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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.