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Maine Forestry Museum 42nd Annual Logging Festival

July 14 @ 10:00 am - July 15 @ 4:00 pm

July 14, 2023
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
221 Stratton Road/Rt 16
Call 207-864-3939 for more information


Rangeley/Dallas Plantation-The Maine Forestry Museum is holding its 42nd Annual Logging Festival Days on Friday and Saturday, July 14th & 15th. The festival is located at our fairgrounds at 221 Stratton Road/Rt 16 in Dallas Plantation. On Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM we will have wonderful artists, crafters and vendors, live music, cookout, and our beer garden. Come witness the burying of the beans around 3:00 – 4:00 PM for our Bean Hole Dinner to be served on Saturday of the festival and tour our museum. Friday’s admission to the festival is FREE.

Saturday starts out at 10:00 AM with our wonderful Logging Parade down Main Street in Rangeley. Come see loaded big rigs, floats, bands, antique cars and more. Smokey the Bear will be with us again this year. Prizes for “Best Loaded Truck”, “Most Appropriate to Logging” (logging industry equipment), “Best Fitting Parade Theme” for floats and other entries. To register as a parade participant please contact our parade coordinator Linda Sikes at (207-491-6566).

After the parade, please Join us at our fairgrounds from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM for more artists, crafters and vendors, live music, our famous Bean Hole Dinner, beer garden featuring Baxter Brewing, wood carving demo’s, barrel train rides for the kids, castle bounce house, mini excavator, face painting, and many other children’s activities (all children’s activities are free). We have the fantastic Lumberjack and Lumberjill competition with up to $3,000 worth of prizes to be awarded this year! Come watch the Axe Throw, Crosscut, Underhand Chop, Bow Saw, Hot Saw and Vertical Chop! This is a do not miss for your Rangeley vacation weekend. Free admission on Saturday for members.  FMI: call 207-864-3939 or visit



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July 14 @ 10:00 am
July 15 @ 4:00 pm
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Maine Forestry Museum
222 Stratton Rd.
Rangeley, ME 04970 United States
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