This event has ended
August 6, 2023
August 8, 2023
Vernonia, OR 97064
Welcome to the Vernonia Friendship Jamboree and Logging Show, an annual event that brings together the vibrant community of Vernonia in a celebration of local heritage and camaraderie. This beloved jamboree showcases the rich traditions and spirit of the town, offering a memorable experience for all who attend.
Prepare to be immersed in the excitement of the Logging Show, where skilled competitors demonstrate their prowess in a series of thrilling logging competitions. Witness the strength and precision as participants showcase their axe throwing, log rolling, chainsaw carving, and other lumberjack skills. The awe-inspiring displays of talent and athleticism pay homage to the historic logging industry that has played a significant role in shaping Vernonia’s identity.
As you explore the jamboree, the air is filled with lively music performances that keep the crowd entertained throughout the event. Local artists and bands grace the stage, sharing their talents and creating an upbeat and festive atmosphere. Browse through the arts and crafts vendors, where you can discover unique creations and handcrafted treasures that reflect the creative spirit of the community.
No jamboree is complete without delicious food offerings, and the Vernonia Friendship Jamboree certainly delivers. Savor a diverse array of culinary delights, ranging from classic festival fare to mouthwatering local specialties. Indulge in tasty treats that satisfy every palate and experience the flavors that make Vernonia’s culinary scene so memorable.
Beyond the competitions, music, arts, and food, the Vernonia Friendship Jamboree fosters a sense of togetherness and community pride. It’s a time for old friends to reunite, families to create lasting memories, and newcomers to experience the warm hospitality that defines Vernonia.
Join us at the Vernonia Friendship Jamboree and Logging Show, where you can immerse yourself in the rich traditions, lively performances, and friendly atmosphere that make this event a highlight on the town’s calendar. Discover the spirit of Vernonia as you celebrate local heritage, embrace the sense of community, and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
2023: Food and Product Vendors will be open on Friday at Noon. The parade will begin Saturday morning at 11:00am and the Kids Logging Show (ages 5-17) will follow at 3:00pm (registration from 1:00pm-2:00pm, $5 per family). Sunday will be our annual Logging Show (ages 18+) at 11:00am (registration from 8:00am-10:45am), $10 per person).