Things To Do

Hinton Railroad Days Festival

The main event! We’ve got four days of vendors, great food, exciting musical performances, and it’s all conveniently located in the heart of downtown Hinton. Did you arrive on the Autumn Colors Express? We’ll make sure you get back onto the train in plenty of time- buses are available free of charge to transport you around town!

SHOPPING

Craft Vendors will be located along Temple Street, Second Avenue and in The McCreery Conference and Event Center from 9am to 4pm during the festival. Find one-of-a-kind handmade goods – purses, jewelry, household items, décor, leather goods, and stained glass along with restored vintage items, birdhouses, and canned jellies and jams.

Local stores have an assortment of items available from clothes and shoes to souvenirs and sundries.

EDUCATION

The Hinton Railroad Museum

Come learn about the history of railroading at this historic, well-curated museum, featuring operating model train layouts, and information on the proud heritage of railroading in Hinton, and the New River Gorge.

The Hinton Railroad Museum – a must-see attraction during Railroad Days!

Educational Booths will be set up by:

            Summers County Historical Society (SCHS) Walking Tours

            Summers County Humane Society – giving away dog treats and magnets

            Veterans Memorial Museum of SWV – display of historical items

            National Park Service

Educational Slide Show

The Ritz Theatre will be showing historical pictures and info on the movie screen. Concessions will be available – no attendance required.

ENTERTAINMENT

Kids’ Depot

An area with kids activities can be found on the courthouse lawn. There’s something for all ages with mini train rides, a rock climbing wall, bouncy houses, and face painting.

Music

Bands are scheduled to play on the Town Square Stage in City Park and on the Rivertown Stage on the corner of Second Avenue and Ballengee Street.

Thursday, Oct 21

City Park Stage
         11:00 to 1pm Snakewinder         1:30 to 3:30 Seldom Free
    

Rivertown Stage
         11:00 to 1pm Darrell Ramsey         1:30 to 3:30 Darren Walker & Paul Morrison

Friday, Oct 22    

City Park Stage
         11:00 to 1pm Brandon Laxton         1:30 to 3:30 The Stacey Carrol Project
    

Rivertown Stage
         11:00 to 1pm Noak Spencer         1:30 to 3:30 Acoustic Fusion

Saturday, Oct 23   

 City Park Stage
         10:00 to 12pm Andrew Adkins         12:30 to 2:30 Long Point String Band
         3:00 to 5:00pm Matt Mullins
    

Rivertown Stage
         10:30 to 12:30pm Darrell Ramsey         1:00 to 4:00pm Jonben Slate
         4:30 to 6:00pm Chris Hopson         6:30 to 8:30pm Creek Don’t Rise

Sunday, Oct 24    

City Park Stage
         11:30 to 1:30pm Valley Bluegrass Band         2:00 to 4:00 Lady D
    

Rivertown Stage
         11:30 to 1:30pm BlacKing Cole         2:00 to 4:00 Wild Fire Honey