2023 LJD Buttons Now Available at:

Daily Grind, Valley Bookseller and Lift Bridge Brewery Taproom.

$5 – Supports Lumberjack Days.

You MUST have a button to participate in the Medallion Hunt.


2023 Rules for Commemorative Historic Medallion Hunt brought to you by The Greater Stillwater Area Chamber Foundation and Hope House of St. Croix Valley.


2023 Commemorative Lumberjack Days Buttons will only be sold prior to the FIRST Clue being read by Erin McQuay of Hope House of St. Croix Valley at 7pm on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at River Siren Brewing. If any buttons remain, we will announce sales of them for collectors after the completion of LJD.


2023 Commemorative Lumberjack Days Buttons will be sold at specific locations downtown and at The Lumberjack Days Kick-Off Event at River Siren Brewing- specific times: All locations until NOON on July 13 and then, 5pm-6:59pm (Strictly) at River Siren Brewing.


First clue to be read at River Siren Brewing on Thursday, July 13, 2023. The hunt is only to begin AFTER this clue is read. Any searching prior is considered grounds for disqualification. Clues will not be printed – please refer to our website and social media for updated clues, posted one hour after being read in person.


All following clues will be read until found as follows:

Friday, July 14 at 1pm at the Veterans War Memorial (3rd and Pine)

Saturday, July 15 at 1pm at the Veterans War Memorial (3rd and Pine)

Sunday, July 16 at 10am at the Veterans War Memorial (3rd and Pine)



Prizes levels details:

· $50 if you simply find the medallion (no button pre-purchased)

· $100 if you find the medallion with the pre-purchase of a button

· $200 if you find the medallion with the pre-purchase of a button and you ‘Like’ Stillwater Lumberjack Days on social media.

· $300 if you find the medallion with the pre-purchase of a button and you take a selfie at the area of finding with the medallion – must be wearing the button in the selfie (do NOT share photo until confirmation) – photo must be sent via text to the organizers.

· $500 if you find the medallion with the pre-purchase of a button, take a selfie – must be wearing the button in the selfie, and you live in the St. Croix Valley. – License required upon validation. If under 16 years old, legal guardian must provide license.


Prize will be awarded after the conclusion of the festival during the week of July 17, 2023 after all details of the find have been thoroughly reviewed and approved by The Greater Stillwater Chamber Foundation. The Medallion will be hidden at an undisclosed time on public land within Stillwater City Limits. No previous winners or relatives of winners of the Festival’s Medallion hunt are eligible to win any prizes affiliated with the festival’s activity for a period of 3 years, and no more than 2 members per immediate family for 10 years. Any attempt to purchase, use, recreate or borrow a 2023 Commemorative Lumberjack Days Button after the reading of the first clue in order to claim the prize money is strictly prohibited.


No images of Medallion itself will be published as we do not want any possible replicas. When you find it, you’ll know it!


The Locals can choose to disqualify any individual on suspicion of misconduct, cheating or any foul play regarding the contest whatsoever. Please be respectful of land and property. Any damage to land and property is strictly prohibited and grounds for disqualification. Do not push down trees, remove bricks, or harm any public property – you will be disqualified from all current and future contests with Lumberjack Days. There are no age restrictions on who can participate or who can win. Any posting of finding the medallion online, on any social media, or further exhibition of the find prior to validation is grounds for disqualification.


Once the medallion is believed to be found, we will post a disclaimer, and will give details of the find after the award has been given after validation. Please do not comment on any social media posts until validation. If the medallion is not found by 6pm on Sunday, July 16, 2023, the location will be revealed sometime before Monday and you can hunt for it for fun, but no prizes will be awarded. No one may claim that they found it before 6pm and just contact us after the fact. We are very aware of when it is found, or foul play has happened.

Have fun! Make this a memorable experience for yourself and the community. Conduct yourself in a manner that would make your grandmother proud. Good Luck!


Hey! Hardcore Medallion Hunters! – Take it easy. Sure, we’d love you to hunt, but only in good fun and hopefully you’ll come to the festival and support the local merchants while you are visiting our town. But really, take it easy.

Who to Contact in the case of finding the Medallion – 763-222-3988 – Please call during respectful hours between 8am and 8pm. DO NOT BRING IT DOWNTOWN TO THE FESTIVAL! You must follow the rules to claim it.

Contact us with any questions you have today - thelocals.stillwater@gmail.com
Please mail forms and applications to: The Locals - PO Box 403, Stillwater, MN 55082
(note: this is a mailing address only. Please no solicitation).

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