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.
Great Things to Do.
Please remember to check about health & safety guidelines with each venue before purchasing tickets or attending an event.
View The Bahre Collection of antique and Classic cars. The collection, housed at the birthplace of Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln’s first vice-president, is open once a year to the public at the Founder’s Day event. Along with the vehicles there is an antique doll and toy collection, horse-drawn carriages, player pianos, old phonographs, table-top instruments and a jukebox.
Founder’s Day festivities include a crafts fair, and food vendors.
Jun 17, 2023 - Jun 17, 2023Outdoor Heritage Museum, 8 Rumford Road,Oquossoc, ME
Hang out at the Outdoor Heritage Museum and browse for goodies from over 35 vendors of arts, crafts, and antiques. Sponsored by the Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society, this event is a fun way to shop and celebrate summer lupines.
May 6, 2023 - Sep 9, 202311 Church Street,Presque Isle, ME
Presque Isle Historical Society’s famous Molly the Trolley will cheufeur you around Presque Isle. See, among plenty of stops, the launch site of the Double Eagle II, one-room schoolhouses, a “painted lady,” and more. Tours last approximately three hours. Advanced registration is required; seats are limited. Held on May 6, June 10, July 8, August 12, and September 9.
Jun 25, 2023 - Jul 4, 2023Main Street,Limestone, ME
Every year, Limestone, Maine hosts a 10-day-long festival to celebrate Independence Day. This year, events include a craft fair, an apple pie baking contest, a pet show, a BBQ, fireworks, and more. See the link for a detailed schedule.
Jun 7, 2023 - Jun 7, 2023Lobster in the Rough, 1000 U.S. Route One,York, ME
Join Gateway to Maine: Outside the Box for their 7th Annual Summer Kick-Off Party at Lobster in the Rough in York. Enjoy delicious seafood and refreshing beverages while networking with other business professionals and community members. This event is a great opportunity to connect with others in the area and celebrate the start of summer.
Jul 19, 2023 - Jul 23, 2023Colonial Theater, 139 Water Street,Augusta, ME
Moby Dick meets the Perfect Storm in this original Blues Opera/Musical Theater production and inspirational tale of a fishing community’s daunting quest for survival and transformation in the face of the opiate crisis, and an epic confrontation with Captain Ahab and his destructive pursuit of Moby Dick.
With a full blues/rock band, THE AHAB INSIDE ME-Redux calls for a reevaluation of Ahab’s vengeful attitude toward the White Whale and our own destructive relationship to nature, the environment, and ourselves.
Presented by The Forty Hour Club—a Resident Theater Company of the famed La MaMa Theater in New York City.
Jul 29, 2023 - Jul 29, 2023The Animal Welfare Society, 46 Holland Road,Kennebunk, ME
Bring the family, including your fur babies, to this food and beer festival at the Animal Welfare Society in Kennebunk, Maine. Enjoy live music, local craft brews, games, a dog agility course, giveaways, food trucks, and more.
Jun 16, 2023 - Jun 18, 202329 Meadow Road,Brunswick, ME
Join the American Lung Association for the 39th annual Trek Across Maine on Father's Day Weekend. Choose between the traditional 3 day-180 mile option, or do it on your own virtually. The Start and Finish Line location is located at Thomas Point Beach and Campground in Brunswick, with overnight stops at Bates College in Lewiston and Saint Joseph’s College in Standish.