Manitou Beach Chainsaw Carving Festival 2023

2023 Manitou Beach Chainsaw Carving Festival - August 10-13, 2023

The Manitou Chainsaw Competition will be held at the Resort Village of Manitou Beach Hall 217 Watrous Street from August 10-13.

This bi-annual event will feature some extremely talented and experienced carvers from across Canada. The competition will be fierce - all carvers will be creating a 2 hour quick -carve piece that the general public can bid on and win. (Silent Auction) The 3 day carving event continues with each carver gradually revealing a fully completed artistic wooden creation.

The weekend of events include an axe throwing competition sign up and claim bragging rights! Also there will be wood whittling demonstrations, water boiling contest, a bouncy castle, dunk tank, face painting and more. Check out the beer gardens & food trucks that will be serving up delicious food items or pop by our other food and merchandise vendors.

Come experience the spirit and friendship of the Manitou Chainsaw Competition weekend!