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Summer Activities and Events

 

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Fireworks In The Square
Professional fireworks display every Thursday evening from June 23 – Labor Day. A fun event for the entire family. Approximately 9:45pm next to the Pier (sponsored by Palace Playland and The Pier). Also large display for the July 4th Show!

2012 Special Events

OOB Lobster DIpJanuary 1 – 23rd Annual Lobster Dip...
Watch or join in as over 300 participants dip into the chilly waters as part of a fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics of Maine. Located on the beach in front of the Brunswick Hotel. Sponsored by the Portland Rugby Club. FMI: 207-879-0489 X14

March 31st 6th 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 26 – Memorial Day Parade…OOB Maine SandcastleThe Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Old Orchard Beach co-host this 1pm annual parade. 207-934-5073

May 28 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 23rd - 8th 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: Visit our web site or call 207-934-2360. All proceeds benefit the Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Maine, Old Orchard Beach Pier
July 3 - 4 Parade and 24th 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.

July 4, 5, and 6 Fireworks In The Square...
Fireworks on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier every Thursday evening beginning 6/21 thru late August. Fireworks take place on Wednesday, July 4th, 5th & 6th .

MAine AmusementsJuly 21 - Annual Arts and Crafts Fair...
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

July 28 – August 3 Salvation Army Pier Ministry...
Week long evening entertainment in The Square featuring vocalists, magicians, bilingual speakers, bands and other entertainment. Parade of Witness. 14th annual golf tournament. Volleyball beach blast. 207-934-2024. Event Details

August 4 Illumination Night - Ocean Park...
Ocean Park community lights their homes during the 21st annual Festival of Lights. Band concert and strawberry shortcake are special favorites during this event. FMI: 207-934-9068. Event Details

Old Orchard Beach MaineAugust 17 – 19 29th Annual Beach Olympics...
Three days of fun competition, music, displays and a presentation to benefit Special Olympics of Maine. On the Beach, in The Square and the surrounding area. All welcome. Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution & Town of Old Orchard Beach.

August 18 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. 207-282-3607. Event Details

August 26 REVOLUTION3 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 8 – 9 Tri-State Fishing Tournament...
Catch and release for striped bass and blue fish on the Beach. 508-866-4815.

September 8 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

Maine CLassic CarSeptember 14 – 15 19th 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 2 20th Annual Christmas by the Sea...
Annual tree-lighting event with free horse-drawn hay wagon rides, face painting, entertainment, hot chocolate and food. Frosty and Rudolph will be on hand. Bring your camera and have your picture take 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: 934-2500.

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.

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