The Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce has posted a tentative schedule  of activities for this year’s 7th annual Ogunquitfest. It begins on Friday, October 22 and runs through the weekend, ending on Sunday, October  24.

On Friday, the Haunted House and Maze runs from 6-9pm at the Booth Theater on Beach Street. For  the  little ones, a cornstalk maze, and for the rest of the family. shriek in fright at the haunted decorations. Ghostly tours will be run from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Ogunquit Heritage Museum on Obeds Land. Are there myths, or is there more to Ogunquit’s nightlife than meets the eye? Bring your flashlight-it’s dark out there! Weather permitting.

On Saturday, There is a classic Car Show from 10:00am-4:00pm at the main beach parking lot. Vote on your favorite classic car! Rain date is Sunday. The Autumn Bazaar is also at the main beach parking lot from 10:00am-4:00pm. Find  that one of a kind  special item-get an early jump on your holiday shopping! Another main beach activity is the Roaming Railroad from 10:00am-4:00pm. Adults and children alike  can take in some of the Ogunquitfest  sights in style on this unique little train, outfitted with a whistle and a real brass bess.

Still on Saturday, there will be horse-drawn wagon rides from Veteran’s Park from 10:00am-4:00pm.The High Heel Dash will be at 3:00pm in Perkins Cove. Watch the hijinks as brave souls race around Perkins Cove in high-heeled shoes. Better yet, join in the race! From 2:30pm – 4:00pm will be the Great Pumpkinpatch  presentation  and Cookie Monster Decorating.  An autumn delight for kids of all ages. Pumpkins, paints, markers and stickers are supplied. Rain location is inside Amore Breakfast. The Haunted House and Maze will be available again on Saturday from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Finally, Children’s Fall Storytelling will be at Amore Breakfast from 4:00-5:00pm Diana Abbott tells tales of spooks and haunted happenings.

Sunday brings the return of the Autumn Bazaar and Roaming Railroad at the Main Beach from 10:00am-4:00pm. A costume parade is scheduled from 11:00 to 11:30 am from Ogunquit Square to Main Beach. It’s utter bedlam as teams zoom down Beach Street to the main beach in the Bridge to Beach Bed Race. Vote on your favorite as teams raise money to vie for the People’s Choice Award. And ending the day will be the Ogunquitfest Awards Ceremony and Reception for prizes and awards for the Townwide Scarecrow contest, High Heel Dash and Bridge to Beach Bed Race!!!


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