Events

There are so many fun events in Maine happening across the state and in our regions. Provided are some events and calendars for you to take a look at.

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Aroostook County

  • Acadian Festival 328 St. Thomas St, Madawaska, ME 04756
    • This festival occurs every August as a four-day event celebrating Acadian culture with many fun activities including vendors, food, parades, live music, and more.
  • Annual Chub Fishing Tournament Portage Lake, ME 04768 | (207) 435-4361
    • Fun family event promoting the art of fishing, focused on catching “junk fish!”
  • Annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast (at Hodgdon High School) 175 Hodgdon Mills Rd, Hodgdon, ME 04730 | (207) 532-2413
    • Free breakfast for Veteran’s and their families put on by the Hodgdon JMG!
  • Ashland Area Summer Festival Ashland, ME 04732
    • Fourth of July weekend the town of Ashland throws a great celebration, including live music, fireworks, a parade, and a wide array of festival games and activities.
  • Black Fly Brewfest Millar Civic Center, 94 Randall Ave, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Weekend-long event in mid-May welcoming over 30 brewers and wineries from throughout the state of Maine.
  •  Can-Am Crown Dog Sled Races 65 3rd Ave, Fort Kent, ME 04743 | (207) 543-7515
    • International dog sled races that are great to watch or race in. There are three types of races: 20 miles, 100 miles, and 250 miles. The 250-mile race is a qualifier for entry into the Iditarod and Yukon Quest races.
  • Caribou Arts and Crafts Fair Caribou, ME 04736
    • Held every autumn, this fair features artwork from local artisans and supports the local economy.
  • Caribou Marathon 55 Bennett Dr, Caribou, ME 04736
    • Most Northeastern Marathon in the United States; a Boston Qualifying Marathon!
  • City-Wide Yard Sale Caribou, ME 04736
    • Annual city-wide yard sale and arts and crafts fair in May. People wishing to participate in the yard sale can fill out a form and will be put on a map with every yard sale. For those wishing to buy from the yard sales, just find the map online and start shopping!
  • County Bluegrass Festival 119 West Limestone Rd, Fort Fairfield, ME 04742
    • “Do you love the idea of camping out beneath the stars to the sound of Bluegrass music? County Bluegrass is the largest public concert venue in the area that features a large camping area and Bluegrass music festivals. Reserve your campsite with family and friends and witness the top bluegrass bands in the country!”
  • Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Northern Maine Fairgrounds, 84 Mechanic St, Presque Isle, ME 04769
    • Annual event the weekend before Labor Day weekend. It offers a weekend of hot air balloons, kids events, and other family-friendly fun. This event celebrates 1978, the Double Eagle II launching from Presque Isle and making the first successful crossing of the Atlantic.
  • Francis Malcolm Science Center 776 Houlton Rd, Easton, ME 04740 | (207) 488-5451
    • Very cool local planetarium and natural science education center. They mostly provide programs for schools, but check out their calendar for some great public events!
  • Freedom Festival Northern Maine Fairgrounds, 84 Mechanic St, Presque Isle, ME 04769
    • A 3-day event during the 4th of July weekend with an Independence Day celebration, monster truck throwdown, live music, family and kids games, animals, and more.
  • Houlton Agricultural Fair 128 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730 | 207-694-1395
    • Come enjoy a day at the Houlton with rides, games, photo /painting contests, and concession stands (food and merchandise). There’s also a pig scramble, mud runs, farm animals, pony rides, and much more. The event takes place on the 4th of July weekend.
  • Houlton Holiday Light Parade Market Square, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Yearly parade held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving featuring Mr. & Mrs. Claus!
  • International Muskie Fishing Derby PO Box 222, Fort Kent, ME 04743 | (207) 834-3102
    • During the second weekend in August, this annual event is a large fishing derby for a native fish. The St. John Watershed is a unique muskie habitat, and muskie fishing is considered one of the greatest freshwater sports fish challenges in North America.
