Are the door open 24h a day?

No, here is the schedule for 2020.

Early arrival:
Tuesday: 9AM to 00 AM

General entrance:
Wednesday: 9AM to 1AM (Next day)
Thursday: 9AM to 1AM (Next day)
Friday: 9AM to 5PM
Saturday: on call to the reception

Sunday: 9AM to 2PM

Leave no trace session:
Sunday: 4PM

Tuesday: 9AM to 8PM
Wednesday: 9AM to 8PM
Sunday: 9AM to 2PM

I did not receive a confirmation email. What should I do?

Contact Give your full name and the email address used for your purchase to receive your confirmation email and your ticket. 

Can I return or transfer my ticket after buying it?

Yes you can get a refund. Just write to Give your full name and the email address used during your purchase to receive your refund.

No, you cannot transfer your ticket.

Do I need to print my ticket?

No, we will have a list of all participants at the gate.

Can I get a one-day pass?

No. There is only one type of ticket, which covers all five days of the event.

Can I buy my ticket at the gate?

No. There will be no tickets sold at the door. Plan ahead!

Can L'OsstidBurn sell out? Is there a maximum capacity?

It will sell out just like last year! Get your ticket now! Our maximum capacity is 400 people.

Can I bring my kids? Does it cost anything to bring kids?

Bring your kids! The event is free for kids 14 years and under and 60$ for 15-17y.o. accompanied by an adult. You must register your kids on Evenbrite.

I want to get involved. What can I do?

Yes! We need you! The event is entirely run and organized by volunteers — before, during and after. Without volunteers, there would be no event. Volunteering for L’OsstidBurn is an amazing opportunity to meet new people and give back to the community. There are plenty of possibilities. See available positions.

Can I get in for free if I volunteer?

There are no free tickets for volunteers, artists or organizers. Everyone buys their ticket. L’OsstidBurn is a collective experience. Everyone contributes; everyone pays for their ticket.

Can I get a free ticket with my art grant?

No. Volunteers, artists and organizers — everyone buys a ticket. Everyone contributes; everyone pays for their ticket.

Can I arrive early to chill with my crew and find a great spot for my tent?

You can arrive starting at noon on Tuesday only if you are a volunteer for build, or if you are part of an art project or theme camp.

Is there a space reserved for RVs?

No. RVs not are permitted in the forest because participants must take paths to access the site. There will be a space reserved for RVs in the parking lot. You’re welcome to bring an RV, but it will be impossible for you to sleep with your camp.

Can I camp beside my car?

No. Your car must stay in the parking lot. We need to secure the site.

Can I bring my animals?

No. Leave your hamster at home.

Are there garbage cans? How do I dispose of my garbage?

There are no trash or recycling services on the site. We follow the principle of Leave no Trace. Everything you bring must leave with you — including your garbage. Make sure you dispose of your recycling and garbage responsibly after the event

Can we have a fire at our camp?

We do not allow any campfires except those authorized by the organization in common areas.

Can I bring alcohol?

Yes. But bring cans instead of glass bottles.

Can I buy anything at the event site?

Nothing. There is no money on the site nor commercial activities such food trucks. You need to bring everything you think you will need to survive L’OsstidBurn!

Is there access to potable water?

No. You have to bring your water — to drink, wash dishes, brush your teeth, etc. We advise you to bring a minimum of 3L per person per day. Be sure to use environmentally safe soap and products.

When does the effigy burn?

The effigy burns on Friday at dusk.

How do I register my theme camp?

All theme camps must be registered before May 21th. Register HERE. 

I want to build a big art installation.

Amazing! Fill in this form by May 19 to bring your art. 

Do I have to camp with a theme camp?

No. You can camp alone or with a group of friends. There are many ways to get involved without creating a theme camp. See opportunities here or contact our Theme Camps on our Facebook Group

Can I register my car as an art car?

No. Vehicles will not be authorized to park or drive on the site during the event.

Are there showers and toilets?

There will be chemical toilets available to all participants. But there are no showers on site. Bring baby wipes. If you want to take a shower, bring it with you (including the water).