May 27 - August 26

VETERAN FLAG RAISING

6:00pm
The ceremony takes place in Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach at 6:00PM nightly to honor deceased veterans from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. There are special ceremonies on 9/11, POA/MIA, Veterans Day, and Pearl Harbor Day. FMI call 207-468-0443.
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The ceremony takes place in Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach at 6:00PM nightly to honor deceased veterans from Memorial Day … More >>
June 19 - August 7

HEART OF BIDDEFORD CONCERT SERIES

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy free concerts every WEDNESDAY NIGHT in various Biddeford locations Park from 5:30PM - 7:00PM. To find the complete concert schedule and locations. visit: heartofbiddeford.org.
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Enjoy free concerts every WEDNESDAY NIGHT in various Biddeford locations Park from 5:30PM - 7:00PM. To find the … More >>
June 20 - June 23

LA KERMESSE FESTIVAL

The Annual La Kermesse Franco Americaine Festival is an exciting event and has something for all ages. Thursday the 20th, the Block Party, starts off the festivities with food, music and Fireworks at Mechanics Park, Lower Main Street, Biddeford. The Festival starts Friday at 4pm with the annual parade at 6pm. Saturday gates open at 11am and Sunday at 11am. We have amusement rides, crafters, games, wrestling, live entertainment inside the main tent Friday, Saturday & Sunday. St. Louis Field, Biddeford. FMI visit lakermessefestival.com
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The Annual La Kermesse Franco Americaine Festival is an exciting event and has something for all ages. Thursday the 20th, … More >>
June 20 - August 22

WEEEKLY FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Summer is the perfect time to have fun in Old Orchard Beach. Every Thursday night from June 20th thru late August, we have a free firework display starting at 9:30pm. Join in on all the summer fun in OOB! Sponsored by Palace Playland & The Pier.
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Summer is the perfect time to have fun in Old Orchard Beach. Every Thursday night from June 20th thru late … More >>
June 21 - June 24

FIRECRACKER TOURNAMENT & SHOWCASE CAMP

Firecracker Baseball will be hosting a tournament used as a college recruiting opportunity and Showcase Camp at the Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach. The tournament is open to all spectators who enjoy watching great baseball games. The Showcase Camp on Thursday June 20th from 6PM - 9PM is available to all prospective baseball players, regardless of whether they participate in the tournament or a local program. FMI visit oobballpark.com
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Firecracker Baseball will be hosting a tournament used as a college recruiting opportunity and Showcase Camp at the Ballpark in … More >>
June 22

CAPTAIN CHRISTOPHER S. CASH MEMORIAL 5K & 3K WALK

The 15th Annual Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K run and 3 mile walk is held in Old Orchard Beach each June. A family race for young and old alike. We dedicate this annual 5K race in Chris’ name and it’s with great pride to give a deserving student a scholarship in his name and proceeds to Maine Veterans in need through Veteran's Count Maine .  FMI visit: runforcash.org.
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The 15th Annual Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K run and 3 mile walk is held in Old Orchard Beach … More >>
June 22

SACO SIDEWALK ARTS FESTIVAL

Thousands of people attend this annual event for art, music, food & fun from 9AM - 4PM. Over 75 artists, photographers and fine craftspeople will once again transform Main Street in Saco and Pepperell Square into a giant outdoor art gallery displaying a rich variety of artwork, photography and sculpture. FMI visit: sacomainstreet.com.
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Thousands of people attend this annual event for art, music, food & fun from 9AM - 4PM. Over 75 artists, … More >>
June 25 - August 16

LIBBY MEMORIAL LIBRARY

7:00pm
Summer Reading Program runs Tuesday thru Friday, June 25th thru Aug 16th. This year's theme is Libraries Rock and will begin with a free lunch at 11:30 followed by an awesome STEAM activity supporting the theme and wrapping up the Summer Reading Program with an SRP World's Fair on Saturday, Aug 17. Come once or come all week, we’d love to have you! Baby/Toddler Story time every Wednesday at 10:30am. Pre-School Stories & Crafts every Thursday at 10:30 am.
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Summer Reading Program runs Tuesday thru Friday, June 25th thru Aug 16th. This year's theme is Libraries Rock and will … More >>
June 27 - August 1

