Friday

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Opening Ceremonies

Join Festival mascot, “Steamer” the Clam, for the official opening of the 50th Annual Yarmouth Clam Festival. Scout Troop #35 will assist Steamer by raising the flag leading the Pledge of Allegiance. The Downeasters Barbershop Chorus will lead the National Anthem.

Location: Memorial Green

10:00 am

Fine Arts Show Opens

Invitational Fine Arts Show featuring artists from Maine and New England. Open until: 5:00 pm on Friday, 7:00 pm Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: Merril Memorial Library Lawn

10:00 am

Craft Show Opens

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans. Open until: 9:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: NYA Lawn

10:00 am

Carnival Opens

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 – 3:00 pm

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

Location: Memorial Green

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Yarmouth Then and Now

The Yarmouth History Center presents an on-going slide show of images of Yarmouth Then and Now, along with exhibits featuring Clam Festival memorabilia and History.

Location: 118 East Elm Street

11:30 am

Woodshed Mystics

Upbeat roots, acoustic, spanning folk, soft rock & adult alternative

Location: NYA Tent

12:00 noon

The Not Dead Yet Band

Showcases an eclectic fusion of retro-pop and rockabilly-funk

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

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: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

1:00 pm

Flukes

Falmouth Library’s Ukulele Society

Location: NYA Tent

1:00 pm

Scot Grassette – Magician

Smart, witty and always interesting magic show

Location: Kids Area Stage

1:30 pm

Moore & McRoy

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

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

3:00 pm

Ellie Osborn

Children’s music show

Location: Kid's Area on the Library Lawn

3:00 pm

Pan Fried Steel

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

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

Mountain Emergency

Tight harmonies and creative instrumentations characteristic of bluegrass.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

4:30 pm

The McCarthys

Original country tunes. Pre parade!

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

4:30 pm

The Renovators

A band of players and songwriters who perform their own bluesy, rockin’ songs

Location: NYA Tent

5:30 pm

Linda Bean’s Maine Kitchen Cooking Demo

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Clam Festival Parade

This year’s theme is #Flashback Friday: 50 Years on Parade. More information »

Location: Main Street

7:30 pm

Anni Clark

Folk, pop and blues, with a dash of Maine hue-mah

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

7:30 pm

Pete Kilpatrick Band

Melodic lyrical style over the top of intricate musical arrangements

Location: NYA Tent

9:30 pm

Joe Bloom

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

Saturday

7:00 am – 10:30 am

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

Flipped up at the First Parish Church and at the Memorial Green

Location: First Parish Church & Memorial Green

7:15 am – 7:45 am

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, Riverview Physical Therapy, Michele Shems DMD

8:00 am – 9:00 am

34th Annual Pat’s Pizza 5 Mile Road Race

Flat, fast, scenic, certified 5-mile course starting and ending on Main Street at Memorial Green. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Pat's Pizza

10:00 am

Fine Arts Show Opens

Invitational Fine Arts Show featuring artists from Maine and New England. Open until: 5:00 pm on Friday, 7:00 pm Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: Merril Memorial Library Lawn

10:00 am

Craft Show Opens

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans. Open until: 9:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: NYA Lawn

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Yarmouth Then and Now

The Yarmouth History Center presents an on-going slide show of images of Yarmouth Then and Now, along with exhibits featuring Clam Festival memorabilia and History.

Location: 118 East Elm Street

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

10:30 am – 12:00 noon

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

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. Two celebrity heats set the competitive edge, both TV and radio on air personalities compete for bragging rights! More information »

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Hannaford Supermarkets

11:00 am

Port City Jazz

This dynamic septet plays standards from the Great American Songbook

Location: NYA Tent

12:00 pm - 3:00pm

Party Palooga

Balloon tying and twisting.

