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06/05/2017

Food, fun and fireworks in store at annual Family Fun Day June 17

Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day is set for Saturday, June 17, at Fort Williams Park.

A rain date is planned for Sunday, June 18.

The daylong event will feature all kinds of food, traditional toss games and train rides, and more recent favorites like the bugee jump, inflatable obstacle course and farm-animal petting zoo.

The day begins with a 10 a.m. parade down Shore Road starting at the corner of Cottage Farms Road and proceeding into the park near the bleachers. Opening ceremonies begin at 11 a.m.

Once again this year, balloon rides will be offered by ReMax from 9-11 a.m., weather permitting.

The Don Campbell Band will perform from 11:15 a.m. to noon, and from 12:30-1:15 p.m. Sea Grass will play from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m.

The annual giant water balloon toss is set for 12 p.m. The annual dog show begins at 2 p.m.

Mad Science will hold a demonstration at 1:15 p.m.

The Casco Bay Wind Symphony will wind the day down with a concert at 7:30 p.m., all leading up to the fireworks at 9. Visitors are welcoming to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic supper.

Family Fun Day supports local non-profits and school groups while celebrating our community.

For more information please contact Frank Butterworth, Family Fun Day Volunteers chair, at fbutterw@gmail.com.


Here is the schedule of events:

9–11 am ............... Remax balloon rides (weather permitting, near beach)
10–11 am ............. Parade (from Cottage Farms Road along Shore Road)
11 am ................... Opening ceremonies, parade prizes (main stage)
11;15 am-Noon .... Don Campbell Band (main stage)
12-12:30 pm ........ Kids games, water balloon toss (lower field)
12:30-1:15 pm ..... Don Campbell Band (main stage)
1:15-2 pm .............Mad Science
2–3 pm ................. Dog show (upper field near picnic shelter)
2-3 pm .................. Sea Grass Band (main stage)
7:30–9 pm ............ Food trucks (lower field parking lot)
7:30–9 pm ............ Casco Bay Wind Symphony (main stage)
9 pm ..................... Fireworks!

All Day
(11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Carnival Games • Bungee Jumping • Moon Bounce • Climbing Wall • Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course • Balloon Animals • Water Balloons • Arts & Crafts Booths • Farm Animal Petting Zoo

FOOD: Burgers/Hot Dogs/Sausages • French Fries • Fried Dough • Cotton Candy • Strawberry Shortcake

Family Fun Day benefits local non-profits and school groups, all while celebrating our community.
Join the fun and help these worthwhile organizations!

RAIN DATE SUNDAY JUNE 18