Harpoon Oktoberfest in Boston - September 29-30, 2023 at Harpoon Brewery in Boston, MA! Click here for more info & tickets

Maine Statewide Fairs & Festivals Calendar

From the wild north to the scenic coast, from the heat of summer through the beauty of fall and winter, Maine offers fairs and festivals and fun for all. Enjoy rock, country, blues, big band, and folk music everywhere you listen and lots of lobster and blueberries for savoring. You’ll find enough bake, book and yard sales, horse and wagon rides, auctions, parades and carnival rides, air and car shows, arts and crafts to keep you smiling. Year round, lodgings by the sea and relaxing spas are there to help you slow down in between the activity.

To find more events, visit the ME Events Calendar.

Fairs & Festivals in Maine
York Harvestfest 2023
York Harvestfest 2023

Short Sands Beach York Beach, ME, 03909 Phone: 207-363-4422

October 14, 2023

At the 38th Annual 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.
Hours: 9am - 4pm, Rain or Shine.
Fryeburg Fair 2023

Fryeburg Fairgrounds - 1154 Main Street (ME Route 5) Fryeburg, ME, 04037 Phone:

October 1-8, 2023

Fryeburg Fair offers livestock and farming exhibitions; harness racing October 3-7; ox pulling; calf and pig scrambles; cooking contests; flower shows; crafts; art; a museum of farm equipment; the Agricultural Exhibition Center; Natural Resource Center; and Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo. Night Shows feature the following musical acts — Marshall Tucker Band, Mild Moon, 12 OC, Great Escape Journey Cover Band, Emily Ann Roberts and Bad Habit Band. The Fair’s Specialty Foods Pavilion offers innovative food products. The fireworks show is Friday after the Night Show.
Admission: General admission is $15 daily; children under 12 admitted free; weekly pass is $100.
Harvest on the Harbor 2023

O'Maine Studios, 54 Danforth Street Portland, ME Phone:

October 26-28, 2023

Experience the flavors of Maine at Harvest on the Harbor, three days of seminars, tastings, and exquisite dinners. Enjoy spirits, oysters, cocktails, and delicious eats. See event website for more events, ticket pricing and details.
Acadia Oktoberfest 2023 - Bass Harbor, ME
Acadia Oktoberfest and Wine Tasting 2023

Archie's Lobster - 90 Tremont Road Bass Harbor, ME, 04653 Phone:

October 6-7, 2023

This fun fall festival includes great microbrews, live music and a crafts tent with artisans from Maine and beyond. The event is held rain or shine under big tents. Guests must be 21 or older to enter beer tents.
Hours: Wine Tasting is Friday, 4-6pm ; Brewfest is Saturday, Noon to 5pm.