Schedule

Friday, August 18, 2017

  • 6:00 pm Gates open. Food and Beverages available
  • 7:00-9:30 pm Benefit Auction and Gala under the big tent

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Vendors located throughout the park.  Kids activities next to the Boat House and in Heritage Park. [All Day]

  • 7:30 – 10:30 am Pancake Breakfast at the Boat House
  • 8:30 am 5K Bug Run/Walk
  • 10:00 am Steelin’ Thunder Steel Drum Band under the big tent
  • 11:00 am National Boat Building Challenge under the big tent
  • 11:00 am Front Street Shipyard Tour 101 Front Street
  • 12:00 pm Come Boating Regatta Belfast Bay in front of the Boat House
  • 12:00 pm Front Street Shipyard Tour 101 Front Street
  • 3:00 pm National Boat Building Challenge Judging
  • 4:00 pm National Boat Building Challenge Relay Race at Steamboat Landing beach (off of Boat House parking lot)
  • 4:00 pm Puppet Show in the Boat House (sponsored by Belfast Parks and Recreation Department)
  • 5:00 pm Refreshments under the big tent
  • 6:00 pm Barbecue Dinner under the big tent
  • 6:30 pm Music under the big tent (TBD)

Sunday, August 20, 2017

 

Cardboard Boat Challenge (at the Boat House)

  • 10:00 am Boats arrive, register and sign a liability waiver
  • 10:30 am Public display and voting for People’s Choice Award.  Boat Judging.
  • 10:45 am Boaters and crew meet with officials to go over the rules
  • 11:00 am Boat parade to the starting point. (Bring a crew to help with this).
  • 11:30 am Races begin by category.  Awards Ceremony follows the final heat of the races.

Habitat for Humanity Lobster Gala

  • 12:00 pm Habitat for Humanity Lobster Gala under the big tent
  • 1:00 pm Music by TBD
  • 3:00 pm Festival ends