Boothbay Food & Music Festival/Claw Down

About the Festival

The Boothbay Food & Music Festival is a 3-day event celebrating the very best of Maine’s food, drink, and entertainment. The Festival is organized by local business owners with the generous support of our valued sponsors.

A portion of the proceeds will go to Boothbay Region Community Resource Council, Boothbay Region YMCA, and Boothbay Region Student Aid Fund.

3 Days of Celebration

3 days of unique events located around Maine’s favorite harbor!

The Claw Down
The Dinner Dance
FRIDAY 9/21 • 6PM-10PM
Family Fest
SATURDAY 9/22 • 11AM-3PM
Music Fest
SATURDAY 9/22 • 5PM-10PM


 The 7th Annual Claw Down!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 – 5:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

“The Claw Down is a gourmet lobster lover’s dream event,” says Patricia Royall, Executive Director, Boothbay Harbor Chamber of Commerce. “You get to meet incredibly talented chefs, eat delectable, handcrafted lobster bites while enjoying some of the finest wines and beers.”

The Festival kicks off with 10 chefs going head-to-head to create their perfect lobster bites. The perfect bites will be judged by a panel of experts and the audience in a fun, lively competition.

Music by Rupert’s Orchestra