Guelph MPP Liz Sandals was in town yesterday to announce funding for local festivals through the Celebrate Ontario 2017 program.
Hillside Festival is set to receive over $75,000 for “Reaching Back, Reaching Out: A Tri-Heritage Celebration”.
The Jazz at Market Square portion of the Guelph Jazz Festival will receive a little over $50,000.
And the Multicultural Festival will receive $22,600.
The province is supporting 304 festivals in an effort to attract tourists, create jobs and celebrate Canada 150th birthday.