Friday

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Opening Ceremonies

Celebrate the Official Opening of the 51st Yarmouth Clam Festival on Memorial Green. Assisted by Boy Scout Troop #35 and The Downeaters Barbershop Harmony Society.

Location: Memorial Green

10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Craft Show

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans.

Location: NYA Lawn

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Carnival

Rides and amusements by Smokey’s Greater Shows.

Location: Bennett Field by Rowe School

Sponsors: Smokey's Greater Shows

10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Pink Elephant Sale

Treasures for sale. Find books, furniture, household items, and unique collectibles.

Location: Across from First Parish Church

10:00 am

Steamer the Clam Sighting!

Photo Op with Mike Leonard after the Opening Ceremonies.

Location: Memorial Green

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kids’ Fun Run Pre-Registration and Race Package Pick-Up

Location: Memorial Green

Sponsors: Fleet Feet Sports, Michele Shems DMD, Taymil Partners

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Yarmouth in the 80’s!

Featuring photos and history of Yarmouth during the 1980’s.  Admission is free!

Location: Yarmouth History Center

11:00 am - 4:00pm

Artascope’s Free Art Expo

Experience the stress-relieving effects of making art.

Location: Village Green Park

11:30AM

Jim Gallant

New England singer, songwriter, and finger-style guitarist

Location: NYA Tent

12:00 pm

Not Dead Yet

An eclectic fusion of retro-pop and rockabilly-funk.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

12:00 – 3:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

 

Location: All aboard near the Craft Show

Sponsors: Bath Savings Institution

1:00PM

Memphis Lighting

Rocking bluesmen with classic and original hits

Location: NYA Tent

1:30 pm

Durango 95

Old blues by old dudes.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

2:00 pm

Steamer the Clam Sighting!

Photo Op with Mike Leonard.

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

Truth About Daisies

Vocal harmonies with a warm mix of mandolin, banjo, harmonica, electric and acoustic guitars.

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away Show

Fun and educational, this program will leave you flying high!

Location: Kid's Area

Sponsors: Mercy Hospital

3:00 pm

King’s Highway

Country-rock band from mid-coast Maine.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

4:30 pm

Chris Ross & The North

A masterful blend of country, rock & roll swagger and candid storytelling

Location: NYA Tent

4:30 pm

Jerks of Grass

Maine bluegrass band

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Casco Bay Ford

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Clam Festival Parade

This year’s theme is “Totally 80’s” More information »

Location: Main Street

Sponsors: Brickyard Hollow, Intermed, United Insurance, Estabrook's Garden Center

7:30 pm

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano

Specializing in tight harmonies, rock, folk, country, bluegrass and blues.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

7:30 pm

Downeast Soul Coalition

High energy, groove-driven quintet serving up its own fresh blend of Blues, R&B, Soul and Funk.

Location: NYA Tent

9:00 pm

Why Whisper

Covering classics and current tunes, with originals sprinkled in!

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Saturday

7:00 am – 10:30 am

Flapjack breakfast, breakfast sausages, breakfast pizza/sandwiches and more

Pancake Breakfast flipped up at the First Parish Church

Pancakes, Breakfast Sandwiches & Pizza with the Yarmouth Rotary Club and YHS Junior Class at Memorial Green.

Location: First Parish Church & Memorial Green

7:15 am – 7:45 am

Clam Festival Kids’ Fun Run

For children 12 & under, starting and ending on Main Street at Memorial Green. Pre-registration required. Registration closes at 7:10am. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Fleet Feet Maine Running, Michele Shems DMD, PA., Taymil Partners

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Pat’s Pizza Clam Festival Classic

36th annual five mile road race starting and ending on Main Street at Memorial Green. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Pat's Pizza

10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Carnival

Rides and amusements by Smokey’s Greater Shows.

Location: Bennett Field by Rowe School

Sponsors: Smokey's Greater Shows

10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Craft Show

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans.

Location: NYA Lawn

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Pink Elephant Sale

Treasures for sale. Find books, furniture, household items, and unique collectibles.

Location: Across from First Parish Church

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Yarmouth in the 80’s!

Featuring photos and history of Yarmouth during the 1980’s.  Admission is free!

Location: Yarmouth History Center

10:00 am

Lighthouse Keeper

Performed by the world-renowned Cassatt String Quartet

A interactive family concert that combines live classical chamber music and storytelling to bring to life the true story of Abbie Burgess, the young girl who tended a lighthouse on the coast of Maine during the greatest Nor’easter of the nineteenth-century, and who was immortalized in the classic children’s book Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie by Peter Roop.

Location: Kids’ Area Stage

Sponsors: Mercy Hospital

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Bath Savings Institution

11:00 am - 4:00pm

Artascope’s Free Art Expo

Experience the stress-relieving effects of making art.

Location: Village Green Park

11:00 am

Maine State Clam Shucking Contest

Come, watch, and compete! Prizes go to the fastest shuckers in professional and amateur heats. Register to compete at 10:30am at the Memorial Green Tent. More information »

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Hannaford Supermarkets, Southern Maine Audiology, Kennebec Savings Bank

11:00 am

Celebrity Clam Shucking Contest

Featuring local TV & radio personalities.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Hannaford Supermarkets, Southern Maine Audiology, Kennebec Savings Bank

11:00 am

Port City Jazz

This dynamic septet plays standards from the Great American Songbook.

Location: NYA Tent

12:00 pm

Norman Magic Productions

Combines original magic tricks with a unique style of storytelling, action, and audience interaction.

