May 13

CHOWDERFEST

Join us at the Pier for our 8th annual Chowderfest. Cast your vote for the "Best Chowder in the State"! All proceeds go to charity.
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Join us at the Pier for our 8th annual Chowderfest. Cast your vote for the "Best Chowder in the State"! … More >>
May 20

BEERFEST

If you love beer and ready to enjoy the beautiful Maine Coast, come to OOB for this yearly event. Sample over 30 microbrews and enjoying live music at the 18th ANNUAL Beerfest on the Old Orchard Beach Pier.
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May 29

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

1:00pm
The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Old Orchard Beach co-host this annual parade starting at 1pm. For more information call the Old Orchard Beach town office at 207-934-5714
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The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Old Orchard Beach co-host this annual parade starting at 1pm. … More >>
June 3

SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

OOB365 Scottish Festival -- The Scot's are coming to Old Orchard Beach for a free event in Memorial Park from 10am – 5pm. Enjoy; Pipers, highland dancing, traditional Scottish foods, entertainment, heavy athletics, Bazaar with artisans, educational opportunities and more!
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June 9 - June 11

CORVETTE WEEKEND

14th Annual Back to the Beach Corvette Weekend If you love or own a Corvette, this event is perfect for you! Activities all weekend long including a Corvette Display downtown OOB and annual Corvette parade. For a complete list of events visit http://back2thebeach.net.
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14th Annual Back to the Beach Corvette Weekend If you love or own a Corvette, this event is perfect for … More >>
June 22 - June 25

LA Kermesse Festival

The 35th Annual La Kermesse Franco Americaine Festival is an exciting event and has something for all ages. Thursday the 22nd, 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 10am and Sunday at 11am. We have a petting zoo, crafters, carnival rides and games, St. Louis Field, Biddeford.
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The 35th Annual La Kermesse Franco Americaine Festival is an exciting event and has something for all ages. Thursday the … More >>
June 22

WEEEKLY FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Summer is the perfect time to have fun in OOB and every Thursday night, 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 OOB and every Thursday night, we have a free firework display … More >>
June 24

RUN FOR CASH

13th Annual RUN FOR CASHChristopher S. Cash Memorial 5K run and 3 mile walk is held in Old Orchard Beach, ME 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. For more information visit runforcash.org.
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13th Annual RUN FOR CASHChristopher S. Cash Memorial 5K run and 3 mile walk is held in Old Orchard Beach, … More >>
July 3 - July 4

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORK SHOWS

Bring your family to Old Orchard Beach to celebrate the 4th of July weekend with us for a full day of fun and excitement! To top off all the festivities, enjoy a fireworks display on the beach next to The Pier both Sunday the July 3rd and Monday July 4th!
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Bring your family to Old Orchard Beach to celebrate the 4th of July weekend with us for a full day … More >>
July 3

SAND SCULPTURE COMPETITION

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ocean Park’s 31st Annual Sand Sculpture Competition takes place on the beach between Randall and Ancona Avenues in Old Orchard Beach. This year’s theme is Ocean Park Life. A flyer with information and rules for the competition will be available at the Ocean Park Office after Memorial Day or at the site on the day of the competition. You must register, either in advance at the Ocean Park Association office (14 Temple Ave) or on the beach the day of the event. Judging begins at 4:15 pm. Winners will be announced at 5:00 pm and will be recognized at the Band Concert on July 4th .
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Ocean Park’s 31st Annual Sand Sculpture Competition takes place on the beach between Randall and Ancona Avenues in Old Orchard … More >>
July 4

ART SHOW & SALE

Saco Bay Artists, Art Show are held three times during the summer months for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, and sculpture. The location is the Ocean Park Library lawn from 9AM TO 4PM. For more information visit sacobayartists.org
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Saco Bay Artists, Art Show are held three times during the summer months for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, … More >>
July 4

INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVITIES

The fun begins at 9:00am with the Ocean Park’s Decorated Bicycle Contest held at the Rec Hall. Decorate your bike at home and then bring it to the Rec. Hall for the judging. All contest participants may ride in the parade. 9:40am: Ocean Park’s second annual Decorate-a-Dog Pack! Join in an assembly of Ocean Park’s finest canine friends! Decorate your dog and meet between the Temple and Porter Hall to walk in the Independence Day Parade. 10:00am: Line of march for the 10:00 am: Ocean Park’s 67th Annual Independence Day Parade starts at the Bell Tower followed by a concert given by the Ocean Park Band. Prizes will be awarded during the Band Concert. At 7:00pm: Come to Ocean Park and “scoot your boot” to some fun Square and Line Dancing by caller Ray Hilton. To be held in the village square between Temple Ave. and West Grand in Old Orchard Beach.
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The fun begins at 9:00am with the Ocean Park’s Decorated Bicycle Contest held at the Rec Hall. Decorate your bike … More >>
July 4

BEACH CAMPFIRE

7:00pm
Drop by the beach in Ocean Park at the end of Temple Avenue (Old Orchard Beach) for a campfire on the beach including s’mores, campfire songs, guitar players and silly skits. Bring your beach blanket or chair and we’ll bring everything else! (weather permitting). Hosted jointly with Oceanwood Camp & Conference Center and the Ocean Park Association.
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Drop by the beach in Ocean Park at the end of Temple Avenue (Old Orchard Beach) for a campfire on … More >>
July 7 - July 9

GREEK FESTIVAL

ST. DEMETRIOS GREEK FESTIVAL #22 - 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.  Everyone is welcome. For more information visit stdemetriosmaine.com or call Stephanie at 207-284-5651.
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ST. DEMETRIOS GREEK FESTIVAL #22 - Come enjoy being Greek for a day...or two! Home-made Greek food and pastries, listen … More >>
July 28

OCEAN PARK 5K

Ocean Park’s 21st Annual 5K Road Race (7:00 pm) and 1K Kids Fun Run (6:00 pm). 5K preregistration fee is $22, in person at 14 Temple Avenue in Old Orchard Beach (prior to 3:00 pm on July 27), or online at www.runreg.com. FMI go to www.oceanpark.org or call 934-9068. Race Day registration is $25 beginning at 3:30 pm in the Rec Hall at 22 Colby Avenue in Old Orchard Beach. Registration for the Kids Fun Run is held at the Rec Hall beginning at 5:00 pm on July 27. A brief awards ceremony will be held at the Rec Hall at the conclusion of the race.
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Ocean Park’s 21st Annual 5K Road Race (7:00 pm) and 1K Kids Fun Run (6:00 pm). 5K preregistration fee is … More >>
August 5

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 28 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 … More >>
August 5

ART SHOW & SALE

The Saco Bay Artists, Art Shows are held during the summer months for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, and sculpture. The location is the Ocean Park Library lawn from 9 am to 4 pm. For more information visit sacobayartists.org.
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The Saco Bay Artists, Art Shows are held during the summer months for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, and … More >>
August 5

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

6:30pm
6:30 pm: 29th Annual 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 9:00pm to listen to Dunlap Highland Bagpipe Band.
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6:30 pm: 29th Annual Festival of Lights and Illumination Night in Ocean Park! Band concert and strawberry shortcake festival start … More >>
August 12

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. His unique brand of humor, coupled with his fantastic music talent, make him a Must See in OOB for the past 28 years. 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, and a multitude of eye-catching (and really funny) outfits.
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August 18 - August 20

BEACH OLYMPICS

The 34th Annual Beach Olympics is a 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, Palace Playland, Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce and many local merchants and businesses.
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The 34th Annual Beach Olympics is a three days of fun competition, music, displays and a presentation to benefit Special … More >>
August 27

IRONMAN 70.3 MAINE

All activities take place around the Pier and Veterans Memorial Park starting Thursday. Friday and Saturday are the race expo with vendors and activities for families. On Sunday, 2000 athletes will swim, bike and run the 70.3 mile Half Ironman Distance Triathlon. FMI: Maine70.3@ironman.com
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All activities take place around the Pier and Veterans Memorial Park starting Thursday. Friday and Saturday are the race expo … More >>
September 2