  • Island Falls Kayak/Canoe Race (At Birch Point) Merriman Rd, Island Falls, ME 04747
    • All are welcome to participate at this exciting event taking place on August 1st (sponsored by the Island Falls Lake Association)!
  • Island Falls Summerfest 68 Houlton Rd, Island Falls, ME 04747
    • A summer celebration (typically at the end of July, early August) with numerous events, activities, sales, and fireworks!
  • Island Falls Summer & Winter Fishing Derby Mattawamkeag Lake & Pleasant Pond, Island Falls, ME 04747
    • Get out on the lake and compete for the biggest catch!
  • Linneus Haunted Hayride Linneus, ME 04730
    • Be prepared to be spooked! This popular event takes place annually in October at the Linneus Fire Department.
  • Long Lake Ice Fishing Derby Long Lake, Sinclair, ME 04779
    • Usually held in January, this huge ice fishing derby draws competitors from all over. Thousands of dollars in prizes are awarded to the winners!
  • Maine Potato Blossom Festival Fort Fairfield, ME 04742
    • An annual week-long event that began in 1947 and includes over 75 events including entertainment, sports, pageants, historical tours, horse shows, agricultural events, parade, fireworks, and more! A full list of events can be found here.
  • Meduxnekeag River Canoe Race From New Limerick to the Riverfront Park, 49 North St, Houlton, ME 04730 | (207) 532-4216
    • This annual spring event has taken place for over 35 years. About 100 paddlers will enter the river in New Limerick, and race 9.5 miles to the Riverfront Park where they’ll also enjoy lunch after finishing.
  • Midnight Madness 109 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • During the 4th of July weekend, this festival takes place in Market Square with vendors, food, and fun with a street fair vibe. There are fireworks sponsored by area businesses as well.
  • Midsommar Fest Caribou, New Sweden, Stockholm, and Woodland, ME 04736
    • “Swedish culture comes alive in New Sweden’s annual Midsommar Festival in Northern Maine. This traditional Swedish festival holds true to its roots with a colorful three-day event marked by gathering flowers and lighting bonfires to mark the summer solstice.”
  • Moosestompers 128 Main St, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Numerous outdoor winter activities such as a snow run 5k, snow dance, light parade, antique sleds and more!
  • Moosetowner Day Allagash, ME 04774
    • A day of celebration and fun activities during which visitors can become “Honorary Moosetowners.” Ask local businesses for more information.
  • Northern Maine Agricultural Fair Northern Maine Fairgrounds, 84 Mechanic St, Presque Isle, ME 04769
    • A 6-day event at the end of June – early July with events including truck and tractor pulling, demolition derby, harness racing, car show, lumberjack roundup, livestock competitions, and fireworks!
  • Old Home Days Sherman, ME 04776
    • This annual end of summer celebration usually occurs on Labor Day Weekend with numerous festivities including sporting events, a public dance, and fireworks!
  • Ploye Festival Bouchard Family Farms, 3 Strip Rd, Fort Kent, ME 04743 | (207) 834-3237
    • During the second weekend in August (same as the Muskie Derby), the Bouchard Family Farm along with the Greater Fort Kent Chamber of Commerce throws this festival filled with eating and family fun. Activities include making the world’s largest ploye, local music, ploye wrestling contest, and craft show.
  • Southern Aroostook Trade Show 94 Randall Ave, Houlton, ME 04730
    • Comprised of displays from about 45 local vendors!
  • Top O’ Maine Trade Show Madawaska Multi-Purpose Center, 160 7th Ave, Madawaska, ME 04756
    • This is one of the largest trade shows north of Bangor, with over 75 exhibitors displaying products and services from various trades.
  • Winter Carnival and Snowmobile Festival Caribou, ME 04736
    • This event takes place in February and includes a variety of fun activities including skiing, shows, dinners, dances, snowmobile drag racing, parades, bonfires, family events, fireworks, and more.

