Thursday, June 21, 2018

56th Annual Windjammer Days Festival Begins Sunday June 24th-30th In Boothbay

Boothbay, Maine - Windjammer Days from June 24th to 30th marks the kick off to summer in the Boothbay region and is a time to reconnect with family, friends and neighbors after the long winter, an opportunity to support local businesses and welcome visitors. It is a time to honor our maritime history and celebrate the vital role it plays in the lives of all who live here.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24
1:00 PM
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club One Design Race 

1:30 PM
Blessing Of The Fleet

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Reggae Cruise Featuring Dani Tribesmen

MONDAY, JUNE 25
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nathaniel Wilson Sailmakers Tours

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open House at the Boothbay Sea and Science Center

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ernestina-Morrissey Reception

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Linekin Bay Resort Cruzan Rum Tasting Event

7:00 PM
Windjammers Got Talent

TUESDAY, JUNE 26
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast
Whale Park

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whale Park Friends of Windjammer Days Tent Open Information and shuttle maps are available. Raffle tickets with prizes every hour!

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Kids Alley
Located on Boothbay Hill across from Two Salty Dogs on the lawn

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Pirates of the Dark Rose Puppet Show
Whale Park

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tours of the United States Coast Guard Station
McKown Point - Free Shuttle Service

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Windjammers for Wee Mateys
Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library Lawn

10:00 - 4:00 PM
Maine State Aquarium
McKown Point - Free Shuttle Service

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pirates of the Dark Rose Tours of the Must Roos pirate ship
Docked at Fisherman's Wharf

11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Rebuilding Together Food Booth
Whale Park

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Pirates of the Dark Rose Duels & Meet Oreo the Pirate Bird

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Paul and Amber

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Recruiting for Pirates
Kid's Tent, Boothbay House Hill

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pirates of the Dark Rose Tours of the Must Roos pirate ship
Docked at Fisherman's Wharf

3:00 PM
Annual Antique Boat Parade
Public Reception to Follow at Oceanside Resort

4:30 - 6:30 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Junction 27

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Work Trucks

7:30 PM
Red Cloak Haunted History Tours

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast
Whale Park

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friends of Windjammer Days Tent Open in Whale Park. Raffle tickets with prizes every hour with grand prize drawing at 8 pm

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Pirates of the Dark Rose Weapons Demonstration
Whale Park

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Kids Tent Activities
Boothbay House Hill

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tours of the United States Coast Guard Station
McKown Point - Free Shuttle Service

10:00 - 2:00 PM
Maine State Aquarium* - Free Shuttle Service
McKown Point - *Aquarium closing today at 3 pm today for parade attendance

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Cannon Lessons with a Pirate Shoot out
Whale Park

11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Rebuilding Together Food Booth
Whale Park

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM            
British Invasion Attack on Boothbay Harbor 
Public Landing, Whale Park

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gathering of the Fleet
The moment you have been waiting for!  

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pirates of the Dark Rose Tours of the Must Roos pirate ship
Docked at Fisherman’s Wharf

2:00 PM
Lobster Eating Contest
Whale Park - Open to all!

2:15 PM
Cod Fish Races 
Whale Park - Open to all!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Pookie and The Boys

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Windjammer Days Street Parade
(starts at high school, arrives downtown approximately 4:30 pm)

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Y-Arts Windjammer Princesses

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations

7:30 PM
Red Cloak Haunted History Tours

9:15 PM
Fireworks Spectacular over the Harbor

THURSDAY, JUNE 28
7:00 AM- 11:00 AM
Windjammer Fleet Leaves the Harbor
Bid the schooners farewell as they depart Boothbay Harbor

9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Boothbay Farmer’s Market
Boothbay Common

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Age of Fishing Under Sail at the Historical Society

1:00 PM
Windjammer Days Golf Tournament at the Boothbay Harbor Country Club
All are welcome to participate! 

1:00 PM
1st Annual Windjammer Days Crab Cake Cook Off!

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Dave Gagne Trio

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Don Brewer Blues Project

7:30 PM
Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

FRIDAY, JUNE 29
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Artists Alley
Whale Park

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Age of Fishing Under Sail at the Historical Society

3:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Whale Park Stage Concert
Delta Knights Duo

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Windjammers Adventure and Harvey Gamage Reception and Tours
Carousel Marina and Whale's Tale Restaurant

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oyster Shucking 
Mine Oyster Restaurant

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM                  
Whale Park Stage Concert
Space Heaters

7:30 PM
Opera House Concert
Frank Vignola Hot Jazz Trio

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018
8:00 AM
Rocky Coast Road Race        

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Age of Fishing Under Sail at the Historical Society

3:00 PM (PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE)
Tug of War Across The Harbor

AFTER THE TUG PARTY, MCSEAGULL'S, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE TUG
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whale Park Concert 
Dyer Neck Gang

7:30 PM
Opera House Concert
Alison Brown Quartet

9:00 PM
Lighted Boat Parade  
The culmination to Windjammer Days!

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