Ancient Future Festival is an electronic festival set in the Old Port at the heart of Montréal, Canada. With an ethos of freedom and creativity, it combines music, art and multi-disciplinary performances to create a truly spectacular experience.
Having had a hugely popular first edition, it looks to build on its success with this year's festivities. The immersive port-side setting will be taken over once again for this celebration at the core of metropolis.
Attracting international names from across the electronic scene, the festival looks set to welcome XXYYXX, Kerri Chandler, N'to, Worakls, Joachim Pastor, Project Pablo and more.
Vieux-Port is the old port of Montréal. Set at the heart of the city, the space provides an eye-catching backdrop to contrast with the metropolitan surroundings.
The festival is situated at the heart of Montréal. It is therefore easily reachable from anywhere in the city. International festival-goers should fly to Montréal International Airport (YUL) where they can take a 747 bus (30 minutes), a train to Montréal QC (10 minutes) or a taxi (20 minutes) to the festival site.
The festival opens at 15:00 Friday and closes at 03:00 Saturday.
The festival is 18+.
Yes - you will be given a wristband that will let you leave and return to the site.
Yes, credit cards will be accepted.
Yes, there are ATMs spread across the festival grounds.
It is forbidden to bring any food or drink to the festival.
No pets are allowed on-site.
There is a BBQ as well as two food trucks - one for savoury food and one for sweet.
There are several parking options near the Quai de l'Horloge. Since parking in the Old Port can be expensive, you are advised to move by public transport, by bike or on foot.
No, there are no lockers at the festival. However there is a cloakroom at Hangar 16 which costs $3.
Yes, the festival site is accessible to people with reduced mobility and also provides disabled toilets.