Montreal is the undisputed festival capital of North America. But often its headliner, internationally renowned events charge a hefty fee for attendance.General admission at Osheaga runs at over $300!(!!)\nREAD ALSO: \n\nHere Are All The Restaurants Participating In Montreal's First-Ever "Cocktail Fest" This Summer Here are some smaller festivals with an affordable price tag.\nView this post on Instagram @hanorahmusic absolutely slaying the #FRINGEPark on this jumpin' Friday night. #fringebuzz A post shared by Fringe Montreal (@fringemtl) on Jun 9, 2017 at 6:22pm PDT\nFringe FestivalPrice: $33 for 3 shows and 3 spectaclesWhen: May 28th - June 17thWhere: Plateau Mont-RoyalFringe features more than 800 performances over more than a two-week period. Performances Range from drag, to Shakespeare, to puppetry. You can catch a free show at the Fringe Park and outdoor theatre on the corner of Rue Rachel and Boulevard St-Laurent. Participating restaurants and bars on St-Laurent are also offering discounts. Check out the festival website.\nView this post on Instagram Mural Festival 2018 Programming - Meet @saner_edgar. Using traditional imagery from his own cultural heritage, Mexican street artist, illustrator and graphic designer Saner creates within a distinctive vision of the world. His masked characters appear on walls, canvases, paper or found objects revealing the influence of Mexican folklore. -- Stay tuned to see his latest work at Mural Festival, from June 7th to 17th. A post shared by MURALfestival (@muralfestival) on Jun 2, 2018 at 3:22pm PDT\nMural Price: FreeWhen: June 7th - 17thWhere: Boulevard St-LaurentWatch artists repaint murals along Boulevard-St-Laurent. Live music and outdoor shops line the street from Sherbrooke Street to Ave. Mont-Royal. Check out the website.\nView this post on Instagram Perspective! #mtlfolkfest #folkfamily #folkmusic #folkculture #culturefolk #festival #folkfestival #lesudouest #sudbest #sainthenri Crédit: Stephen Wilson A post shared by Folk Fest sur le canal (@festivalsurlecanal) on May 19, 2018 at 11:55am PDT\nFolk Fest Sur Canal Price: $50 for an entire dayWhen: June 14th - 17thWhere: Lachine CanalThe popular festival returns for its tenth edition this summer at the Esplanade du centenaire. With a day pass visitors can meander among performances and grab a bite at one (or all) of the dozen eateries and bars. You can buy your tickets on the event website.\nView this post on Instagram Serial Mutations (modulus) de @matthewbiederman, à découvrir le 14 mai à la zone expérience de la série Intersections VOL.8 du @pn_mtl au @canadiancentreforarchitecture Billets : https://intersectionsvol8.eventbrite.ca #elektramontreal #pnMTL #intersections #artcontemporain #BIAN2018 #biennale #elektramontreal #exposition #installation #artnumerique #digitalart #montreal #automata #newtechnology A post shared by ELEKTRA (@elektra_bian) on May 10, 2018 at 3:11pm PDT\nElektraPrice: FreeWhen: June 21st - July 1stWhere: Quartier des SpectaclesThe Elektra festival celebrates visual and digital art. With a range of exhibitions across the Quartier des Spectacles, it has something for every interest. The exhibitions listed on its website are equally strange and mesmerizing.\nView this post on Instagram MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE sur la rue Saint-Denis // Montréal Cirque Festival on Saint-Denis Street 🎉 📷par/by @evablue #mtl #montreal #mtlmoments #montrealjetaime #montrealcompletementcirque #montrealcirquefestival @mtlccirque A post shared by Tourisme Montréal (@montreal) on Jul 11, 2017 at 7:05am PDT\nMontréal Cirque Festival Price: $25 (15% off with OPUS card)When: July 5-15thWhere: Quartier des SpectaclesThe city becomes one large stage during the Cirque Festival. Sidewalks and street corners become sites of daring acrobatic and artistic feats. Performances are centered in the Quartier des Spectacles but spread throughout the downtown. Check out the website.