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Old Orchard Beach Events & Activities

fireworksFireworks In The Square
Professional fireworks display every Thursday evening from June 30 – August 25th. A fun event for the entire family. Approximately 9:45 next to the Pier (sponsored by Palace Playland and The Pier). Also large display for the July 4th Show!

2016 Special Events

Free Summer Concerts and Movies “IN MEMORIAL PARK”..                               Sponsored  by Old Orchard Recreation Department. FMI: 207-934-0860 or Visit Old Orchard Beach Recreation

Baseball at “THE BALLPARK” in Old Orchard Beach..

Independent Pro Team + SMAA Chamionships Event Details

lobsterdip2January 1st – 28th Annual Lobster Dip…
2016 marks the 28th Anniversary Dip on New Year’s Day. Maine’s original and largest ocean dip. Watch or join in as over 500 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 email ianf@somaine.org

January 17th — 6th Annual Frozen 4 Miler Race….
Charity event run in extreme conditions. Awards, food and entertainment. Starts and ends at Jimmy the Greeks Restaurant. FMI: 207-934-7499 or visit Jimmy the Greeks

Feburary 17th — 20th Old Orchard Beach Winter Carnival…
Enjoy a man-made mini-mountain – in the middle of Old Orchard Street. Kids carnival on Thursday night sledding party on Friday, and Ice Bowling, pony rides and a Slippery Slope Pub Crawl(for the grownups) on Saturday ((plus hot cocoa and marshmallow toasting) Great family fun for all ages and Family.  All free to the general public. Sponsored by OOB365

March 12th —  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 or  Old Orchard Beach Recreation

May 14th — 8th 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 5:00pm FMI: 207-934-3595 or visit Old Ochard Beach Pier

May 20th — 1st AnnuaOld Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament…   4 Person Scramble Golf Outing at Dunegrass Golf Club.  All welcome.  For more information on this event or to register, please call 207-934-2500 or visit Old Orchard Beach Maine Chamber of Commerce

May 21st  – 15th Annual  Beerfest on the Pier…
All day event featuring over 30 microbrews and live music on the Pier.     FMI: 207-934-3595 or visit Old Ochard Beach Pier

May 30th 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 207-934-5714 for more details.

 

June 4th Scottish Festival….        

Pipers, highland dancing, traditional Scottish foods, Scottish entertainment, Scottish Bazaar, artisans, artists, heavy athletics, and more! Join us in Veteran’s Memorial Park in Old Orchard Beach for this year’s Scottish Festival! OOB365

June 9th – 12th  9th Annual Back to the Beach Corvette Weekend…. Corvette’s fill up Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Visit the Event Website for more details and specific schedule information for each day of the event.

Run For Cash

June 25th – 12th Annual Cpt. Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K and 2.5 Mile Walk...
Time of Run: 8:30am, Time of Walk: 8:40am, Kid’s Fun Run: 7:45am. Start/Finish at E. Emerson Cummings Blvd. (behind OOB Police Station) To volunteer or FMI: Run For Cash or call 207-934-2360. All proceeds benefit the Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial Scholarship Fund.

sandcastleJuly 3rd – 4th Parade and 25th Annual Family Sand Sculpture Contest – Ocean Park…
Come enjoy a parade (July 4 starting at 10 a.m.) and band concert with line and square dancing. Family sand sculpture contest (July 3 from 3-5pm) on the beach . Fun for the entire family. FMI: 207-934-9068 or Ocean Park.

Countdown To 2016 At The Atlantic Birches Inn fireworksJuly 4th – 5th — Forth of July Fireworks In The Square…
Fireworks on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier every Thursday evening beginning 6/30 thru August 25th.

 

July 30th – August 5th Salvation Army Pier Ministry…
Art in Memorial Park featuring numerous Maine and New England artists work on display for sale and judging. Entertainment by the Salvation Army Band and a barbershop quartet. Proceeds to benefit the Libby Memorial Library Building Fund. Rain date: 7/24. 207-934-4351 or Seaside Pavilion

Illumination-Night-on-the-beach-2August 6th Illumination Night – Ocean Park…
Ocean Park community lights their homes during the 24th annual Festival of Lights. Band concert and strawberry shortcake are special favorites during this event. FMI: 207-934-9068. Event Details

August 19th – 18th 33rd 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 & Town of Old Orchard Beach. FMI: 207-934-2500

August 20th 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 Event Details

Rev3August 25th – 29th REV3 Triathlon ...
Over 1000 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. Event Details FMI:207-934-2500

September 7th – 8th Tri-State Fishing Tournament…
Catch and release for striped bass and blue fish on the Beach. 508-866-4815.

September 10th 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. 207-934-3595. More Event Details

classiccarSeptember 16th – 17th — 20th 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 & Town of Old Orchard Beach.

December 4th — 20th 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. Old Orchard Beach Maine Chamber of Commerce

Event schedule subject to change without notice.

For additional information on events please contact the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce at 207-934-2500,