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

March 26:  Sea Chambers opens for the season.

 

April

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

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

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.

 

 July

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.

 

 August

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.

 

 September

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.


  October

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

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

December

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
     

Bicycles

  • 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

Museums, themed

Miniature Golf

Movie Theaters

Parks and Nature Reserves

 

 Theaters