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September 1st-10th, 2017

Click on the link below for this years schedule for 2017!!

last years schedule below:

Schedule of Events:

Harbor Fest Returns to Boothbay with Ten Days of Festivities!!!

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine—The 5th Annual Harbor Fest kicks off on Labor Day Weekend with a ten-day celebration of music, food, fashion, art & healthy living events. The festival takes place in a variety of locations on the Boothbay peninsula, featuring more than 100 Maine businesses, organizations and individuals. Major events include:

  • A Taste of Local Flavor and Live Music Marathon: 9/4-9/6: a ten dollar passport includes food tastings at 15 local establishments and live music around town. Festivities kick off on Friday afternoon with the Harbor Crawl, sponsored by 92 Moose Radio and the Rocktide Inn Trolley.

  • Weekend festivities also include a band competition sponsored by WCLZ and Music from 207 Host Aimsel Ponti as the official Judge, and a Cocktail Competition sponsored by Cold River Blueberry Vodka. The weekend closes with the internationally acclaimed HillBenders, appearing at the Boothbay Opera House, presenting the Who’s “Tommy –A Bluegrass Opry”.

  • 5k & Half Marathon: 9/6: Races start and finish at the Watershed Tavern, 301 Adams Pond Road, Boothbay. Both courses offer scenic views and a pleasant challenge. The event will feature healthy living vendors and activities before and during the race and a post race awards ceremony. The Watershed Tavern menu will be available, including Harbor Fest Ale on tap. Race to benefit the Boothbay Region and Central Lincoln County YMCA collaborative Children’s Diabetes Prevention Program.

  • Restaurant Theme Week: 9/7-9/11: Local restaurants step up their entertainment game adding a side of fun to their delicious menus. Caribbean, Luau, Great Gastby, Board Game, Back to School, Tapas, Cowboys and Cowgirls… a little taste of every type of delicious fun.
  • A Stroke of Art: 9/7-9/13: A first annual at Harbor Fest, ASOA will feature 7 days of show stopping events. This Plein Air Invitational will welcome artists from around the globe to paint the Boothbay peninsula. The ASOA ‘Base Camp’, sponsored by Harborfields Waterfront Cottages, 24 McKown Point Road, West Boothbay Harbor, will feature a ‘wet wall’ of artwork in their historic boathouse for public viewing throughout the week. Daily art shows will be open to the public at various locations to include: Andrews’ Harborside Restaurant, Spruce Point Inn, Boothbay Farmers Market and Rocktide Inn.

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For more information go to event website at

The 10-day festival is a community collaboration featuring a collection of unique and vibrant events that celebrate our local lifestyle and heritage. The wide range of festivities offer something for every interest: music lovers, foodies, craft beer fans, artists, collectors, wine connoisseurs, fashionistas, athletes, shopaholics, families — there’s even an event for our four legged friends.

Friday, Sept. 4

4 p.m. - Harbor Crawl
4 p.m. - Taste of Local Flavor
4 p.m. - WCLZ Live Music Competition

Saturday, Sept. 5

12 p.m. - Taste of Local Flavor
12 p.m. - WCLZ Live Music Competition

Sunday, Sept. 6

9 a.m. - 5k and Half Marathon
11 a.m. - Taste of Local Flavor
12 p.m. - Student Carnival
12 p.m. - WCLZ Live Music Competition

Monday, Sept. 7

7 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast
11:30 a.m. - Restaurant Week
5 p.m. - A Stroke of Art Welcome Reception

Tuesday, Sept. 8

11:30 a.m. - Restaurant Week
12 p.m. - A Stroke of Art Quick Draw and Reception
7 p.m. - Haunted History Tour

Wednesday, Sept. 9

11:30 a.m. - Restaurant Week
5 p.m. - A Stroke of Art and Wine Reception

Thursday, Sept. 10

9 a.m. - Farmer’s Market Fest Booth
10 a.m. - A Stroke of Art Quick Draw at Farmer’s Market
11:30 a.m. - Restaurant Week
2 p.m. - Paint & Pour

Friday, Sept. 11

11:30 a.m. - Restaurant Week
3 p.m. - A Stroke of Art - Ales, Eats & Art

Saturday, Sept. 12

2 p.m. - A Stroke of Art Quick Draw
2 p.m. - Fishin’ for Fashion Show
7:30 p.m. - Sultans of String: Opera House

Sunday, Sept. 13

11 a.m. - A Stroke of Art - Mimosas, Art & Eats
1 p.m. - Closing Awards Ceremony

Click on the link below for the full schedule for 2017 for fun and festiivties of the HarborFest!!

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