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Fridge Festival Hochkönig 2017

Extreme winter sports and an unforgettable party

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The Basics

14 January 2017
Hochkönig, Austria

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.


2018 2017


  • Afterparty
  • Danny La Vega @ Eder Bar (Hotel Eder) (00:30)
  • Pete Sabo @ Almbar Hinterthal (00:30)
  • Main Festival
  • Third Snow (11:00)
  • Einlass (15:30)
  • MÖWE (16:00)
  • Big Air Contest (17:15)
  • Dame (18:15)
  • Big Air Contest (19:45)
  • Alan Walker (20:30)
  • Big Air Contest & Siegerehrung (22:15)
  • Borgore (23:00)

+ more artists to be announced

  • Freeski Rider List

Tom Ritsch

Sam Baumgartner

Lukas Schäfer

Jonas Seiwald

Alex Benz

Chris Jenny

Maxi Noppeney

Flo Geyer

  • Snowboard Rider List

Benny Mösl

Moritz Kaufmann

Felix Reicher

Roli Tschoder

Marc Grossgasteiger

Steve Grumser

Max Glazl

Dominik Brunner

The Venue

Fridge Festival Hochkönig 2017

Hochmais 5
5761 Hochkönig

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What We Love

What We Love

  • 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. 

What To Know

What To Know

  • 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.

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