There is nothing quite like autumn in Maine. In addition to the crisp air and vibrant fall foliage, autumn is when the annual OgunquitFest takes place. Make plans to attend this charming three-day festival near the end of October, which makes for special memories. Find out more about this event in Ogunquit, ME, and start making your plans to attend!
The classic New England fall festival has many activities for you and the family. Bring the kids and grandparents out; it is going to be a fun time!
Tours through the spooky streets of Ogunquit tell ghost stories and haunted houses.
Monster Mall Marketplace
The bizarre bazaar full of local arts, crafts, and retailers will make you shop ‘til you drop!
Horse Drawn Wagon
Take the family on a ride with some hot cocoa! It will be a great experience for the kids!
Great Pumpkin Patch Celebration
A delight for kids of all ages! Pick a pumpkin and paint it.
Children’s Fall Story-Telling
Local storytellers tell tales of local legends, spooks, and hauntings.
Follow the clues and uncover the mystery around Ogunquit!
Are you a mini golf champ? Prove it at the miniature 9-hole beach course and win a prize!
Watch the ghouls, ghosts, and zombies march. Adults, children, and canines all welcome to participate.
OgunquitFest High Heel Dash
The yearly race serves as a fundraiser for the Frannie Peabody Center. The organization works to help people living with HIV/AIDS. Come out and enjoy the race whether you are running it or watching. All competitors must wear 2-inch heels and costumes are encouraged! The entry fee is $20 to run and free to watch.
The Maine Outdoor Film Festival
The Festival showcases the work of local filmmakers and documentarists. High-quality, entertaining film shorts focus on the outdoors, expression, and the surrounding community. You will see stunning visuals from around the world that will captivate the film buff in the family or in you. Grab some popcorn!
Ogunquit River Gourd Race
The River Gourd Race is a signature OgunquitFest event. Purchase a $5 gourd and watch it race down the river pitted against 250 other contestants. You could win a special prize or even half of the proceeds from the race.
The Autumn Bazaar
More than 75 vendors from the area set up shop at the OgunquitFest Autumn Bazaar at the Ogunquit Beach. There you will find handmade goods, crafts, artisanal products, and even the local farmer’s market. With all the great local choices, you can get a great head start on your Christmas shopping!
The Maine Attraction
Maine in October is pure beauty. Leaves in peak color, crisp air, and cozy fireplaces are a few of the best things to do in the area. If you are looking for a homey place to stay during your time in York or at the OgunquitFest, check out Dockside Guest Quarters. Book your room with a view whether it is for a family vacation, romantic getaway, or special trip.