Boots & Hearts is bringing country to southern Ontario

To me, nothing screams ‘summer’ more than driving with the windows down, blasting some country tunes. That’s why I can’t wait for Boots & Hearts country music festival! Taking place August 10-12 at the Canadian Tire Motosport Park in Bowmanville, Boots & Hearts is sure to be must-see show of the summer. For me, it will take the place of the Calgary Stampede (something I’ve never been able to go to).

At just over an hour’s drive from Toronto, this country-loving city girl could camp if she wanted to or just drive down for the day. With more than 20 bands lined up (lots of announcements still to come!) and such big-name headliners, you really can’t go wrong.

3-Day passes go on sale April 4 for $199.99 and camping permits start at $62.99 at

Still not convinced? Here are a few tunes to get you in the mood:

Who are you most excited to see? I’ve been dying to see Carrie Underwood for years (this will almost make up for the fact that I’m missing Taylor Swift at the Capital Hoedown).