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Old Orchard Beach Maine – Winter Carnival

Old Orchard Beach Winter Carnival

 Bed and Breakfast Maine namely the Atlantic Birches Inn would like to inform you that it’s that time of year again when the Old Orchard Beach Winter Carnival occurs Friday and Saturday February 25th and 26th. Be sure to reserve your rooms early at this Old Orchard Beach Inn 


Sled and Tube Track
                                                                                             Friday evening kicks-off the fun with a sledding  party at the top of Old Orchard Street from 4-8PM with DJ Joeyoke!  Don’t miss the sled speed trials. Put your sled to the test and if you’re the fastest, you’ll take home a trophy!  Starting at 8PM at The Brunswick, join us and the new Raging Tide baseball team for a fan night and fundraiser for a local non-profit.
Human Dog Sled Competion

Saturday you can still get your “sled” on.  Activities start at 10AM.  There  will be horse-drawn carriage rides (free with a button), human dog sled races (fun!), vendors, a DJ, snowmobile rides, kids games, a chance to meet Dune Doggie (the mascot for the Raging Ride baseball team), contests  – think whackiest sled & tube race (trophies will be awarded),

Slippery Slope Pub Crawl

There will be a happy hour pub crawl “Slippery Slope” on Saturday from 5:30-7:00pm.  It is a walking pub tour starting at Taste of Thai Orchard and continuing onto The Strike Zone, then to JJs and ends at the Oceanside Grill at The Brunswick with Motor Booty Affair.  

Some places will be offering a discount on beverages if you are wearing a Winter Carnival

Old Orchard Beach Maine – Romantic Winter Beach Walks

The weather finally warmed up enough to about twenty-five degrees after a stretch of unusually bone chilling snowy days this past week, tempting  Heidi and I to get some much needed fresh air and leave our Old Orchard Beach Bed and Breakfast for a romantic walk along the beach.  We headed just down the street… Continue Reading

Maine Whoopie Pie

Whoopie pies should be declared Maine’s official state dessert what do you think.   Here at the Atlantic Birches Inn in Old Orchard Beach we think it would be a great ideal before Pennsylvania tries to snap up credit for the tasty cakes. We already have a state berry the wild blue-berry, and a state drink… Continue Reading

Maine Cross Country Skiing

These pictures show the shear amount of snowfall we have had this winter here in Old Orchard Beach Maine. We still have our Christmas decorations out because they are frozen solid to the ground.  Everything around the Atlantic Birches Inn is covered in snow and ice, even the Pier!   We have had so much snow, that… Continue Reading

Maine Winter Events for February

Ways to Celebrate February Maine outdoors and events during Groundhog Day, school winter vacations, Lincoln’s Birthday, Valentine’s Day, and President’s Day. The list of activities and events in Maine, during February will give you a perfect chance to join in the winter fun and entertainment while enjoying your stay at one of Southern Maine’s most… Continue Reading

How The Atlantic Birches Inn Guestrooms Were Named

A little bit of history on the naming of the Atlantic Birches Inn guestrooms.  When we first purchased the Bed and Breakfast in the spring of 2001 all the guestrooms had already been named, but we had no idea where the guestrooms name’s came from.  After some researching at the Old Orchard Beach Harmon Museum &… Continue Reading

Old Orchard Beach – Winter Things to Do

  Maine has many choices of outdoor Winter activities and things to do that is sure to hasten the heart beat of old and young thrill seekers.  Sledding  With the recent snow storm there are snow-covered sledding hills are all over the state,  Those looking to spend more time speeding down the slopes instead of… Continue Reading

Valentines Day – Maine Romantic Getaways

Give your sweetheart the gift of a romantic weekend away from the job, the kids and the stresses of everyday life and bring back some of that sparkle and magic.  Treat that someone special to a 2 night stay in the room of your choice in the cottage at this Old Orchard Beach Inn.  Indulge… Continue Reading