I ♥ Beer Festival

Come join us this Saturday afternoon, 3-10 PM, for the I ♥ Beer Festival taking place at the Sleeman Center in downtown Guelph. Hillside will be there giving you an exclusive sneak peek of our summer festival.

The I ♥ Beer Festival is bringing together over fifteen local craft brewers and four local restaurants are providing the perfect food pairings, and we, well we’re bringing the music and the cool vibe with the help of the Downtown Guelph Business Association.

Staff and volunteers will be on hand to spread the joy about Hillside, so if you’ve ever wanted to go but weren’t sure or if you want to share your favourite Hillside memories, drop by our booth!

We’ll also be selling tickets, which will be the last weekend for the discounted tier 1 rate!

On the schedule we have:

         4:00 PM - Noah and the Roaches
         5:00 PM - Son de la Guayra
         7:00 PM - Ambre McLean
         8:15 PM - The Kramdens


Noah and the Roaches are an up-and-coming rock quartet fresh from JamSchool, based here in Guelph. They’re already starting to make a name for themselves, placing in music competitions across Ontario.

Son de la Guayra are an expansive twelve-piece salsa band that formed in Guelph in 2015. The band brings a modern flare to salsa dura and salsa romantica and will surely have you moving and shaking.

Ambre McLean is a veteran of the Canadian music scene, with her genre-defying style and indie approach, she has carved her own unique path. With a voice that will haunt you and a sound all her own, this is not a performance to miss.

The Kramdens are a five-piece band with a legacy spanning over 27 years. A Guelph staple, they have performed all over the world and are about to release an EP this summer.