Location: Kids' Area

Sponsors: Mercy Hospital

12:30 pm

Jeff Trip

Maine-based musician joins this year’s festival!

Location: NYA Tent

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Firefighters’ Muster

High-spirited competition among area fire departments. Hosted WGME. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Dunkin' Donuts and Norway Savings Bank

2:00 pm

Joint Chiefs

Rocking the Portland, Maine music scene for over a decade, with a sound all their own.

Location: NYA Tent

2:00 pm

Royal River Community Players

Host their first annual Showtunes Sing-Along! Come join in as we sing our favorite songs from shows like Grease, The Sound of Music and more!

Location: Kid's Area

Sponsors: Mercy Hospital

3:00 pm

Moore & Moran

Acoustic mix of forgotten favorites, familiar originals, and lesser known classics.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

3:30 pm

The Downeasters Barbershop Harmony Society

Location: NYA Tent

3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Maine Songwriters Association

Location: Serendipity Stage

4:00 pm

Mad Science: Fire and Ice Show

Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement! Join us for SAFE and scientific fun.

Location: Kid's Area

Sponsors: Mercy Hospital

4:00 pm

Steamer the Clam Sighting!

Photo Op with Mike Leonard.

Location: Kids' Area

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Bath Savings Institution

4:30 pm

Kevin Midgley

Local Delta bluesman plays slide guitar.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

5:30 pm

The 195th Army Band

Maintains a proud legacy of music and service in and for the state of Maine.

Location: NYA Tent

6:00 pm

Dream Runner

3-piece band offering a new take on classics.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

7:00 pm

Steamer the Clam Sighting!

Photo Op with Mike Leonard.

Location: Memorial Green

7:30 pm

Pan Fried Steel

This steel-drum band plays infectious island-inspired Calypso music.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

7:30 pm

Los Galactacos

Tex mex, mariachi, ranchero, old time country, Appalachian folk, classic American songbook and so much more!

Location: NYA Tent

9:15 pm – 9:45 pm

Fireworks

Fireworks will be set off from Royal River Park. The park will be closed to pedestrian traffic at noon.

Location: Best viewed from behind the Library, Smokey's, or Memorial Green

Sponsors: Cumberland County FCU

9:30 pm

Fight at the Family Picnic

High energy 8-peice Funk/Rock/Blues dance party.

Location: NYA Tent

Sponsors: Schaeffer Douglas Title.

9:30 pm

Jeezum Crow

From Portland, Maine plays a mix of original songs and covers of rock, country, folk, and rockabilly.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sunday

7:00 am – 10:30 am

Flapjack breakfast, breakfast sausages, breakfast pizza/sandwiches and more

Pancake Breakfast flipped up at the First Parish Church

Pancakes, Breakfast Sandwiches & Pizza with the Yarmouth Rotary Club and YHS Junior Class at Memorial Green.

Location: First Parish Church & Memorial Green

9:00 am – 11:30 am

37th Annual Clam Festival Men’s & Women’s Professional Bike Race

Races start and finish on Main Street by Memorial Green. Sanctioned by The United States Cycling Federation. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Garmin

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Craft Show

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans.

Location: NYA Lawn

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pink Elephant Sale

Treasures for sale. Find books, furniture, household items, and unique collectibles.

Location: Across from First Parish Church

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Bath Savings Institution

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Carnival

Rides and amusements by Smokey’s Greater Shows.

Location: Bennett Field by Rowe School

Sponsors: Smokey's Greater Shows

11:00 am

Interfaith Service

At the Old Meeting House on Hillside Street with guest speaker Rev. Kent Allen.

Location: Old Meeting House on Hillside St

Sponsors: Tri-Community Interfaith Council

11:00 am

Keegan

Plays country and classic rock blended with their own rootsy original style.

Location: NYA Tent

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Diaper Derby

A fun race for crawlers and toddlers hosted by Lee Goldberg from WCSH. Registration is required and begins at 10:00 am. More information »

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Cumberland County FCU, NYA and Evergeen Subaru

12:00 pm

7th Annual Healthly Kids Happy Kids Fun Bike Ride

One mile ride beginning at Village Green Park. Bring your bike and helmet. More information »

Location: Village Green Park

12:30 pm

The Wicked Good Band

Maine music and humor.

Location: NYA Tent

Sponsors: The Notes

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Maine Street Rumble

A one of a kind auto show.

Location: In front of Town Hall

1:00 pm

Norman Magic Productions

Combines original magic tricks with a unique style of story telling, action, and audience interaction.

Location: Kids' Area

Sponsors: Mercy Hospital

1:30 pm

Pete Witham & The Cozmik Zombies

This rockabilly act plays blazing original roots music.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Location: All aboard near the Craft Show.

Sponsors: Bath Savings Institution

2:00 pm

Royal River Chorus

Award-winning 60-voice women’s chorus, barbershop- style harmony.

Location: NYA Tent

2:30 pm

Amanda “Panda” Parkhurst

Enjoy a fun and fully participatory music performance for all ages!

Location: Kid's Area

Sponsors: Mercy Hospital

3:00 pm

Flight 317

Students from 317 Main Community Music Center play a mix of folk, bluegrass, pop and contemporary.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

4:00 pm

Jenny Jumpstart

Acoustic folk and country originals.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

4:00 pm

Cumberland Community Band

Location: NYA Tent

4:00 pm

See you next year Steamer!

Steamer the Clam Photo Op with Mike Leonard.

Location: Memorial Green