Urban Forest Survey

Our team has conducted thorough site assessments and pinpointed several promising areas for Urban Forest Development. Your insights are crucial in ensuring we make the best decisions for our community's green spaces. The survey period is from July 5th to August 19th, 2024.

Chainsaw Wizards

Chainsaw Wizards - Tree Carving Event - May 17 to 20

Alberta's biggest tree carving festival will be back during the May long weekend to welcome the spring!
Not just an event, Chainsaw Wizards is a project that was born to honour the trees that were cut down for the berms by giving them a new life in the Valley.
Save the date on your calendar to come witness the talent of the wizards as they weave their carving magic in front of your eyes by the minute.
This event is for all ages, food and live music will be a part of the experience! We look forward to seeing you there!  
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Full Event Schedule

Whether you're a local looking for a weekend escape or a visitor seeking a unique experience, mark your calendar and plan your getaway to the enchanting Drumheller Valley!
There is no better time of year to visit! While we know the seasonal change can be tough to get used to, the weather in the Valley is as good as it gets!

Our much-anticipated event is set to unfold during the May long weekend, from May 17 to 20!

Official Program Schedule: 
  • Friday, May 17, 2024 - 9:00am -10:00am - Orientation and site set up
  • Friday, May 17, 2024 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Rails to Trails Carvings – Trail entrances
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Carving at the Downtown Plaza including 1 hr. quick carves at 1pm. Auction to follow quick carves
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024 -7:00pm - 10:00pm - Live Concert: Brayden King 
  • Sunday, May 19, 2024 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Carving at the Downtown Plaza including 1 hr. quick carves at 1pm. Auction to follow quick carves
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm - Carving at the Downtown Plaza

Call for Wood Market Vendors

We are hosting an open market for wood artisans and vendors! 

Calling crib board makers, bowl creators, cutting boards, bird houses, railroad items, animal designs, anything created with wood, come out and share your products!

If you are an artisan or vendor and want to exhibit and sale your crafts/products, this is the perfect opportunity. 

Join us as a vendor at Alberta's biggest tree carving festival!

Register Here

Chainsaw Wizards - Commissions Form

Talented carvers will be in Town for the May Long Weekend!

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to get a custom-made piece of art. If you have a log or stump at home that you have always wanted to get carved, this is your chance!

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