SCARBOROUGH CONCERT IN THE PARK

6:30pm
Memorial Park, Sawyer Road (Scarborough High School if raining) THURSDAY NIGHT starting at 6:30 PM. For more information visit: scarboroughcommunitychamber.com.
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Memorial Park, Sawyer Road (Scarborough High School if raining) THURSDAY NIGHT starting at 6:30 PM. For more information visit: scarboroughcommunitychamber.com. More >>
June 30 - August 18

OCEAN PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

Great music and good entertainment are a tradition at Ocean Park. We are pleased to once again offer a variety of artists and entertainers from June 30th thru August 18th. General admission is $15.00; under age 18 is $5.00. This pricing is good for all concerts unless otherwise noted. Seating is unreserved; tickets for all concerts can be purchased at the door or in advance at the Ocean Park Association office. FMI visit: oceanpark.org
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Great music and good entertainment are a tradition at Ocean Park. We are pleased to once again offer a variety … More >>
July 3

FAMILY SAND SCULPTURE COMPETITION

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ocean Park’s Annual Sand Sculpture Competition takes place from 3:00-5:45 pm on the beach between Randall and Ancona Avenues in Old Orchard Beach. This year’s theme is Summertime Magic. If you want to compete in this event call 934-9068. FMI visit oceanpark.org.
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Ocean Park’s Annual Sand Sculpture Competition takes place from 3:00-5:45 pm on the beach between Randall and Ancona Avenues in … More >>
July 4

ART SHOW & SALE IN OCEAN PARK

ART SHOW & SALE – Saco Bay Artists hold three shows during the summer months (July, August and Labor Day weekend) for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, sculptures, pottery and jewelry. The location is the Ocean Park Library lawn from 9AM to 4PM. For more information visit sacobayartists.org
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ART SHOW & SALE – Saco Bay Artists hold three shows during the summer months (July, August and Labor Day … More >>
July 4

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORK SHOWS

Join in on our Independence Day celebration with the festivities downtown and Old Orchard’s annual 4th of July fireworks display on the beach next to The Pier!
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Join in on our Independence Day celebration with the festivities downtown and Old Orchard’s annual 4th of July fireworks display … More >>
July 4

OCEAN PARK INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVITIES

The fun begins at 9:00 am at the Rec Hall on Colby Avenue with the Ocean Park’s Decorated Bicycle Contest followed by the annual Independence Day Parade which begins at 10:00 am at the Bell Tower on Temple Avenue. The parade is followed by a concert given by the Ocean Park Band at the Bell Tower. At 7:00 pm come to Ocean Park and “scoot your boot” for some fun square and line dancing in the village square between Temple Ave. and West Grand in Old Orchard Beach. FMI visit oceanpark.org.
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The fun begins at 9:00 am at the Rec Hall on Colby Avenue with the Ocean Park’s Decorated Bicycle Contest … More >>
July 11 - August 15

SACO MUSIC IN THE PARKING LOT CONCERT SERIES

7:00pm
Music in the Park-ing Lot Concert Series will be every THURSDAY from July 11 to August 15 from 6:30-PM 8:30PM. Join us for a variety of local favorites and mainstays, with a different band and genre each week. There will be food trucks and local non-profits with other sweet goodies, so come on down and enjoy the music! For more information visit: sacomainstreet.com.
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Music in the Park-ing Lot Concert Series will be every THURSDAY from July 11 to August 15 from 6:30-PM … More >>
July 19 - July 21

