Mason County Forest Festival

Celebrating 72 Years

“We Are Timber Strong!”

2016 Paul Bunyan Grand Parade Grand Marshall, Ron Pannell


2016 Button Contest Winner Bradley Eleton, 5th Grade, Southside Elementary School


Newly Crowned Mason County Forest Festival Royalty is “Timber Strong!”

(L-R): Drake Adams, Paul Bunyan; Hannah Salapka, Princess of Cedar; Eryn Earsley, Princess of Hemlock; Danielle Salinas, Queen of the Forest; Brittani Caldwell, Princess of Spruce; Elizabeth Boring, Princess of Douglas Fir; Joeseph McGrew, Timber the Axe Man.

Reigning over the 2016 Forest Festival are

  • Queen of the Forest – Danielle Salinas, Senior, Shelton High School
  • Paul Bunyan – Drake Adams, Senior, Shelton High School
  • Timber the Axe Man – Joeseph McGrew, Senior, Shelton High School
  • Princess of Cedar – Hannah Salapka, Junior, Shelton High School
  • Princess of Douglas Fir – Elizabeth Boring, Senior, Shelton High School
  • Princess of Spruce – Brittani Caldwell, Junior, Shelton High School
  • Princess of Hemlock – Eryn Earsley, Junior, Shelton High School


June 2nd – 5th, 2016

Mason County Forest Festival welcomes you. For 72 years Mason County Forest Festival has been proud to host a celebration to welcome friends, families, neighbors and visitors from all over that celebrates our rich forest traditions. Forest Festival includes the entire community in it’s annual celebration. Mason County’s Forest Festival theme for 2016 is “We Are Timber Strong!”.


It is a fun time to celebrate our beautiful forest that we love so much! Come out and support the Mason County Forest Festival. Volunteers always needed and appreciated. Join the fun and feel apart of the “Celebrate The Seasons of Our Forest” Mason County Forest Festival 2016 ( June 2nd – 5th, 2016)