Ticket Giveaway: 2013 Green River Festival!

Win a Pair Tickets to
Happening July 20th & 21st, 2013
Greenfield, MA

Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Green River Festival happening July 20th or 21st in Greenfield, MA. Deadline to enter to win: 6/7/13.

The 27th annual Green River Festival happens again this year on July 20th & 21st, 2013… and Hilltown Families has a pair of tickets to giveaway for either day! With a pair of tickets, and free admittance for children under twelve, two adults can take a gaggle of kids and plan on spending the day at this great Western MA music festival! Tickets do not including parking or food.

Details on how to enter to win are below. Deadline to enter to win is Sunday, July 7th by 11:59pm (EST).


Western New England’s favorite summer festival (voted best festival in the Valley Advocate for the past 11 years) will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 20 & 21, 2013 on the grounds of Greenfield Community College (I-91, Exit 26, Greenfield, MA). Presented by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, this celebration combines a spectacular line up of music on three stages, food, crafts, a dance tent, a wide array of kid’s activities and entertainment, and hot air balloon rides for the Pioneer Valley’s biggest outdoor event of the summer. This is the only music festival in Massachusetts that features hot air balloons!

This years line up includes: Gogol Bordello, The Devil Makes Three, The Skatalites, JD MCPherson, Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside, Jeffrey Foucault & Cold Satellite, Slaid Cleaves, Yonder Stage (Dance Tent), The Bernie Worrell Orchestra, Ryan Montbleau Band, The Duhks, Miss Tess & The Talkbacks, Poor Old Shine, Caravan Of Thieves, Brandi Carlile, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale, Lake Street Dive, Todd Snider, Heather Malone, Bombino, Spirit Family Reunion, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, and The Sun Parade.

Local highlights include: Lux Deluxe, Salvation Alley String Band, Gaslight Tinkers, The Boxcar Lilies, Who’da Funk It, And The Kids, Spanish for Hitchhiking, Rusty Belle, Jeffrey Foucault, Heather Maloney and Philip Price in the round, The Dire Honeys, Bright Lines and Bunk.

Find out more about this award-winning Western Mass music festival at www.GreenRiverFestival.com.


Your chance to win a pair of tickets to be used either day, July 20th or 21st, at the  Green River Festival in Greenfield, MA is as easy as 1-2-3 (4)!  Winner can choose to use their tickets for either day, but not valid for both. To win simply:

  • CONSIDER SHARING ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER by selecting from the icons below.
  • FULL NAME (first/last) and where you
  • LIVE (TOWN/STATE) must include your town to be eligible.
  • ACCURATE EMAIL (we never share your email address).
  • We’ll randomly draw a winner and will share the results below.

IT’S THAT SIMPLE! — Deadline is Sunday, 07/07/13 @ 11:59pm (EST).

If you don’t win, tickets are available online at www.greenriverfestival.com.

80 Comments on “Ticket Giveaway: 2013 Green River Festival!

  1. Hilltown Families is a one stop shop for goings on in the Hilltowns, fostering connectedness in an area where it’s easy to feel isolated.

  2. Congratulations to Kimberly Jones of Westhampton, MA! Kimberly has won a pair of tickets to be used either day, July 20th or 21st, at the Green River Festival in Greenfield, MA!

    Thank you to everyone who participated! We would like to offer everyone who shared their love of Hilltown Families one of our new Hilltown Families bumper stickers (while supplies last)! We know what you’re thinking… I want tickets to the Green River Festival, not a stinkin’ bumper sticker! Well, this time only Kimberly gets tickets, but this month we will be offering tickets for a Parents’ Night Out to see Yes, and in August we’ll have tickets to see Dropkick… both at Mountain Park in Holyoke… plus, we have another chance to win tickets for a Parents’ Night Out the evening before the Green River Festival to see Rubblebucket at the Shea Theatre in Turners Falls on our Facebook page right now (click the banner below)!

