Let's go to Saint-Tite

Let's go to Saint-Tite


Friday marks the start of the 54th edition of the Festival de St-Tite. The popular event, which runs until September 18, celebrates its return to its original and large-scale format after the cancellation of the 2020 edition and a year 2021 featuring only a few outdoor rodeos. Between 600,000 and 700,000 festival-goers are expected in ten days. 

The kiosks are well stocked, the merchants are excited and ready to meet the thousands of daily visitors, the campsite is already full: the town of 3,800 inhabitants of Saint-Tite is impatient to transform itself into a real western village again. of some 600,000 lovers of music, rodeos and country atmosphere.  

“People are eager to find the atmosphere of the Festival in the streets,” says Nadia Moreau, president of this 54th edition. We are excited, enthusiastic and excited to see visitors bring Saint-Tite back to life after two years of the pandemic! This is already happening in the city, the madness, the happiness of the citizens, the traders who are preparing. We are announcing a super temperature and we are still talking about the largest open-site festival in Quebec. »

Return to normal

The mandatory shutdown of almost two years has represented a complete loss of benefits for the organization, which believes that this 54th edition will mark the return of a Normal festival (as last seen in 2019) with an operating budget of $8.5 million. 

Cowboys and cowgirls in the streets of Saint-Tite, there is likely to be many, while the theme of this new edition is Awaken the cowboy in you. “People want to play the game, to become this character of the cowboy who walks in a western village”, continues the organizer, who reminds people that it is possible to come and walk in the streets and dive into the ambience absolutely free.

“There is everything on the site to find the perfect cowboy kit: boots, hats, etc. And we must not forget the ten professional rodeos featuring seasoned Quebec, Canadian and American competitors who make us proud. »

Five shows to see

It's my story – Tribute to the work of Renée Martel

A tribute to the one we nicknamed the queen of St-Tite, who passed away on December 18, 2021. 

▶ Saturday, September 10 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Matt Lang and his guests

This artist's show new countrysold out for a while already. 

▶ Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.

Jolene and the Gambler – The country of our idols

Maxime Landry and Annie Blanchard have concocted a large-scale show. 

▶ Sunday, September 11 at 7 p.m.

Patrick Norman 

A faithful and essential Quebec country artist.

▶ Thursday, September 15, 8 p.m.

The Grand Parade  

One of the most anticipated events of the festival! 

▶ Sunday, September 11 from 1 p.m.