Upcoming Maine Festivals & Events

  • : May 06 - Kennebunk - Kennebunk May Day Festival - Festivals in Maine
    Kennebunk's May Day Festival has something for all ages; benefit pancake breakfast, three craft markets, live music, rock climbing wall and a terrific parade just to name a few.
  • : May 06 - Bath - Bath Mayfair and Citywide Yard Sale - Festivals in Maine
    The Bath Mayfair usually features a pancake breakfast, maypole dancing, music, face painting, scavenger hunt, barbeque and more. Also part of the event is the Bath Citywide Yard Sale, the largest such event in Maine.
  • : May 06 - Farmington - Annual Maine Fiddlehead Festival and Local Food Day - UMF Emery Arts Center - Festivals in Maine
    The Annual Fiddlehead Festival and Local Foods Day features numerous local farmers, vendors of local food based lunches, book sellers, and informational tables. Children, college students, and adults can hear local bands including the popular Franklin County Fiddlers, and admired the talents of local belly dancers! There are talks on bread-making, raising dairy goats, constructing hoop tunnels, fearless pressure canning, and the safe harvesting and handling of fiddleheads, among others. Children will enjoy well-supervised games and crafts, revel in the opportunity for close contact with baby farm animals, and climbing on antique tractors. Event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • : May 20 - Kennebunk - AWS 50th Birthday Carnival - Animal Welfare Society - Festivals in Maine
    Join the Animal Welfare Society for our 50th Birthday Carnival. Celebrate the 150,000 pets we have helped in our first fifty years. There will be carnival games, bounce houses, music. food, an obstacle course, demonstrations, balloon animals and birthday cake. See the Title link above for more info. Free admission. Event on Saturday, May 20 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • : Jun 03 - Old Orchard Beach - OOB Scottish Festival - Veteran's Memorial Park - Festivals in Maine
    Scottish Festival in Old Orchard Beach at Veteran's Memorial Park. Featuring clan and pipe parade, pipers, highland dancing, Scottish foods, harpists and fiddlers, artisans and heavy athletics. . For more info see the Title link above or contact Sharri MacDonald at (207) 590-4201 or email smacdonald@maine.rr.com. Opening ceremonies at 10 a.m.
  • : Jun 03 thru Jun 04 - Windsor - Maine Fiber Frolic - Windsor Fairgrounds - Festivals in Maine
    Annual Maine Fiber Frolic at the Windsor Fairgrounds celebrates fiber, fiber animals, and fiber arts. There will be a vendors, workshops, sheep dog demonstration, and more. $5/adult, $2/senior adult, and children under 12 are free. Event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
  • : Jun 05 thru Jun 10 - Kennebunkport - Kennebunkport Festival - Festivals in Maine
    The Kennebunkport Fine Living Festival, an early summer fine food, art and wine festival in New England's quintessential Southern Maine Coast village by the sea, invites you to celebrate the spectacular creativity and hospitality of Kennebunkport and Southern Maine's artists and art galleries, chefs and fine restaurants, and historic and romantic bed and breakfast inns and hotels. Artists, chefs, innkeepers, gallery owners and musicians share their passions for fine food, fine art, fine wine and fine living. Art shows, cooking demonstrations, live music, inn tours, and food and wine tastings are incorporated into a format in which all types of artists interact, work together, and share their creations with festival guests.
  • : Jun 10 - Machias - Margaretta Days Festival - UMaine Machias - Festivals in Maine
    The Margaretta Days Festival celebrates the American Revolution Downeast, specifically the Battle of the Margaretta, the first Naval Battle of the American Revolution, the beginning of the US Merchant Marines, and the Battle of the Rim. This annual festival in Machias, Maine was named one of Yankee Magazine's 2010 Top 20 Events which encourages everyone to enjoy travellng back in time to life in 1775. It's a lot of fun with a bit of history thrown in. Fun and educational, parade, encampment of period soldiers and Passamaquoddies. Demonstrations (black smith, timber framing, weaving, fur trappers, etc.) antler toss, children's area, music, storytelling, food, prizes and local crafters. Free admission.
  • : Jun 11 - Portland - Annual Old Port Festival - Festivals in Maine
    Celebrate the beginning of summer in beautiful downtown Portland with multiple music stages, Maine-made arts and crafts, and food from local businesses and kid's activities. This family-friendly, one-day event is an outdoor celebration of art, music and community in the heart of beautiful Downtown Portland. With over 40,000 attendees expected, it's a festival that's not to be missed. For more info click the Title link above or phone (207) 772-6828. Event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • : Jun 16 thru Jun 18 - Stonington - Lupine Festival - Festivals in Maine
    The Lupine Festival is an Island-wide festival with activities including trail walks on island preserves, boat tours, puffin boat trips, airplane rides, artists/artisans exhibits, business booths, kid's activities, Lupine Cake contest, pickleball tournament, and more.
  • : Jun 16 thru Jun 18 - Deer Isle - Lupine Festival - Festivals in Maine
    The Lupine Festival is an Island-wide festival with activities including trail walks on island preserves, boat tours, puffin boat trips, airplane rides, artists/artisans exhibits, business booths, kid's activities, Lupine Cake contest, pickleball tournament, and more.