ART SHOW & SALE

The Saco Bay Artists, Art Shows are held three times during the summer months for the sale of paintings, drawings, photography, and sculpture. The location is the Ocean Park Library lawn from 9AM TO 4PM. For more information visit sacobayartists.org.
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The Saco Bay Artists, Art Shows are held three times during the summer months for the sale of paintings, drawings, … More >>
September 9

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! View the event website at easterntrail.org for more details and specific information about signing up!
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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 9 - September 10

PARKINSON RIDE

Join us for our 8th 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! For more information visit neparkinsonsride.com.
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Join us for our 8th annual New England Parkinson ride in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. We offer four distinct … More >>
September 9

BIKEFEST

The Pier's 17th Annual Bikefest is a motorcycle showcase with hundreds of motorcycles on display, live music, a giant pig roast and vendors. Ride your motorcycle on the pier and have a chance to win a Trip for 2 to Daytona Bike Week!
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The Pier's 17th Annual Bikefest is a motorcycle showcase with hundreds of motorcycles on display, live music, a giant pig … More >>
September 10

BEACH RAID

Beach Raid - Old Orchard Beach - Set against the scenic charm of some of the country’s most idyllic seaside communities, Beach RAID utilizes deep sand, beach themed obstacles and a cycle of beach boot camp stations to challenge athletes of all fitness levels. The soft sand will amp up your hard surface running and take your cardio experience to the next level! From the contagious energy of the pre-race warm up to the custom designed course and obstacles to the killer beach party that awaits you at the finish line Beach RAID is unlike any race you’ve done before! Gather those friends and teammates and join us for what is going to be an epic day at the beach! For more information visit raidevents.com/beach
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Beach Raid - Old Orchard Beach - Set against the scenic charm of some of the country’s most idyllic seaside … More >>
September 15 - September 17

CAR SHOW

24th Annual Car show has many divisions of cars, entertainment, trophies and awards. Friday night lineup on Main Street OOB with parade and car show on Saturday. Great family fun for all. FMI: 207-934-3595 
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24th Annual Car show has many divisions of cars, entertainment, trophies and awards. Friday night lineup on Main … More >>
September 16

RIVER JAM

The 4th annual RiverJam Festival will feature Maine’s top bands playing along the beautiful Saco River. Enjoy great music, kid’s activities, food booths, and beverages.
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The 4th annual RiverJam Festival will feature Maine’s top bands playing along the beautiful Saco River. Enjoy great music, kid’s … More >>
September 16

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 22

ANNUAL JJ'S TOO GOLF TOURNAMENT

JJ's Too Annual Golf Tournament is a community fundraising golf tournament at Biddeford Saco Country Club. FMI: Jlachance2@maine.rr.com
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JJ's Too Annual Golf Tournament is a community fundraising golf tournament at Biddeford Saco Country Club. FMI: Jlachance2@maine.rr.com More >>
September 30

WINGS 4 WISHES

10:00am - 5:00pm
Wings 4 Wishes is a fly-in which benefits Make-A-Wish Maine! Over 20 planes will land on the breach just like Charles Lindbergh did in 1927. This awesome event will en"tail" planes landing on the beach, food, activities, and lots of fun! We ask for an admission of $10 per person to witness this historical event! By the way, did we mention that this was created by a 15 year old??? Thanks to the help of the OOB365 for using their slogan "It's happening in OOB" and making it happen! For more information visit wings4wishes.org.
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Wings 4 Wishes is a fly-in which benefits Make-A-Wish Maine! Over 20 planes will land on the breach just like … More >>
December 1

DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY FESTIVAL

A great weekend to begin the holiday season in Biddeford + Saco. Friday night kicks off with Biddeford’s traditional Downtown Holiday Festival in City Square, with cookie decorating, sleigh rides, a visit from Santa (plus photos with Santa), and more! Watch this page for more details about Saturday’s events, including Saco’s Parade of Lights and much more!
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A great weekend to begin the holiday season in Biddeford + Saco. Friday night kicks off with Biddeford’s traditional Downtown … More >>