Aroostook County Event Calendars:

DownEast Maine

  • Baileyville’s Octoberfest Baileyville, ME 04694 | (207) 214-3349
    • This is a multi-week celebration in Baileyville, with lots of fun events!
  • Balsam Valley Amphitheater 1426 US-1, Columbia Falls, ME 04623 | (207) 812-3869
    • A space for everyone to enjoy local talent! The Balsam Valley Amphitheater was created by the Worcester family, which founded the Worcester Wreath Company that makes wreaths for Wreaths Across America. Those who have served in the United States’ military are admitted free of charge if they bring a military ID!
  • Bay of Fundy International Marathon PO Box 101, Lubec, ME 04652 | (207) 619-1887
    • “Held during the weekend on the fourth Sunday in June every year, this event has attracted runners from more than 30 countries and has been tagged by various premier running magazines as ‘a small town wonder’, a ‘bucket list event for every Canadian runner’, and similar.”
    • It starts in West Quoddy Head, Lubec, ME to East Quoddy Head, Campobello Island, Canada, and back to Lubec.
  • Blue Hill Fairgrounds 233 Ellsworth Rd, Blue Hill, ME 04614 | (207) 374-3701
    • The Blue Hill Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the summer in Maine! Come visit to have the classic county fair experience, complete with all kinds of food carts and rides, as well as a vibrant agricultural scene.
  • Bold Coast Sea and Sky Festival Middle River Park, 94 Main St, Machias, ME 04654
    • Fun festival in July with a triathlon, boat races, music, kites, drone flying, huge kids’ area, touch tank, and more!
  • Deer Isle 4th of July Parade Deer Isle-Stonington, ME 04681
    • The day starts with a parade beginning around 10 am in the Deer Isle Village. At 9 pm, there are fireworks starting at Stonington Harbor. In between these two events, feel free to take the chance to explore Deer Isle by visiting the restaurants or walking around the island and visiting the shops. There are also usually smaller events like magic shows for the kids.
  • DIS Friday Odd Fellows Hall, Stonington, ME 04681| (207) 385-0042
    • On the first Friday of every month from June through October, there is a pop-up market featuring artisans and food vendors. Local restaurants offer specials, and galleries and studios are open to explore. Participating venues would be marked with red DIS Friday flags.
  • Downeast Spring Birding Festival 40 South Edmunds Rd, Dennysville, ME 04628 | (207) 733-2233 Ext 330
    • This event, held every Memorial Day Weekend, offers bird enthusiasts the opportunity to see a cross-section of area bird species during the spring migratory season with guided tours, boat tours, or exploring the area on your own.
  • Eastport Pirate Festival Eastport, ME 04631 | (207) 853-0727
    • Every September, the pirates invade Eastport! Join them for fun events including a parade, fireworks, vendors, games, and more.
  • Eastport Salmon Festival 141 Water St, PO Box 254, Eastport, ME 04631 | (207) 853-4644
    • In this annual summer event, try a piece of delicious grilled Atlantic salmon! “Come for the music, arts and crafts, galleries, gift shops and museums, locally brewed beers, a farmers’ market, flea market, delicious seafood, and a fabulous salmon barbecue dinner.”
  • Eastport 4th of July Celebration Various locations in Eastport, ME 04631
    • This annual Independence Day celebration includes fun events including a 7-mile road race, blueberry pie-eating contest, pet show, parade, cod fishing relay race, and of course fireworks! The events start off on July 1st with Canada Day and end with the 4th of July.
  • Fisherman’s Day Stonington Commercial Fish Pier, Stonington, ME 04681
    • “Come join us on the Commercial Fish Pier for a fun, family day honoring our local fishermen! Events include a pet show, wacky rowboat races, codfish relay, trap hauling demonstration, bounce house, watermelon eating contest and more!” Held in July.
  • Healthy Island Project: Winterfest Island Community Center, 6 Memorial Ln, Stonington, ME 04681 | (207) 367-6332
    • Held on the third weekend in January every year, this fun event is welcome for everyone and most activities are free! Activities include ice skating, bonfires, fireworks, and all kinds of family events.
