5 Ontario Music Festivals Worth Trippin’ For This Summer

If you’re all about soaking in the sunshine and jamming out at concerts, then we’ve got good news for you. Ontario music festivals have got you covered this season! Wayhome Music & Arts Festival July 22-24, 2016          Oro-Medonte, Ontario In its second year, Wayhome sure knows how to treat concert goers with their 24–hours food truck vendors. Yes, that means spectacular food and drinks all day, everyday, every hour! We’re super excited to see what Feast ON Certified Heirloom Food Truck has in store for us. For those that want to be one with nature, camping glamping really  is available for the three day festival. Road trip anyone?
Hillside Summer Festival  July 22-24, 2016          Guelph, Ontario From musical workshops and environmental initiatives to local artists and food, Hillside Festival is the perfect environment for a group of friends or a family. Emerging artists make this 3-day community festival a go-to event for those looking to discover the next big name in Ontario music. It offers a variety cultural diversity, music & food heritage appreciation, and fun for all ages to enjoy. You can check amazing music performances off your summer bucket list, but be sure to grab some magnificent food at Hillside’s Food Bazaar.
10031449273_80af41977b_zBoots & Hearts Music Festival August 4-7, 2016          Oro-Medonte, Ontario Celebrating 5 amazing years, you’re sure to have a blast driving up to the Hearts and Boots festival grounds. Along with continuous musical performances across four outdoor stages, there is plenty to enjoy around the festival site including a variety of local grub. The food you’ll enjoy will have you dancing in your boots and keep your heart and stomach full!
Riverfest Elora Festival August 19-21, 2016          Elora, Ontario This community festival has got all your drink, food truck, and musical desires covered! Get a true taste of the community with locally sourced food trucks and brewers. In between the music keep an eye out for Wellington Brewery, Elora Brewing Company, and to satisfy your summer cider cravings — Pommies Cider Company!    The Island Unplugged July 30-31, 2016          Pelee Island, Ontario This festival is a perfect combination of fun music and amazing local beer and food! It’s got lots to do for people of all ages, so definitely bring along the whole family. Pack your gear and get a truly unique 2-night camping experience on Pelee Island while you’re at it. There’s a FREE community breakfast both mornings 9-11AM, plus pours all weekend long from Walkerville Brewery and Pelee Island Winery!   BONUSCultivate: A Festival of Food and Drink September 23-25, 2016          Port Hope, Ontario This Feast ON fall festival brings together all our favourite things: chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, and food lovers! Grab a bite from any of the seven restaurants that will be serving at the festival, including Feast ON certified The Social Bar + Table! Not only is there food for the body, but food for the mind as well with the five different workshops, including ways to get kids involved in the kitchen. Also enjoy a variety of live performances and jam out to great songs all weekend long! 

Drive safely, enjoy the music, and happy trippin’!

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