Ten things to do at Hillside besides listen to music


Not a music lover? Not to worry!

  1. Enjoy the food and beverages at Hillside; there are more than 20 vendors to choose from.
  2. Take part in one of the many workshops, such as sketching people, Hillside photos, belly-dancing, bike basics, Thai massages, body astrology, drumming, singing, and even a scavenger hunt.
  3. Make new friends; there are nearly 5,000 people in attendance per day.
  4. Attend the comedy shows held at the Sun Stage; this year will feature The Making-Box and LOL (Ladies and LGBTQ+ Out Loud).
  5. Enjoy the great outdoors surrounded by water on the Guelph Lake Island.
  6. Work on your photography portfolio with tons of unique photo opportunities.
  7. Campout and relax around a campfire with a pack of marshmallows and hotdogs.
  8. Bring your children and spend time in the extensive Children’s Area.
  9. Do some shopping at booths such as kukucaju paintings on wood, Marcelina Salazar Functional Ceramics, Fierce Deer Jewelry, and much more.
  10. Win prizes such as a guitar signed by 2017 festival performers.

Check out our social media contest for your chance to win passes to Hillside 2017.

Photo by Mariah Bridgeman/The Ontarion.

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