Current happenings and Festival info:
A brief outline of some of the events that happened this year.
The Festival is held every year during the last weekend in June and it's a great time to catch up with friends, the community and businesses in the area. Admission is $3.00 per person a day OR with the purchase of this years logo winner's button of $5.00, you get all three days!
Congratulations to Cash Gutekunst, the winner of the 2017 Logo Contest. Cash is the son of Tiffany McManemy and Robbie Gutekunst and the stepson to Brian McManemy.
A 4th grader at the Wolverine Elementary School, Cash enjoys drawing and playing video games at home with his family.
Cash's favorite subjects are, of course, art, and also spelling! After he graduates from school, Cash wants to become a video game designer and a firefighter. Congratulations to Cash for a job well done!
Here is a very short list of some of the things you can find at this years festival
Some music and Karaoke
We are having our annual Lumberjack Festival parade at 10 A.M. Saturday, June 24th 2017. Feel free to join us in downtown Wolverine for this exciting family time. If you would like to participate please E-mail Rosie Hilliker or give her a call at 231-525-8742. You can also download and submit the 2017 Parade Form
Join us on Saturday, June 24th for our scrumptious chicken dinner from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and includes 1/2 Chicken, 2 sides, roll and a drink. This will be $9.00
Play some hoops!
Events begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday
Creative Sound & Entertainment will be here with 5 BoUnCy related items to keep you moving.
Saturday 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
We are having Jack Pine Lumberjack Shows on Saturday at 12:30, 2:30, and 4:30, with a 12:30 show on Sunday.
Stuffed Animals for Awesome children's entertainment!
Wood carving demonstrations all day Saturday
On Sunday, we are going to be raffling off a wood carving of a bear. A $175.00 value. Ticket's will be $1.00 or SIX for $5.00.
Recognizing all that make it happen:
Adopted March 4th, 2010
The Wolverine Festival Committee is a local, non-profit organization whose main purpose is to support, through charitable donation as well as fundraising opportunities, other local non-profit entities, such as the library, public schools, area athletics programs, etc., whose purpose is to advance the quality of the rural community life through education and physical fitness. The purpose of the activities undertaken by this organization, such as the Lumberjack Festival as well as other events through the year, is to strengthen area commerce by promoting both tourism and good stewardship of our natural resources while also acting as an outlet through which the citizens of the Wolverine, Michigan area may demonstrate pride and pro-active involvement in their community through voluntarism.
The Lumberjack Festival Committee would like to thank all the volunteers who help things run smoothly! We could not have done it without you! We would also like to thank everyone who helped sell buttons!
To all of our sponsors, we thank you for your continuing support, Thank you to all who made donations of materials, prizes, and labor. Without the support of all these people the Lumberjack Festival would not and could not be a success. If you are interested in becoming a committee member, please contact one of the members listed. Once again, Thank you all! And our greatest apologies to anyone whom we missed.
It is a very proud moment to be able to announce the Wolverine Lumberjack Committee for 2017. Please take the time and thank them for all the hard work that they have volunteered to do!!
Meetings are held at the Wolverine Community Center at 6:30 P.M. every second Thursday. Everyone is welcomed to attend. For more information contact Chairman Dave Bird at 419-350-9603 or email the committee at Email
Use the resources below to get in touch, find a form, volunteer, etc.
Here are the various forms currently available for this years Festival! Please download what you need and submit.
If you would like to help out at this years Wolverine Lumberjack Festival as a volunteer, please contact:
Need some extra seating and a few big tables for your upcoming event? You can rent them from us! Metal folding chairs are .50 per chair, and 8-foot banquet tables are $6.00 each, per day. To make rental arrangements, please contact Dave Bird at 419-350-9603.
We would like to thank all the local businesses that contribute to the festival. Please feel free to click any image to visit their websites. (provided they have one)
Alpine Chocolat Haus
Archie and Marilyn Reeves
Barkley's (Brass Rail)
Barrel Back Restaurant
Buffalo Wild Wings
Big Bear Adventure
Big Boy Restaurant
Dave & Pat Bird
Do It Center
Fast Eddy's Car Wash
Indian River Golf Club
Joy & Terry Wiacek
Mark & Wendy Young
Pat & Judy Terrian
Pollard's Quick Lube
Ralph & Doreen Ochs
Rhonda & Ty Hilliker
Wildwood Golf Course
Wolverine Auto Care