Media Information

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Common Questions

How many carvers are participating? Where are they from?

There were over 60 carvers participating in the 2018 Rendezvous.

United States - 61
Canada - 2
Germany - 1
United Kingdom - 1

United States carvers are attending from: Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Over 30 carvers are from Pennsylvania alone.

Where is the event happening?

The event takes place in Ridgway, PA. All activities will take place at the old Motion Control facility on Gillis Ave. Check the schedule for the most up-to-date listing of activities.

Are carvers selling pieces during the event?

Yes! Carvers are selling directly to the public at their booth. These are finished pieces that are ready for display in your home. Payment methods vary from carver to carver, so be sure to ask. Most carvers are accepting credit or debit cards these days. Bring a vehicle suitable to take your selections home.

What happens if it rains?

The event is rain or shine. Of course we’re hoping for shine!

Current conditions in Ridgway, PA

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 04/25/2019 12:00 PM 04/28/2019 5:00 PM true America/New_York 2019 Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous More information at Ridgway, PA 2019-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