Location:36 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME 03907 (Map)
Please join us for our 11th annual event, October 23-26, 2014.
If you are going to miss OgunquitFest during your October stay in Ogunquit, please go to MaineOktoberfest.com to learn about events and activities throughout the region in October!
The OgunquitFest Bazaar is now full! Stay tuned for a list of participating vendors!
Thank you to our 2014 OgunquitFest sponsors:
Premier Sponsor: The Weekly Sentinel
Official Sponsor: Hanson Enterprises
Associate Sponsors: Anchorage by the Sea, Kennebunk Savings Bank, Moon Over Maine, Norseman Resort
Supporting Sponsors: Dunes on the Waterfront, Peoples Insurance, Sparhawk Resort, Meadowmere Resort, Village Food Market
OgunquitFest 2014 Schedule of Events
Scarecrow Contest begins Columbus Day Weekend!
Explore the town as businesses decorate and compete for the best scarecrow display. Ballot boxes located around town through Saturday, October 25.
All weekend: Scavenger hunts throughout Ogunquit! Solve the clues to be entered to win a prize. For the scavenger hunts, see the OgunquitFest brochure. If you are familiar with geocaching, you might want to take advantage of the many caches in the area while you are here for the weekend. You can find more information about Ogunquit caches (and log them when you find them) at geocaching.com.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
MAINE OUTDOOR FILM FESTIVAL Leavitt Theatre. 8pm. See a selection of short outdoor films from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Maine Outdoor Film Festivals. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 children. Buy your tickets at the door or online at ogunquit.org.
Friday, October 24, 2014
MONSTER MASH Dunaway Center, School Street. 5-8pm. Stop in for a child-friendly group of vignettes and great photo opportunities! Come in costume for dancing, music, refreshments, and more fun! Appropriate for the entire family. Bring your camera!
Saturday, October 25, 2014
AUTUMN BAZAAR 9am-4pm, Main Beach parking lot. Find that one-of-a-kind special item from one of our 75 vendors Ė get an early jump on your holiday shopping! Non-perishable food donations being accepted for local food pantry or pet food for the Animal Welfare Society.
HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES 10am-4pm, Veteransí Park. $5 per person. Weather permitting.
GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH PRESENTATION 10-11:30am, Dunaway Center, School Street. An autumn delight for kids of all ages. Pumpkins, paints, markers, and stickers supplied. No carving please.
ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR SHOW 10am-1pm, Main Beach parking lot. Vote on your favorite classic car! Winners announced at 12:30pm. Free admission.
WINE TASTING 2pm-5pm. Village Food Market, 230 Main Street. Wine tasting with complementary cheese and crackers.
OGUNQUITFEST OBSTACLE COURSE 2:30-3:30pm, Ogunquit Main Beach. Let the kids run off some energy in our Halloween-themed Obstacle Course on the beach.
WINE TASTING 3-6pm, Perkins & Perkins Wine and Cheese Shop, 478 Main Street. Featuring great wines for fall.
CHILDRENíS FALL STORYTELLING 4-5pm, Dunaway Center, School Street. Listen to local storyteller Diana Abbott tell tales of spooks and haunted happenings.
GHOSTLY TOURS, 6-8:30pm. Ogunquit Heritage Museum, Obeds Lane. Stop in for a ghostly walk through Ogunquit. Tours by the Ogunquit Heritage Museum. Bring your flashlight Ė itís dark out there! $5 Adults, children under 10 free. Weather permitting.
"PHANTOM OF THE OPERA" SILENT MOVIE, 8 pm, Leavitt Theatre, Downtown. Long before Andrew Lloyd Webber created the hit stage musical, this 1925 silent film adaptation starring Lon Chaney helped place 'Phantom' firmly in the pantheon of both horror and romance. Live piano accompaniment. See for yourself, if you dare! $10 per person.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
AUTUMN BAZAAR 10am-3pm, Main Beach parking lot. See Saturday description.
COSTUME PARADE 11am, Ogunquit Square to Main Beach. Costumed kids, adults, and canines welcome! Rain location: Under the tents at the Main Beach Parking Lot. DJ Jodi will spin tunes for this and the Bed Race that follows.
BRIDGE TO BEACH BED RACE 12-1pm, Beach Street bridge to Main Beach parking lot and back. Itís utter bedlam as teams zoom down Beach Street! Vote on your favorite as teams raise money to vie for the Peopleís Choice Award. Most Beautiful Bed and Broken Spring winners will also be selected. Weather permitting.
OPA'S OOMPA BAND Noon-4pm: Join Cornerstone immediately after the Bed Race for some fun polka music!
HIGH HEEL DASH AND WALK-OFF 3pm, Perkins Cove. Watch the hijinks as brave souls race around Perkins Cove in high heels! Better yet, join in the race! Heels must be at least 2Ē high, and trophies (and prize money) awarded for Best Time, Highest Heel and Most Outrageous Costume! Proceeds from registration will go to Frannie Peabody Center.