• Buck, Doe, and Fawn running

    Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous

    April 26 - 28, 2018 in Ridgway, PA

    Schedule of Events
  • Artwork inspired by Joseph Rego's carved and painted Raven on a Moon

    2018's Rendezvous features the work of carver and artist

    Joe Rego

    Joe's bio
  • Carved wild turkey

    Choose Best of Show

    Your vote counts for the People's Choice and Social Media awards!

    How to vote for People's Choice How for Social Media Choice
  • 2017 Carving at the Casino Carvers

    Carving at the Casino

    Join us for an exciting weekend of carving with two auctions

    June 8-10, 2018

    Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
    Salamanca, NY

19th Annual

Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous

Eighteen years ago, we set out to share with world the art of chainsaw carving. Now it’s time to take the art form to the next level; it’s time to give the public an art show!

Throughout the three days will be opportunities for interaction with skilled artists, to watch carving demonstrations, purchase finished pieces directly from the artist, and bid on quick carve pieces.

New for 2018 is awards for carvers. This is an opportunity for the public to cast votes in the Best of Show and Social Media Choice categories. Carvers attending will cast votes for their peers for the Carver's Choice award.

We hope you will Rendezvous with us April 26-28, 2018 in Ridgway!

Just a few of the carvers coming this year

Josh Dagg


Mark Mann


Benjamin Rannels

Elmer Hickey

Elmer Hickey


Don't Miss Out

This is an event you'll want to mark in your calendar and invite all your friends to attend

Add to Calendar 04/26/2018 12:00 PM 04/28/2018 5:00 PM true America/New_York 2018 Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous More information at http://chainsawrendezvous.org Ridgway, PA 2018-rendezvous
Elk County Courthouse

Food, Arts & Crafts

Feed your appetite or support local artists


Carver Awards

Carver Awards

Learn how you can help decide two of the three awards we are presenting at this year's Rendezvous

Find where to vote

Vote for 'Best of Show' awards

Ridgway YMCA Triathalon Participants

Run. Bike. Paddle.

Happening the same weekend as the Rendezvous is the 37th Annual Ridgway YMCA Triathlon and Challenge

Ridgway YMCA site

Ridgway YMCA Triathalon

Carved Ace of Hearts card

Feeling Lucky?

Top carvers rip through logs at the Seneca Allegany Casino to create sculptures for you to place the winning bid on.

More info on the Facebook page

Carving at the Casino

Thanks to our sponsors

  • Husqvarna
  • Pennsylvania Great Outdoors
  • Stihl
  • Advanced Disposal
  • Straub Brewery
  • Elk County Foods
  • Arbortech Tools
  • TomBob Outdoors
  • Seneca Resources
  • Wood-Mizer
  • Ridgway Borough
  • First National Bank and CNB Bank
  • St. Mary's Chevy
  • Peke Safety
  • Hud-Son Forest Equipment
  • Hampton Inn, DuBois, PA
  • Maple Shade Mansion
  • Gateway Lodge
  • The Royal Inn