Eastport 4th Of July Festival

Eastport 4th Of July Festival
Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 7:00am

Eastport, Maine is home to the largest 4th of July Festival in the state of Maine. Come celebrate the beauty of this land in this historic port city on the Atlantic Ocean.

Schedule:
Scavenger Hunt.  Find one of our 4th of July rocks and turn it in at Sweeties Downeast to receive a $10 gift card!
10:00-4:00: Tides Institute & Museum of Art Exhibition: Rotating Views.
TIMA at 20, Changing exhibitions and activities, 43 Water Street, Studio Works, 48 Water Street: look for activities on an ad hoc basis!

Independence Day
Sunrise: 62nd Annual Flag Raising at Breakwater.
7:00-11:00: Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast. Eastport Municipal Airport.
9:00: Land Sports. Kids Races and Prizes. Water Street.
Penny Scramble in memory of Reid F. Craig to follow directly after land sports.
9:00: 45th Annual Buddy Allen Car, Truck & Bike Show. Cars welcome to arrive at 8am. Judging begins at 10am. Bank Square.
10:00: Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors.
10:00: Rubber Ducky Race. Ducks cost $5 and are available in advance at The First Bank or during select events at Overlook Park. Ducks will race between the Fish Pier and the Waco Diner. Prizes 1st $300, 2nd $150 and 3rd $50.
Exact race start time will depend on tides.
10:00: Water Sports. Fish Pier. Try for the flag at the end of the greasy pole.
11:00: Annual Blueberry Pie Eating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes.
11:00: Crab Roll and Bake Sale at Eastport Senior Citizen Center.
12:00: Doll Carriage, Wagon, Bike and Trike Parade. Sponsored by Eastport Youth Association. Prizes. Post Office to Bank Square.
2:00: Grand Independence Day Parade. Theme: "Freedom and Fireworks". Floats line up on Staniels Road by Youth Center. Judging at 1:15pm. First $500, Second $300, Third $200. Best decorated 4-wheeler $75.
6:30: Barbara's School of Dance. Overlook Park.
DUSK: Grand Presentation of Eastport's Fantastic Fireworks Display. Waterfront.

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