Events Calendar - 2023

Find a multitude of fun events and great things to do, including weekend events, throughout the year, like music; festivals; comedy; outdoor fun; boat cruises; excursions for families and kids; food, wine and beer tastings. Weather is no problem; lots of things to do happen indoors.
Be sure to check out the listings of year-round Fairs & Festivals throughout New England. See also, Great Things to Do.

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Aldermere Farm & Erickson Fields Fall Celebration -- Rockport ME

Oct 14, 2023 - Oct 14, 2023 Erickson Fields Preserve, 164 West Street, Rockport, ME

Free come enjy the farm at harvest time. Pick carrots with the Teen Ag Crew; tour the gardens; take a walk on the Story Walk; meet the Belted Galloway cows from Aldermere Farm; enjoy ice cream from Stone Fox Farm Creamery, burgers made from your local Aldermere beef, and grilled local veggies. Rain date is October 15. Email: jalbury@mcht.org This event is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.


Harvestfest – York ME

Oct 14, 2023 - Oct 14, 2023 Short Sands Beach, 31 Ocean Avenue, York, ME

At the 2023 York Harvestfest, there’s fun for guests of all ages! Younger attendees can enjoy stories, a roaming railroad, face painting, and other interactive activities at the Kidsfest. Adults can listen to live music; snack on lobster rolls, fried dough, and other yummy local eats; as well as shop for handcrafted items amongst the dozens of arts and crafts vendors from all over New England.


Walk Among the Shadows 2023 – Portland ME

Oct 5, 2023 - Oct 29, 2023 Eastern Cemetery, Portland, ME

Tour the secret history of Eastern Cemetery, the oldest historic landscape in Portland, Maine. Meet seven different spirits from various time periods in the cemetery’s history, who will guide you along the path and tell stories that are both spooky and true. Each walk lasts about 40 minutes over uneven terrain on Funeral Lane. Be sure to dress warmly.

The Brick Store Museum’s All Souls’ Walk – Kennebunk ME

Oct 28, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023 The Brick Store Museum, 117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME

Take a stroll through Hope Cemetery and learn about the ghosts of Kennebunk’s past. Hope Cemetery dates back to the late 18th century and is located in the heart of dozens of acres of picturesque woodland. During this half-mile-long guided tour, guests will learn about the history of the town and cemetery. Although some stories may be a bit spooky, the tour is appropriate for all ages, so bring the family along.

Open House

Maine Open Creamery Day – Various ME

Oct 8, 2023 - Oct 8, 2023 Various locations, Various, ME

During Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend, creameries throughout the state of Maine will open their doors and barns to visitors. Meet the milk-producing animals, go on tours of the creamery facilities, and learn about cheese making. See the event website for a map and list of participating creameries.