2019 Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival schedule

The 62nd annual Squamish Days Loggers Sports is underway in Squamish. Here's the breakdown of what to do and where to go.

 

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FRIDAY

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CHAIR CARVE

WHEN: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Winnipeg Street at Cleveland Avenue, downtown. Judging and auctioning of chairs takes place at approximately 5 p.m.

All proceeds go to Big Brothers & Big Sisters Squamish. 

 

SQUAMISH DAYS BED RACES 

WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Cleveland Avenue, downtown Squamish

A locals' favourite. Each team must negotiate a two-block course filled with obstacles and challenges.

Cash prizes for the top three finishers.

 

CINEMA UNDER THE STARS

WHEN: 8:45 p.m.

WHERE: Junction Park, downtown Squamish

Squamish Days newest event, Cinema Under the Stars. features Tim Burton’s version of Dumbo.  Bring your blanket and enjoy a night out under the big sky of Squamish.

 

SATURDAY

KID’S FESTIVAL

WHEN: 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Junction Park, Cleveland Avenue, downtown Squamish

Many activities including races, face painting, bouncy castles, bubble station, bean bag toss, mini golf, and balloon art.

 

NOVICE & INTERMEDIATE LOGGERS SPORTS SHOW

 WHEN: 1 p.m.

WHERE: Al McIntosh Loggers Sports Grounds

Proceeds of ticket sales will go to the Sea to Sky Forestry Centre.

This is where competitors start in loggers sports.

Non-perishable food items being collected this year to support the Squamish Food Bank.

 

SQUAMISH DAYS AXE THROW INVITATIONAL

NEW LOCATION

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Norman Rudy’s Patio

Bragging rights are on the line once again at the Axe Throw Invitational.  Live music follows the event with the Over Comers.

SUNDAY

PETER HARRIS LOGGERS BREAKFAST

WHEN: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

WHERE: Chieftain Centre Mall, downtown Squamish

A hearty logger-style breakfast.

 

SQUAMISH DAYS 8K RUN & FLASHBACK MILE

WHEN: 8:25 a.m.

WHERE: Howe Sound Secondary School (Start & Finish), registration before 8 a.m.

The Flashback Mile is for kids, those just getting into running or those who prefer speed to distance. Post-race fun includes draw prizes, awards and refreshments.

 

SQUAMISH DAYS FESTIVAL PARADE

WHEN: 11 a.m.

WHERE: Cleveland Avenue, Downtown Squamish

Always a family favourite, the parade will begin at Vancouver Street, travel up Cleveland Avenue and end at the Bank of Montreal.

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Source: File photo/Haley Ritichie/The Squamish Chief

WORLD-CLASS OPEN LOGGERS SPORTS SHOW

WHEN: 1 p.m.

WHERE: Al McIntosh Loggers Sports Grounds

Come take in the action. One of the most exciting events you will see is the World Championship Tree Falling.

MONDAY

PICNIC IN THE PAVILION

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: O’Siyam Pavilion, Downtown Squamish

Music and entertainment for the whole family.  Jamey Horth with be leading a free boot camp class from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Bring your mats.

There's also a beer garden and music by Pierre Eady, Loam and from Vancouver, Rock N’ Roll Circus.

 

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