Downtown Squamish Getaway for Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival

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Squamish Days are here! July 31st through August 4th the community will celebrate 100 Years of Squamish and the 57th annual Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival. The weekend will be packed with fun for the whole family, from participation in a 10km run to sitting back and enjoying a wacky parade and live music, showcasing Squamish’s rich history and vibrant community spirit.

Squamish Days

Participate in the following events around town:

LoggersSportsAd-JulyAdWhat: World Championship Chair Carve
When: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 3:00pm
Where: Squamish Station Mall

What: Squamish Days Bed Races
When: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:00pm
Where: Cleveland Ave, Downtown Squamish

What: Squamish Days Festival Parade
When: Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:00am
Where: Cleveland Ave, Downtown Squamish

What: Squamish Days 10km Run and Flashback Mile
When: Sunday, August 3, 2014
(Registration 6:30am-8:00am)
Where: Howe Sound Sec. School (Start & Finish)

Logger Sports Events

The following events and competitions will take place over at the Squamish Logger Sports Grounds (39555 Loggers Lane) from July 31st to August 4th: Tree Climbing; Tree Topping; Birling; Chokerman’s Race; Axe Throwing; Underhand Chop; Butcher Block Chop; Obstacle Pole Bucking; Springboard Chop; Hand Bucking; Speed Bucking; Standing Block Chop; Tree Falling; Ladies Triple; and the Team Relay

Novice & Intermediate Loggers Sports Show
Photo by Randy Roy

Downtown Squamish Getaway

As a proud partner of the festival, I have the opportunity to do a very quick giveaway today thanks to Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival and Squamish2014. Drop everything, change your plans, and head for Squamish this weekend as you might win this awesome getaway prize package:

Friday Night in downtown Squamish has a lot going on including the Bed Race, and Pajama Shop & Street Party. Then on Saturday the winner can mini golf in the morning before heading to the Loggers Sports Show at 1:30pm (walking distance from hotel). The Howe Sound Brew Pub is also right downtown close to where all the fun is happening Friday night.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment naming a Squamish Days event (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a @SquamishDays @Squamish2014 getaway from @Miss604

Follow Squamish Days on Facebook and Twitter for more information. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 10:00pm Thursday, July 31, 2014. The winner must be able to attend this weekend (Friday, August 1, 2014 – Saturday, August 2, 2014) as all prizes are only valid during Squamish Days 2014.

Update The winner is Ron S!

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30 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. CherylThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 9:22am PDT

    Bed racing……beer sampling should be added…..mmmmm Howe Sound

  2. IngridThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 9:24am PDT

    My fave is the birling, especially on a hot day.

  3. websturrThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 9:37am PDT

    Can’t wait for Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival to start!

  4. KristinaThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 9:48am PDT

    I like the axe throw best 🙂

  5. RebeccaThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 9:50am PDT

    Love the Choker race!

  6. KerriThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 9:54am PDT

    Squamish days parade, my kids love it!

  7. HelenThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 10:01am PDT

    looking forward to the beard pagent tonight! love the chair carve

  8. ChrisThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 10:07am PDT

    Underhand chop is pretty impressive

  9. LaniThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 10:08am PDT

    Bed races!

  10. TonyThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 10:11am PDT

    Chair Carving!!

  11. Ariel CThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 10:51am PDT

    the axe throw sounds like fun!

  12. ShannonThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 11:06am PDT

    Bed racing!

  13. Douglas RThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 11:31am PDT

    Bed Races!

  14. SusanThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 11:34am PDT

    I am super happy the PJ night is back and the bed races is always fun.

  15. Sonja SThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 11:39am PDT

    Squamish Days Bed Races!

  16. Richard WThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 11:47am PDT

    Axe Throwing!

  17. DouglasThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 11:54am PDT

    Bed races down Cleveland Avenue

  18. Mary AnneThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 12:05pm PDT

    Bed Racing sounds amazing! Would love to get out of the city for the weekend♥

  19. Lorena GrandeThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 12:15pm PDT

    Squamish Days Bed Races!! I did a toilet race myself once, when I lived in Dawson City, Yukon for the summer, so I’d love to see the bed version. :))

  20. AlexThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 1:34pm PDT

    bed racing!

  21. KatieThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 1:47pm PDT

    Axe throwing 😀
    would be wonderful to get away for the weekend!

  22. Lynn MontesThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 1:54pm PDT

    Bed racing looks fun!!

  23. Dee HildebrandThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 4:33pm PDT

    My fav is at the end of Sunday’s competition when 20 trees all come down at once. It’s so powerful that it causes the earth to shake … whoop whoop!!

  24. Ron SThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 6:25pm PDT

    Bed racing!

  25. Bonnie RThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 6:49pm PDT

    Bed races!

  26. DiyyinahThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 7:18pm PDT

    Bed races!

  27. RhondaThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 7:59pm PDT

    Squamish Days Bed Races 😉 Can never forget those even though it has been over twenty years since I have been to them. Would be so nice to win 😉

  28. Cindy SmithThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 8:34pm PDT

    Pajama shop

  29. @bigdoingThursday, July 31st, 2014 — 9:57pm PDT

    Tree topping

  30. AngelaFriday, August 8th, 2014 — 10:59pm PDT

    The Bed Races!

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