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Fireworks In The Square
Professional fireworks display every Thursday evening from June 19 – August 28th. 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!

2014 Special Events

January 1 – 26th 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 email ianf@somaine.org.

April 5th -- 8th 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 10th -- 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 www.oobpier.com

May 17th Beerfest – 15th Annual...
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 26 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 21st - 10th 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.

June 26 - 28 -- "Cruzin to the Beach" Maine State HOG Rally...
800+ Harley riders come to Old Orchard Beach for Annual State Rally to compete in skill games, parade and beach party.

July 3rd and 4th -- Fireworks In The Square...
Fireworks on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier every Thursday evening beginning June 19 thru August 21st.

July 26 – August 1 -- 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

August 2 --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 15 – 17 -- 31st 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 16 -- 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

August 22-24 -- 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. Event Details FMI:207-934-2500

September 6 - 7 -- Tri-State Fishing Tournament...
Catch and release for striped bass and blue fish on the Beach. 508-866-4815.

September 6 -- 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

September 12 – 13 -- 21st 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.

September 13 -- Beach RAID...
Hundreds of racers scheduled to take on 5K obstacle course set right on the sands of OOB! www.raidevents.com/beach/beach-raid-southern-maine/

September 13 -- 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.

December 7 -- 22nd Annual Celebrate the Season by the Sea...
Join us for our annual holiday event from 1-3pm at the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce. Bring your camera and have your picture taken with Santa. No pets please! Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and popcorn. Lighting of the Christmas tree in the gazebo in Memorial Park located on First Street. (The parade has been canceled for this year’s event.) FMI: 207-934-2500.


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. e mail:info@oldorchardbeachmaine.com


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