Festivals

Maine is known for some great festivals and the Boothbay area has some of the best! From the mainly locals Fisherman's Festival and the carp relay race to the majestic beauty of the Windjammers Festivals to the delicious decadence of the annual Claw Down, our festivals have something for everyone! So if you were looking for a reason to come to Boothbay, here it is! You find the festival, we'll help you find the perfect cottage for you and your family!

Fisherman`s Festival

April 24th - 26th, 2015 Join the local community as we celebrate our rich maritime history and welcome in the new fishing season. This is a weekend of great fun, relays and games Watch the the senior class take on their under class-men in the famous Codfish Relay -you have to see this to believe it! Cheer professional lobstermen as they compete in the Trap Hauling event and of course, enjoy lobster and chowder as we do it best here in Mid-coast Maine. Culminate your wonderful weekend with us in the blessing of the fleet at the Fisherman`s Memorial!
Location: Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Windjammer Days

June 25st - July 1, 2017 This festival celebrates the majestic tall ships as they make their way along Maine`s rugged coast line. A centuries old tradition, enjoy parades, local artists and of course our local coastal cuisine!
Location: Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Harbor Fest

September 4th - 15th 2015 The Harbor Fest is a true celebration of all things summer and all things Maine! Challenges include a 5k race and a Golf Challenge, there will be BBQ`s, an art fair, live music, treasure hunt for the kids and a harbor crawl for the big kids! This multi-day event is fun filled, action packed and not to be missed!
Location: Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Claw Down

September 17, 2015 Local chefs square off and present their version of the perfect lobster bite. This unique event allows the culinary genius of our area to strut their stuff and guess what, we get to taste it all! You won`t want to miss this fun and dynamic event! We double-dog dare you to come up with only one favorite!
Location: Ocean Point Marina

Pumpkin Fest

October 3rd - 12th, 2015 A pumpkin regatta race, pumpkin catapult, pumpkin parade, pumpkin derby and more! Come celebrate pumpkins! Pumpkin carving is brought to a whole new level as local artists decorate pumpkins and display them curb-side for local businesses. This jam-packed festival has something for everyone!
Location: Damariscotta Maine

Damariscotta River Pirate Rendezvous

June 20st, 2015 Come for the Pirate Rendezvous and stay for Windjammer Days! This family-fun filled day is costume optional! And the good news is the proceeds from the event supports the Lincoln County Family Holiday Wishes. So hide ye gems, find ye eye patch and watch ye step!
Location: Damariscotta Maine

Wings Over Wiscasset Festival

August 13th -15th, 2015 Plane and helicopter rides, fun and educational activities for the whole family, big band swing dance and more in this weekend event celebrating the brave men and women of aviation and our great armed forces.
Location: Wiscasset Municipal Airport

Colonial Pemaquid Area

Visit the Pemaquid Area and view our early history with a visit to the Fort and the Lighthouse.
Location: Pemaquid Maine