Friday, August 18, 2017

  • 5:30 pm Gates open. Food and Beverages available. Music by Miner’s Creek Band
  • 5:30-7:30 pm Rotary Charity Gala under the big tent.  Auction benefitting Waldo County Wood Shed

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
  • 10:00 am  Come Boating Regatta Belfast Bay in front of the Boat House
  • 11:00 am National Boat Building Challenge under the big tent
  • 11:00 am Front Street Shipyard Tour 101 Front Street
  • 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 Frogtown Puppeteers 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 with People of Earth

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 Juke Rockets Blues Band
  • 3:00 pm Festival ends