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06/02/2018

Family Fun Day set to kick off Cape summer June 16

Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day is set for Saturday, June 16, at Fort Williams Park. (Rain date June 17).

The daylong event will feature all kinds of food, traditional toss games and train rides, and favorites like the bungee 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.

The Don Campbell Band will perform at 11:15 a.m., and Sea Grass will take the stage at 1:15.

The annual giant water balloon toss is set for 12:45 p.m. The annual dog show, where everyone is a winner, begins at 11:30 p.m.

Mad Science will hold a demonstration at 2 p.m.

Various food vendors will be available at the end of the day to the tune of guitarist Gary Richardson, who will play at 7 p.m., followed by the Casco Bay Wind Symphony Concert at 7:30 - all leading up to the fireworks at 9. Visitors are welcoming to bring their lawn chairs, blankets.

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:

10AM .........Parade (from Cottage Farms Road along Shore Road)
10 – 3 .........Carnival Games, Moon Bounce, Festival Food, Climbing Wall, Bungee Jump, Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course FREE Petting Zoo, Arts & Crafts Booths, Tie Dye, Fishing Lessons, Model Making
11:15AM ....FREE Don Campbell Band Concert
11:30AM ....FREE Dog Show (Free to Enter, Free to watch—Everybody wins a prize!)
12:45PM .....FREE Giant Water Balloon Toss
1:15PM .......FREE Seagrass Concert
1:15PM .......FREE Make Giant Bubbles
2PM ............FREE Mad Science Show
3PM ............End of Daytime Activities

Bring lawn chairs and blankets and the whole family for a great evening at the Fort

6:30PM .......Food Trucks: Cousins Maine Lobster, Salt Box Café, Gorgeous Gelato & Cameron Clan Kettle corn
7PM ............FREE Guitarist Gary Richardson Concert
7:30PM .......FREE Casco Bay Wind Symphony Concert
9:15PM...... FIREWORKS