ST. DOMETRIOS GREEK FESTIVAL #24

Come enjoy being Greek for a day...or two! Home-made Greek food and pastries, listen to Greek music, and enjoy the dancers and dancing! Take a Church tour, sit and take in the wonder of the Icons, be at peace. Shuttle bus from two locations. Handicapped accessible. Eat indoors or under the tents.  The event hours are Friday & Saturday 11am - 9pm and Sunday 11am - 4pm. Everyone is welcome, free admission. FMI visit stdometriosofmaine.com or call Stephanie at 207-284-5651.
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Come enjoy being Greek for a day...or two! Home-made Greek food and pastries, listen to Greek music, and enjoy the … More >>
July 20

RUMBLE IN THE PARK

11:00am - 7:00pm
The third annual Rumble at The Ballpark will take place from 11AM-7:00PM at The Ballpark. This is a high school and college wrestling tournament that started in 2017 in order to promote the sport in Maine and provide a unique experience for wrestlers. There will once again be two age levels; 8th through 12th grade wrestlers and college-age athletes. The event will also have a wrestling clinic held before the start of the tournament. FMI visit oobballpark.com
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The third annual Rumble at The Ballpark will take place from 11AM-7:00PM at The Ballpark. This is a high school … More >>
July 26

OCEAN PARK 5K

Ocean Park’s Annual 5K Road Race and 1K Kids' Fun Run. The Kids' Fun Run starts at 6:00 pm in front of the Rec Hall (22 Colby Avenue in Old Orchard Beach). The 5K race starts at 7:00 pm on Temple Avenue just before the covered bridge. Registration: In person at the Ocean Park Association Office through Wednesday, July 24th; via mail; or online at www.runreg.com. For more information call 934-9068 or visit oceanpark.org. FMI http://oceanpark.org
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Ocean Park’s Annual 5K Road Race and 1K Kids' Fun Run. The Kids' Fun Run starts at 6:00 pm in … More >>
July 27

SACO MAIN STREET CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Come watch as Main Street Saco transforms into ‘yester years’ with over 150+ cars and trucks from 1918 through the "muscle car" era when there was something for everyone. The event runs from 8am - 1pm. FMI visit sacomainstreet.com.
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Come watch as Main Street Saco transforms into ‘yester years’ with over 150+ cars and trucks from 1918 through the … More >>
July 27

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE SQUARE

Salvation Army Pier Ministry week-long evening entertainment in The Square, downtown Old Orchard Beach. Featuring a variety of bands, speakers, and other performers, Parade of Witness, annual Golf Tournament and Freedom 5K. FMI call 207-934-2024 or log in to seasidepavilion.org.
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Salvation Army Pier Ministry week-long evening entertainment in The Square, downtown Old Orchard Beach. Featuring a variety of bands, … More >>
August 3

YO ADRIAN CELEBRATION

In honor of YO ADRIAN entertaining tens of thousands of people from around the globe, we invite you to join The Pier and Celebrate A GREAT Entertainer. His unique brand of humor, coupled with his fantastic music talent, make him a Must See in OOB for the past 29 years.
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In honor of YO ADRIAN entertaining tens of thousands of people from around the globe, we invite you to join The Pier … More >>
August 3

ART SHOW & SALE IN OCEAN PARK

ART SHOW & SALE – Saco Bay Artists hold three shows during the summer months (July, August and Labor Day weekend) for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, sculptures, pottery and jewelry. The location is the Ocean Park Library lawn from 9AM to 4PM. For more information visit sacobayartists.org
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ART SHOW & SALE – Saco Bay Artists hold three shows during the summer months (July, August and Labor Day … More >>
August 3

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AND ILLUMINATION NIGHT IN OCEAN PARK

Band concert and strawberry shortcake festival start at 6:30 pm, Temple Avenue at W. Grand in Old Orchard Beach; annual “walk about” from street to street and onto the beach viewing lighted/decorated cottages starts at 8:00 pm; and stop by the Ocean Park Village Square on Temple Avenue at 9:00 pm to listen to the Dunlap Highland Bagpipe Band. If rain, events will be held in the Temple, 50 Temple Avenue in Old Orchard Beach. FMI visit oceanpark.org.
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Band concert and strawberry shortcake festival start at 6:30 pm, Temple Avenue at W. Grand in Old Orchard Beach; annual … More >>
August 8 - August 29

