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

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

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer on the Island

Featuring photos and history of Bustins, Cousins, and Littlejohn Islands. Admission is free!

Location: Yarmouth History Center

11:00 am

First Parish Church Docent-led Tours

Tours of the authentically restored 1868 church will be offered.

Location: 116 Main Street

11:00 am - 4:00pm

Artascope’s Free Art Expo

Experience the stress-relieving effects of making art.

Location: Village Green Park

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: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

1:00 pm

The Flukes

Falmouth Library’s Ukulele Society.

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: Kids Area

2:30 pm

Truth About Daisies

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

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

First Parish Church Docent-led Tours

Tours of the authentically restored 1868 church will be offered.

Location: 116 Main Street

3:00 pm

Welterweight

A folk band, but not really. It’s a rock band, but not really. Not-quite-adult oriented music.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

4:00 pm

Gunther Brown

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

Location: NYA Tent

4:30 pm

The McCarthys

Original country tunes. Pre parade!

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Clam Festival Parade

This year’s theme is “Classic Movies.” More information »

Location: Main Street

Sponsors: Brickyard Hollow Brewing Co. and EcoMaine

7:30 pm

Jeezum Crow

This Portland, Maine, band plays a mix of original songs and covers of rock, Americana, country, folk, and rockabilly music.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

7:30 pm

Joint Chiefs

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

Location: NYA Tent

9:00 pm

Trevor Johnson

Yarmouth’s own singer and songwriter.

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, Riverview Physical Therapy, Michele Shems DMD, PA.

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 - 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

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 - 5:00 pm

Summer on the Island

Featuring photos and history of Bustins, Cousins, and Littlejohn Islands. Admission is free!

Location: Yarmouth History Center

10:00 am

Instrument Petting Zoo

Portland Symphony Orchestra. Allows children to touch, play and hear instruments with demonstrations by professional musicians.

Location: Kids’ Area Stage

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: Summit Natural Gas

11:00 am

First Parish Church Docent-led Tours

Tours of the authentically restored 1868 church will be offered.

Location: 116 Main Street

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, Mercy Hospital, Southern Maine Audiology

11:00 am

Celebrity Clam Shucking Contest

Featuring local TV & radio personalities.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Hannaford Supermarkets, Mercy Hospital, Southern Maine Audiology

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 on Library Lawn

12:30 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

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

American Ride

The hottest Modern Country band in southern Maine.

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

Moore & Moran

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

Location: Memorial Green Tent

3:00 pm

First Parish Church Docent-led Tours

Tours of the authentically restored 1868 church will be offered.

Location: 116 Main Street

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

Norman Magic Productions

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

Location: Kids' Area on Library Lawn

4:00 pm

Steamer the Clam Sighting!

Photo Op with Mike Leonard.

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

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

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

The Renovators

Original rockin’ blues with humor, soul, and funk.

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: 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 Company

9:30 pm

Fight at the Family Picnic

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

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

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: Summit Natural Gas

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

First Parish Church Docent-led Tours

Tours of the authentically restored 1868 church will be offered.

Location: 116 Main Street

11:00 am

Interfaith Service

At the Old Meeting House on Hillside Street with guest speaker Kate Braestrup.

Location: Old Meeting House on Hillside St

Sponsors: Tri-Community Interfaith Council

11:00 am

Jerks of Grass

Maine bluegrass band.

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: Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union and NYA

12:00 pm

6th 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

Sponsors: Revolutionary Gas & Tire

1:30 pm

Anni Clark

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

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: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

2:00 pm

Steamer the Clam Sighting!

Photo Op with Mike Leonard.

Location: Kids Area

2:00 pm

Royal River Chorus

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

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

Jenny Jumpstart

Acoustic folk and country originals.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

4:00 pm

Jimmy Junkins & Friends

One of Maine’s top performers bringing you acoustic classics and originals.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

4:00 pm

See you next year Steamer!

Steamer the Clam Photo Op with Mike Leonard.

Location: Memorial Green

4:00 pm

Cumberland Community Band

Location: NYA Tent