Maine Festivals: Artists and artisans have flocked to Maine for generations. The natural beauty of the state is the greatest muse to create and Maine hosts many arts festivals and craft fairs to show off the state’s talent. If you’re looking for music, there are many festivals throughout the state to enjoy rock, country, blues, big band, and folk music, and antiques, too.
Freedom Festival: Presented by the Northern Maine Fair Association with Three Fun Filled Days over the July 4th holiday to July 6; exciting celebration with family & kids games, animal experience, and a 4H Baby Beef Steak Supper Fundraiser.
Annual HarborFest: This Fest features a full day of games and activities for the family. Activities start at noon and include a kid’s fishing tournament, kayak races, lobster trap toss, talent show and bonfire. Events also include the Wells Chamber of Commerce Silent Auction from noon to 3, Wells Rotary Club Cookout from 11am-4pm, ending with a Concert at 6:30pm all on Aug 03!
70th Annual Maine Lobster Festival: Five days of feasting and fun on the fabulous coast of Maine! Enjoy fresh Maine lobster from the lobster cookers, a parade, art and crafts tents, carnival rides, Great Crate Race, Maine Sea Goddess Coronation and more. Celebrate our 70th year with us from August 2-6. The festival is a non-profit that gives all proceeds back to the community. Harbor Park, Rockland, ME.
Crown of Maine Balloon Fest: This Fest features a Volunteer and Crew Training, Presque Isle Street Fair, Mass Balloon Ascension, a Craft Fair & Vendors, Tethered Rides, a Night-time Balloon Glow, a 5K Road Race and more!. Aug. 22 thru 25th. Presque Isle.
147th Annual UNION FAIR & MAINE WILD BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL: There will be contests, live music, harness racing, the Wine Pavilion, fireworks, the Maine Wild Blueberry Queen Coronation, 2 Demolition Derby’s, exhibits, the Midway, food demonstrations & shows, 4-H, lots of food, the Matthews Museum, Lawnmower Drag Racing and more! AUG 17-24
WINDSOR FAIR: Located in the heart of Central Maine, our fairgrounds are close to the Maine Coast, golf courses and mountains. Encompassing 275 acres, it is one of the largest agricultural fairs with attendance estimated at over 150,000 with daily entertainment featuring the best of local and nationally recognized talent. A huge exhibit of farm animals. Aug. 27- Sept. 4. In Windsor.
Camden Windjammer Festival: Every Labor Day weekend, Camden hosts a windjammer celebration of maritime heritage. Watch the arrival of the windjammer fleet into Camden Harbor, enjoy the Schooner Talent Show, Bay Winds North Wend Ensemble Concert at Harbor Park, fireworks Friday night, a pancake breakfast and chowder challenge, Lobster Crate Race, Pirates of the Dark Rose, First Fish Relay Race, Schooner Open House, Treasure Hunt, Build-a-Boat Parade and Race, Nautical Dog Show and more! AUG 30 – AUG 31.
THESE ARE JUST A SAMPLING OF WHAT IS AVAILABLE DURING THIS SUMMER AND EARLY FALL. JUST GIVE TRAVELKATZ A CALL AT 352-277-7300 AND WE WILL GET YOU TO MAINE FOR A GREAT VACATION.