Volary Wood Festival
Aug 22, 2015Aug 23, 2015
Since 1993 the Wood Festival has been regularly held in Volary for dozens of artisans to present their traditional and nearly forgotten craftsmanship. The festival also includes concerts, the Euro Jack lumberjack competition, fairytale theater, fencing, fireworks, and a fun contest for walking in clogs. Teams from partner cities in Austria and Germany join the locals for this festivity. Every year, moreover, sees an attempt to break the record number of participants in the Wood Festival wearing wooden shoes. Besides the hundreds of people in clogs, participants have included a dog, mare and Velorex rover.