Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Blog Guelph: Hillside Beer Mugs

Photo Credit: reegmo Posted on Flickr

The Beer Tent was formally introduced to Hillside on the 4th year when the festival moved from Riverside Park to Guelph Lake Conservation Area. Previously a one day festival, the move allowed the event to expand to a three day format, include camping and thanks to the larger space, a very popular beer tent.

Brick Brewery sponsored the tent and provided the draft during the first few years on the island. To reduce the amount of garbage, beer-drinking patrons were encouraged to write their name on the plastic beer cups with magic markers and reuse their vessels for refills. Eventually, Hillside introduced the official beer mug, which served the same purpose and gave patrons a nifty piece of swag to cart home.

Sue Richards

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1 comment:

busman said...

Every year I buy one of these cups thinking "Wow this is a great idea, I'll never have to buy one again." Yet every year I either forget it at home or lose it.

For more great Guelph photos, try these links:

Downtown Guelph, University of Guelph, The Guelph Hillside Festival or The Guelph Lake Conservation Area.

On the other hand, you may be curious about what the City of Guelph looked like last October or maybe Spring.

Indeed you may be the type that would love to wade through our deep and refreshing archives. There are over 5,000 terrific Guelph photos, taken by a growing tribe of fantastic photographers, currently available for your viewing pleasure. Check out the Blog Guelph archives located 'back up there' and appropriately titled: Blog Guelph Archives.