Early Bird Shopping in Boothbay Harbor Gets Even Better!!
Shop in Comfort! The Boothbay Harbor Early Bird has always been a winning combination of great shopping and great fun, and this year the Early Bird Sale is getting even better with addition of severl great new activities. It all kicks off in the wee hours of the morning on November 20th when shoppers gather on the streets on Boothbay Harbor in their Pajamas! Yep, you heard right, shopping in your pajamas is fun! Most stores open at 6 a.m. with great reductions in prices, usually the earlier you shop the greater the discount. Many establishments offer door prizes and delicious refreshments. Shopping continues throughout the day, provided the merchants don’t run out of things to sell, because of these great sales.
Pajama Parade! Wait, wait, and wait! There is so much more to come. Anybody love a parade? All Pajama clad shoppers are invited to line up on the Library lawn in the center of town at 10 a.m for the Pajama Parade through town. Prizes, prizes, prizes will be awarded when the parade ends up back on the Library lawn - great gift bags supplied by area merchants. Categories include Best Jammies, Best footwear, Best headwear, Best Children’s PJ’s under 12, and The Very Best Group of Shoppers, you know matching pajamas and all that sort of thing.
Bed Race! Okay, we aren’t done yet. Next up is the Bed Race, where teams of five maneuver their beds down Howard St. two by two as fast as they can. It’s an elimination race, with winners moving on to the next race. Participants will be wearing their pajamas, of course, and there are more prizes. The winner will receive a $25.00 check and a trophy will be awarded to the top 3 winners! There will also be awards for the Best Decorated Bed and Best Team cheer.
Window Display Contest! Almost done…while in town shopping and parading and racing beds, don’t forget to vote for your best window display! Many merchants have gone the extra mile this year by decorating their windows early for the Holidays. Shop at all the stores, choose what you think to be the very best window and drop your vote in the beautifully wrapped box on the Library lawn. Shoppers won’t win a prize for this event, but, a lucky creative merchant will. The winning merchant will receive a $75.00 display advertisement donated by the Boothbay Register.
So, please don’t miss out on this unusual and fun filled event, where else but in Boothbay Harbor could you find all these events in one spot? Great shopping, funny pajamas, friendly merchants, a window display contest, a parade, a bed race and lots and lots of prizes. See you there on November 20, 2010. Wake up, get out of bed, don’t get dressed and head on down Route 27 to the lovely village of Boothbay Harbor where we know how to have fun!