YO HO! And welcome to the Great Maine Lumberjack Show, celebrating 20 years as New England's Premier Edu-tainment center! Our unique, permanent logging sports facility is nestled in the picturesque Maine woods in Trenton, next to the Gateway to the Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. We invite you to come and enjoy a re-enactment of a historical lumberjack camp from the era of the 1870‘s, when the Down East Acadia Region was one of America's largest logging ports, with Maine's towering white pines providing timber for tall ship masts, as well as board lumber that helped to build our nation.
Each summer evening you will hear the big crosscut saws singing in the forest, just as you would have heard in a logging camp competition in the Maine woods over 100 years ago ...and you will watch the thrilling lumberjack sports of wood chopping and sawing, tree climbing, ax throwing, and everyone’s favorite... log rolling... all exhibited with a modern twist, mixed with history, comedy, and lots non-stop, razor-sharp action!
Two teams of athletes compete in twelve events, highlighting the Olympics of the Forest in an entertaining and educational ‘LIVE’ show. You will be a part of the action as you cheer on your favorite team! The 1 & 1⁄4 hour show includes special events for children to participate in and is perfect for the whole family.
You’ll love the Camp Shack selling fresh,hot popcorn, cold drinks, snacks, and our super cool, affordable T-Shirts are the perfect souvenir from your Maine vacation! Stop in at the Blue Ox Gift Shop from 9am - 7pm throughout the summer for all your Maine gifts & unique Lumberjack Souvenirs.
For more information or to reserve your group, call 207-266-5486.
We hope to see you soon,
‘Timber’ Tina Scheer & the Great Maine Lumberjacks
What time does the show start?
Every evening at 7:00 PM
How many nights per week are you open?
Shows are every evening… 7 nights a week at 7:00 PM from mid June through end of August!
How long does the show last?
It’s approximately 1 & ¼ hours of NON-STOP FUN!
Do you accept credit/debit cards or travelers checks?
YES! We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Debit Cards and of course CASH!
Do you take reservations?
YES! We are happy to hold seats for groups of 20 or more who want to sit together, please call ahead. Otherwise just come on in… seating is first come... first serve! Weekdays are always busier, so we always suggest you come early… but we will always find a seat for you if you couldn't munch that Lobster down fast enough and are running a little late!
When do you recommend we arrive?
Although we can not predict our crowd each evening, we recommend trying to arrive 25 – 30 minutes before the show. This allows ample time for you to park, get out and enjoy the Maine woods a bit, purchase tickets, a drink, a snack and get your seat… you can listen to some great music… watch some pre-show action on the chopping stage and meet other guests visiting our show!
Do you do shows in the rain?
YES WE DO! We say Rain or Shine and we mean it. But YOU stay dry because we have covered seating for our guests! Heck you are on vacation and Mother Nature can act up on your vacation, some businesses are directly affected by weather but we NEVER cancel. We perform if it is lightly sprinkling or raining Moose & Lobsters! We perform the same great show when the rain is falling and the brave come out!
What ages will enjoy the Lumberjack Show?
We are asked this question all of the time and the answer is easy… All Ages! It is an action packed event and the feedback is always the same from everyone – WE LOVED IT! This show is tailored to entertain the entire family! It is a choreographed show highlighting the old time skills of the Lumberjacks featuring the modern techniques for racing! There is history, comedy, thrills & spills for all through the entire 75 minutes! Young kids love the interaction nature of the show and they really love the intermission when we allow the young Paul & Paulette Bunyan’s a chance to come out of the crowd to Cross Cut saw with our Lumberjacks and Jill’s and they each take home a souvenir certificate from the show!
How much does it cost?
$13.00 (adults 12-62), $12.00 (seniors 63+), $9.00 (children 4-11), and Under 4 is FREE. (Maine sales tax will be added.) Very reasonably priced entertainment for an entire family
Do you have a group discount?
Yes, please give us a call (207-266-5486) for group rates of 20 people or more.
Are you handicap accessible?
Yes! We have a boardwalk to get to the bleacher seating and we have a wooden platform in front that we will reserve for you and your guests, just let us know before or as you arrive and we will make every effort to make your visit as easy as possible! There is close parking for you, too! Please let us know if we can assist in any other way.
Where do we park?
You park right at our site and it is free! We are nestled in the Maine Woods and have a large parking area.
Do you have room for Motor Coaches & Homes to park?
YES! Our parking area is quite large and we have car/truck parking in the center and we can handle 10 plus Motor Coaches or Motor Homes.
Do you have a place for motorcycles?
YES, we allow space for motorcycles to park right near the entrance… if you are lucky, you may get to park right next to Timber Tina’s little red scooter!
Can we bring our family dog to the show?
Yes, we are ‘friendly dog’ friendly! We just ask that you have the dog leashed and be conscious of others… just like you would anywhere. We’ve had 100% positive interactions with all dogs that come to the show!
Is June still Maine Residents Early Season Appreciation Month?
YES! We really appreciate the support that Maine residents have shown over the years and to show you our gratitude, we have $9.00 seats for all Maine residents in the month of June! We ask that the adults present a form of photo ID when buying a ticket, that’s it… come on in… whether you have visited us before or have never seen the show, we’d love to have you take advantage of this great offer! MAINE - The Way Life Should Be! THE GREAT MAINE LUMBERJACK SHOW – The Way Great, Family Entertainment Should Be and is!!
Do you have a Multi-Visit Pass?
YES! We have many local folks who like to bring visitors/kinfolk to The Lumberjack Show while they are visiting Down East Maine but don’t want to spend their entire stimulus money with us! So we say “Keep bringin’ em” and we’ll take care of you too! If you think you are coming 2 or more times per season, pay for two (2) admissions and we’ll give you a Season Pass. all you have to do is bring your pass and photo ID when you come to see us! Easy Enough!
If you still have questions please feel free to give us a call or send us an email. Our very friendly staff will be more than willing to help you find all the answers you are looking for. YO-HO!
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