The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival will be celebrating its 5th anniversary on June 28th from 10am to 3pm in downtown Dover-Foxcroft and event organizers are planning to make it a celebration to remember. Patrick Myers, an organizer of the festival, says there is a lot of work underway already for the festival, “In partnership with our sponsors Bangor Savings Bank, Garelick Farms, Z107.3, the Maine Kitchen Cooking School at RM Flagg’s, and the Center Theatre we’re going to have more events and activities for kids and families, more live music and entertainment, and of course more Whoopie Pies!”
Events at the 2014 Festival include the ‘Earn Your Whoopie Pie’ 3k Race and kids 1K fun Run, entertainment by Conjuring Carroll and comedy-juggler Bryson Lang, the Varney Agency Kids Zone will have bounce
houses, bungee jumps, pony rides, and games all day long. And of course, downtown Dover-Foxcroft will be filled with artists and craftspeople to help you find something to take home with you to commemorate the event. But what brings people to the Festival is the Whoopie Pies! The Festival promises to have dozens of bakers with thousands of whoopie pies of every shape and size. For the first time this year, the festival will also be crowning the festival Big Whoop. “We’re holding a contest sponsored by Will’s Shop ‘n Save and Freedom House Bed and Breakfast to crown the festival ‘Big Whoop.’ Myers said. “This lucky person will get a truly massive prize package along with lots of honors the day of the festival.” Details of the contest are being closely guarded, but will be announced in the month of June. For more information on the Whoopie Pie Festival go to www.MaineWhoopiePieFestival.com or call the Center Theatre at 564-8943.
June 28th, 10am to 3pm in Downtown Dover-Foxcroft. Admission is $5 with kids 12 and under getting in free.
2014 marks the 5th anniversary of the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival and we’re going to make it a year to remember.
In 2013 we had over 6,000 attendees and we’re asking for everyone to come to Dover-Foxcroft to help us break that record!
Get your limited edition 5th Anniversary Whoopie Pie Festival Poster! Only 200 of these beautiful posters will be available for sale to the general public – each one numbered and signed by Sweetie Pie herself. Each poster is 14″ x 22″ digitally printed in Maine on heavy matte paper. The price of $20 includes all applicable taxes, handling and shipping. If you want more than one poster, you’ll need to complete multiple sales – sorry for any inconvenience. You won’t be charged any extra and we’ll ship your posters together. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. See you at the Festival!
The 5th Annual Maine Whoopie Pie Festival will be held on June 28th and you can be part of the fun and excitement! Sign up as a baker or a vendor to put your products out in front of more than 6,000 happy, hungry Whoopie-fans! Just click below for the 2014 Baker Registration Form or, if you want to be part of the amazing crowd of vendors downtown, the 2014 Vendor Registration Form is just the ticket for you. Get them back to us quickly so you don’t miss out!
Congratulations once again to all our winners! We just couldn’t have a Whoopie Pie Festival without your delicious, flavorful, and henceforth prize-winning creations. Here are your 2013 Whoopie Pie Baker Awardees (in random order) – Enjoy the pictures, and make sure to stop by their locations to taste test for yourselves!!
Best Flavored Whoopie Pie: Strawberry Shortcake Governor’s – Old Town
Picture of Sweetie Pie giving the Award to Avery Sawyer
Best Traditional Whoopie Pie: Cupcakes, Etc. – Guilford
Jim Chastenay of Cupcakes Etc. Picture was taken at the newly opened Fossa’s General Store in Dexter where folks can buy their delicious whoopie pies.
Healthy Whoopie Prize: Traditional Gluten Free Grant’s Bakery – Lewiston
Pictured L to R: Patrick Myers, Don Grant, Kari Grant-Gagnon and Sweetie Pie.
Thousands of people filled the great little downtown in Dover-Foxcroft Saturday for the annual Maine Whoopie Festival. When I got there, the place was packed, in spite of the fact it was pouring out!
My first order of business was to buy an umbrella -ella -ella -ay -ay -ay. All the store had left was ladybugs, flowers and frogs. I opted for the frog and commenced to make my way into the action with my umbrella, complete with big bulging eyes, wide open. It got several smiles and comments from people. I knew I’d made the right choice.….Continue Reading….