What a VIP ticket for Maine’s Whoopie Pie Pageant will get you

Maine’s beloved Whoopie Pie Pageant, which attracts hundreds to Dover-Foxcroft every summer season, will return June 24 — this 12 months with VIP entrance and parking passes to get attendees to the candy treats quicker.

Greater than 7,000 individuals attended final 12 months’s pageant, and 2019 was one of the best attended with practically 8,000 individuals, mentioned Patrick Myers, government director of the Middle Theatre, which organizes the occasion with the Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce. He expects the same turnout this 12 months.

“The pageant is three weeks from Saturday, so we’re in full whoopie pie mode,” he mentioned. “We’ve obtained about 22 bakers signed up, which is a splendidly massive quantity to have.”