Fort Williams in the News

  • April 21, 2015

    Gelato Cart Returns to Fort Williams Park This Summer

    Glorious news for fans of a cold treat on a hot day: Old Port shop Gorgeous Gelato co-owner Donato Giovine confirmed for Eater that the company's food cart would return to Fort Williams Park this year after a two season hiatus. "This summer, we will...

  • January 12, 2015

    Online Registration for 2015 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race Set for March 12 and 13

    The race begins near the Crescent Beach entrance on Route 77, winds along tree-lined streets and past breathtaking ocean vistas, and ends in Fort Williams Park at the historic Portland Head Light, the most photographed lighthouse in the world. In 2014 ...

  • January 9, 2015

    Computer crash kills Head Light sales

    The museum also collected $33,000 in parking fees from tour buses entering Fort Williams Park. However, that money goes to the town for its capital improvement fund covering the entire 50-acre park and does not accrue directly to the Head Light.

  • December 10, 2014

    Nor’easter Brings Heavy Surf to Maine

    This footage shows the waves pounding the rocky shore at Portland Head Light in Maine’s Fort Williams Park. Credit: Instagram/seamuffin84


    June 13, 2015
    Family Fun Day

    Special events and great food all day for the family.

    August 1, 2015
    Beach to Beacon 10K

    This 6.2 mile run starts at Crescent Beach and ends at Portland Head Light.

    September 6, 2015
    CEFD Engine One Art Show

    The CEFD Engine One Art Show is where local artists display their original works for sale. This event will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission and parking.