Whale Park - The Hub of Windjammer Days...


Information below is for 2017. Schedule will be updated for 2018 when information is available.

pancake breakfast

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM.

Come enjoy a delicious breakfast in downtown Boothbay Harbor at Whale Park cooked up for you by some local Fire Fighters!  All proceeds from this event will benefit our local fire department to help them keep us safe.  

Check out this video from the 2017 Windjammer Days Pancake Breakfast. Join us for 2018 and see all the great things happening in Whale Park while enjoying some yummy food for a great cause!

red cloak haunted history tours

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
7:30 PM
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
7:30 PM  
Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:30 PM

While the light of the day begins to fade, take a lantern lit walk with the mysterious "Lady in the Red Cloak" as she shares seafaring superstitions, Windjammer history, pirate tales, and ghost stories of early Boothbay Harbor. Red Cloak Haunted History Tours last about 90 minutes and are appropriate for all ages. Participation is by reservation only - 207-380-3806.


lobster eating contest

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
2:00 PM

Open to all to participate. Want the bragging rights? Each participant purchases two lobsters. All you have to do is get the lobster meat out of its shell and eat it quicker than anyone else! The person who can pick out and eat both lobsters – claws, knuckles and tail first, wins!  Sign up at the Friends of Windjammer Days Tent in Whale Park.

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Thank you to our generous sponsor
for this event:


cod fish races
(actually it's haddock or cusk since cod fishing has been shut down in the gulf of maine but we can't seem to bring ourselves to change the name)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
2:15 PM

Grab some friends and form a team.  One member of the team dresses in oil pants, jacket, and boots and carries two fresh smelling fish around a short course by Whale Park. Upon return, they trade outfits and fish with the next member of the relay team.  First team with all its members back to Whale Park wins!   Open to the public, teams of 4, sign up in Whale Park at the Friends of Windjammer Days Tent.

And to make things even more exciting, this year our sponsor has added cash prizes to this event! So join in the fun, put on the slicks, and you could win $25 to $100. Surely, that's worth carrying a smelly fish or two.

Taking part in the Great Maine Scavenger Hunt? You can check the Cod Fish Race off your list! https://downeast.com/great-maine-scavenger-hunt-events-2018/

Thank you to our generous sponsors for this event: