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See you at the lake!




Rock for Dimes

August 27, 2016

Please join us and support the March of Dimes annual Rock For Dimes

August 27, 2016
Loughborough Lake Holiday Park
3060 Sydenham Road, Elginburg, ON
Doors open at 3:00 p.m.

Rock for Dimes is a corporate battle of the bands held to benefit March of Dimes Canada's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Amateur musicians compete in this friendly fundraiser for the title of their city's best corporate band. Bands can showcase their talents in front of a roster of Canadian music industry professionals.

"Hoping your band will join us at Loughborough Lake Holiday Park as we raise funds in support of Campers Helping Campers - March of Dimes Canada. Great music, great camping deals - contact DEL at Loughborough for deets and on this very HIP weekend... Feel free to share this invite to your contacts - no limit on number of bands!!! Please send message for more information." - Dennis R. Ullman or call: 1-800-263-3463 Ext. 7336

See you at the lake!


 Latest News

May 30, 2016


Schedule announced, Poster promo

Free camping pass...

Those looking to plan around our performance schedule need wait no longer. We have posted it on the Schedule page and the Artists page. Of course the usual caveat applies... subject to change without notice...

Check out the Home page for the details on how you can earn yourself a free Weekend Camping Pass just by hanging some posters... and we will deliver the posters pre-paid!

May 15, 2016


2016 Ticket Pricing Announced

... purchase online and save

In a world where it seems that everything just keeps on getting more and more expensive with each passing day, you will be pleasantly surprised to note that we have somehow managed to hold the line on all our ticket pricing for 2016. Head to the tickets page and order online in order to save over "at the gate" pricing.

May 6, 2016


2016 Artists Announced

... plus a Competition prize fund increase and more

This year's world class line-up includes a mix of familiar faces to our regular guests along with some performers new to the Festival. Among the countries represented this year are Canada, the USA, Scotland, England and India. We are also very pleased to welcome back the legendary Holmes Hooke as Master of Ceremonies. The performance schedule is being firmed up and we will post it as soon as all the logistics are worked out.

Competition applicants will want to check out the Competition page for an announced increase to the Competition prize fund by Blake Goodwin's FretMonkey Records.

We will be posting the online ticket information on May 15.

Check back regularly as we continue to update our music and photo gallery archives and any special announcements as they come in.