    See, there’s loads of more opportunities! In the meantime, if you love Hilltown Families, help us spread the word about this great local resource to parents who haven’t discovered us yet by adding one of our bumper stickers to the back side of your car. Then we can honk at each other when we see one another out and about! It doesn’t beat a weekend at the Green River Festival out, but it’s better than bank stickers on the back windows, don’t you think?

    Email your mailing address to hilltownfamilies@gmail.com and we’ll drop a bumper sticker in the mail pronto!

  3. Thanks Hilltown Families, for keeping us connected to great events like this, and families in our community!

  4. Even though we live in West Springfield, we have lots of friends up ‘north’ and like to attend these events with them, so you’re still a great resource for us. :)

  5. We love hilltown families at our home because it provides us we resources for activities throughout the area, answers readers questions about various topics, and allows our family chance to connect with other families in the area who have the same interest as we do!

    -Victoria in Shelburne Falls

  6. We love hilltown families at our home because it provides us we resources for activities throughout the area, answers readers questions about various topics, and allows our family chance to connect with other families in the area who have the same interest as we do!

  7. I love seeing all the upcoming events with all info so we can see what fun things there are to do around the area. Thank you for sharing fun family ideas!!! Tammy – Lanesborough, MA

  8. I enjoy learning about all the exciting things to do in our area. It also gives me things to look forward to when my son is a little older.

  9. Keeping up with all that is going on in the Valley/Hilltowns would be impossible without this resource.

  10. Hilltown Families gets us out of the house! I get so inspired by reading about new places and events.

  11. Love hilltown families for keeping us in the loop of the happenings for kids and for the great giveaways!!! Also we use this resource to advertise our summer camp, Khalsa Camp!
    Siri Om Fuller, Leverett, MA

  12. Hilltown is a great resource for planning for summer activities! We check it out it every week to know what it going on around town!
    Easthampton, MA

  13. When our family moved to the Hilltowns it was difficult to find out about local events and get connected to other parents. Hilltown Families has truly brought it together and made finding information and fun simple.
    Thanks so much!

    Amy Cullen

  14. I have only lived in Western Mass for a few years, and Hilltown Families makes me feel like a local. I love getting info on new things to see and do. It will be even more helpful as my new baby gets older.

    April Genung

  15. Hilltown Families always gives me great and accurate information about things to do..love that many are off the beaten path!!
    Kimberly Jones, Westhampton, MA

  16. I’m still fairly new to western massachusetts and often when I’m looking for information or just something to do in the area hilltown families pops up in my search and I find just what I’m looking for!

    Dana Algaier, Holyoke

  17. Hilltown Families gives me lots of good ideas where to take the kids and what our options are.

  18. Great way for new parents to network and meet other new parents!! Hadley,MA

  19. Hilltown Families is an awesome way of keeping me connected with my community and all of the amazing events that go on in it. I check weekly and take my kids to many of the events it posts!

  20. Love the Summer Bucket List!! Lots of ideas for family friendly things to do in Western MA. Great organization supporting the local communities!

    Sondra Hadley
    Fitchburg, MA

  21. Hilltown Families is an excellent resource that provides info for opportunities that brings people and family together

    Nick T.
    Dracut, MA

  22. Hilltown Families is the best source for family-friendly activities in Western Mass. Thanks for all you do!

    Freja, Northampton

  23. I just thought, “Hum… what should we do for the fourth of July?” and then checked out Hilltown Families, per usual. Thanks for keeping this busy mom in the loop!

    Jane Riley
    Williamsburg, MA

    ps: Sadly I’ve never been to the Green River Festival and would love to go!

  24. Hilltown Families provides information on fun and educational events in the area. We’re getting to know the nature and history available in our own backyard. Thanks for all you do!

    – Lara

  25. love the great ideas that Hilltown Families gives to us, and the great things around the area that it introduces to us all. thank you!
    South Deerfield

  26. Not just the info but the great contest! Thanks Sienna for all you do.
    Jessica Morris, Northampton, MA

  27. We moved to the area and always missed the many great local offerings until we found Hilltown Families. Now I check the site weekly for activities, informative articles and bright ideas.


