— Labor Day Weekend —

Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31

Watch the arrival of the windjammer fleet into Camden Harbor, enjoy the Schooner Talent Show, Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble Concert at Harbor Park, Fireworks Friday night, a Pancake Breakfast and a Chowder Challenge Lunch, Lobster Crate Race, Pirates of the Dark Rose, First Fish Relay Race, Schooner Open House, Treasure Hunt, Build-a-TINY-Boat kids’ event, Nautical Dog Show, and more!

Fireworks over the harbor during the 2018 Camden Windjammer Festival.
(Fred LeBlanc/Camden Windjammer Assoc.)

Camden Windjammer Festival Photo Gallery…

Tentative Schedule of Events*
Friday – Saturday  |  Aug. 30 – 31, 2019

Friday, Aug. 30

9 a.m. — Windjammer Festival Opens
9-9:30 a.m. — Treasure Hunt REGISTRATION
9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Kids Fish Pond and Sandbox
10 a.m. — Radio Controlled Boat Races in the Harbor
10 a.m.-Noon — Treasure Hunt
10 a.m.-3 p.m. — Displays of Maritime Traditions and Crafts
10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Windjammer Dinner Auction
11 a.m. — Lobster Hauling Demonstration
Noon-5 p.m. — Windjammers Arrive in Camden Harbor
3-5 p.m. — Nautical Dog Show
4-5 p.m. — Camden Walking Tour
5 p.m. — Formal Welcome to the Fleet
6 p.m. — Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble Concert
7-9 p.m. — Schooner Talent Show
9 p.m. — Fireworks over Camden Harbor

Saturday, Aug. 31

7:30 – 10 a.m. — Camden Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast (proceeds benefit local charities)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Displays of Maritime Traditions and Crafts
9 a.m. — Lobster Crate Race REGISTRATION
9 a.m. — First Fish Relay Race REGISTRATION
10 a.m. — Storytelling and Activities for Children
10 a.m. — First Fish Relay Race
11 a.m. — Build-a-Tiny-Boat
Noon – 2 p.m. — West Bay Rotary Club Chowder Challenge (proceeds benefit local charities)
1:30 – 2 p.m. — Camden Fire Department Water Rescue Demo
2 p.m. — Lobster Crate Race
3 p.m. Captains Courageous movie (Public Library)
3 – 5 p.m. — Come Aboard – Schooner Open House
4 p.m. — All Comers Boat Parade
7:30 p.m. — An Evening with Roger McGuinn (Opera House)
8-10 p.m. — Harbormasters’ Dance Party with live music
*(Schedule of Events subject to change)

 

Schooners fill the harbor during the 2018 Camden Windjammer Festival.
(Fred LeBlanc/Maine Windjammer Assoc.)