a few tickets are still available! More details on

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About the Metro Metro Festival

Metro Metro Festival was founded in 2019 by Olivier Primeau of the Midway Group, with the aim of creating the first and most important event celebrating hip hop music and its artists in the Canada. The first edition was marked by the presence of Cardi B., Snoop Dog, Future and Sean Paul, among others. In 2022, the festival returns with its second edition on May 20, 21, 22 on the Esplanade of the Olympic Park. Metro Metro Festival is now produced by Montreal’s Olympic Park, Midway Group and DNA LIVE.

About the Olympic Park

Created on November 1st, 2020 following the adoption of Bill 15, the Olympic Park (Société de développement et mise en valeur du Parc olympique (SDMVPO)) replaces and modernizes the mission of the Régie des installations du Parc olympique (1975-2020). The Parc olympique has the mandate of developing, managing, promoting and operating its facilities in addition to showcasing its heritage and the Olympic legacy.

The Olympic Park manages five main assets: The Olympic Stadium, the largest amphitheatre in the country, The Montreal Tower, the tallest inclined tower in the world, The Sports Center, home to the main Olympic aquatic center in Canada, the Esplanade and outdoor sites around the stadium, which welcome multiple events and gatherings every year, and the largest underground parking in the country. For more information, visit

About Midway Group

Midway Group is an ecosystem of modern and innovative businesses including an events group, a marketing agency, a talent agency, a retail product development company and a franchisor and operator of several restaurant brands. Some of the brands managed by the group include Beach Day Every Day, Beachclub, Metro Metro Festival, Festival Escapade, Bass Ship, Slice Gang Pizza, Poutine TIme, Burger Time and many others.


Founded in 2010, DNA Live has continued to prove itself as one of Canada’s leading event creation and management brands.

DNA Live is responsible for over 100 events per year, including multiple festivals, concerts, and corporate / private events.

Source: Metro Metro Festival

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