Old Orchard Beach
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Old Orchard Beach Calendar of
Weekly Summer Events
Professional fireworks display every
Thursday evening from June 29 –
August 31st. 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
2017 Calendar of Events
January 1st - 29th Annual Lobster Dip...
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 visit
May 29 - 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.
July 4 - Fireworks In The
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 29 thru
August 31st weather permitting. FMI:
July & August Select Dates
- Free Concerts in Veteran's Memorial
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
August 1 - Illumination Night -
Ocean Park community lights their homes
during the 27th Annual Festival of
Lights. Band concert and strawberry
shortcake are special favorites during
this event. FMI: 207-934-9068.
11 -13 - 34st 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
September TBD - Bikefest on the
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 TBD - 7th Annual Chilifest on the Pier...
Cast your vote for the best chili in the
State. Noon to 4:00pm. 207-934-3595 or
September TBD - 24th Annual
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.
Event schedule subject to change without
For additional information on Old
Orchard Beach Events you may call the
Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce at
The Ocean House Hotel & Motel
P.O. Box 249
Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064
Toll-Free Reservations: 1-877-837-4148