February 8 - 24, 2019 various locations around Hinton - Gregg Lake, Nordic Centre, Maxwell Lake.
The Town of Hinton helps coordinate a magical mixture of art, food, recreation, and family fun events organized by community groups. This winter celebration is a seasonal highlight and has been running for over 30 years! For volunteer and other information please contact the Event Coordinator by phone 780-865-6055 or email.
Fohn Festival & Canada Day Celebrations
July 1, 2019 Green Square
Hinton's signature event! The Föhn Festival is Hinton's opportunity to celebrate the region's historical significance, connect with neighbors, 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 celebrations include parade, pancake breakfast and fireworks on the evening of June 30th, as well as great entertainment in Green Square all the following day!
July 13-15 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.