Enjoy a Variety of Attractions in the Boothbay Area
Being on the waterfront of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, puts you in the ideal location for exploring the mid-coast. Ideal location for exploring the State of Maine. If you are lucky enough live on the water, you're lucky enough!!
60th Annual Windjammer Days
June 26, 2022 to July 02, 2022
Windjammer Days Festival held annually, and the town fills up quickly for this event. Tall ships! 16 schooners attending this year for this weeklong event. Windjammers sailing into our beautiful Boothbay Harbor. Stay seven consecutive nights and your last night will be free!
Hidden throughout our native, natural wooded areas, these giant trolls wait to be unearthed. Find our trolls and uncover the teachings they impart, then put all the clues together and learn the secret of Guardians of the Seeds by Thomas Dambo.
132 Botanical Gardens Drive
Boothbay, ME 04537
Cabbage Island Lobster Bake - the best classic New England Lobster Bake
June 18, 2022 to September 05, 2022
Sail the Bennie Alice from Pier 6, a quintessential Maine experience. The Moore family hosts guests 7 days a week from the end of June through the weekend after Labor Day. There you will enjoy a traditional Downeast clambake cooked on the water's edge. 207-633-7200 Rain or shine!
243 Washington Street, Bath, Maine 04530 207-443-1316
Open daily 9:30am to 5:00pm
We offer discounted tickets that entitles the bearer to the member rate for cruises and programs and 20% off admission.
The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land and Sea
Take this combined trolley tour and cruise for an up-close look at Navy vessels currently under construction. Runs at 12:45 pm Monday-Friday, May 20- October 25.
2022 Season - Check the website for venues.
You can't really predict what each new season of musical offerings will be. Just to name a few: traditional, pop, rock, folk, blues, jazz and many international ensembles. The cost is very modest, considering the quality of the performers. It's noteworthy that this entire year-long enterprise is comprised of a core of volunteers!
Harbour Towne Inn is right across the street from this lovely building! Yes, we agree the lucky ones!!
From rugged islands to tranquil forests. Take a hike along trails, enjoy the rocky coastlines, coastal islands and river corridors.
35 Miles of Hiking Trails, Outdoor Recreation, Habitat Protection, Educational Programs, Resources Conservation, Environmental Leadership. Open Year-Round and it's free!!!
Closed until 2023 for renovations. The Maine State Aquarium also exhibits a variety of sport-fish species that are of major interest to anglers. At center stage, sharks and skates circle the tank waiting to be patted by those who dare. One of our favorites and the special attraction is the 20-foot-long touch tank that houses a multitude of invertebrates.
The Lazy Jack was built in 1947 by builder and designer Fred Whittier in the shipyard of Whittier and Lowe in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Lazy Jack takes its lines from the traditions of the great Gloucester fishing schooners of the 1800’s. A scaled down topsail schooner, Lazy Jack is constructed from long leaf yellow pine planking over white oak frames and measures 48ft. in overall length, with a 12 ft. beam and a full keel that draws 6 ft. Under a full press, Lazy Jack carries a mainsail, foresail, staysail, jib, jib topsail and a fisherman.
Get away from it all and experience a Monhegan Day Trip with Balmy Days Cruises! Monhegan Island is a unique and beautiful island 12 miles off the docks in Boothbay Harbor. Monhegan Island is known for its striking natural beauty, attracts artists and nature lovers from around the world.
Boothbay Craft Brewery
Oxbow Brewing Company
Monhegan Brewing Company
Download the Maine Tasting Passport from the Maine Brewers' Guild app and get ready for the Maine Beer Trail Challenge
Spend an afternoon packed with the wonders of nature on this incredible tour. See puffins at Eastern Egg Rock and whales at the feeding grounds. The National Audubon Society has reestablished a puffin colony on Eastern Egg Rock, also enjoy viewing lighthouses and other points of interest on this lovely boat ride.
Cap’n Fish’s Cruises is the ORIGINAL Whale Watch in the Mid Coast Maine region and has the most knowledge of whale feeding grounds, whale movement during different times of the season, and where to go for the BEST Whale Watch Experience in Maine. Founded over 80 Years Ago, we have been whale watching far longer than anyone on the Mid Coast.
We are open booking treks and tours. Our gift shop is now a pop up market outside on our covered back porch. Dany, Berry and Zara trekked a little earlier yesterday to beat the threatening rain.
1020 Hendricks Hill Road, Southport ME 04576
207 633 0416
Come learn about Burnt Island’s history, visit its working lighthouse, explore its five-acre island, and/or participate in professional development training. Living History Lighthouse Tour – Step back in time (to 1950) and learn about the life and times of Keeper Joseph Muise, a true lighthouse keeper and his family. For information on dates, times, departure location, and more, visit the Burnt Island Living Lighthouse Program schedule.
Charger Sportfishing - 207-380-4556
Catch 22 Fishing - 207-380-6408, 207-785-2408
Bingo Deep Sea Fishing - 207-633-3775
Saltwater Maine 207-633-5929 Captain Barry Gibson
The Charger Sportfishing Charters -Captain Mark Stover 207-380-4556
Mainetain Fishing Charters - Captain Ben Kaler 603-566-6743
Breakaway Sportfishing 207-350-5118
Sailing Lobster Tour - 207-380-5460 Sarah Mead
Sweet Action Charters, Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, Maine 207-318-4898
Harbor Bait- 69 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, Maine 207-633-2215
Ram Island Lighthouse
Ram Island Lighthouse before the red brick portion of the tower was painted white
Photograph courtesy U. S. Coast Guard. Any one much acquainted with nautical affairs, sailing into [Boothbay] harbor from the west, and from it through the eastern passage, will be struck with the advantages a light at the entrance of the east, that from that island there are in view four lighthouses, and within the compass of twelve or fifteen miles seven lights,
Reel Addiction - Sportsfishing and Sightseeing Tours
Boothbay Harbor joins 10 other Maine towns, including Wiscasset, in establishing its own Museum in the Streets (MITS). The approximately one-hour walk includes 24 informational signs around both sides of the harbor and three introductory signs with brochures at each end of the footbridge and at the municipal parking lot.
Fall Foliage Festival at the Boothbay Railway Museum and Village
October 08, 2022 to October 09, 2022
The Fall Foliage Festival has been entertaining visitors for 50 plus years. Traditional events including dozens of vendor booths, fabulous entertainment and live music, delicious Fall Foods, live artists exhibits.
October Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta www.mainepumpkinfest.com
Talented local artists decorate and transform Atlantic Giant Pumpkins
Giant Pumpkin Parade
Watch the Giant Pumpkin Drop
But the best part is the Pumpkin Regatta
This annual event is hosted at Schooner Landing Restaurant and Marina, 40 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine
Book your rooms early. This weekend fills up quickly. Not only is this a fun event, the proceeds from the Festival will be donated to the Edward A. Meyers Marine Conservation Fund.
Monhegan Island is 350 acres of wildlands and residential homes that welcomes visitors.
The Balmy Days II hosts daily round trips, departing from Pier 8 in Boothbay Harbor at 9:30 am and arrives back at Pier 8 at 4:15pm The boat ride is 1 1/2 hours each way which gives you about 3 3/4 hours to explore the island. Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Also offers a half-hour cruise around the island a 2:00pm with Captain Bill Campbell. http://www.monhegandaytrip.com
Gardens Aglow will light up the Boothbay peninsula for the eighth year in a row in 2022. This annual family tradition of experiencing the lights of Gardens Aglow will accommodate safety protocols necessary for large events.
Reid State Park
Barrett Park is a public park on Lobster Cove Road in Boothbay Harbor. One of our many treasures in the Boothbay Region. This beautiful park offers picnic tables and swimming for all. Jump off Cyclops Rock into the icy waters or race out to Mermaid Rock and back. Sea glass, plein-air artists, volleyball, yoga classes, fishing so much to do in a beautiful setting.
131 Lobster Cove Road
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
Carousel Music Theater
This lovely little gem is a Seasonal Dinner Theater in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Where they celebrate the singers and songs of the Great American Songbook from the 1940's-1970's in our original comedy revues. During late July and early August, we offer a carefully selected book musical for your entertainment.
Art Galleries near downtown Boothbay Harbor Region
"First Friday of the Month" Tour all our lovely Boothbay art galleries. Held June through October. Free, self-guided tour, open house receptions and artist. Up to seventeen art galleries participate. Wiscasset's Art Walk is the third Thursday. Damariscotta and Newcastle are held the fourth Friday of the Month.
Boothbay Reguoin Art Foundation, 1 Townsend Avene, Boothbay Harbor