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In the event of bad weather, does the Festival hold its activities?
Absolutely! With its 6 indoor stages, its tents, its exhibitors’ covered area and its terraces with parasols, the Festival is still going on! Depending on the severity of the precipitation, certain shows can be move on another stage. In a extremely rare way, a show could be cancelled or report. We invite you to follow our Facebook page to know the possible changes: : or to contact us at 819 821-7433, ext. 0.

Can I bring food and drink onto the site?
No, the Gastronomic Corner is there and will tickle your taste buds. It is forbidden to bring any kind of drink or beverage on site.

Can I bring a water bottle?  
Of course!  We highly recommend you bring a reusable water bottle since, in our attempts to be as green a festival as possible, there will be no water bottles sold on site this year. Reusable water bottles will be available to purchase for those who forget to bring one, and water stations will be readily available so that you can fill up your water bottles and keep your water fresh! Glass water bottles are forbidden 

What are the permitted and prohibited items on the Festival site? 


  • Baby foods
  • Empty bottle or thermos
  • Feeding-bottle or children’s juice cup
  • Guide dog or service dog (certification may be required)
  • Light snack (e.g., candy bar, fruit, nuts, etc.)
  • Stroller for children


  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis and derivatives
  • Drugs and related accessories
  • Fireworks
  • Folding portable chairs
  • Glass bottle or container
  • Icebox
  • Liquids (Note that we have 4 water stations on site)
  • Pets or animals
  • Purpose for sale/promotion without written and signed permission from the Festival
  • Stick and ball of all kinds

Is the Festival accessible to people of limited mobility?
As the Festival site is rather flat, it is reasonably easy for those of limited mobility to get around. In addition, certain facilities, such as washrooms and parking lots, are adapted to accommodate.

Can I smoke on site?  
There are specially designed areas for smoking. Outside these areas, it is not possible to smoke. Please note that only tobacco and vaping are allowed.  

Are we allowed to take photographs or videos during the shows?
Even though it is forbidden to film the entirety of a show, you are allowed to take photographs or short videos. However, we do encourage you to leave your cameras and phones in your pockets in order to fully live the moment!

Are there money machines (ATMs) on site?
Yes, you will find ATMs on site, specifically, at the Information Kiosk and at the Centre Julien-Ducharme.

If I lose a personal belonging, where do I go?
Go to the Information Kiosk in the middle of the site.

Is there a security team and First-Aid service on site?
Both a security team and a specialized first-aid unit are present on site. For immediate assistance, go to the Information Kiosk or ask a member of the Festival team. We will contact necessary emergency personnel as quickly as possible.

Where can I buy tickets to the Not-to-be-Missed events?
At the Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke office:
1671, Chemin Duplessis, Sherbrooke Québec J1H 0C2
By telephone at 819-821-7433, dial 0 / By email : / On the website : Tickets

I would like to volunteer for the Festival, how do I get involved?
If you want to join the team of more than 600 volunteers that contribute every year to the success of the event, contact Carolina Lopez, volunteers manager, by email at or by telephone at 819-821-7433 ext. 221. You will then take part in a rewarding human experience and a cultural journey while contributing to the success of the event !

Main partners

Logo du partenaire: Loto-Québec
Logo du partenaire: Ville de Sherbrooke
Logo du partenaire: Canada
Logo du partenaire: Québec
Logo du partenaire: Desjardins
Logo du partenaire: Destination Sherbrooke
Logo du partenaire: BRP
Logo du partenaire: Simple Malt
Logo du partenaire: Ungava
Logo du partenaire: Carrefour de l'Estrie
Logo du partenaire: Hydro-Québec
Logo du partenaire: Wiptec
Logo du partenaire: Les peintures de Armond
Logo du partenaire: Baillargeon Coffrage
Logo du partenaire: RCGT
Logo du partenaire: Pharmaprix des Galeries Quatre-Saisons
Logo du partenaire: Boulangerie Georges
Logo du partenaire: Groupe Laroche
Logo du partenaire: Le Groupe A&A
Logo du partenaire: Global Excel
Logo du partenaire: NRJ
Logo du partenaire: Lou-Tec
Logo du partenaire: Portes de garage Mackie Sherbrooke
Logo du partenaire: Amecci
Logo du partenaire: N4 mobile
Logo du partenaire: Groupe Industriel Interprovincial
Logo du partenaire: Val Estrie Sherbrooke
Logo du partenaire: Construction Vincent Lachance
Logo du partenaire: Construction Touche finale - Gilles Lapalme
Logo du partenaire: Energie 106.1
Logo du partenaire: Rouge 102,7