  28. I like to look onHilltown Families to see what kind of family activities are going on each week. It’s great to see so many family activities that I wouldn’t know about otherwise!

    Dawn K
    Greenfield, MA

  29. I love coming to see what’s happening around the area and what I can do with my family. Liked and shared. 😃🎤👍👏

  30. Hilltown families covers so much more than the hilltowns. It is a great way to find awesome things to do for the whole family. We are headed to the Clark tomorrow – thanks

    Julie Richburg, easthampton, ma

  31. I love Hilltown Families! Even though I don’t technically live in a Hilltown, you have the best events listing in the whole area!

  32. I love coming to your page to find local activities going on.
    Liked & shared thankyou for the chance

    Northfield , Ma

  33. Hilltown families is our weekly resource on what is happening and how to spend our limited family time together. Jillian Henry, Millers Falls MA

  34. Hilltown Families Newsletter is the first resource I go to to check out what’s happening each week – I really appreciate the variety of events posted. I agree with the last post (Carrie of N’hamp), and also want to applaud you all for including the Community Service section. Thank you!

  35. Hilltown Families Newsletter has become the first place I go to find out what’s happening each week – I really appreciate the variety of events listed. I agree with the above post (Carrie of N’hampton) – and also want to applaud you all for including a Community Service section. Thank you!

  36. I always turn to Hilltown Families first for planning my weekends with my family! (We had a great time at the Hungry Caterpillar story walk in Williamsburg this morning, thanks to you!)

    Liz Burnworth
    Northampton, MA

  37. I love that the Hilltown Families newsletter is delivered to my inbox every week and is full of all the exciting things going on in the area over the next week. We have tried many a new thing that we have heard about through Hilltown Families! Thank you!

    Gina Wyman
    Easthampton, MA

  38. Every week I check the list of suggested events as soon as its posted – I agree that it’s “one-stop shopping.”


  39. Geri Pollard
    Cummington, MA

    Simply the best resource for families in Western MA

  40. Hilltown Families has the best info for events, advice, and fun!


  41. Hilltown Families is the BEST resource for Valley happenings – stuff to plan for weeks in advance and stuff to find out about Saturday morning when we want to do SOMETHING, but not sure WHAT
    Belchertown, MA

  42. Hilltown Families keeps me in the know on all the local happenings.

    South Hadley

  43. You let me know what’s going on in the area!

    Cummington, MA

  44. We love how we can come to this web site for one-stop, chock-full information for the hilltowns. So many times hilltown events are overlooked in the newspaper and other online resources, but this easy access, well-designed tool is so valuable to people and families in the hilltowns. Thank you!

    Williamsburg, MA

  45. We are a new Hilltown Families family and feel very fortunate for this network of wonderful activities and events! What a great thing you do in keeping community connected : )

    Robin Whitcomb
    Turners Falls

  46. I love how Hilltown families connects me to so many great events and things to do! I moved up here 3 years ago and always turn to Hilltown families as my first resource for questions about the area. I live in Northampton, MA.

  47. Hilltown Families is a great resource! I love the weekly list of events. Very helpful to plan fun family outings.

  48. Hilltown Families is a great resource for kid related news & events around the Valley– everything from performances to berry picking sites to snow days! Thank you!

  49. Hilltown Families helped me get out after I had my first baby and was feeling a bit isolated. Everyday there was a list of things on the website to help me connect with the community and other new Mother’s. now I have two kids and never have trouble finding things to do as a family thanks to Hilltown Families.
    Erin Murphy

  50. Hilltown Families is a wonderful community builder. I really appreciate the organization and accessibility of all information. It makes the life of this busy parent a bit more convenient!
    Thank you, Angela Faneuf
    Oxford, MA

  51. I love the weekly updates on what’s happening, but also the questions and answers about local favorites from dentists to sledding hills to strawberry picking.

    I went to the Greenriver Festival three years ago, and would love to go back.

