Posts Tagged ‘Maine New Years Celebration’

Old Orchard Beach – Lobster Dip 2012

Posted on: December 28th, 2011 by Ray Deleo

Lobster Dippers

New York has the Polar Bear Plunge, Maryland the Penguin Plunge, California the Polar Plunge, North Carolina the Dolphin Plunge, South Carolina the Pelican Plunge and Old Orchard Beach Maine has the Lobster Dip Sponsored by the Portland Rugby Club. 207-879-0489.

No Double Dippers

Watch or join in as over 500 participants who have raised a minimum of $100.00 in pledges, to be turned in on Dip day as they dip into the chilly forty degree water of the Atlantic Ocean in front of the BReuswick Hotel in Old Orchard Beach ME., at Noon sharp on Sunday January 1st New year day, to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Maine.

Dipper Cheerleaders

For those who are not lobster dippers, there is an area on the beach for those referred to as “Chicken Dippers” who wish to take part in raising funds for the great cause but are too chicken to take a dip in the cool ocean waters.

Lobster Dipper

Wear something on your feet into the water! Costumes are optional. Bring a robe/blanket/beach towel to wrap yourself in after you come out of the water, showers/changing rooms are available nearby. Post Dip Party with free food, cash bar, live music & football inside the DippersBrunswick at the Oceanside Grille, Registration starts at 10 AM – come early as you may have to park a distance away from the event.


Old Orchard Beach – New Years Eve Celebration

Posted on: December 26th, 2011 by Ray Deleo

Happy New Year

The Atlantic Birches Inn a Southern Maine Bed and Breakfast would like to show you the Better Way To Stay while celebrating the bringing in of the New Year in Old Orchard Beach Maine. Enjoy fine dining at Yellow Fin’s Restaurant and don’t forget to bring your favorite bottle of wine, there is no corkage fee at Yellow Fin’s.  Jumpin Jakes  will also be featuring a New Years Eve Dinner Package  

There will be two fireworks shows this year. The earlier time will allow for people of all ages to come and enjoy a Beach Bonfire, Marshmallow Toasting and Hot Cocoa with the first fireworks show going off at  5:30. Last year, this event brought almost 1000 people (locals and travelers) to the beach. 

Beach Bonfire

The second Fireworks show will be at Midnight. The second show will give people a chance to visit restaurants and nightspots while they wait to bring in 2012 in Old Orchard Beach.   

New Years Day Lobster Dip

On Sunday, the 23nd annual Special Olympics Lobster Dip sponsored by Portland’s Rugby Club will bring the daredevils, about 500 of them out to the beach. OOB365 volunteers will be there with hot cocoa and cider served on the beach to add some much needed warmth. OOB365 volunteers will be selling First Night Buttons for this event for $10 each to help cover the costs of the Fireworks and Advertising.


Old Orchard Beach Maine – New Year’s First Night Activities

Posted on: December 2nd, 2010 by Ray Deleo

 

Happy New Year

The Atlantic Birches Inn a Southern Maine Bed and Breakfast would like to show you the Better Way To Stay while celebrating the bringing in of the New Year in Old Orchard Beach Maine.  Enjoy fine dining at Yellow Fin’s Restaurant and don’t forget to bring your favorite bottle of wine, there is no corkage fee at Yellow Fin’s.  

This years Old Orchard Beaches New Year’s event starts on Friday and ends Sunday.

New Tears Eve Fireworks

There will be two fireworks shows this year. The earlier time will allow for people of  all ages to come and enjoy a Beach Bonfire, Marshmallow Toasting and Hot Cocoa with the first fireworks show going off at 6:15. Last year, this event brought almost 1000 people (locals and travelers) to the beach.

Beach Bonfire

The second Fireworks show will be at Midnight. The second show will give people a chance to visit restaurants and nightspots while they wait to bring in 2011 in Old Orchard Beach.

New Years Day Lobster Dip

On Saturday, the 22nd annual Special Olympics Lobster Dip  sponsored by Portland’s Rugby Club will bring the daredevils, about 500 of them out to the beach. The Brunswick will be host to three different Bands for that day including the great Don Campbell Band,  KilCollins & Tickle.  OOB365 volunteers will be there with hot cocoa and cider served on the beach to add some much needed warmth. OOB365 volunteers will be selling First Night Buttons for this event for $10 each to help cover the costs of the Fireworks and Advertising.