Boston 25 Morning News anchor Gene Lavanchy will kick off summer 2019 as emcee of the 11th Annual Cape Cod Quahog Day!
Lavanchy will host the festivities at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at the oceanfront Sea Crest Beach Hotel Opens a New Window. in North Falmouth. He will work alongside Cape Cod’s infamous “Doug”—the region’s beloved official Quahog since 2009—who will deliver his highly anticipated annual summer forecast and predict how many beach days we can look forward to in 2019!
Quahog Day, presented by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and sponsored this year by Cape Air Opens a New Window. , is a true rite of passage into summer for Cape Cod residents and visitors alike. During the event, Doug is escorted by a trusty Quahog Security Detail, a team of black-suited men and women armed with clamming rakes. Read the stories of some of Doug's loyal Quahog Security Members Opens a New Window. .
Come witness history in the making! Join us on the First Day of Summer every year when Doug delivers his annual prediction! Limited edition tees provided by Cape Cod Textile will be available for purchase!
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Watch video from the 10th Annual Quahog Day! Video footage provided by Shoreline Media Productions.
Check out Doug's theme song, written by composer Andrew Rapo and nominated for a 2014 New England Emmy Award!
Ever wonder how Doug the Quahog first launched from the dinner plate right into the spotlight? "Behind the Mollusk: The Story of Johnny & Doug" traces Doug’s story from start to finish...the life of this successful New England Prognosticator lies much deeper than his hard shell! Check out Doug's story in the video below!