FAQs

Programing, new features and formula of Les Grands Feux 2022

In 2022, the 25th anniversary will allow you to attend 6 fire evenings under a regular formula and world-class pyromusical shows launched from our famous barge on the Ottawa River.

Get your tickets and discover the complete program here.

The FIRE evenings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from August 3 to 20, 2022, namely August 3, 6, 10, 13, 17 and 20, 2022 starting at 6:00 pm at the Canadian Museum of History.

Every Wednesday and Saturday between August 3 and 20, 2022, 4 hours of entertainment awaits you: 

Opening of the site: 6:00 pm 

Start of the fireworks show: 9:15 pm

Deadline to enter the site before the show: 9:00 pm

Closing of the site: 10:00 pm

In 2022, the international pyromusical shows are back with world-class fireworks displays launched from our barge on the Ottawa River against the backdrop of Canada’s Parliament! 25 minutes of dazzling fireworks and exhilarating music awaits you on the magnificent site of the Canadian Museum of History.

In addition to the Grand Opening and Grand Finale shows, France, Canada, Mexico and the United States will dazzle you in a series of pyromusical shows where you are the judges!

Online ticketing service

All tickets must be purchased through our online ticketing service. No tickets will be available at the door.

Tickets will go on sale on May 11, 2022.

Tickets are available in electronic format only and will be emailed to you upon completion of your purchase through the online ticketing service. 

You can print your ticket or present it directly from your smartphone when you arrive at one of the venue entrances.

For the 25th anniversary, The Grands Feux is returning to a regular format! Get your tickets here. 

Ticket types:

  • General Admission: Adults, children and babies
  • Reserved seating: 6 Fireworks Passport, 1 Firework Experience
  • Mobility impaired
  • Dinner and show

Packages and tourist attractions :

  • Packages by Expérience Outaouais
  • Packages in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of History to come.

Discover the prices and the complete offer here.

Everyone who comes to Les Grands Feux, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the site. 

Tickets for babies (0 to 4 years old) are free. 

This ticket is available here. 

Children’s tickets (5 to 12 years old) are available at a reduced price. 

This ticket is available here.

No, there is no minimum age to attend Les Grands Feux, but children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult in order to enter the site. 

For tickets that do not include reserved seating, it is permitted to bring a blanket and/or folding chair to the site to enjoy the pyromusical shows. To optimize your experience, we recommend that you choose the blanket. This will allow you to freely enjoy the 4 hours of entertainment before the show. 

  1. Make sure you enter a credit card number, not an ATM card number. Distractions do happen!
  2. Make sure your address and postal code match your credit card information. Avoid debit/credit.
  3. If the problem persists, contact us via our instant messenger, available on The Grands Feux Facebook page and website. Our team will be happy to help you!

Have you checked your email and junk mail boxes? Some legitimate emails sometimes slip through!

If you can’t find it, drop us a line via our instant messenger, available on Les Grands Feux Facebook page and website. Our team will be happy to help you!

Plan your visit

The site is located on the beautiful grounds of the popular Canadian Museum of History. Its open environment is bordered by the Ottawa River and offers many views of Ottawa’s Parliament Hill on the other side.

 Please note that as of 2022, the main entrance of the Canadian Museum of History will no longer be accessible to enter the event site. Please use the two main entrances to the site: Laurier-Victoria and Laurier-Alexandra Bridge.

Your ticket allows you to enter the site only once, if you exit, you will not be able to re-enter. We encourage you to plan your visit accordingly.

We have developed an exclusive package offer with our partner Experience Outaouais. By choosing one of their packages, you will be able to attend our event and enjoy a great stay in the region! Click here for more information.

As usual, the event will take place, rain or shine. Check the weather forecast to plan your outing accordingly! Only major unforeseen weather conditions could force the postponement of a show to a later date. Your tickets would then be automatically transferred to that date, unless otherwise indicated.

Beware of umbrellas! 

Umbrellas are not allowed in order to avoid blocking the field of vision of neighboring spectators and for your safety. In case of rain, we advise you to bring a raincoat!

People with reduced mobility or families with strollers can use the two main entrances to the site, the Laurier-Victoria corner and the Laurier-Alexandra Bridge corner.

For people with reduced mobility, a privileged area with a bar and private toilets will be set up near the river on the event site.

Bicycle

A parking lot with bike racks and surveillance will be available.

 Bus

Regular STO network: Plani-Bus schedule

By foot

A healthy walk is always appreciated!

 Aqua-Taxi

Electric boats on the water Aqua-Taxi and Aqua-Limo 

Car

Be sure to arrive early. Paid parking is available in the area. Some congestion may occur on the way in and out.

Please note that the Canadian Museum of History parking lot will not be available to the general public. 

Other options:

Maison du Citoyen parking lot (Portage I and II sections) ($)

  • at a cost of $10
  • sold online via the event’s online ticketing service
  • Address: 98 Victoria Street.

On the outskirts of the site

Several private parking lots on Hull Island, rates set by the operators.

Yes, there is! You will be able to enjoy a wide range of choices as well as many new items starting at 6:00 pm. It’s the perfect opportunity to make some interesting culinary discoveries. Consult the complete offer here.

In addition, SAQ Bistros are waiting for you to discover their specialties and a wide variety of Quebec products.

Please note: only reusable plastic water bottles will be allowed on the site this year. You will have the chance to take advantage of our refill stations on the site.

The Grands Feux of Casino Lac-Leamy is a non-smoking environment.

To smoke, people must leave the site. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the site.

As in all public places, cannabis is prohibited.

  • Alcoholic beverages from outside the site

  • Drugs 

  • Glass containers

  • Coolers and large bags (except baby care bags)

  • Skateboards

  • Bicycles

  • Pets (except service dogs with proof). Please note that the nature of the event is not a pet-friendly environment. 

  • Audio/video and photo equipment, including tripods

  • Products for promotion or sale

  • Firearms, knives, blades

  • Any item that can cause injury

  • Drones

  • Umbrellas

  •  Reusable plastic water bottle 

  • Blankets

  • Folding chairs

  • Raincoats

  • Sunscreen (prohibited: cans, flammable sprays)

  • Disposable cameras

  • Stroller and baby care bag

Only credit and debit cards will be accepted throughout the site.

We invite you to write to us at info@feux.qc.ca. 

New: the soundtrack of each show will now be broadcast only live from our virtual experience XFEU.CA.

Billing and account credits

Tickets will be honored and have been transferred to Saturday, August 6, 2022. It is important to note that these tickets will only be valid for that evening and no refunds will be issued.

No exchanges or refunds are permitted, except in cases of force majeure (e.g., a health care facility or closure).

A credit for the value of your subsequent purchase has been issued automatically to your customer’s account. This credit does not expire.

To use it, you have two options: 

You can use it to purchase tickets for the 2022 edition

You can keep it to buy tickets for a future edition

COVID-19

Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy will respect the sanitary measures in effect issued by the Government of Quebec. To consult the most recent updates, click here

 

Les Grands Feux du Casino Lac-Leamy will inform you of exchange or refund procedures if applicable.

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