The 56th Annual Windjammer Days Festival of Sail is happening June 24th - June June 30 in Boothbay Harbor.

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Windjammer Days marks the kick off to summer in the Boothbay region, and according to the festival website, is a time to reconnect with family, friends and neighbors after the long winter, and an opportunity to support local businesses and welcome visitors.

It's also a time to honor our Maine maritime history and celebrate the vital role it plays in the lives of all who live in Vacationland.

Here are some of the events to look forward to this week:

The Gathering of the Fleet
Antique Boat Parade
Blessing of the Fleet
Street Parade
Pirates Tug of War
Fireworks over the Harbor
Lighted Boat Parade