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Diamond Jubilee - 75th Annual Mason County Forest Festival


Facets of the Forest are waiting for you to discover!

For 75 years, this festival has honored the traditions of an industry which is at its very core – forestry. At its very roots are the generations of families who have nurtured the forests and the business of managing those forests. Every year, those families and friends gather, along with visitors from near and far, to celebrate those rich historical traditions. From a pet parade to high climbing fun, there is something for every member of your family.

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2019 Forest Festival Events

Paradise Amusements Carnival
Thursday May 30 (beginning at 4:00 PM) thru Sunday, June 2
2505 Olympic Hwy North in Shelton
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Goldsborough Creek Run/Walk/Jog
Saturday, June 1 at 7:00 AM
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Firefighter’s Pancake Breakfast
Presented by: Central Mason Fire & EMS
Saturday, June 1 from 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Parade-Family & Pet Parade
Saturday, June1 at 10:30 AM
Railroad Avenue, downtown Shelton, WA
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Paul Bunyan Grand Parade
Saturday, June 1 at 11:00 AM
Railroad Avenue, downtown Shelton, WA
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STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS®
Western Professional Qualifier Logging Show

Saturday, June 1 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Loop Field located at 1020 W Franklin Street in downtown Shelton
Exhibits and Vendors will be at Loop Field 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Rockin’ The Forest
Saturday, June 1 from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1st and Grove Streets, Downtown Shelton ( in former Mell Chevrolet parking lot)
Food trucks, live music, beer garden and much much more all proudly sponsored by the Martha Reed Foundation. $10 entry into the venue, youth 13 and younger are free. MUST HAVE CURRENT VALID ID to enter beer garden! 

Manke Fireworks Show
Presented by: Manke Lumber
Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 PM
Oakland Bay Junior High Field – Visible from Wallace Kneeland Blvd
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Shelton Car Showoff
Presented by: NJROTC Booster and Shelton Rotary
Sunday, June 2 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Kiwanis Duck Race
Presented by: Kristmas Town Kiwanis
Sunday, June 2 at 2:00 PM
Goldsborough Creek from 7th to 1st Street in downtown Shelton, WA
Buy your duck Saturday at the Parade!

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(Event image courtesy of Cooper Studios)



Earlier Event: May 26
First Annual Union City Festival
Later Event: June 1
I Was a Stranger