Annual Mardi Gras Weekend Celebration

Location:36 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME 03907 (Map)

February 28 - March 1, 2014!

Friday Events:
6pm: Yours Forever, A Musical Love Letter Through Time. Clay Hill Farm. Incorporating historical love letters, classical and original poetry plus music including pop, classical, country, and original songs, Kirk Simpson and Nancy Day will take you on a romantic journey in time, celebrating how love has been communicated through the ages. They will share heart warming and heart wrenching letters interwoven with music, imagery and song. Advance tickets: $18 with an a la carte menu. Limited seating. Reservations recommended. 207-361-2272.

8pm: Jon Pousette-Dart Band. Jonathan's Restaurant. Call or go online for tickets. 207-646-4777.

9pm: Mardi Gras Crowning of the King and King. MaineStreet. MaineStreet's Mardi Gras party is the kick off to an amazing weekend in Ogunquit. Join them for free appetizers, great drink specials and more! Dance room will open at 9pm with the crowning of the King & King at 10pm! What will you do for your beads this year?

Saturday Events:

11:30am - 1:30pm: Fire Juggler. Outside Cornerstone. One of the very few loose rope and 
tight wire walkers in New England, "Duncan of doh Naught" combines dangerous 
object juggling (great amounts of FIRE, authentic and sharp edged weapons and 
hitherto unknown objects), feats of balance, bawdy and/or tame humor, large 
doses of audience participation and a true love of performing to keep the 
audience gasping.

11:30am - 12:30pm: Hat & Mask Making Party. MaineStreet. Make a spectacular hat to wear directly afterward in our hat parade, then take it home as a souvenir of your great weekend in Ogunquit! $5 admission covers hat and supplies.

12:30pm - 1pm: Costume Contest: Come to MaineStreet in your Mardi Gras costume, hat, or mask, and enter our contest. The winners will get to lead the parade through town! Prizes awarded!

1pm: Hat & Mask Parade. MaineStreet to Old Village Inn. Wow the crowd with your fabulous fancy hat, or bring a wagon decked out in a Mardi Gras theme. 

1:30 Ė 3pm: Parade Awards Ceremony. Old Village Inn. Prizes awarded for the best floats in the parade.
 
2pm - 5pm: Wine Tasting. Village Food Market.

7:30pm: Soggy Po' Boys New Orleans Style Jazz Band. Dunaway Center, 23 School Street. Tickets $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at ogunquit.org, or at the Ogunquit Welcome Center, Ogunquit Camera Shop, Dunaway Center. Sponsored by Ogunquit Performing Arts. www.ogunquitperformingarts.org.

Annual Mardi Gras Weekend:

7th Annual: February 28-March 2, 2014


Last updated on 2014-02-28 11:42:30