Belfast Harbor Fest Home
August 14 - 16, 2015
The Belfast Rotary Club Invites You to
Celebrate the Boating Traditions of Belfast, Maine
Launch Partysponsored by Three Tides and Marshall Wharf Brewing under the big tent at Steamboat Landing on the Belfast Harbor on Friday night, August 14, 2015 with multiple bands and lots of fun!
Go to Active.com to register for this 5K Bug Runthrough Belfast on
Saturday, Aug. 15 at 8:30 a.m.
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast beside the Belfast Harbor. Served in the Boathouse at Steamboat Landing from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 15th. Free pancake breakfast for the 5K runners!
National Boat Building Challenge Build a boat in four hours under the huge tent at Steamboat Landing on Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., August 15, then launch it and win the relay race at 3 p.m.! $100 entry fee and all materials and directions provided. Scholarships are available. Put together a team of two, challenge your colleagues or competitors, bring your power tools and have a good time! No experience needed!
Classic Small Boat Show
Commercial and Amateur entries vying to win the Best in Show trophy on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Steamboat Landing.
Come Boating! Regatta
Cheer on the Belfast Come Boating! teams as they compete with regional teams in the
Belfast Harbor at Steamboat Landing on Saturday, Aug. 15.
Movie & BBQ on Saturday Night Under the Big Tent
Again for 2015 is a movie and barbeque under the big tent at Steamboat Park.
Starting at 6 p.m. there will be wicked good barbeque from Pig Out with all the fixings.
Awards Presentations and Movies will be part of our Festive Saturday Night Dinner.
Cardboard Boat Challenge
Fire up your creativity, put a team together and build a cardboard boat! Challenge your colleagues, your competitors, your neighbors and have some fun building and racing a cardboard boat. Win the trophy for most creative, best team spirit, and most spectacular sinking!
Sunday, August 16 at Steamboat Park
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Boats arrive, register and sign liability waiver.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Public display and voting for People's Choice Award.
10:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Boaters & crew meet with offficials to go over rules and race procedures.
10:30 a.m. Boats parade to starting point. (Bring a crew to help with this.)
11:00 a.m. Races begin by category.
Awards Ceremony follows the final heat of the races.
Sponsored by Front Street Shipyard
Listen to local and regional groups and individuals!
Come to the Friday night (August 14) Launch Party Celebration sponsored by 3 Tides & Marshall's Wharf under the tent!
Tap your toes and clap your hands to the musicians who will perform in the Steamboat Landing Gazebo all day on Saturday, August 15.
Steelin' Thunder is a mid-coast Maine steel drum group playing everything
from "In the Mood" by Glenn Miller to "Moonlight Sonata" by Beethoven.
The goal is to always keep it real with rhythms that stay true to the steel drum's Caribbean roots.
Vendors serve up a variety of local food and drink!
Start on Friday night at the Launch Party celebration, then nosh your way through the events on Saturday and finish with the Lobster served for Sunday lunch by Habitat for Humanity.
Enjoy fun activities for the kids!
Make a sail boat to try in the gutter race. Face painting. Bounce House.
Spin the Hula Hoops, make rope, learn to tie knots,
The Belfast Harbor Fest is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Belfast, Maine. Funds raised support Rotary Charitable Projects including scholarships for local high school students, donations to local food pantries, the 100 Fund that provides clothing and toys for 100 needy children each Christmas, Rotary Youth Exchange, Rotary Group Study Exchange, Rotary Peace Fellowship, and the Polio Plus campaign to eliminate polio throughout the world. We thank you for your participation.