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Canada’s largest country music festival, Boot & Hearts, brings thirty-five artists ranging from superstars to up-and-coming talent to Ontario each summer. The festival, which is like one long party, features a range of country music styles over four fun-filled days. Here’s your complete Boots & Hearts Festival Guide.
Boots & Hearts Date & Location
The festival takes place across four days, from Thursday, August 8th through Sunday, August 11th at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada.
Boots & Hearts Lineup
Boots & Hearts has an impressive variety of artists and bands performing this year from Jason Aldean to Mirando Lambert. Other people on the lineup include Maren Morris, Cole Swindell, Kane Brown, and Kip Moore.
Boots & Hearts Tickets
General Admission 4-day Pass – $249
Includes admission to all four festival days. Children 12 and under are free.
VIP Admission 4-day Pass – $599
Includes front of stage viewing areas, expedited entrance, private washrooms, shaded areas, designated food vendors, exclusive after parties, private bar and complimentary grooming services.
Tent Campsite Pass – $149
Includes parking space for one vehicle. Does not include admission.
RV Campsite Pass – $349
The basic RV site does not include hydro. See other RV camping options if you require hookups. Does not include admission.
Parking 4-day Pass – $79.99
Parking is available from 4pm-4am in the event parking lot. The venue is 2km (about a 20-minute walk) from the parking area. Shuttles are not provided.
Get your Boots & Hearts tickets.
Getting to Boots & Hearts
Car – If you live nearby, parking passes are available for single-day and four-day parking. The venue is located in Oro-Medonte along Highway 11.
Taxi – Barrie Taxi Ltd. is a trusted taxi service and all drivers know their way to the venue.
Get more information about the Burl’s Creek Event Grounds
Where to Stay for Boots & Hearts
If you’d prefer not to camp for Boots & Hearts, you can find accommodations nearby.
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Boots & Hearts Festival is for the young-at-heart, the party lovers and, of course, the country fans. With all the excitement around this four-day music festival, you may forget some key things. Here are our top tips to make sure that you’re ready for the time of your life at Boots & Hearts this year.
1. Dress appropriately
Dirt meadows, beverages, and misters mean muddy feet and dirty clothes. So, dress appropriately and wear things you don’t mind getting a bit dirty. Boots are always a great idea.
Photo by Boots & Hearts Music Festival
2. Remember your camping essentials
If you’re camping this year, remember your camping gear, flashlight, plastic bags, bug spray, bed padding and small locks for your tent.
3. Better safe than sorry
Long days away from your tent and thousands of fellow campers might lead to some missing items. Lock your valuables in your car so you don’t have to worry while you’re away.
4. Sun protection 101
You will be spending long, awesome days under the Ontario sun. Wear your SPF.
5. Keep the fun going
You might want to spend some time hanging with the crew “next door”. Bring games for your campsite. Plan some fun daytime activities in between music sets. Make some new friends.
6. Mark your territory
The campgrounds will be tents galore! Mark your site with something unique so it’s easier to find it in the dark (or any time of day for that matter).
7. Arrive together
Only one car is allowed per campsite so make sure all of your camping gear is in the same vehicle.
8. Post-festival wind-down
If you need a break after three days of non-stop dancing, head over to Spa at the Horseshoe Resort. It’s the popular thing to do post-festival so make sure to book a reservation in advance.