Lumberjack Day - September 26
Mon, Sep 26, 2022

Lumberjack Day

Lumberjack Day is celebrated every year on September 26th. On this day, a lumberjack is honored in its traditional incarnation – a brutal, strong man with a beard and big hands. The holiday was invented by Marianne Ways and Colleen A. F. Venable, they needed an excuse to get together with friends for a party. So, in 2005, Lumberjack Day appeared.


Why a lumberjack? The fact is that a week before Lumberjack Day celebrates the international day dedicated to pirates, Weiss and Venable wanted to come up with another colorful character. Surprisingly, the holiday quickly spread throughout the United States.

Interesting Facts

  • Lumberjacks are a working specialty that is common in North America. The main responsibilities are the harvesting, transportation of trees, as well as the processing of harvested wood.
  • Real lumberjacks live mainly in the forest, in specially equipped camps.
  • The first lumberjacks lived and worked in Scandinavia, the USA, Canada, the profession has existed for more than a century.
  • The work of a lumberjack is physically demanding, but modern tools make the job easier. If earlier it was necessary to work with saws and axes, today a power tool has appeared.

How to celebrate

If there is a lumberjack in your environment, cook pancakes or pancakes for him – this is a favorite treat for men of this profession. Throw a lumberjack-style party – flannel shirts, chunky boots, beer. On this day, wear comfortable clothes that representatives of the profession like to walk in – jeans, suspenders, a flannel shirt in a cage, boots. The holiday is actively celebrated in the United States, so you will surely find interesting events nearby that you can visit.

When is Lumberjack Day in 2022?

Lumberjack Day is observed on September 26 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday September 26 2022
Tuesday September 26 2023
Thursday September 26 2024
Friday September 26 2025
Saturday September 26 2026

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