10th Annual OgunquitFest. A fun-filled weekend of fall-themed events including pumpkin and cookie decorating, costume parade, classic car show, craft show, fun house, high heel race, bed race, wagon rides, storytelling, and a scarecrow contest and more! For info phone the Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce at (207) 646-2939.
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 26.
All weekend: Scavenger hunts and geocaching throughout Ogunquit! Solve the clues to be entered to win a prize.
Friday, October 25, 2013
MONSTER MASH AT 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 26, 2013
AUTUMN BAZAAR 9am-4pm, Main Beach parking lot. Find that one-of-a-kind special item from one of our 65 vendors – get an early jump on your holiday shopping! Donations being accepted for local food pantry or pet food for the Animal Welfare Society.
HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES 10am-4pm, Veterans’ Park. $5 per person. Weather permitting.
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 complimentary cheese and crackers.
GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH PRESENTATION 2:30-4:30pm, Dunaway Center, School Street. An autumn delight for kids of all ages. Pumpkins, paints, markers, and stickers supplied. No carving please.
WINE TASTING 3-6pm, Perkins & Perkins Wine and Cheese Shop, 478 Main Street. Featuring great wines for fall.
CHILDREN’S 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 – it’s dark out there! $5 Adults, children under 10 free. Weather permitting.
“NOSFERATU” SILENT MOVIE 8 pm, Leavitt Theatre, Downtown. Just in time for Halloween, see the original 1922 silent film adaptation of Bram Stoker’s famous ‘Dracula’ story. Still spooky after all these years—in fact, some critics believe this version is not only the best ever done, but has actually become creepier with the passage of time. Live piano accompaniment. See for yourself, if you dare! $10 per person.
CARNIVAL OF CHAOS 8pm-1am, Maine Street. Two rooms to dance. Costume contest at 11pm with $1000 in cash & prizes. Grand prize $500. No cover charge. Ages 21+.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
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. DJJodi 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. It’s utter bedlam as teams zoom down Beach Street! Vote on your favorite as teams raise money to vie for the People’s Choice Award. Most Beautiful Bed and Broken Spring winners will also be selected. Weather permitting. New this year: Two categories: double bed with five teammates and single bed with three teammates.
OPA’S OOMPA BAND 1pm-4pm: Join Cornerstone 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 2” 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.
For more detailed information visit www.visitogunquit.org