June 27 – July 1, 2017 Celebrate Windjammer Days Poolside, Oceanfront. By private Sail on Sarah Meade or Bright Line motor launch.
This yearly celebration celebrates the magnificent tall ships that played a key role in making Boothbay Harbor a center of American ship building. Windjammer Days Festival will feature several new events and attractions, including a Cod Fish Race where relay teams have to transport a fish through the streets of town in full foul weather gear, lobster eating contest, and food booths from local restaurants, as well as classic events such as the Boothbay Harbor One Design Boat Race; the hometown street parade; an antique boat parade; Artists’ Alley; waterfront concerts; Pirates of the Dark Rose; museum exhibits; kids’ tents; pancake breakfast; boat excursions; and a spectacular fireworks display over the harbor.
A private fireworks cruise on the Novelty will depart from the Spruce Point Inn dock at 7:30 pm on the 28th. Reserve seats in advance by calling 1-800-553-0289.