Festivals

Hinton is a community rich with culture and entertainment. Find information below on festivals that are held in Hinton and the Northern Rockies. See you there!


Fohn Festival LogoFöhn Festival and Canada Day Celebrations

Most recent event: July 1, 2021, Green Square

Hinton's signature event! The Föhn Festival is Hinton's opportunity to celebrate the region's historical significance, connect with neighbours, understand the cultures that make up our community, increase a sense of community pride and showcase our rich diversity to new residents and visitors. 

The Föhn Festival Society of Hinton is a non-profit organization made up entirely of volunteers. Canada Day (July 1st) celebrations include parade, pancake breakfast, Canada Day cake, and fireworks (June 30th), as well as great entertainment in Green Square the following day.

For more information visit the Fohn Fest website or the Fohn Fest Facebook page.


Wild Mountain Music Festival LogoWild Mountain Music Festival

Next event: July 15-17, 2022,  Entrance Ranch (8km North on Highway 40) 

Weekend passes are available with rv/tent camping on-site! The festival features 2 performance stages, beer gardens, food and art vendors, and kids activities. Festival Shuttle Bus to and from Hinton (several pickup/drop-off spots), WMMF General Store on-site for all your festival needs. Weekend passes are available. We are currently seeking festival volunteers as well as sponsors.

For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.wildmtnmusic.ca or email.


Winter Magic Festival 2022 Winter Magic Festival

Most recent event: February 5-27, 2022, various locations around Hinton, plus Switzer Park, Hinton Nordic Centre, Kelley's Bathtub and Maxwell Lake.

The Town of Hinton helps coordinate a magical mixture of art, food, recreation, and family fun activities organized by community groups. This winter celebration is a seasonal highlight and has been running for 35 years. 

For volunteer and other information please contact the Event Coordinator by phone 780-865-6055 or email events@hinton.ca

Check out the 2022 Winter Magic Festival Info Poster here.

For more festival information in the Northern Alberta Rockies, visit www.travelalberta.com.