  • International Homecoming Festival Calais, ME 04619 and St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada | (207) 214-8469
    • This festival celebrates the friendship between St. Stephen and Calais with street fair, games, concerts, craft shows, fireworks, and more!
  • Machias Harvest Fair Station 1898, 27 East Main St & Lee Pellon Ctr, 90 Main St, Machias, ME 04654 | (207) 255-4402
    • Traditional fall festival on the last Saturday in September at the town’s historical railroad station from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Here you can find the Seagull Calling Contest, a rubber ducky race over Bad Little Falls, pumpkin tossing, chili, fudge and cornbread contest, and live music.
  • Machias Wild Blueberry Festival Centre Street Congregational Church, 9 Center St, Machias, ME 04654 | (207) 255-6665
    • This fun event takes place the third week and weekend in August in downtown Machias. It celebrates the Maine wild blueberry industry with parades, races, musicals, hundreds of vendors, and more.
  • Margaretta Days Festival University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Ave, Machias, ME 04654 | (207) 263-5886
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    • This June festival celebrates the American Revolution Downeast, specifically the Battle of Margaretta, the first naval battle of the American Revolution. You can find soldier re-enactors, period demonstrators, and children’s activities.
  • Monteux School & Music Festival 42 Melody Ln, Hancock, ME 04640 | (207) 422-3280
    • Known for being one of the best summer training schools and festival!
  • Moore Auditorium 65 Acadia Dr, Winter Harbor, ME 04693 | (207) 288-1310
    • Moore Auditorium is the Schoodic Institute’s event-hosting center. Here, there are many events that span a number of subjects, specializing in the environment. Guest speakers come to inspire awareness and environmental stewardship!
  • Peninsula Potters Deer Isle, ME 04627
    • During Indigenous People’s Day Weekend, there is a tour of talented local potters who open their studios to visitors. On the site above, there is a map of all the potters participating in this event.
  • Schoodic Institute 9 Atterbury Cir, Winter Harbor, ME 04693 | (207) 288-1310
    • The Schoodic Institute is an educational organization that works alongside Acadia National Park in performing research in regard to the local ecosystems and the environment that hosts them. The Institute has many resources for the public, and holds events in the Moore Auditorium.
  • Schoodic Marine Center 88 Sargent St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693 | (207) 288-1310
    • The Schoodic Marine Center is an initiative by the Schoodic Institute to promote access to waterways in the region. Not only do they operate the pier, but there are also educational exhibits to make it a learning experience. On top of that, there are also facilities like laundry machines and showers for people visiting the region; there is even a food cart!
  • Sipayik Indian Days Celebration Passamaquoddy Tribe, 190 Pleasant Pt, Perry, ME 04667 | (207) 853-2600
    • This annual event just outside of Eastport is held in early August and celebrates the Passamaquoddy ways of life. It features traditional Native American dancing, canoe races, crafts, and fireworks.
  • Stonington Lobster Boat Races Stonington Commercial Fish Pier, Stonington, ME 04681 | (207) 266-5113
    • They hold a standard race, the John Bay Boat Company Exhibition Race, and the Jimmy Stevens Cup awarded to the Fastest Working Lobster Boat. Signups begin at 7 am, and the race starts at 10 am.
  • West Quoddy Head Lighthouse Celebration South Lubec Rd, Lubec, ME 04652
    • On the first Saturday after Independence Day, you can admire the candy-striped lighthouse with tours, food vendors, art in the park, music, and raffles.
  • Wings, Waves, & Woods 420 Sunset Rd, Deer Isle, ME 04627 | (207) 348-2455
    • This annual festival is held on the third weekend in May and is a great opportunity for those interested in birding and art. The whole weekend is packed with different birding activities.

DownEast Maine Event Calendars:

Western Maine

  • 1830 Wedding Barn 429 Robinson Hill Rd, Oxford, ME 04270 | (207) 743-6178
    • This beautiful, well-maintained, historic barn and farmstead property are available to host dream weddings and other large events in a tasteful, rustic setting.
