Weekly Summer Events
Fireworks In The Square
fireworks display every Thursday evening from June 25 – Sept 3 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!
2015 Calendar of Events
January 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
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 - 7th 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 - 17th 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.
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
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.
July 16, 23, 30, August 6 and 13 - Free Concerts in Veteran's
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. FMI:
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. FMI:
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
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 19 - 5th Annual Chilifest on the Pier...
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: 207-934-2500
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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