Location: Kid's Area on the Library Lawn

12:30 pm

Joint Chiefs

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

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

1:00 pm

Canoe, Kayak and SUP Race

Race from Yankee Marina (NEW start/finish location) and brave the waters of the Royal River and Casco Bay. More information »

Location: Yankee Marina

Sponsors: Yankee Marina

2:00 pm

Jimmy and the Soul Cats

Location: NYA Tent

2:00 pm

Children’s Sack Race Challenge and Story Time

Location: Eco-Market

3:00 pm

Ellie Osborn

Children’s music show

Location: Kid's Area on the Library Lawn

3:30 pm

The Downeasters Barbershop Harmony Society

Location: NYA Tent

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

4:30 pm

Kevin Midgley

Local Delta bluesman plays slide guitar

Location: Memorial Green

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

5:30 pm

The Misadventures

Classic rock played with reckless abondon

Location: NYA Tent

6:00 pm

No Banjos

Rock n’ Roll favorites

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

7:00 pm

50th Anniversary Portland Symphony Orchestra with guests David Mallett and The Mallett Brother Band

Not to be missed. More information »

Location: NYA grass soccer field

7:30 pm

Gunther Brown

Classic Americana and modern alt-country…a refreshing blend of rootsy styles

Location: Memorial Green

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

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: Smokey's Greater Shows

9:30 pm

The Guv’nors

Rock n’ Roll music of the 1960’s British Invasion

Location: NYA Tent

Sponsors: Douglas Title

9:30 pm

Alex Lear

Acoustic singer songwriter

Location: Memorial Green

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

Sunday

7:00 am – 10:30 am

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

Flipped up at the First Parish Church and at the Memorial Green

Location: First Parish Church & Memorial Green

9:00 am – 11:30 am

35th Annual Men’s & Women’s Bike Race

Watch the Men’s and Women’s bike racers tackle the 3.6 mile course starting on Main Street. Sanctioned by the USCF. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Maine Indoor Karting, Norway Savings Bank

10:00 am

Fine Arts Show Opens

Invitational Fine Arts Show featuring artists from Maine and New England. Open until: 5:00 pm on Friday, 7:00 pm Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: Merril Memorial Library Lawn

10:00 am

Craft Show Opens

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans. Open until: 9:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: NYA Lawn

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

10:00 am – 1:00 am

Party Palooga

Balloon tying and twisting.

Location: Kid's Area on the Library Lawn

10:30 am

Linda Bean’s Maine Kitchen Cooking Demo

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

10:30 – 12:30 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

11:00 am

Downeast Soul Coalition

High energy, groove-driven quintet serving up its own fresh blend of blues R&B, soul and funk

Location: NYA Tent

11:00 am

Interfaith Service

Interfaith Service with The Rev. Dr. H. Roy Partidge: Visiting Assistant Professor In Sociology and Africana studies at Bowdoin College at the Old Meeting House on Hillside Street.

Location: Old Meeting House on Hillside St

Sponsors: Tri-Community Interfaith Council

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Diaper Derby

A fun race for crawlers and toddlers hosted by Lee Goldberg from WCSH. Prizes for first and second-place winners in three divisions (Crawlers, 1-12 months; Toddlers 13-24 months; Toddlers 25-36 months). Registration is required and begins at 10:00 am. More information »

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Rhonda Dale

Live acoustic music

Location: Eco-Market

12:00 noon

4th Annual Health Kids Happy Kids Fun Bike Ride

One mile ride beginning at Rail Road Park on Main Street. Bring your bike and helmet. More information »

Location: Railroad Park

Sponsors: Healthykidshappykidsme.org

12:30 pm

The Wicked Good Band

Maine music and humor

Location: NYA Tent

Sponsors: The Notes

1:00 pm

Scot Grassette – Magician

Smart, witty and always interesting magic show

Location: Kids Area Stage

1:00 pm

Chamber Music

A concert of classical chamber music performed by talented musicians from Maine and beyond.

Location: First Parish Church (Indoors)

1:30 pm

Sorcha

Acoustic singer songwriter

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

2:00 pm

Royal River Chorus

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

Location: NYA 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: Village Green Park

2:40 pm

Jenny Jumpstart

Acoustic folk and country originals

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen

3:30 pm

The Gather Rounders

Progressive bluegrass and folk music, rooted in tradition and spiked with invention and verve at the NYA Tent.

Location: NYA Tent

4:00 pm

Jerks of Grass

Maine bluegrass band

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen