Weekly Summer Events
In The Square
Professional fireworks display every Thursday evening from June 25
to Sept 3. A fun event for the entire family. Approximately 9:45pm
next to the Pier (sponsored by Palace Playland and The Pier). Also
July 2, 3 & 4th Shows!
2015 Calendar of Events
1 - 27th Annual Lobster Dip…
Maine’s original and largest ocean dip. Watch or join in as over 300
participants dip into the chilly waters as part of a fundraiser to
benefit Special Olympics Maine. Registration starts at 9:00am and
Dip at noon sharp. On the beach in front of the Brunswick Hotel.
Sponsored by the Portland Rugby Club. FMI: 207-879-0489 for a
registration packet or visit www.somaine.org.
March 21 --- 9th Annual Easter Egg Extravaganza...
Great family fun for all ages featuring a parade, Easter egg hunt,
photos with the OOB Bunny costumed character, animal balloons and
other fun-filled games. At Loranger Middle School from 10:00am to
1:00pm. All free to the general public. Sponsored by Old Orchard
Beach Recreation Department. FMI: 207-934-0860
May 9 --- 5th Annual Chowderfest on The Pier… Come
taste the best chowder recipes from all over the state and cast your
vote for a winner. Noon to 4:00pm FMI: 207-934-3595 or visit
May 16 --- 15th Annual Beerfest… All day event
featuring over 30 microbrews and live music on the Pier.
207-934-3595 or visit www.oobpier.com. Noon to 5:00pm.
May 25 --- Memorial Day Parade... The Veterans of
Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Old Orchard Beach co-host
this 1pm annual parade. Call the Town of Old Orchard Beach at
207-934-4042 for more details. June 27 --- 11th Annual Cpt.
Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K and 3 Mile Walk... Time of Run:
8:30am, Time of Walk: 8:35am, Kid’s Fun Run: 7:45am. Start/Finish at
E. Emerson Cummings Blvd. (behind OOB Police Station) To volunteer
or FMI: Visit our web site at www.runforcash.org or call
207-934-2360. All proceeds benefit the Captain Christopher S. Cash
Memorial Scholarship Fund.
July 2, 3 & 4 --- Fireworks In The Square...
Fireworks on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier every
Thursday evening beginning at approximately 9:45 p.m. Great views
from most locations on the beach! Fireworks run June 25 thru
September 3 weather permitting. FMI: 207-934-2001.
16, 23, 30, August 6 and 13 -- Free Concerts in Veteran's Memorial
Park... Enjoy a variety of concerts beginning at
approximately 6 p.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Park which is located on
the corner of Staples St. & First St. Grab a blanket or a chair, and
join us on the lawn for a fabulous, family-friendly concert in the
park. This event is brought to you by the Old Orchard Beach
Recreation Department. In case of inclement weather, visit
www.oobmaine.com for updates or call (207) 934-0860.
July 25 - 31 --- Salvation Army Pier Ministry...
Week long evening entertainment in The Square featuring vocalists,
magicians, bilingual speakers, bands and other entertainment. Parade
of Witness. 17th annual golf tournament. Volleyball beach blast.
August 1 --- Illumination Night - Ocean Park...
Ocean Park community lights their homes during the 25th Annual
Festival of Lights. Band concert and strawberry shortcake are
special favorites during this event. FMI: 207-934-9068.
August 14 -16 --- 32st Annual Beach Olympics...
Three days of fun competition, music, displays and a presentation to
benefit Special Olympics Maine. Located in the Town Square and
Palace Playland. All are welcome. Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford
Savings Institution and the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce.
August 15 --- Annual 5k Race... Enjoy a kid's "fun
run" or adult 5k through town with T-shirts and medals for the kids
and other awards for divisional winners. All are welcome. FMI:
207-282-3607 or visit www.breakaway5k.org
August 26 - 31 --- REVOLUTION3 Triathlon… Over 1200
athletes participate in a 70.3 & 32 miles Olympic and Half Rev event
for the first time in Old Orchard Beach. Pro and age group athletes
are invited to compete in both distances for cash prizes. FMI visit:
September 12 --- Bikefest on the Pier... Motorcycle
showcase with live music, a giant pig roast and vendors. Ride your
motorcycle on the pier! Hundreds of motorcycles on display. Noon to
close. 207-934-3595 or visit www.oobpier.com
September 13 & 14 --- BikeMaine... Old Orchard
Beach is part of BikeMaine's third annual ride which encompasses an
approximate 350 mile loop. For more complete information and to
register visit: www.bikemaine.org
September 19 --- 5th Annual Chilifest on the Pier...
Cast your vote for the best chili in the State. Noon to 4:00pm.
207-934-3595 or visit www.oobpier.com.
September 18 & 19 --- 22nd Annual Car Show... Car
show with many divisions, entertainment, trophies and awards. Friday
night lineup on Main Street with Parade and Car Show on Saturday.
Great family fun for all. Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford Savings
Institution and the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce. FMI:
December 6 - 23rd Annual Celebrate the Season by the Sea...
Annual holiday event with horse-drawn hay wagon and trolley rides,
face painting, entertainment, hot chocolate and food. Frosty and
Rudolph will be on hand. Bring your camera and have your picture
taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, who arrive on a fire engine, making
this a very special tradition and holiday event. Parade starts at
1pm on Old Orchard Street. FMI: 207-934-2500.
Event schedule subject to change without notice.
For additional information on family vacations in Old Orchard Beach,
contact the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce at 207-934-2500. e
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