CONCERTS IN THE BALLPARK

7:00pm
FREE CONCERTS IN THE BALLPARK runs from August 8 thru August 29. This free family friendly concert series will be held at the Ballpark on THURSDAY Aug 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th. These concerts are brought in conjunction with the OOB Recreation Department. and will feature local bands. Music will start at 6PM. Food and refreshments will be sold at the Ballpark Concessions. These concerts are Free but donations are gladly accepted to help continue and grow these events.
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FREE CONCERTS IN THE BALLPARK runs from August 8 thru August 29. This free family friendly concert series will … More >>
August 11

MAINE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BBQ FESTIVAL

The Thrillin and Fillin Barbecue Fest at Aquaboggan Water Park hosts Professional BBQ Teams from all over the country from 11AM - 5PM. They will bring their BBQ Craft to Maine to compete in this Maine State Championship. Come hungry for awesome barbeque plates and vote on the best pulled pork you will ever eat.  FMI visit OOB365.com.
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The Thrillin and Fillin Barbecue Fest at Aquaboggan Water Park hosts Professional BBQ Teams from all over the country from 11AM … More >>
August 16 - August 18

BEACH OLYMPICS

The Annual Beach Olympics is three days of fun competition, music, displays and a presentation to benefit Special Olympics Maine. Located in the Town Square and on the beach in front of Palace Playland. All are welcome. Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford Savings, Palace Playland, Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce and many local merchants and businesses.
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The Annual Beach Olympics is three days of fun competition, music, displays and a presentation to benefit Special Olympics Maine. … More >>
August 17

JOEYOKE CELEBRATION

In honor of JOEYOKE entertaining close to a million people since he started his long and rewarding career as a DJ/Performer, we invite you to join The Pier and Celebrate this GREAT Entertainer. Joeyoke uses state-of-the-art audio equipment that'll thump the heart right out of your chest. He'll show up on stage as a 70's Disco Dancer, a Cowboy, "Doctor Love", a gnarly surfer dude, or in a multitude of other eye-catching (and really funny) outfits.
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In honor of JOEYOKE entertaining close to a million people since he started his long and rewarding career as a DJ/Performer, we … More >>
August 25

IRONMAN 70.3 MAINE

amily-friendly event in Maine's popular beach town just south of Portland. This race features a beach start in soft sand. After running into the water, athletes will make their way through shallow water, so practice your dolphin dives. The swim will be a rectangular point to point swim keeping buoys on your left, and athletes will have a 400 meter run from swim exit to transition. FMI visit ironman.com
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amily-friendly event in Maine's popular beach town just south of Portland. This race features a beach start in soft sand. … More >>
August 31

BLUES FESTIVAL AT THE BALLPARK

The Annual Blues Festival at the Old Orchard Beach Ballpark features great musicians including a national headliners NRBQ and The Duke Robillard Band. This event is family friendly, festival style featuring incredible music, food trucks and other vendors so bring your lawn chair and sit on the infield. You won’t want to miss the blues festival so get your tickets early at brownpapertickets.com. Children under 12 get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. FMI visit oobballpark.com
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The Annual Blues Festival at the Old Orchard Beach Ballpark features great musicians including a national headliners NRBQ and The … More >>
August 31

ART SHOW & SALE IN OCEAN PARK

ART SHOW & SALE – Saco Bay Artists hold three shows during the summer months (July, August and Labor Day weekend) for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, sculptures, pottery and jewelry. The location is the Ocean Park Library lawn from 9AM to 4PM. For more information visit sacobayartists.org
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ART SHOW & SALE – Saco Bay Artists hold three shows during the summer months (July, August and Labor Day … More >>
September 7