\nView this post on Instagram Da summer feelin' par @ajshotz 😍 Bonne soirée tout le monde 🏳️🌈 #fierteMTL #prideMTL #montreal #quebec #canada #pride #mtlmoments #LGBTQ #mtlstreetart #mtl A post shared by Fierté Montréal Pride 🏳️🌈 (@fiertemontreal) on May 8, 2018 at 4:07pm PDT\nMontreal Pride Price: FreeWhere: Montreal Gay VillageWhen: August 9-19thMontreal Pride is open to queer people and allies alike. Celebrate queer culture in the city by watching the parade, catching a drag show, or visiting one of the dozens of bars and theatres in the Gay Village. The festival website promises hundreds of attractions in the 10-day period.\nView this post on Instagram N'oubliez pas qu'on vend des billets pour le #MEGBOAT au #laikamtl (sans frais) - Don't forget that we sale tickets for #MEGBOAT at #LAÏKA ;) A post shared by Festival MEG Montréal (@festivalmeg) on Jun 6, 2015 at 6:49pm PDT\nFestival MEG Price: FreeWhen: August 30th - September 2ndWhere: Boulevard St-LaurentThe Montreal Electronic Groove is an electronic music festival with a line-up of hundreds of artists. The 20th anniversary edition this year spreads across the city. Specific locations are forthcoming on the festival website.\nView this post on Instagram Ce sera le week-end idéal pour repenser l'intérieur de la maison, mais aussi rempoter ses plantes! #soyezcreatif #leteseraplusbeau #plantsdecor VIA @plantsindesign A post shared by Mode & Design (@festivalmodedesign) on Jun 1, 2018 at 7:33am PDT\nFestival Mode & DesignPrice: FreeWhere: Quartier des SpectaclesWhen: August 21st - 25thThis fashion and design festival in the Quartier des Spectacles includes shows, exhibits, and dozens of pop-up shops that are free to explore. Check out the latest trends and innovations and maybe even discover a new design idea. The website is a visual feast.\nView this post on Instagram Hello, 2018!! A new chapter in our individual and collective adventure has begun...Let's make it a damn good one!!! I hope you all had amazing holidays. I know I did, but I swear, 2 seconds ago it was like...the beginning of December :))) Oh well, time flies when you're having fun...and when you're sleeping...I did lots of both in the past couple of weeks. Now getting back into work mode. 2018...let's do this!!!!. . . . . #HappyNewYear #happynewyear2018 #bonneannée #fireworks #montrealfireworks #mtlfireworks #DoWhatYouLove #CreativeLife #PhotographerLife #MontrealFreelancer #montreal #514 #mtl #montrealphotographer #mtlphotographer #montrealphoto #montrealphotography #montreallife #livemontreal #montrealmoments #mtlmoments #igersmontreal #igersmtl #mtlblog #newyearmotivation #montreal2018 #fireworksshow #feuxdartifice #hello2018 A post shared by Tora Chirila (@tora.photography) on Jan 2, 2018 at 2:11pm PST\nInternational Fireworks FestivalPrice: FreeWhen: July 7th - August 8thWhere: La RondeThe fireworks festival at La Ronde is also visible for free from the Old Port and Parc Jean-Drapeau. Otherwise, tickets cover a day at the amusement park. See the website for photos from previous years.\nView this post on Instagram First Friday of the month calls for burrito bowls & beers at parc olympique 🍻👌🏼 . . . . . #olympicstadium #montreal #montrealmoments #foodtruckfriday #montrealfoodtrucks #mtleats #mtlsummer #summerthings #foodiegram #burritobowl A post shared by AUTUMN STEPHEN 🌿 (@autumnstephen) on Aug 5, 2017 at 2:30pm PDT\nFood Truck FestivalPrice: FreeWhen: the first Friday of every month this summerWhere: Montreal Olympic StadiumAt the Food Truck Festival you can eat your way through the Olympic Park and visit dozens of unique vendors. The best part is that this festival returns every month. Thousands have said they're going on the facebook event.\nView this post on Instagram Magnifique endroit #mondialbiere A post shared by Mondial de la bière (@mondialbiere) on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:30pm PST\nInternational Beer FestivalPrice: FreeWhen: June 6-9thWhere: Montreal Convention CenterThis festival features countless vendors and hundreds of types of beer. The event is free to attend and tasting coupons are $1 each according to the website.\n@vrahembedded via\nFantasia Film FestivalPrice: $11/filmWhen: July 12th - August 1stWhere: DowntownThis international film festival has become a world renowned event drawing thousands of people and celebrities. At $11 per film, it's perfect for a film-buff or culture-seeker on a budget. The website continues to add to the 2018 line-up.