  • 49 Franklin Reception Hall 49 Franklin St, Rumford, ME 04276 | (207) 369-0129
    • This historic church was converted into an event hall which now hosts a variety of shows and events in downtown Rumford, and is also available for rent. Their bar and kitchen menu during events is a hit!
  • Beans Corner Lights 11 Chesterville Rd, Jay, ME 04239
    • This unique holiday display offers a spectacular Christmas light show synchronized to a holiday music show that you can tune into on the radio from the comfort of your vehicle. Don’t miss this next holiday season!
  • Bethel Art Fair Bethel Town Common, Broad St, Bethel, ME 04217 | ​(800) 442-5826
    • This annual event takes place every first Saturday in July and features over 50 artists and artisans at over a dozen locations around town with art openings, film, gallery open houses, youth art shows, and hands-on create-your-own-art activities for all ages.
  • Bethel Harvestfest & Chowdah Cookoff Bethel Town Common, Broad St, Bethel, ME 04217 | (207) 824-2282
    • “Celebrate the harvest and the beginning of fall foliage season with arts, crafts, a farmers’ market, an apple pie contest, live music, and much more on the town common of Bethel, Maine’s most beautiful mountain village.”
  • Bonaventura Vineyards 355 Berry Mahoney Rd, Hartford, ME 04220 | (207) 332-4140
    • Bonaventura hosts weddings and other large gatherings in their beautiful historic barn and expansive vineyard grounds looking down on Little Bear Pond.
  • Canton Historical Society 25 Turner St, Canton, ME 04221 |
    • This highly active historical society runs a museum, gift shop, and public event space for the local community!
  • Denmark Arts Center 50 West Main St, Denmark, ME 04022 | (207) 452-2412
    • A relatively new addition to Denmark, the Denmark Arts Center has become a local hub for performance arts, music, community events, and more!
  • Denmark Sheepfest 50 West Main St (Rte 160), Denmark, ME 04022 | (207) 581-2953
    • What started as a gathering for shearing local sheep has evolved into a big event including demonstrations, workshops and lessons, a fundraiser lunch, and more for those interested in raising sheep and working with wool. Held annually in April.
  • Farmington Fair 292 High St, Farmington, ME 04938 | (207) 778-6083
    • The Farmington Fair is an annual week-long event that takes place in mid-September with events including a truck and tractor pull, demolition derby, rides, food, and more.
  • Foothills Food Festival Norway, ME 04286
    • This summer festival showcases the Western Maine foothills’ agriculture, food scene, art, and music with a wide variety of vendors, a beer tent, educational sessions, and more.
  • Fryeburg Fair Rte 5, Fryeburg, ME 04037 | (207) 935-3268
    • Fryeburg Fair, the oldest and largest agricultural fair in Maine, is by far the biggest event in Fryeburg’s calendar. Complete with a long list of events and contests, exhibitions in agriculture, gardening, crafts, history, and business, tons of local shops, and a wide variety of fair foods, the Fryeburg Fair is not to be missed!
  • Granite Ridge Estate & Barn 127 Richards Way, Norway, ME 04268 | (207) 747-1212
    • Offering a beautiful, large barn for weddings and other large events, with limited accommodations available on-site in their spacious lodge.
  • The Hive at Birch Ridge Estate 176 Fire Ln, Brownfield, ME 04010 | (978) 404-9542
    • This gorgeous wedding venue offers intimate- to large-size wedding packages at their idyllic hillside estate location.
  • King’s Hill Inn & Barn 56 King Hill Rd, South Paris, ME 04281 | (207) 744-0204
    • This wedding venue includes a lovely barn and expansive gardens, as well as accommodations for groups in their farmhouse. Interestingly, this farm was the childhood home of Horatio King, who went on to serve briefly as Postmaster General and in various appointments in Washington DC under President Abraham Lincoln.
  • Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center 18 Bradley St, Fryeburg, ME 04037 | (207) 935-9232Fryeburg Fair
    • Located at the prestigious Fryeburg Academy, the Center hosts a wide variety of events in their beautiful modern building, by Fryeburg Academy students and visiting artists, including music, films, theater, and more.
  • Linnell Farm 439 Gore Rd, Otisfield, ME 04270 | (207) 578-4657
    • Linnell Farm is a beautiful wedding venue, owned and operated by a long-time florist. This unique, historic farmhouse and barn are the perfect setting for your special day!
  • Maine Brew Fest Sunday River, 15 South Ridge Rd, Newry, ME 04261 | (207) 824-2292
    • The Maine Brew Fest features around 100 craft beer and cider samplings from almost 30 Maine breweries. The weekend-long event features a beer dinner, an oyster tasting event, great food, family-friendly activities, and more.
  • Merrill House 10 S Arm Rd, Andover, ME 04216 | (978) 979-3173
    • This large, historic farmhouse is available for rent and for hosting weddings, reunions, and other group events.
  • Moose Lake Ranch 412 Ahonen Rd, Otisfield, ME 04270
    • This gorgeous modern lodge, built on an expansive 135 acre property, is available for rent to host weddings and other events.
  • New England Cornhole Championship Sunday River, 15 South Ridge Rd, Newry, ME 04261 | (207) 824-2292
    • Another of Sunday River’s unique offerings, come play or witness this under-appreciated sport at its regional annual competition!
  • North American Wife Carrying Championship Sunday River, 15 South Ridge Rd, Newry, ME 04261
    • Looking for a unique event? Head over to Sunday River for the Wife Carrying Championship, where couples cross a 278-yard obstacle course over hurdles, through a watery mud pit, and up an unsteady sandhill, competing to win the wife’s weight in beer and five times her weight in cash.
  • Norway Farmers Market 493 Main Street Norway, ME 04268 | (207) 890-3112
    • This amazing local farmers market offers the best of farms and small producers in Norway and the surrounding area.
  • Norway Triathlon Norway, ME 04286
    • This exciting biking, swimming, and running race celebrates Norway’s natural beauty while promoting healthy lifestyles.
  • Old Home Days
    • This week-long event held the third week of August is the highlight of Phillips’ community calendar! The celebration includes bathtub races, bike races, running races, a parade, a street dance, a lumberman’s competition, a flower show, a quilt show, a photo contest, and a Duck Derby, and more.
  • Ossipee Valley Fair 291 South Hiram Rd, Hiram, ME 04041 | (207) 793-9986
    • Classic Maine fair offering tons of events, games, and competitions, delicious food, and much more! The fair is scheduled in July; check their website for more details.
  • Ossipee Valley Music Festival 291 South Hiram Rd, Hiram, ME 04041 | (207) 468-3952
    • Amazing multi-day music festival highlighting bluegrass music, local food and beer, and good times! Musicians can also attend their string instrument camp.
  • Oxford Casino Hotel 777 Casino Way, Oxford, ME 04270 | (207) 539-6700
    • This uniquely Maine casino is conveniently located within driving distance of Portland, coastal areas, and the Western Maine lakes and mountains!
  • Oxford County Fair 68 Pottle Rd, Oxford, ME 04270 | (207) 739-2204
    • This classic Maine fair, usually held in September, offers exhibits, contests, live concerts, classes, and tons of family fun! The fair showcases Oxford’s agricultural heritage and supports the many small farmers and producers in the area.
  • Oxford Plains Speedway 785 Main St, Oxford, ME 04270 | (207) 539-8865
    • The Oxford Plains Speedway is the mainstay of downtown Oxford and is home to the Oxford 250 race series as well as other racing events. Whenever races are happening, thousands of spectators gather at the Speedway, with some even camping outside, to enjoy the show.
  • Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association PO Box 131, Norway ME 04268
    • Offering a varied bill of theater, music, opera and other performances featuring local talent!