MAINE LIGHTHOUSE BIKE RIDE

Maine Lighthouse Bike Ride Sponsored by the Eastern Trail Alliance. The Lighthouse Bike Ride is a great event with a few distance options: Century 100 mile, Metric Century 62 mile, 40 mile, and 25 mile. There are nine lighthouses to view during the 100 mile ride! FMI visit easterntrail.org
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Maine Lighthouse Bike Ride Sponsored by the Eastern Trail Alliance. The Lighthouse Bike Ride is a great event with a … More >>
September 7

NEW ENGLAND PARKINSON'S RIDE

The annual New England Parkinson ride in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. We offer four distinct routes that cover all ages and abilities; 10, 30, 50, or 100 miles. All rides start and end at "The Ball Park" where we will host a fun-filled family day complete with food, drink, games, and music! If you don't ride, volunteers are also needed! Or just bring your friends and family to support this great cause. 100 % of the money raised by this event goes to The Michael J. Fox Foundation! FMI visit neparkinsonsride.com.
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The annual New England Parkinson ride in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. We offer four distinct routes that cover all ages … More >>
September 7

BIKEFEST

The Pier's 18th Annual BIKEFFEST is a motorcycle showcase with hundreds of motorcycles on display, live music, a giant pig roast and vendors. Ride your motorcycle on THE PIER!
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The Pier's 18th Annual BIKEFFEST is a motorcycle showcase with hundreds of motorcycles on display, live music, a giant pig … More >>
September 13 - September 14

26th ANNUAL OLD ORCHARD BEACH CAR SHOW

With over 500 participants, last year's Old Orchard Beach Car Show was the biggest yet! It was featured as a 2019 episode of the ever popular My Classic Car with Dennis Gage and can be seen on a multitude of television networks. The fun & excitement will continue with the 26th Annual Car Show which will have many divisions of cars, trophies, awards and entertainment. This year's Car Show will also include (on Saturday) Maine-made art from local artists and craftsmen. For more information about the weekend's events, visit oldorchardbeachmaine.com or call 207-934-2500.
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With over 500 participants, last year's Old Orchard Beach Car Show was the biggest yet! It was featured as a … More >>
September 14

CHILIFEST

Calling all chili lovers. Here's your chance to sample delicious chili and cast your vote for the best chili in the State. As an added bonus, you get to spend time in Old Orchard Beach while the weather is still beautiful.
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Calling all chili lovers. Here's your chance to sample delicious chili and cast your vote for the best chili in … More >>
September 16

RIVER JAM

Come to "Maine's Youngest City" for the Biddeford + Saco River Jam Festival. The "Fringe Fest" on Friday night shines a spotlight on theater, dance, puppetry, music, visual arts, and spoken word, plus a potluck of pies! All-day outdoor events on Saturday include a 5K road race, kayak race, live music, food trucks and much more. FMI visit: heartofbiddeford.org.
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Come to "Maine's Youngest City" for the Biddeford + Saco River Jam Festival. The "Fringe Fest" on Friday night shines … More >>
October 14 - October 20

AMERICAN WORKING MALINOIS ASSOCIATION WORKING DOG CHAMPIONSHIPS

The AWMA Championships will be held at the Old Orchard Beach Ballpark. It is the intent of the AWMA to preserve proper working ability and soundness in character and structure through the promotion of local clubs and national events that support IPO training, seminars, and working trials. The AWMA welcomes dogs of all breeds and fully supports the promotion of the sport throughout the United States. Come watch and be amazed as these dogs and their handlers preform in the National Championships. Get more info at 2019awma.com or oobballpark.com.
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The AWMA Championships will be held at the Old Orchard Beach Ballpark. It is the intent of the AWMA to … More >>
January 1, 2020

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 of Maine. For more information call 207-879-0489.
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Maine's original and largest ocean dip. Watch or join in as over 300 participants dip into the chilly waters as … More >>