Fridge Festival Hochkönig is a music and snowsports festival taking place at the alpine ski resort of Hinterthal in Austria, close to the Hochkönig mountain.
The festival of high octane skiing, snowboarding and music descends on the resort for the first time, having previously taken the party to Obertauern, Mayrhofen, Kaprun and Vienna.
By day the festival hosts freestyle and big air competitions, while by night international DJs and performers turn the resort into an unforgettable party venue.
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The festival takes place at the foot of the Hochkönig mountain – the highest in the Berchtesgaden Alps. With access to over 150km of slopes, the Hochkönig skiing area is known for its impressive snow record.
BY PLANE: Salzburg is the closest airport to the resort, from there you can get the bus to Saalfelden and then another on to Hinterthal.
BY TRAIN: The nearest station is in Saalfelden, which can be easily reached from both Salzburg and Munich. Once in Saalfelden a bus to Hinterthal will take less than half an hour.
The festival will be operating a cashless payment system for this event. More information on the details of this will be announced here closer to the festival.
Although the main festival takes place on 14th January, there will be a 'Warmup' and 'After-Party' taking place on the 13th and 15th January respectively. These events are included in the ticket price.
You will need to exchange your ticket for a festival wristband upon arrival. This can be done on the 13th or 14th January at the Tourist Office in nearby Maria Alm (Am Gemeindeplatz 7, 5761 Maria Alm), or at the main entrance to the festival on the 14th.