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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show - Event Schedule


The Annual Boatyard Dog® Trials
are always a hoot!


2018 Events Schedule

2018 Show Dates & Times:
Friday: August 10, 10 - 5
Saturday: August 11, 10  - 5
Sunday: August 12, 10  - 4
Admission: $15/adult ticket (good all weekend), under 12 FREE admission

Small-Boat Love-In ~ Enthusiasts from around the region will gather with their iconic small boats to share stories, swap tips, and celebrate. A wide variety of makes and models will be represented: fiberglass and wood, power and sail, and human-powered. All weekend, Buoy Park.
Click here to learn more about the Love-In and sign up to bring your boat (pre-registration required).

Icon Boats on Dock B
There'll be a different visiting boat each day. For example, in 2017, the show hosted Schooner Koukla, a 74-foot ocean voyager, the Capt. Susan J. Clark, the Maine Maritime Academy's navigation training ship, and had a Friendship Sloop Fest with Persistence, from the Sail, Power & Steam Museum; Gladiator; and more

Brokerage Dock (Dock G)
See fine examples of boats that have been revitalized by talented boatyards and boatbuilders from around the Gulf of Maine. Sponsored by Epifanes.

Live Music ~ The MBH&H Show presents a fine and varied selection of live music on the Bandstand, which is conveniently located in Tent C near the food. It's a great place to take a short break or to meet up with your party. You'll find shelter, chairs to sit in, and best of all, wonderful performers strutting their stuff just for you. Check our our weekend music lineup here.

Demo Docks: Power and Sail ~ Back by popular demand, the Demo Docks are where some fine power and sailing craft will be standing by, at the ready for sea trials. Potential boat owners can make an appointment to climb aboard and experience the ride (and Rockland Harbor) first-hand.
Located on Dock F.

16th Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials
Sunday, August 12, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

The excitement is building! A half-dozen brave (crazy?) competitors will be chosen for the seriously silly World Championship Boatyard Dog Trials. They'll hone their wild and wacky acts to wow the crowd. The 16th annual running of this pawsome event will begin at 10:30 a.m. on the waterfront; gates will open at 9:45. Come cheer on your favorite pooch (but do leave your pets at home, they will not be allowed on show grounds).