Practical information

Festival international Nuits d'Afrique

35th edition • From July 6 to 18, 2021







How do I get tickets?
Get your tickets in advance for the indoor performances at the National’s online reservation platforms, the Ministere and

The performance schedule is available in the Program section


If you need help, please contact the theaters: 






What are the sanitary measures to be followed in theaters?

The theaters respect the hygiene measures, physical distancing and sanitization recommended by the Public Health Authorities.

  • We thank you for following the Public health basics instructions and also measures explained on site. 
  • At the moment, wearing a procedure mask is mandatory at all times indoors. 
  • Hand washing or disinfection stations will be available at the entrance. 
  • Please do not attend if you have symptoms of COVID-19, if you have been in contact with someone who contracted COVID-19 or is suspected of having COVID-19. Contact the box office if necessary.

Can I see a performance indoors  with children? 

Performances at the National and the Ministere are accessible to minors with a parent. 

Welcome to families.

The Club Balattou only allows adults of 18 and above.





Will the Festival be held outdoors this year? 

YES! You will be able to enjoy a completely new experience for 6 days on the Parterre du Quartier des spectacles de Montréal from July 13th to 18th. We can’t wait to see you! 

Will the Outdoor Festival be free?
Yes, free activities will be offered to everyone. 

How many people can you accommodate?

The site allows you to maintain physical distancing while enjoying the atmosphere and activities. Our capacity will be announced shortly.


Will I need to make a reservation? 

We are committed to provide you with the safest, the most accessible and enjoyable experience possible. We are currently adjusting to the latest government measures. You will be informed shortly about the process to access. 

What sanitary measures will be put in place? 

We are closely following the progress of the instructions for festivals and events. For example, the wearing of masks or face covering will depend on the instructions in effect. Come back here for more information before your visit. 


Our activities are accessible to people with restricted mobility.

If we can make your participation more comfortable or accessible, please let us know. 



How do I get to the site?

The site of the Festival international Nuits d’Afrique is located on the Parterre du Quartier des spectacles, in the heart of downtown Montreal, between St-Urbain and Clark Streets


• Public transportation

Metro : Saint-Laurent and Place-des-Arts Metro Stations (green line).

Bus : lines 15, 24, 55, 80, 125 et 129

Consult the website for more information on public transportation options.

• BIXI Stations

Please visit the BIXI Montreal website for more information.

• Parking for cars

Paid parking is available near or on site at Place des Arts, Complexe Desjardins and the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).


Other questions ?

Contact us by email at or call us at 514-499-9239 #224.





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