You’re Invited: Hike Haliburton Festival September 20-23, 2012

This video presents “Come to Know the Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve, in Ontario’s Highlands”:

  • “Discover the Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve, Ontario’s hidden outdoor recreation, education and entertainment gem, located in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada in Ontario’s Highlands!”

You're Invited: Hike Haliburton Festival September 20-23, 2012
You’re Invited: Hike Haliburton Festival September 20-23, 2012

Hike Haliburton Festival

“Come walk with us!

September 20 – 23, 2012


Donations Welcome

Tickets Available at Tourism Information Centre or by
calling 705-705-1777 or 1-800-461-7677

Please click here for directions and a map to show you how to get to Haliburton, Ontario.

Come to the Haliburton Highlands for the 10th Annual Hike Haliburton Festival:

  • Explore the natural and cultural heritage of the Highlands or just come for a good workout
  • Register for themed hikes lead by knowledgeable and engaging leaders and personalities or venture out on one or more scenic public trails with friends and family:
    • Over 40 guided and themed hikes
    • Almost 200 km of hiking trails
    • Four days of hiking including Night Hikes
    • Awesome autumn colours
    • Great places to stay and eat
    • Evening concerts and art shows
  • Some of the guided hikes will take place on the public trails; others will explore trails on the properties of proud landowners:
    • Guided hikes range in length from less than one kilometer to over 15 km in length
    • The hikes are free unless indicated
    • Donations are always welcome
    • Please Pre-Register for this event now:
      • Click here to download the registration form in pdf
      • This form is also available in Word Format for completing and emailing
      • Space is limited
    • Register your hike choices by:

In addition to the guided hikes the festival offer many other activities including:

  • FREE  Barbeque and Concert (Donations welcome):
    • Blast Off BBQ and Registration:
      • Help kick start the Hike Haliburton Festival with a tasty barbeque
      • and a concert showcasing talented local musicians:
        • The Moontones
        • Custom Blend
        • Ragged Company
    • This is also an opportunity to register for the guided hikes you wish to participate in:
      Date: Thursday, September 20
      Location: Minden Hills Cultural Centre
      174-176 Bobcaygeon Road, Box 648
      Minden, Ontario, K0M 2K0
      Tel: 705-286-2808
      Time: 5:00 – 10:00
      Cost: FREE; Donations welcome
    • Tickets available at Tourism Information Centre or by calling 705-705-1777 or 1-800-461-7677
  • Adventure Film Night
    • “Relax after a day of hiking and watch a few flicks that will show you what is possible (and seemingly impossible) in the world of hiking and trekking”
    • Films will include the Haliburton Highland debut of “The Land Between” and others.
    • On Friday, September 21
      Location: Wilberforce Community Centre
      Time: 7:30
      Cost: FREE; Donations welcome
  • Blister Ball
    • “Not tired yet? Footloose and fancy free? Kick your heels up to the very danceable music of the Wolfgang Bros”
      • They play a variety of rock, jazz, roots, and comedy songs
      • Delberton double bass, high hat and foot drum and Wolfgang on acoustic/electric guitar, banjo and harmonica produce a full band sound and have been musical partners for over 35 years playing bars, dance halls and concerts from coast to coast
      • Dress is casual
      • Cash bar
      • On  Saturday, September 22
        Location: Stanhope Community Centre
        Time: 8:00 pm
        Cost: FREE; Donations welcome

        • Please note that tickets are required
          • Tickets: Available at Tourism information Centre, or by calling 705-286-1777 or 1-800-461-7677 to reserve or at registration”
  • Mystery Celebrity Hikes
    • “The Hike Haliburton Festival has a secret
    • They have invited several celebrities to co-lead some of the hikes but they are not telling you what hike they will be on
    • So watch for that famous face and the opportunity to rub shoulders with some very interesting people”
  • Call 705-705-1777 or 1-800-461-7677 to register and get your tickets for these FREE exciting events

Contact Info:

Haliburton Information Centre
Mailing Address: 12340 Hwy 35,
PO Box 959,
Minden, ON
K0M 2K0
Telephone: 705-286-1777
Tollfree: 1-800-461-7677



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