A sustainable festival - FestiVoix de Trois-Rivières A sustainable festival - FestiVoix de Trois-Rivières

A sustainable festival

For more than 15 years, FestiVoix has been actively involved in sustainable development, a true philosophy of life for the organization, through the implementation of environmental, social and economic actions marked by innovation and consultation, as part of its sustainable development plan in collaboration with Kruger.




STTR public transit offered free of charge during the FestiVoix Details >

STTR shuttle service available free of charge from 3 points of service (Over 13,476 uses in 2019) Details >

8 Gérard Milette bike cabs to move easily from one stage to another Details >

A free Laferté Bicycles park located near the main site entrances Details >

3 electric shuttles accessible free of charge near the entrances of the sites Details >

Pedestrian site downtown, 6 streets completely closed to motorists for 9 days

100% ecological means of transportation for our teams
14 electric vehicles and 4 bicycles are used to get around the festival site



15 person paid sorting crew to optimize waste recycling

5,196 tons of waste and materials recycled in 2022

58,820 cans 100% recycled in 2022

900 bottles of wine recycled in 2022

760 liters of water distributed at the 2 Voilà.Shop Vél’eau water stations (equivalent to 3040 unused 250 ml plastic bottles)

0.5 tons of banners recycled at Maison Tradition for a second life

Offset of all GHG generated by the event and the artists via the Éclore voluntary carbon market platform

Highest certification in sustainable development of the city of Trois-Rivières by the Trois-Rivières Sustainable Foundation

Financial partner of the Sous les pavés initiative of Environnement Mauricie, which aims to reduce urban heat islands through green development in schools

Use of 100% recyclable aluminum cans and plastic bottles on the sites

Donation and sponsorship of the Red Mill Bog

Reusable water bottles for volunteers and staff and EcoCup glass available to festival goers

Reduction of printed material with the withdrawal of 190,000 copies of the paper brochure

Use of reusable dishes and utensils for all meals offered in the cafeteria



4 new awareness videos shared on all FestiVoix platforms thanks to the financial support of Éclore’s GHG emission reduction awareness support program

Incentive for festival-goers to offset their carbon footprint on our ticketing platform via Éclore’s voluntary market

Awareness campaign and promotion of eco-responsible practices among festival-goers

Raising awareness among partners, suppliers and food concessions on the use of ecological materials and the application of efficient recycling

Raising children’s awareness of ecology through art via 12 cultural mediation workshops focused on sustainable development

Children’s playground created with recycled materials at the RONA Family Island on Île Saint-Quentin

Signage and clear signage regarding sorting and recycling on the different FestiVoix sites



Almost 1/3 of the programming is free
34 free shows in 2022

Very accessible pricing policy
Passport for $69 giving access to over 100 shows

Free access to the festival for children aged 10 and under

Free concerts offered in CHSLDs and residences for people who are unable to move around.

Diversified programming for all tastes with more than 100 shows offered on 15 stages for all audiences

Reserved areas for festival-goers with reduced mobility on the various sites 

Free access to the FestiVoix site  for companions of festivalgoers with reduced mobility



48,499 in ticket donations to charitable and community organizations in the region in 2022

19 720 in fundraising donated to the Gilles Rousseau Fund of the RSTR Foundation and Opération Enfant Soleil in 2022

Redistribution of all the meals not served in the volunteers’ cafeteria at the Centre Le Havre

Loans, exchanges and agreements  with community organizations

Collaborative projects with different tourist and cultural organizations of Trois-Rivières



Promotion of francophone
75 francophone concerts presented in 2022

Promotion of the next generation of musicians
25 concerts of the next generation presented in 2022

38% of artists from the region in the 2022 line-up

Cultural mediation projects in schools with artists from the Mauricie region, including QW4RTZ, Verlene and Fabiola Toupin with Sainte-Thérèse elementary school and Chavigny high school

Cultural mediation workshops for young people focused on sustainable development as part of the RONA Family Island programming

FestiVoix employee conferences in schools at the high school, college and university levels




The FestiVoix generates major economic and tourism spin-offs every year and is an important and proactive player contributing to the vitality of its region.

More than $12 million in economic and tourism benefits in 2022

7,400,000 in spending generated by visitors from outside Trois-Rivières and by the FestiVoix in 2019*

2,400,000in tourist spending in 2019**

80% of equipment purchases and rentals made from local businesses

120 partnerships with local and national businesses

More than 18,000 overnight stays generated in the Trois-Rivières region during the event in 2022

Real economic engine of downtown Trois-Rivières according to the restaurants, hotels and merchants of the region.

Partnerships with 8 hotels in the region to offer exclusive tourist packages during the festival.

Promotion of the region’s tourist activities with exclusive discounts upon presentation of the FestiVoix passport at more than 25 tourist businesses in the Mauricie region.


*Evaluation by KPMG not taking into account the expenses generated by the local clientele (within a 40km radius of Trois-Rivières).

**Expenditures evaluated by KPMG.

Thanks to our official sponsors
Our official suppliers
And to all our patners