The Boothbay Harbor Fest schedule is always packed with fun events focused on food, fashion, art and entertainment. The 2017 Harbor Fest will run from September 1st through September 10th and, while the schedule is still under development, some details are already in place. Food lovers will enjoy participating in the three day ‘Taste of Local Flavor’ event where, with a $15 ‘passport,’ they’re able to journey to 12 regional restaurants and experience unique music, local dishes and downeast ambiance, including tastings held on decks and docks as well as in pubs art galleries and breweries. Below are the dates and times I have for the 2017 Boothbay Harborfest schedule (more details will be added as they become available).
The Boothbay Harbor Fest Schedule 2017
Friday, September 1st
The ‘Taste of Local Flavor’ event kicks off with a food tasting and live music at Boothbay Lobster Wharf from 6-8pm.
Saturday, September 2nd
The ‘Taste of Local Flavor’ event continues, with food tastings and live music at Fisherman’s Wharf Inn (12-2pm), McSeagulls (1-3pm), Tugboat Inn and Restaurant (2-4pm), Capers Deli (3-5pm), Harborside Tavern (3-5pm), Whales Tale at Carousel Marina (3-5pm), Boothbay Harbor Inn (4-6pm), Boothbay Lobster Wharf (6-8pm) and Mine Oyster (time TBC).
Sunday, September 3rd
8:00 a.m. – The 5k trail run and half marathon will kick off from Sherman Field in Boothbay Harbor. There will also be a wellness fair, with yoga, music, massage and healthy treats at the start and end of the race.
Passport holders will also be able to enjoy the final ‘Taste of Local Flavor’ events, including food and music at Kaler’s Restaurant (12-2pm), Thistle Inn (1-3pm), Whales Tale at Carousel Marina (1-3pm), Cod’s Head Fish House and BBQ (3-5pm) and Boothbay Lobster Wharf (6-8pm).
Monday, September 4th – Sunday, September 10th
Art sales and receptions will be taking place at various locations as well as a painting invitational.
Restaurant theme week will also be taking place from the 4th through the 8th.
Saturday, September 9th
The annual ‘Fishing for Fashion’ design challenge will take place at the Boothbay Harbor Oceanside Gold Resort from 2-4pm.
Sunday, September 10th
An art show and reception will be the closing proceedings of the Boothbay Harbor Fest schedule.
To read about other Maine seafood festivals, click here.