Hillside 2023 Weekend and Day passes are on sale!

Click here to get yours while they last!

Hillside 2023 (July 28-30) weekend and senior passes are also available at The Bookshelf (41 Quebec St, Guelph).

Below is a glimpse at the day-by-day lineup. This list is subject to change.

Bedouin Soundclash, Bibi Club, DEBBY FRIDAY, JamSchool Youth Showcase, Royal Castles, Tami Neilson

Adrian Sutherland, Catherine MacLellan, DakhaBrakha, Izzie Walsh, Lynn Jackson, Moontricks, Priyanka, Sultans of String, Tiny Horse, U.S. Girls, Willie Nile

Begonia, BuenRostro, Cheikh Ibra Fam, Ghostly Kisses, Hayden, The Human Rights, Kandy Guira, Leith Ross, Lola Kirke, Owen Pallett, Riki Gee’s Time’s Front Lawn, Sunday Gospel Session, Wendy McNeill, Zoh Amba

Weekend Ticket Tiers

Tier 1 (January 1-February 28): $149+HST and fees
Tier 2 (March 1-April 30): $159+HST and fees
Tier 3 (May 1-June 30): $169+HST and fees
Tier 4 (July 1-28): $179+HST and fees
Gate (July 28-30): $189+HST and fees

Day Passes
Friday, July 28, 2023: $69+HST and fees
Saturday, July 29, 2023: $89+HST and fees
Sunday, July 30, 2023: $89+HST and fees

Ticket policies

  • Children 12 and under are admitted for free when accompanied by an adult.
  • Single-day and Seniors’ tickets are released closer to the event.
  • Tickets are non-refundable (except when an event is cancelled).
  • E-Tickets do not need to be printed; they can be scanned from a mobile device.
  • Ticket price does not include parking or camping.
  • Hillside is not responsible for lost, stolen or misplaced tickets.

Festival policies

  • Event is rain or shine.
  • Dogs are not permitted on the site (except service dogs). Service animals are permitted.  If you are bringing a service animal, you must also bring documentation from a regulated health professional confirming the animal is required to work with you to service your disability.
  • All policies of the park must be observed.
  • Alcohol and/or illegal substances may not be brought into the festival site.
  • Hillside Festival is not responsible for any loss, personal injury or damages to patrons or volunteers howsoever they may arise in relation to participation in the festival.


Friday: Gates open at 4:30PM, Programming starts at 5:30PM
Saturday: Gates open at 10:00AM, Programming starts at 11:00AM
Sunday: Gates open at 10:00AM, Programming starts at 10:30AM
*Festival closes at 11:00PM on all days

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