There are so many fun events in Maine from Kittery to Kennebunkport and Portland Maine. You just have to “sea” some of these zany vibrant foodies fun festivals to appreciate how Maine does things, fun parades, parties, and celebrations …”The Way Life Should Be”!
Every Saturday in Kennebunk is a Farmers Market from 8-1pm. Fridays throughout Southern Maine.Art Walks occur every Friday evening in Maine – the 1st Friday in Portland, 2nd Friday is the Village Art Walk in the Lower Village Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, and 3rd Friday Art Walk in downtown Kennebunk.
The Paddle Battle at the river front Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport is in August – this annual race of canoes, paddleboards and kayaks on the Kennebunk River starts at the resort, register for the race here. Food, music and fun are part of the event for non-paddlers too on this Father’s Day.
Fireworks at Old Orchard Beach every Thursday night on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier all summer June 25 – September 3rd.
July 4th fireworks on the coast at Maine Beach Towns including York, Ogunquit, Wells, Kennebunk Old Orchard Beach, Portland.
The Tallships Parade Comes to Portland Maine mid July – Portland Harbor hosts 8istoric tallships on their final stop of the Tallships Challenge. The highlight, the Tallships Parade, sails into Portland Harbor.
Nonantum Resort Kennebunkport has live entertainment and riverfront dining Monday – Thursday all summer 6:30-9:30.
August brings Wells Annual Chilifest at Wells Harbor – a Mexican fiesta in Maine as Wells best restaurants compete for the best chili title.
Laudholm Summer Solstice Nature Crafts Festival in Wells is the 1st Weekend after Labor Day featuring 100 artisans, jewelers, and crafts people display at Wells Laudholm Farms.
Maine Open Lighthouse Day is mid-September with free admission to Maine lighthouses along the coast
Maine Lobsterman Triathlon in South Freeport is September as well.
For a list of Events throughout Maine, see our Maine events page.