Local Attractions & Events

Ogunquit hosts many special events, weeks and weekends.  Check www.visitogunquit.org often for updates on townwide events

2013 Calendar of Events



March 26:  Sea Chambers opens for the season.



April 12-14:  23rd Annual Patriots Day Celebration. Colonial re-enactments, bazaar/craft show, restaurant tastings, entertainment, and much more. 
April 20: 1st Annual Earth Day Celebration. Beach clean-up and other related events.
April 19-21: 6th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Memorial Piano Festival at Dunaway Center. 207-646-6170. 



May 11: AIDS Walk. Registration starts at 9am and the walk starts at 10am. 
May 11-12: 35th Annual Student Art Show at the Barn Gallery, 1-4pm.
May 18: EcoDay Celebration at Laudholm Farm. 207-646-1555.
May 25-27: Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt on display each day at the Dunaway Center, School Street. 207-646-1195.



June 7-8: 19th Annual Chamber Music Festival. 207-646-6170.
June 29: 3rd Annual Ogunquit Lifeguard Dash. 5K beach run starts at 10am at Ogunquit Beach. Benefits Ogunquit Lifeguard Rescue equipment. T-shirts for the 1st 300. Followed by complimentary brunch @ Rose Cove. www.Christianslifeguarddash.com.



Bingo 7pm, air conditioned, Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Fire Station, School Street.
Bingo 6pm, air conditioned, Wednesdays at the Wells Ogunquit Center, Route One, Moody. 207-646-7775.
July 4: Fireworks!
July 18: 39th Annual Ogunquit Rotary Club 2-Cent Sale at Dunaway Center, School Street. 6:30pm. 207-646-2939.



Bingo 7pm, air conditioned, Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Fire Station, School Street.
Bingo 6pm, air conditioned, Wednesdays at the Wells Ogunquit Center, Route One, Moody. 207-646-7775.
August 3: 62nd Annual Ogunquit Art Association Auction at Barn Gallery, 207-646-8400
August 15: 5th Annual Jazz Concert featuring The Eric Andrews Ensemble, 5pm-7pm at St. Peter’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, Shore Road.
August 22: 40th Annual Sidewalk Art Show and Sale. More than 70 artists showcase and sell their work on the sidewalks and parking lots of downtown Ogunquit. Rain date: August 23.
August 25: 8th Annual Almost Labor Day Auction Annual fundraiser featuring a wide array of silent auction items and a live art auction offering a selection of fine art. 207-646-4909.
August 25: Run for the Fallen 5K Run/Walk taking place in Portland this year, info@runforthefallen, 207-646-1125.
August 31: Annual Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale. Rain date Sept 1.



Sept: 23rd Annual Capriccio, a two-week long celebration of the arts!
Sept 7: Capriccio Festival of Kites.  207-646-2261. Rain date: Sept 8.
Sept 7-8: 26th Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival. 207-646-4521.
Sept 14: 13th Annual Lobster Dash  11am at Ogunquit Beach. www.lobsterdash.com.
Sept 28: Punkinfiddle, A National Estuaries Day Celebration at Laudholm Farm. 207-646-4521.


Oct 12: Fall Fun Farm Day at the Youth Enrichment Center at Hilton Winn Farm, 189 Ogunquit Rd., Cape Neddick, 207-361-1385. Rain date: Sunday, Oct 13.
Oct 25-27: 10th Annual OgunquitFest.  A fun-filled weekend of fall-themed events including pumpkin and cookie decorating, costume parade, classic car show, craft show, fun house, high heel race, bed race, wagon rides, storytelling, and a scarecrow contest and more!



November 10: 5th Annual Celebrations by the Sea Wedding Expo.


December 6-8 & 13-15: 27th Annual Christmas by the Sea Celebration. Two weekends of tree lightings, caroling, chowder & chocolate fest, beach bonfire, entertainment, shopping, Santa, and more.  
December 15:  Sea Chambers closes for the season.


 Local Attractions

Amusement Parks

  • York's Wild Kingdom is a family oriented zoo and amusement park, the rides are mostly aimed at younger children. 1 Animal Park Road [Route 1], York, 207-363-4911
  • Aquaboggan Water Park has plenty of fun for all ages. 980 Portland Road [Route 1], Saco, 207-282-5139
  • Funtown Splashtown USA, two parks in oce location! 774 Portland Road [Route 1], Saco, 207-282-5139


  • Breton's Bike Shop, sales only, 879 Post Road [Route 1], Wells, ME 04090, 207-646-4255
  • Wheels and Waves, sales and rentals, 365 Post Road [Route 1], Wells, ME 04090, 207-646-5774

Water Sports

  • Bunny Clark Deep Sea Fishing, out of Perkins Cove, 207-646-2214
  • Finestkind Scenic Cruises, out of Perkins Cove, 207-646-5227
  • First Chance Whale Watch, 4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk, 207-967-5507
  • Liquid Dreams Surf Shop, 731 Main Street, 207-641-2545
  • Sailing Cruises on the Gift, out of Perkins Cove, 207-646-3758
  • Silverlining Sailing Cruises, out of Perkins Cove, 207-646-9800


Museums, themed

Miniature Golf

Movie Theaters

Parks and Nature Reserves