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THINGS TO DO

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!!
62st Annual Windjammer Days in Boothbay Harbor June 2024

The Official Home Of The 62st Annual Windjammer Days 2024 June 23 - June 29, 2024 2025 June 22-June 28, 2025 2026 June 21-June 27, 2026
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Schooner Eastwind and Applejack

June-October Day Sail or Sunset Sail Sunset Sales - Departures Between 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm 207-955-7283
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Opens May 1- October 23, 2023. 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
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Cabbage Island Lobster Bake - the best classic New England Lobster Bake

Operates June 17 - September 4, 2023. 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!
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This Land is Your Land
Boothbay Region Land Trust

https://bbrlt.org 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!!!
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Maine Maritime Museum

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.
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Opera House at Boothbay Harbor

2023 Season - Please 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!!
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Schooner Isaac H Evans

Come celebrate historic tradition on board the oldest surviving oyster fishing schooner. Schooner Isaac H. Evans is a true testament to the history of America’s working waterfront.
Maine State Aquarium

Opening again in June 28, 2024 through Labor Day 2024. Hours 10:00- 4:00 p.m. 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.
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Boohtbay Harbor Yacht Club Regatta and Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge

Annual Regatta and Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge. July 2024. Hodgdon Yachts is very pleased to support the return of the Shipyard Cup newly configured as a classic yacht regatta under the umbrella of the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club,” says Tim Hodgdon, president of Hodgdon Yachts, which hosted the original Shipyard Cup Regatta and is a lead sponsor of new event.
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Monhegan Day Trip with the Balmy Days Cruises

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.
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North Atlantic Blue Festival - Rockland, Maine

July 2024 The North Atlantic Blues Festival is an annual two-day blues music festival featuring national blues performers and considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. The festival is held at the Public Landing in Rockland, Maine, overlooking the picturesque Rockland Harbor. Some of the top names in blues music have been featured at this prestigious East Coast festival. In addition to all day live entertainment, the festival has vendors selling a wide array of food, drinks and crafts. Saturday evening Main Street is closed to traffic for the NABF Club Crawl.
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Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

Historic Site in Mid-Coast Maine Pemaquid Point Lighthouse 3115 Bristol Road Bristol, Maine
Maine Brewers' Guild

Favorite Breweries Boothbay Craft Brewery Oxbow Brewing Company Monhegan Brewing Company Footbridge Brewery Download the Maine Tasting Passport from the Maine Brewers' Guild app and get ready for the Maine Beer Trail Challenge
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American Ghost Walks of Boothbay Harbor

How do I purchase tickets? ? You may book on the website or call 1-833-Ghost13 (446-7813) no printer needed; all tickets are virtual.
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Kayaking and Canoeing - Maine Kayak

207-677-3455 18 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
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Belfast Harbor Fest and Classic Boat Show

August 2024 Amateur or professional boat builder, bring your boat and display it for Belfast Harbor Fest visitors to see. Kayak, canoe, skiff, sailboat, launches – if it fits on a small trailer or on top of a car – All kinds of classic boats are welcome on Saturday, August 2024, 9 AM to 4 PM at Heritage Park
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Escape it all. Go Sailing! Eastwind Schooner or Lazy Jack

Pier 2, 20 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, Maine Four Trips daily - 2 hour sail 207-633-6598
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Captain Fish's Boat Cruise

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.
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Boothbay Region Garden Club Home and Garden Tour

July 2024 Annually, in July, BRGC offers our community an enjoyable opportunity to tour Boothbay peninsula homes and gardens that showcase the creative ways that homeowners are meeting the unique gardening challenges of our rugged coastal environment. The Home and Garden tour is a highlight of the summer season in the Boothbay Harbor area and a great way to gain an insider’s view of the natural beauty that surrounds us. Advance tickets are available for $35 at the Boothbay Harbor Chamber of Commerce starting June 1. 207-633-2353. $40 on the day of the event.
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black river gallery

Art gallery that is a collaboration of the creative and photographic visions of Sue Kenney and Catherine Day. 16 McKown Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 207.315.6522
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Cap'n Fish's Cruises Whale Watch

