Downtown Winter Harbor
Winter Harbor, ME
August 8, 2015
Watch the popular lobster boat races, with 13 classes rated by size and power; shop at the craft fair; eat a Maine lobster dinner and stay for the late afternoon parade at 5:30 p.m.
Come for a day of family fun. No admission charge.
Railroad Park, off Oxford Street
August 21-23, 2015
An annual hot-air balloon festival featuring approximately 30 balloons, including some special shapes. Held annually the 3rd weekend of August. Events include balloon rides and tethered balloons (weather permitting), musical entertainment all weekend for all ages, family fun day on Sunday, craft and trade vendors, various food booths, exhibitors, children's activities, carnival, and much more.
Harbor Park, Water Street
July 29-August 2, 2015
Tons of steamed Maine lobsters served along with pageantry, waterfront activities, maritime displays and demonstrations, Maine arts and crafts, visits to Navy and Coast Guard ships, harbor cruises, contests, lots of wonderful entertainment, a giant parade, international lobster crate race, children's activities and much more. See event website for schedule of activities.
September 10-14, 2015
Entertainment, panel discussions, workshops, art exhibits, and science related programs are on the agenda. There are opportunities for stargazing from different sites in the park. Indoor and outdoor events are planned. Highlights include night walks led by park rangers to observe the wildlife active during darkness, a special ecological program, a picnic with the planets and a photography workshop.
Hanson Elementary School soccer field, 53 Upper Guinea Road
August 22, 2015
We will have food, music, vendors and entertainment! The Montsweagers will perform traditional music, including Celtic, folk, sea shanties, and originals. Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bethel Common, Main Street
September 19, 2015
An old-fashioned fun fall festival with artists & crafters, chowder cook-off with over a dozen restaurants, Maine baked potatoes, apple pie contest, live music, wagon rides, and kids’ activities. time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wells Reserve, Laudholm Farm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road
September 12-13, 2015
This highly respected exhibition brings 100 artisans to historic Laudholm Farm to show their craftworks. Sculpture, jewelry, pottery, prints, clothing, photography, and basketry are among the crafts selected by jury for this prestigious event. Also, music, food, and environmental immersion at the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wilton, ME, 04294
August 7-8, 2015
Festival goers are invited to pick their own blueberries on the farm before enjoying a host of weekend activities including but not limited to live entertainment, a bake sale, book sale, yard sale, horse and wagon rides, historical tours, auctions, barbecue, and more.
72 Federal Street
August 15-16, 2015
The Italian Street Festival "Bazaar" is an annual fundraising and community event for St. Peter's Church the Italian Parish of the Diocese of Portland celebrating the Feasts of the Assumption and St. Rocco.
August 15, 2015
Artists and craftsmen gather at waterfront location on Penobscot Bay.
Northern Maine Fairgrounds, Mechanic Street
Presque Isle, ME
August 27-30, 2015
This hot-air balloon festival features 15 hot-air balloons, balloon rides, entertainment, and a street fair; something for everyone. Tethered rides will be offered Friday and Saturday, 5-8 p.m., weather permitting. Time: Balloon rides start at 5:30 a.m. Cost: varies depending on balloon pilot.
100 Dutton Street
July 24-August 2, 2015
The Bangor State Fair has everything fair-goers could wish for; live entertainment, animal exhibits, a circus, a bike stunt show, food, rides, games, and more. There will be a different concert each night on the big stage in front of the grandstand! These shows are free with paid admission and will feature the best in rock, country, bluegrass, big band, and hip-hop music.
Topsham Fairgrounds, off Rt 196 onto Community Way
August 15, 2015
This event features bagpipe bands, Highland and Scottish dancing, Scottish vendors and crafts, reenactors, gathering of clans, folk singing, Scottish food, and much more.
Centre Street Congregational Church, 9 Center Street
August 14-15, 2015
This annual festival celebrates the area's top crop. The event features a children's parade, a fish fry, music, a blueberry pancake breakfast, over 250 craft booths, live music, a blueberry pie eating contest and plenty more family fun. Schedule of events.
August 5-9, 2015
International Homecoming Festival began in 1974 and continues to bring home family and friends to celebrate the friendship between the two international communities of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, USA. During the festival, these two communities become one, hosting and attending events held on both sides of the border. Many enjoy the street fair, children's games and activities, concerts, craft shows, and so much more, ending with the spectacular fireworks display on Sunday, Augusst 9, over the St. Croix River, with great views from both sides of the river.
Schedule of events.