And now for something completely different and fun for the whole family! The thrill of lumberjack life comes to town with The Lumberjack Festival on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1, 2023 from noon to 6 p.m. at Clement Park Amphitheatre (7306 W. Bowles Ave.) in Littleton. The unique event lets you test your axe throwing skills, try log-rolling, see chainsaw art, cheer on cool competitions, listen to live music, play in a petting zoo and more.
The Lumberjack Festival includes:
Lumberjack Life — Try your hand at axe throwing, hammerschlagen, saw cut and more. There will be opportunities for kids and adults alike.
Lumberjack Show — Take in the All-American Lumberjack show three times each day. Cheer for Team Red and Team Blue as professional lumberjack teams compete in 11 thrilling events.
From axe throwing to water challenges, there’s excitement for all ages. Don’t miss the chance for autographs and souvenirs from the lumberjacks, plus hands-on experiences in cross-cut sawing and logrolling.
No experience needed — everyone’s welcome to join in the fun!
Competitions — Each day will feature multiple competitions including Beard competition, Mustache contest and Stein Holding.
Lumberjack Camp — Professional lumberjacks will be on hand each day so kids and grownups alike can try their hand at log-rolling.
Live Music — Featuring The Eric Golden Band, Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Entertainer of the Year, as well as Odessa Rose, The HumminBirds Bluegrass Band, Union Gray, The Lunchables and Joe Wren.
Live Chainsaw Art
Petting Zoo — What’s a lumberjack without his furry friends?
Face Painting — Beards for everyone!
Roaming Photobooth — Keep an eye out for the mystery guest. He loves a good photobomb!
Food Trucks — Eats from some of Colorado’s best food trucks. (Available for additional purchase.)
Beer Tasting — Sample brews from the area’s top breweries. (Available for additional purchase.)
Vendor Market — Get fully decked with lumberjack gear from area merchants.
Bar — Enjoy everything your lumberjack heart could desire.
Flannel as far as the eye can see!
General admission tickets are $20, kids (3 to 11) are $12 and under 2 are FREE. Admission includes access to all attractions and entertainment, including face painting and photo booths.
In fact, everything is included everything, except food and beverages. A 10-ticket beer tasting pass costs $12 and a 20-ticket tasting pass is $20.
Tickets and passes may be purchased in advance online or at the gate.
If you can’t find parking at Clement Park, head to Southwest Plaza. Park on the perimeter of the lot nearest Dick’s Sporting Goods and look for the FREE Festival shuttle.
There is also overflow parking at Columbine High School.