  • Pleasant Mountain Fiber Art Workshops 394 Hio Ridge Rd, Denmark, ME 04022 | (207) 452-2687
    • This annual event held in Denmark in June offers a variety of fiber skills workshops and an opportunity to meet other fiber work enthusiasts!
  • Rangeley Oktoberfest Rangeley, ME 04970 | Early October
    • The Rangeley Oktoberfest takes place in early October and is a four-day celebration featuring food, entertainment, and beers from local restaurants, pubs, shops, and museums.
  • Stone Mountain Arts Center 695 Dugway Rd, Brownfield, ME 04010 | (207) 935-7292
    • One might not expect to find a world-class music venue in Brownfield Maine, but here it is! The Stone Mountain Arts Center is an intimate venue that regularly hosts such artists as Tom Waits, John Hyatt, and more with sold-out crowds.
  • Studio Three 3 Station Rd, Hebron, ME 04238 | (207) 461-3663
    • This unique boutique studio offers workshops and classes for DIY woodworking projects, like apple crates, wreaths, and home decor. Enjoy sipping a glass of wine while working on your next masterpiece!
  • Sunday River Fall Festival Weekend Sunday River, 15 South Ridge Rd, Newry, ME 04261 | (207) 824-2292
    • This fun-filled weekend features the North American Wife Carrying Championship, kids’ pumpkin pie eating contest, the New England cornhole championship, and the Blue Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair. There are also concerts, scenic chairlift rides, free wagon rides, and more.
  • TL Barn 8 Tove Lizette’s Way, West Paris, ME 04289 | (207) 890-1416
    • TL Barn is a gorgeous venue, offering indoor and outdoor spaces including an historic barn and cha1pel, and is an ideal location for weddings, parties, and other events.
  • The Tortoise and The Mare Inn and Guest Houses 45 Barrett Rd, Sumner, ME 04292 | (207) 409-1786
    • The Tortoise and Mare is an expansive, historic farm available for hosting weddings and other large events.
  • Waterford Farmer’s Market Rte 35/37 Waterford Flat, ME 04088 | (207) 583-4146
    • This market boasts a huge variety of goodies, including meats, seasonal fruits and veggies, dairy products, eggs, flowers, maple products, baked goods, preserves, local crafts, and more! Held at the town common Monday afternoon.
  • Waterford World’s Fair 36 Irving Green Rd, Waterford, ME 04287 | (207) 595-1601
    • This ambitiously-named fair has been an annual highlight for Waterford and surrounding communities for more than 150 years! Many classic fair events and treats are available, all highlighting rural, agricultural skills and lifestyles.
  • Western Maine Art Group 426 Main St, Norway, ME 04268 | (207) 393-3912
    • This local art collective offers gallery space highlighting Western Maine artists, as well as a variety of lessons, events, and performances in downtown Norway.
  • Whitney Farm Estate 556 E Oxford Rd, Oxford, ME 04270 | (207) 212-1400
    • This gorgeous farmstead estate is available for vacation rentals and for hosting weddings and other large events, with total privacy on an expansive property.
  • Wilder Waters Community Thorne Mt Rd, Canton, ME 04221 | (207) 320-9228
    • This amazing community is working to conserve Maine’s wild forests and waters by teaching sustainable practices and ways of living. They hold events, classes, and offer apprenticeships on their beautiful land!
  • Wilton Blueberry Festival Wilton, ME 04294 | (207) 778-4726
    • Wilton’s premier annual event, held on the first weekend of August, celebrates Maine’s favorite berry with live music, races, parades, a pancake breakfast, chili and blueberry cook-offs, and more.
  • Wilton Farmers Market 430 Main St, McGillicuddy Park, Wilton, ME 04294 | (207) 860-0324
    • Offering the best produce and handcrafted items from area farmers, bakers, and craftspeople, Saturday mornings June-September.
  • Winter and Snowshoe Festival Norway, ME 04286
    • This event celebrates Norway’s snowshoe-making heritage and lovely winter weather with snowshoe races and games, a Valentine’s Day dance, and live music!

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