FESTIVAL IN THE PARK

FESTIVITIES ALL WEEKEND LONG

The Dempsey Challenge features a free, family-friendly Festival in the Park! It's open to the public for everyone to enjoy! Cheer on Dempsey Challengers as they cross the finish line, take the littles to the KidZone, or grab an ice-cold beer while you watch football on the big screens! There is something for everyone at the Festival in the Park!

Festival Hours:

Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sunday, September 27, 2020 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


 

KidZone, presented by Cigna

Welcome to the Dempsey Challenge KidZone, where kids can let loose and have fun! The KidZone features arts and crafts, healthy smoothies and cider, an obstacle course, and a reading nook. Every kiddo who participates earns a chance to win the ultimate prize – a Specialized bike and helmet!

The KidZone is FREE for all littles and their families!

KidZone Hours:

Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sunday, September 27, 2020 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Massage + Reiki

Volunteer massage therapists and Reiki practitioners will provide free massage and Reiki for Challange participants and cancer survivors on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Massage + Reiki Hours:

Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sunday, September 27, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Food + Beverage

Kick back and relax in the Food + Beverage Tent featuring our Maine Craft Beer + Wine area where you can get local brews, hard cider, wine, and even mimosas! On Sunday, watch the Patriots game and celebrate your achievements.

BONUS! Run/Walk participants receive entry into the 5K/10K Café on Saturday morning and Riders receive entry into the Lobster Trap on Sunday.

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Dempsey Goods

Find exclusive Dempsey Challenge gear in the Dempsey Goods merchandise tent. You'll find hats, jackets, shirts, compression gear, scarves, socks, and more! Limited quantities are only available Challenge weekend. 

Dempsey Goods Hours:

Friday, September 25, 2020 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday, September 26, 2020 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Entertainment

Dempsey Challenge weekend is FULL of local talent! You'll get to see performances by live bands, acapella groups, youth musicians, and even a team of youth unicyclists!

The Festival in the Park will be buzzing with energy, ready to welcome you back after your run, walk, or ride!

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