  • : Jun 17 - Gardiner - Greater Gardiner River Festival - Festivals in Maine
    In a day-long celebration on Gardiner's Historic Water Street and beautiful Waterfront Park, Gardiner Main Street, Gardiner Rotary, and Johnson Hall present live music and entertainment on three stages, a craft fair, and activities for all ages on and near the Kennebec River, with fireworks in the evening. The event is expected to bring thousands of visitors to the area. The event kicks off of the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual summer celebration of our riverfront communitites, affectionately known as the "Whatever" Family Festival. Greater Gardiner River Festival activities run from about 9 a.m. until about 11 p.m.
  • : Jun 17 - Kittery - Annual Kittery Block Party Festival - Festivals in Maine
    The Annual Kittery Block Party features artisans, artists, non-profits, area farmers, and restaurants - with a strong emphasis on "local." With offerings for all ages and interests, there will be a children's area, live entertainment throughout the day, demonstrations and educational exhibits. Evening entertainment and family fun is also in the planning stage to add a whole new twist to the event! A 5k road race takes place at 6 p.m. followed by evening entertainment at four venues in downtown Kittery! For more info see the Title link above or the Facebook page. Event is from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • : Jun 17 - Cape Elizabeth - Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day - Fort Williams Park - Festivals in Maine
    Held at Fort Williams during June each year, Family Fun Day is a day of fun, with games, food, and music. Last year there was a parade, dog show, several concerts, fun run with foaming finish in the afternoon and fireworks at night. Check the Title link above for an updated 2017 schedule as it develops.
  • : Jun 17 thru Jun 18 - Livermore - Rally For Norlands: Civil War Reenactment - Washburn Norlands Living History Center - Festivals in Maine
    Don't miss one of the largest Civil War Reenactments in Maine featuring a wide variety of living history demonstrations, exhibits, and engaging activities remembering the activities of the Civil War. The event is organized by the 3rd Maine Company A and 15th Alabama Company G to benefit Maine's oldest living history farm and museum. Union and Confederate military and civilian re-enactors from across New England will be camped on the grounds. The event features a full-scale battle scenario complete with artillery fire, the "town of Unity" civilian camp, farm-life living history in Norlands Washburn mansion, one-room schoolhouse, and farmer's cottage, blacksmiths, horse-drawn wagon rides, a Victorian fashion show, and more. Plenty of hands-on history activities are planned for all ages. See the Title link above for more details. Daily Admission is $12/adults; $6/youth 12 and under; free/tots 5 and under.
  • : Jun 23 thru Jun 25 - Brunswick - Band Camp Music and Arts Festival - Thomas Point Beach - Festivals in Maine
    Music and Arts Festival located at the beautiful Thomas Point Beach in Brunswick, Maine. Three days, two nights of live music, artists, performers, silent disco, food trucks, vendors and more. Camping is included with the ticket price. This is a family friendly event and there will be a children's activity tent. For more info see the Title link above or Facebook.
  • : Jun 24 - South Berwick - South Berwick Strawberry Festival - Festivals in Maine
    For over 40 years, the annual Strawberry Festival has been a part of South Berwick life. Features a bake-off, juried craft show with over 120 artisans, and entertainment. This festival is always the last Saturday in June, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Central School grounds across from Town Hall.
  • : Jun 24 - Dover Foxcroft - Maine Whoopie Pie Festival - Festivals in Maine
    The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival brings bakers from around the country together to share their love of whoopie pies with the world! Live music, artists, vendors, food and fun for all ages! Info is sometimes updated more frequently on the organization's Facebook page.
  • : Jun 24 thru Jun 25 - Mapleton - Maple Meadows Farm Festival - Festivals in Maine
    Maple Meadow Farm's Farm Fest is recognized as a Maine Agricultural Fair. This means more opportunities to embrace the true heritage of agriculture that is still vibrant in Aroostook County. Folks from around the state and beyond are coming to Farm Fest to experience true County Camaraderie. We hope you'll browse our site, enjoy the photos, and plan on joining us for a fun, family-friendly weekend. For more info email andrea@maplemeadowfarms.com.
  • : Jun 25 thru Jul 01 - Boothbay Harbor - Annual Windjammer Days - Boothbay Harbor - Festivals in Maine
    The Windjammer Days Festival celebrates and honors a time before there were planes, trains, and automobiles and sailing ships were the best way to travel the world or transport goods long distances. Windjammers were the grandest of the merchant ships from the era, enormous sailing boats with several large masts designed to carry massive amounts of cargo from one continent to another. For centuries, the Boothbay Harbor Region has been a center of American shipping and shipbuilding, its harbor graced by elegant Windjammers as well as other commercial pleasure ships. Participate in a grand sail parade through picturesque Boothbay Harbor. Extra time ashore to explore the town and enjoy concerts, crafts, street parade, music and more. Fireworks! For more info see the Title link above or phone Friends of Windjammer Days at (207) 504-0242.
  • : Jul 01 - Bethel - Annual Bethel Art Fair - Town Common - Festivals in Maine
    Annual Bethel Art Fair features many fine artists and fine crafters with live entertainment and fine fare on the Bethel Common. See Title link above for more info. Always the first Saturday in July.

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