Logtoberfest Celebrates the Culture of Skamania County

Skamania County, Washington has a rich logging history and the status of being a Sasquatch refuge. In celebration of these things the Wind River Business Association has joined with several local businesses to create Logtoberfest, an event that has become a fall tradition.

Logtoberfest takes place Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Gorge-ous Weddings located at Wind Mountain Ranch in Home Valley, Washington from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm with free admission for all ages. Experience chain saw art demonstrations as well as blacksmithing and vintage logging equipment demonstrations, Sasquatch vendors, arts and crafts vendors, food and more. Kids will enjoy games, crafts, face painting, balloon animals and other fun activities. The Big River Blues Band will take the stage to kick off the event on a high note followed by Britnee Kellogg’s band who will rock the house with country music.

Local craft breweries including Backwoods Brewing, Walking Man, Thunder Island, will be featured in the beer garden along with wine from Flume Vineyard, Jester and Judge cider and whiskey by Skunk Brother Spirits. Entrance to the beer garden is $10 and includes one beverage ticket plus a commemorative Mason jar that will serve as your glass. Additional tickets can be purchased at $5.00 each. Come dressed in a dirty hickory shirt and cork boots to enter the “dress like a logger contest” for a chance to win cool prizes!

Looking to spend the night? Grab a cabin right at the venue by calling Wind Mountain Ranch at 503-360-4707. For more events details, please find us on Facebook or call the Skamania County Chamber of Commerce at 800-989-9178.

The Skamania County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to organize this event along with members of the Wind River Business Association. For more information on lodging, dining and recreational opportunities in Skamania County and the Columbia River Gorge, visit www.skamania.org.

Directions to Wind Mountain Ranch:
From Portland, head east on I-84 to exit number 44 (Cascade Locks). Travel across the Bridge of the Gods ($2.00 per car toll) and turn right on Highway 14, heading east. Drive approximately seven miles east into the community of Home Valley. Look for Wind Mountain Road east of the Home Valley Store and turn left. Erickson Road is the second left as you head up the hill. Wind Mountain Ranch is on your right, follow the signs for parking. The address is 192 Erickson Road, Home Valley, WA 98648.