According to WGME, the Yarmouth Clam Festival is about more than clams. There are about thirty non-profit groups that take part and make this community event so special. This year fans will be set up to bring a breeze to volunteers stationed at the fryers!

Whether you prefer crumbed or battered, there will be plenty of food to make you happy and road races to help you work off those fried food calories. There will be an art show, crafts, kids activities and more.

Admission to the festival is free.

Street closures for the Parade on Friday: Main St., McCartney St., and Portland St. will be closed from 5:30 to 7:30am, and School St. will remain closed until 11:30pm.

Street Closures for the Fun Run on Saturday: Maine St, East Elm St., School St. and Bridge St will be closed from 6:30 am to 9:30 am. on Saturday.

Street Closure for Professional Bike Race on Sunday: Maine st, (between East Maine St. and West Elm St), will be closed from 8:30am to 11:30am.

Street closures for the Kids' Fun Ride on Sunday: Maine St., Center St., Cumberland St. and Railroad Square will be closed from 11:30 to 1:00pm.

Here's a quick look at the weekend highlights:

Friday, July 19th:

2p- Pie Eating Contest with pies provided by the First Parish Church. The $10 entry fee will go to the Yarmouth Food Pantry.

6p-  The Parade with Greg Brady, AKA, Barry Williams of The Brady Bunch! It's so groovy of Barry to return on Saturday during the Clam Shucking Competition to sign autographs in the MeTV tent.

Saturday, July 20th:

7:15- Clam Festival's Kids' Fun Run at the Memorial Green on Main St.

8:00am- 38th Annual Pat's Pizza Clam Festival Classic at Memorial Green on Maine Street.

11:00am- Maine State Clam Shucking Contest at Memorial Green Tent

1:00 to 4pm.- Barry Williams, AKA Johnny Bravo, AKA Greg Brady, will sign autographs in the MeTV tent.

1:00pm.- Firefighters Muster Competition at Memorial Green.

5p- K9 Demonstration where officers and their canine partners get to show off a little. Maine St. in front of Memorial Green.

9:15- Fireworks!

Sunday, July 21st:

9:00am.- 38th Annual Clam Festival Men's and Women's Professional Bike Race at Memorial Green.

Noon- Diaper Derby at Memorial Green Tent with three age divisions.

Noon- 8th Annual Youth Cycle Project Kids' Bike Event at Village Green Park.

1:00 to 4pm.- Main St Rumble, between the Food Circle and Art Show.

It's the social event of the summer! Get all of the details here!


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