AREA EVENTS  – Fun Events at the Beach!

For more info on the following, or for information on events not listed, please visit the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce, or OOB365. All events subject to change. 

MAY:
Old Orchard Beach Chamber Golf Tournament –
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

19th Annual Beerfest – May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Memorial Day Parade – May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

JUNE:
Scottish Festival – June 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Back to the Beach Corvette Weekend – June 9 @ 9:00 am – June 11 @ 8:00 pm

Weekly Downtown Fireworks – June 22 to August 24 @ 9:45 pm – 10:00 pm

Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K and 3 Mile Walk – June 24 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

JULY:
31st Annual Ocean Park Sand Sculpture Competition – July 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ocean Park Annual 4th of July Parade – July 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Seaside Pavilion 4th of July Patriotic Concert – July 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fourth of July Fireworks! – July 4 @ 9:45 pm – 10:00 pm

21st Annual Ocean Park 5K Road Race and 1K Kids Fun Run – July 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Evening Entertainment in the Square! – July 29 @ 7:00 pm – August 4 @ 9:00 pm

AUGUST:
Ocean Park Illumination Night – August 5 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Beach Olympics – August 18 @ 8:00 am – August 20 @ 5:00 pm

Annual Breakaway 5K Race – August 19 @ 7:40 am – 10:00 am

Ironman 70.3 Triathlon – August 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SEPTEMBER:
3rd Annual Blues Fest – September 2 (Time TBA)

Eastern Trail Alliance – Lighthouse Bike Ride – September 9 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

New England Parkinson’s Ride – September 9 @ 8:00 am – September 10 @ 1:00 pm

18th Annual Bikefest on the Pier – September 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Beach Raid – Old Orchard Beach – September 10 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

24th Annual Car Show – September 15 – September 16

9th Annual Chilifest on the Pier – September 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Amusement Parks & Fun Things To Do

Please ask us about which parks offer guest discounts!
Palace Playland – New England’s only beachfront amusement park. Giant arcade, beautiful carousel, Kiddieland. Gondola Ferris Wheel and Galaxi Coaster. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Fireworks every Thursday night by the Pier, Old Orchard Beach. 934-2001.

 

Funtown/Splashtown U.S.A. – Family amusement and waterpark. Home of Excalibur, Maine’s only wooden roller coaster ranked one of the top ten in the world. Voted one of the cleanest parks in America and offers many rides, slides, pools, giftshops, games, arcades and eating facilities. Open weekends May and Sept. Daily starting early June. Free parking. Unlimited ride pass, slide pass or combination pass, group rates. Route 1, Saco, 284-5139.

Maine Indoor KartingMaine’s only premier indoor formula karting course. State of the art track. We also offer indoor mini golf and a cafe. Everyday is family day at Maine Indoor Karting. Scarborough, ME.

 

Vacationland Bowling – Auto scoring, bumper bowling, arcades, billiards and GLOW BOWLING–ask about our coupons!
(207) 284-7386

 

Pirates Cove Adventure Golf  Tel:  207-934-5086  *36 holes of championship mini golf within walking distance of the beach.  Summer Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. Every Day.  70 First St., Old Orchard Beach

 

Aquaboggan celebrates over 30 years as Maine’s original water park. Located in Saco, Maine near OOB, the park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. From high speed water slides to relaxing on a tube in the wave pool to a round of mini golf, Aquaboggan has something for everyone!  Come and join us for a fun filled day! (207) 282-3112


Places To Eat


Old Orchard Beach, although a relatively small town, has some excellent restaurants. Portland, only 20 minutes away, has become a nationally known foodie destination, as well. Lobster freshness and low prices will amaze you.  Check out their delicious menus ! Hours of operation vary throughout the seasons.

Joseph’s By the Sea – upscale restaurant with great ocean views, located approx. ½ mile walk to  55 West Grand Avenue. (207) 934-5044

The Landmark   –  a great casual gourmet restaurant, 500 yds away at 28 East Grand Ave./ Tel: (207) 934-0156

Jimmy The Greeks. Brick Oven Pizza Place, Pub, and function hall. In both Old Orchard Beach and South Portland. (207)934-7499.

Jumpin Jakes Seafood Café– 181 Saco Ave.  (207) 937-3250. Fantastic food with a flair! Lunch & dinner.

J J’s Eatery – (207)-934-0222    12B Old Orchard Street. Delicious downhome cooking! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner

Good Thyme Cafe – 2 Cascade Rd, OOB  (207)-934-2520  breakfast and lunch

The Strike Zone –  Open year round-7 days a week.  20 Old Orchard Street. (207) 934-0199

Bell Buoy Restaurant – 24 Old Orchard St.  (207)-934-2745 Wonderful 3 course specials during shoulder season!

Surf 6    6 Cortland Avenue. (207) 934-2058  Unique waterfront dining – this view can’t be beat!

The Barefoot Boy Restaurant – located across the street from the Beau Rivage at 45 East Grand Avenue. (207) 934-4400

The Brunswick offers Pub atmosphere and live music.  39 West Grand Avenue. (207) 934-2171

The Dunegrass Golfclub’s Fairway Restaurant, offering fine dining alternatives and styles. 200 Wild Dunes Way. (207) 934-4513

Bayley’s Lobster Pound is THE place for your delicious lobster roll and fresh cooked lobsters to go. Or eat on their new deck overlooking the Scarborough River. 9 Avenue 6, Scarborough, ME 04074 (207) 883-4571

The Lobster Claw, 41 Ocean Park Road Saco, Maine 04072 (207) 282-0040