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Camden Windjammer Festival

August 30 - August 31

26th annual
Camden Windjammer Festival
— 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!

Schedule of Events*

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
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)
8 a.m. — Camden Fire Department Windjammer Festival 5K
8:30a.m. — Nautical Dog Show REGISTRATION
or pre-register ONLINE
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Displays of Maritime Traditions and Crafts
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Pirates of the Dark Rose (encampment in Harbor Park)
9 a.m. — Lobster Crate Race REGISTRATION
9 a.m. — First Fish Relay Race REGISTRATION
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. — P.A.W.S Nautical Dog Show
10 a.m. — Storytelling and Activities for Children
10 a.m. – Noon — Ale House String Band (live music)
10 a.m. — Build-a-Tiny-Boat (cork boats for kids)
10:30 a.m. — Camden Fire Department Water Rescue Demo
11 a.m.  — Lobster Crate Race
Noon – 2 p.m. — West Bay Rotary Club Chowder Challenge (proceeds benefit local charities)
12:30-2:30 p.m. — Rusty Hinges (live music)
2 p.m. — First Fish Relay Race
3 p.m. — Maritime movie (Public Library)
3 – 5 p.m. — Come Aboard – Schooner Open House
5 p.m. — All Comers Boat Parade
7:30 p.m. — An Evening with Roger McGuinn (Opera House)
8-10 p.m. — Harbormaster’s Dance Party with PRIMO CUBANO

*(Schedule of Events subject to change)

Details

Start:
August 30
End:
August 31
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Venue

Camden Public Landing
2 Public Landing
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Phone:
207-236-3438