Paul Bunyan Days - Oscoda, Michigan

Paul Bunyan Days - Always In September

paul bunyan babe the blue oxPaul Bunyan is a lumberjack character in North American and Michigan folklore. One of the most famous and popularfolklore heroes, he is usually described as a giant as well as a lumberjack possessed of amazing skills. In most tales, he is accompanied Babe, his famous blue ox.

The State of Michigan has designated Oscoda as the official home of Paul Bunyan. Oscoda, Michigan celebrates in September with the Paul Bunyan Days Festival.

Along with lots of food, drink and carnival rides, the festival includes Games, BBQ Competition, a Classic Car Show, Motorcycle Show, Chainsaw Carving Competition, Paul Bunyan Look-alike Contest, Pie Throwing, Musical Entertainment, Ax Throwing, Log Chopping and free kids games.