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What is West Virginia HillFest?

West Virginia HillFest is an annual automotive festival held at Snowshoe Resort in West Virginia. It celebrates car culture, speed, skill, and the excitement of time trial hillclimb on iconic mountain roads.

How do I register for West Virginia HillFest?

Registration for West Virginia HillFest can be done through our registration page HERE.

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When and where does West Virginia HillFest take place?

West Virginia HillFest is held annually at Snowshoe Resort in West Virginia. The event will be held on Friday, August 9 – 8am-10pm, Saturday, August 10 – 8am – 10pm, and Sunday, August 11 from 8am – 5pm.

Are there event maps?

Yes, check them out here.

Does my car or truck need a roll cage?

Roll cages are not required but a Snell SA 15 Certified or better helmet is required.

Who can participate in time trial hillclimb?

The time trial hillclimb is open to automotive enthusiasts, and time trial competitors.

What type of vehicle can I bring to participate in the time trial hillclimb?

Sporting vehicles of all types are welcome to participate. All vehicles will be subject to USAC tech inspection.

Examples: Sports Cars and Trucks, Race Cars, and Rally Cars.

*Please Note – Side by Sides (SXS), Motorcycles, Go Carts, and ATVs are not allowed.

Do I need a special racing license?

No. If you are a novice you will be required to participate in the novice orientation.

Is a helmet required to participate in the time trial hillclimb?

Yes, a Snell SA 15 Certified or better helmet is required.

What are the Vehicle and Event Regulations?

Please click here for our Vehicle and Event Regulations page.

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Is registration required to attend West Virginia HillFest?

Yes, registration is required for entry to West Virginia HillFest. General admission is free! However, West Virginia HillFest Bash on Friday and Saturday nights is $10 per person,

The time trial hillclimb is $395 per participant and will be limited to 180 registrations.

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What can I expect at West Virginia HillFest?

West Virginia HillFest offers thrilling time trial hillclimb, stunning car displays, delicious food options, spirited drives through scenic routes, and a motorsports atmosphere filled with car enthusiasts from around the world.

Are there any age restrictions for certain activities?

*Please Note – Time trial hillclimb will be limited to 180 participants and must be 18 years or older and provide proof of current driver’s license.

Can I bring my own vehicle to participate in the time trial hillclimb event?

Yes, participants are welcome to bring their own vehicles for the time trial hillclimb, subject to USAC Tech Inspection and safety regulations and event guidelines.

Is lodging available at Snowshoe Resort during West Virginia HillFest?

Yes, Snowshoe Resort offers a range of lodging options for attendees. It’s recommended to book accommodations early, as availability may be limited during the event. Snowshoe Resort Lodging extends a special offer to West Virginia HillFest attendees. The only way to get in on Snowshoe Resort Lodging’s special offers for attendees of West Virginia HillFest is by calling in your reservations. Please contact Snowshoe Resort at (877) 441-4386 Click HERE to view lodging options at Snowshoe Resort.


How can I contact West Virginia HillFest organizers for further inquiries?

For any additional questions or inquiries, please contact us via our contact form HERE.

What is your refund policy?

West Virginia HilLFest has a strict no-refund policy for all ticket purchases, so please consider carefully before buying your tickets, as sales are final regardless of circumstances.

10 Snowshoe Dr.
Snowshoe, WV 26209

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