THE MAINE WHOOPIE PIE FESTIVAL TO
BE HELD IN DOVER-FOXCROFT
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The Whoopie Pie Zone is the place you want to be if you are looking to sample the Maine Whoopie Pie. Bakers from Maine and from every corner of New England will be setting up their booths to present and sell their personalized version of the Maine Whoopie Pie. Flavors from the traditional chocolate, vanilla, peanut butter, plus more will be offered. There is something for everyone.
|Downtown Dover-Foxcroft will be hustling and bustling with activity as the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival returns on Saturday, June 24th. This is an all day event packed full of exciting activities for the young and old alike including food, music, rummage sales, farmers markets, book sales, craft sales, not to mention the star of the show, the world famous Maine Whoopie Pie.
Admission will be $5 for adults and children 12 and under enter for free.
The Whoopie Pie Festival will be located smack dab in the middle of Dover-Foxcroft. Being centrally located means attendees can park their vehicles and walk around the festival with ease. The festival will be divided up into three zones, including the Whoopie Pie Zone, Main Street Zone, and Kid’s Zone.
The Main Street Zone is where the other vendors set-up shop. This is the place where you can find books, artisan jewelry, art, and crafts. Many area businesses will have booths offering information pertaining to their specific business/service, which could be anything from photography to make-up.
Then lastly, the Kid Zone will be up and running. The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival not only caters to the adults, but has a reputation for being “kid friendly’. This is the place where kids will have their own adventures. There will be coloring contests, teddy bear clinic, pony rides, amusement park type rides, hula-hoop, whoopie pie eating contest, plus much more. For more information and a schedule of events visit mainewhoopiepiefestival.com.
WHOOPIE PIE FUN RUN
AND WALK IN DOVER-FOXCROFT
The Piscataquis Regional YMCA will be holding a “Earn Your Whoppie Pie”, Kid’s 1K Fun Run and an Adult 3K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 24th during the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival. The Kid’s 1K Fun Run will begin at 8 AM. This race is customized for kids’ ages 3 to 12. The cost to register for the Fun Run race will be $3. Then beginning at 8:30 AM the Adult 3K Run/Walk for ages 13 and older will get underway. Registration will be $15. The race’s will start in the parking lot downtown behind Pat’s Pizza in Dover-Foxcroft. For more information contact 564-7111, visit the Piscataquis Regional YMCA at prymca.org, or mainewhoopiepiefestival.com.
GET IN THE KID ZONE AT
THE MAINE WHOOPIE PIE FESTIVAL
The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival will be held in Dover-Foxcroft on Saturday, June 24th in downtown Dover-Foxcroft. This is an all day event packed full of exciting activities and has a reputation for being “kid friendly”, with a segment of the festival designated as the “The Kid Zone”. The Kid Zone will have a wide variety of fun activities including, coloring contests, teddy bear clinic, pony rides, amusement park type rides, hula-hoop, whoopie pie eating contests, free fishing for kids, fun run, plus much more. For more information and a more detailed schedule of events visit mainewhoopiepiefestival.com.
MAINE WHOPPIE PIE FESTIVAL
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
SATURDAY, JUNE 24TH
KID’S FUN RUN: Piscataquis Regional YMCA “Earn Your Whoopie Pie” Kid’s 1K Fun Run. For kids ages 3-12 with a $3 registration fee. For more information call 564-7111 or visit the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. The race will start in the Dover Foxcroft Downtown Parking Lot (behind Pat’s Pizza). Awards to follow after the completion of the race at the starting line.
ADULT 3K WALK/RUN: Piscataquis Regional YMCA “Earn Your Whoopie Pie” Adult 3K Run/Walk (Ages 13+) with a $15 registration. For more information, call 564-7111 or visit the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. The race will start in the Dover Foxcroft Downtown Parking Lot (behind Pat’s Pizza). Awards to follow after the completion of the race at the starting line.
9 AM to 12 PM
BOOK SALE: Book Sale at the Thompson Free Library on Main Street.
9 AM to 1 PM
FARMERS MARKET: Dover Cove Farmers Market on 1041 South Street; just down the street from the Festival.
RUMMAGE SALE: Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church Annual Rummage Sale on 824 West Main Street.
HOOKED ON FISHING EVENT: Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs. Free Fishing for kids at Kiwanis Park on 48 Park Street. For more information, contact the Piscataquis Regional YMCA at (207)564-7111.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society Summer Season Grand Opening at the Observer Building in the heart of Downtown Dover-Foxcroft. More information available at www.dover-foxcrofthistoricalsociety.org.
KID ZONE: Varney Agency Kid’s Zone opens with activities. Bring the whole family to the Varney Agency Kids Whoopie Zone for games, activities, rides, and magic all day long. Kid’s Zone includes both free and ticketed activities.
TOURS: Tours of the renovations of the Historic Central Hall begin
TEDDY BEAR CLINIC: Mayo EMS Teddy Bear Clinic opens at the First Aid tent by the Fire Station.
STAGE OPENS: Dave’s World/US Cellular Music Stage Opens with Destroy Them My Robots.
10 AM to 1 PM
LIVE RADIO BROADCAST: Live Broadcasts by Z107.3.
10 AM to 3 PM
PONY RIDES: Varney Agency Kid’s Zone: Pony Rides with additional fee charged.
MAGIC SHOW: Varney Agency Kid’s Zone: Conjuring Carroll Magic Show.
HULA HOOP: Varney Agency Kid’s Zone: Hula Hoop-Arama.
WHOOPIE PIE EATING CONTEST: The Youth Whoopie Pie Eating Contest for ages 12 and under.
WHOOPIE PIE EATING CONTEST: Teen Whoopie Pie Eating Contest.
HULA HOOP: Varney Agency Kid’s Zone: Hula Hoop-Arama.
AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT: Baker Stage, Awards Announcement.
BALLOON SHOW: Varney Agency Kid’s Zone: Conjuring Carroll Balloon Show.
WHOOPIE PIE EATING CONTEST: Adult Whoopie Pie Eating Contest.
MAGIC SHOW: Joel Meyers show, one night only at the Center Theatre. Joel Meyers, a young interactive illusionist who has already taken the world by storm. Performing a progressive brand of magic with ordinary objects for audiences of all types worldwide. People Magazine called Joel a “Wicked Sorcerer.” Go to CenterTheatre.org for more information and to buy your tickets.
SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
For more information visit mainewhoopiepiefestival.com