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. Seasonal - Opens May 13, 2023-
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Maine Lobster Festival - Rockland

August 2024 The Maine Lobster Festival is five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine! This annual seafood festival takes place during the first weekend of August, from Wednesday through Sunday. What started as an idea for a local marine festival to revive Midcoast Maine communities has turned into an internationally recognized celebration of local seafood. The Maine Lobster Festival attracts visitors from as near as our local communities to those from countries around the globe.
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Cape Newagen Alpace Farm

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
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Burnt Island Lighthouse

Open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m. June through October. Living history tours two days a week. Burnt Island ca only be reached by boat or kayak as it is one mile from port of Boothbay Harbor. 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.
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Charger Sportfishing and Harbor Tours

During Boothbay Lights, extending their hours minimum 3 people. 207-380-4556
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Fishing - Boat Charters- Boothbay Harbor

Catch 22 Fishing - 207-380-6408, 207-785-2408 Bingo Deep Sea Fishing - 207-633-3775 Saltwater Maine 207-633-5929 The Charger Sportfishing Charters 207-380-4556 Mainetain Fishing Charters - 603-566-6743 Breakaway Sportfishing 207-350-5118 Sailing Lobster Tour - 207-380-5460 Sweet Action Charters 207-318-4898
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

Hodgdon Yacht Services 100 Ebenecook Road, Southport, ME 04576 Pandion Sportfishing Phone - Stripper Fishing- Charter Fishing www.pandionsportfishing.com 207-380-2791 Reel Addition Sporting Fishing Captain Jordan Coran Tuna Fishing Stripper Fishing Bluefin 207-380-2791
The Museum in the Street

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. (207) 633-3541
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Cellardoor Winery

Made in Maine, award winning wines are created in small, handcrafted batches with grapes sourced from their vineyards as well as many premier vineyards across the country.
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Care Free Boat Club Maine

207-288-7346 19 By-Way Boothbay Harbor Maine 04538 Maintenance -free boating. Boating without owning.
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56th Fall Foliage Festival at the Boothbay Railway Museum and Village

October 2024 Weekend. 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.
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Boothbay Boat Rental at Hodgkin

100 Ebenecook Road, Southport, Maine 207-633-2970
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Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta

October 2024 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
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Morris Farm

Supporting agriculture, education and community.
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Monhegan Island

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
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Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival 2023

Always Labor Day Weekend!
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Beaches and State Parks near Boothbay Harbor

Barrett Park Hendricks Head Ocean Point Popham Beach Reid State Park
Barrett 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
Boothbay Region Historical Society Museum

OPEN ALL YEAR Thu-Sat: 10am-2pm Admission is free.
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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, they offer a carefully selected book musical for your entertainment. 2024 Season: 207-633-5297
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Grayling Marine Services

Text or Call for a quote and availability. 207-358-8426
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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
Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library

May 29, 2022 to May 29, 2030
Fantastic little library and used bookstore. Tuesdays 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Wednesdays 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM Thursdays 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Fridays 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Masks required inside.
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Maine Coast Guide Service with Jeanne Tonon

Jeanne Tonon - mid-coast Maine Tours 207-633-2499
10th Annual Claw Down & Fishin' For Fashion Show

Two Maine Events - June 15, 2023 - June 17, 2023, one great weekend! Lobster Bite competition. Experience a taste of Maine's heritage and support our local lobster industry in a a stunning seaside setting at the Shipyard in Boothbay Harbor. Foodies and seafood lovers. Come watch local chefs compete for the best lobster bite and vote for your favorite to win the People's Choice Award. VIP tickets include: Early Entry at 5:00pm - Hors d'oeuvres and cocktail hour. Special Tour of Shipyard Museum. First in line for Lobster bites from all the chefs. Reserved parking at the Carousel Music Theartre and the Trolley will shuttle you to and from the Shipyard.
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Pedego Electric Bikes

185 Townsend Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 207-315-6161
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Early Bird Sales

November 2024 Don't forget to wear your jammies!
Lighted Boat Parade and Sparkle Fireworks

During Gardens Aglow in Boothbay Harbor Winter 2024
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