Logging Festival - 2019
LOGGING FESTIVALThere is something for everyone at this years Logging Festival sponsored by: Elders Forest Products and Great Lakes Energy Foundation. Kids of all ages can enjoy chainsaw carvings, lumberjack competitions, Horse pulls, Hot Dog eating contest, arts & crafts vendors, NEW Little Miss LumberJill & Little Mr Lumberjack contest, the BBQ, hot dogs and more plus a Parade! Don't forget the expansive museum exhibit showcasing items from the logging boom on the local Muskegon River. FREE Shuttle pickup/drop off at Leppink's Food Centers parking lot. Shuttle runs every half hour.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND
August 30th - September 1st
ARTS & CRAFT SHOW & MEMBER SHOWCASE
Friday 11am - 7pm; Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 10am - 5pm
Vendor information - CLICK HERE
Elder's Mid Michigan Professional Lumberjack Competition Watch some of the very best Lumberjacks & Jill's in the Midwest compete. Saturday, August 31st 1pm start and finals on Sunday, September 1st.
Lumberjack Registration CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON LINE f
Elder's Mid-Michigan Amateur Competition! Show us your lumberjack/jill skills and compete to win! No equipment required!
Amateur Information & Registration Click here
Labor Day Parade Sunday 1:00pm. Follow the link if you would like to register for the 2019 Logging Festival Parade OR CLICK HERE to a print form or for more information. Forms are available at the Chamber Office - Registration and participation are FREE! This years theme is "The Frontier".
Big Boys Horse Pull! Saturday, August 31st (rain date is Sunday, September 1st)
5pm on Saturday, August 31st, in Shaw Park, 105 River St, Newaygo - by Loomis Lodge.
More details: Big Boys Horse Pull CompetitionAdditional Activities - 2019 schedule of Events click here!
Little Miss Lumber Jill & Mr Lumber Jack contest - 6 pm on the stage in Brooks Park - Free to enter (ages 4 - 6 Newaygo County & Hesperia Residents) Winners will be the 2019 Logging Festival Grand Marshall. Click here for registration & more information
- Firemen's Pancake Breakfast - 7am - 11am @ Newaygo Firehouse.
Kids Central at the Newaygo County Museum - FREE to participate
Leppinks Foods Hot Dog Eating Contest - FREE to register
16th Annual Marshall Memorial Run - Riverfront Park, 105 River Street, Newaygo. Registration starts at 8am, Race starts at 9am. It is a 5k run/walk. Cost is $20.00 Questions please call Kevin at 517.719.1195 or go to website by Clicking Here!
Logging Festival Parade - 1pm
Firemen's Water Battle - Signups 3pm - water battles 3:30pm
Logging Festival Main Sponsors