    Sara Barry
    Haydenvill, MA

  52. I recommend Hilltown Families (website, listserv, newsletter, and Facebook page) to every new and/or new to western MA family as the number-one go-to resource for fun, educational, and enriching activities for the whole community!
    Kara Kitchen

  53. I love checking out the Hilltown Families website for events during school vacations!
    Amy Hermans
    Granby, MA

  54. I love Hilltown families because as a new parent it helped me stay connected to the outside world and meet other new parents.

  55. We’ve always wanted to go to the Green River Festival but busy farm life hasn’t allowed for it. This year we can finally make it and best part some of our favorite bands are playing. Yeah!

  56. I study Hilltown Families to find out about cool weekend events. Marion, Amherst, MA

  57. We love the updates about strawberry picking, valentine making, swimming hole finding…..thank you!


  58. Hilltowns makes for a wonderful place to bring your family and friends for great times.

  59. The music and friends you make are just amazing.

  60. We love Hilltown Families! You suggest things we’d never have found on our own. Being somewhat new to the area your suggestions have also taken us to communities that we may have never ventured out to. A great way to discover Western Mass for sure!

    Kelly Hughes
    Chesterfield, MA

  61. Hilltown Families helps keeps us aware of the goings-on around the areas!
    Adelle Ferreira
    Greenfield, MA

  62. LOVE Hilltown Families…excellent source for info on all the kid friendly events in our wonderful part of Massachusetts!

  63. I love Hilltown Families because I know that I can always check out the website when I’m looking for something to do with my family.
    Jennifer Page, Amherst, MA

  64. Love Hilltown Families! If I’m looking or not looking for something to do with my kids, they are the best local resource on what’s happening in the area! Keep up the great work!

    Stephanie Gale
    Northampton, MA

  65. There is no other way we could keep track of all the awesome events going on nearby. Hilltown Families does all the legwork for us and we just need to choose what activity to do (which isn’t always an easy choice)!
    Pete Chrzanowski

  66. I love finding out about events that are happening in the region like this festival! Good stuff in one place, and they don’t clutter my FB newsfeed- keeping it simple! Nice job :-)

  67. I like getting updates from Hilltown Families. They help keep me informed on whats going on in the hilltowns and around us. Thank you!

    Huntington, MA

  68. Hilltown families is a great way to stay informed of the great events that are happening around us daily. It is a nice reminder when planing a event with the kids.

  69. Hilltown Families is the place to go fro information about what is going on in the area! When we are making plans for the week, I try to stop here first.

    Hatfield, MA

  70. So glad I added Hilltown Families! I’ve lived in Westfield Ma for years and can’t believe I didn’t know about a lot of the activities/locations you’ve listed/suggested.

    We are going to have a really fun summer thanks to you:)

  71. It’s so hard to find fun stuff to do in the winter, but Hilltown Families makes it easy for us to stay active and get out of the house for lots of fun activities.

    Gabriel Reif
    Amherst, MA

  72. I love hilltown families for the incredible amount activities they keep us informed about- so much stuff to do around here, and HF helps us keep track. Thanks!

  73. I love Hilltown Families for letting me know what’s happening every week. It’s the first site I come to whenever we are looking for something to do.

    Lyza Fennell
    Southampton, MA

  74. Shared, thank you for letting us know about many fun activities.

  75. I love reading Hilltown Families for news and activities in our wonderful community!


  76. Hilltown Families is my go-to website to find out all the great things happening in the Valley! Whether its recommendations for camps for my kids to cultural events for the whole family. Hilltown Families is an invaluable resource!!

  77. Oops, forgot this info:

    Shelburne Falls, MA

  78. I’ve been checking in with Hilltown Families even before my own daughter was born. As an educator, it’s a fabulous resource not only for upcoming community events, but also for helpful discussions and interesting articles. Love it!

  79. Hilltown Families always has a great listing for weekend and summer activities. Fun, frequently educational and often free things to do with kids that go well beyond the bike trail and playground regulars—all mixed with informative monthly posts by individuals and families in the area.


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