Where to Celebrate Maine Maple Sunday
Always held on the fourth Sunday in March, Maine Maple Sunday on March 26 is a statewide celebration of our sweet treat with more than 100 participating sugarhouses offering demonstrations, tastings, tours, and even games. Many even host events all weekend long.
Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Maine
Looking for a place to celebrate the Irish holiday this weekend? We’ve highlighted some notable Irish pubs throughout the state to stop in for a Guinness and traditional Irish foods.
The Kennebunks Paint the Town Red in February with Special Events
Throughout the month of February, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport “Paint the Town Red” with a festive and romantic atmosphere packed with events celebrating the season of love. Shops and restaurants embrace the red theme with vibrant window displays and offer “red tag” and “red plate” sales and specials, including an ice party, watercolor and candle-making classes, dining in ice shacks, and more.
From Pond Hockey to Ice Carving: Unique Maine Winter Events & Festivals
Winter in Maine is more than sipping hot chocolate and hitting the slopes at our state’s ski resorts. We’re highlighting unique winter events and festivals to check out this season for something a bit different: from celebrating local history at the Snowshoe Festival in Norway and the Annual Ice Harvest in South Bristol, to enjoying ice sculptures at the Belfast Ice Festival and Carnaval in Portland. For a special adventure, head north to Fort Kent to watch racing sled dogs, or watch snowmobiles zoom up ski trails at the King of the Mountain event at Saddleback mountain.
Head to Rockport for the Annual Glacier Ice Bar
The Samoset Resort in Rockport hosts its 10th Annual Glacier Ice Bar event on January 13-15, 2023, and the following weekend on January 20-21, 2023. The theme this year is “Arctic Wild,” transporting guests to Alaska’s tundra with picturesque backdrops and a life-size dog sled alongside 50,000 pounds of carved ice sculptures.
Tis the Season for Maine Holiday Festivals
Kick off the holiday season by visiting one of these charming towns throughout the state for annual festivals, including the Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport, the Christmas by the Sea in Camden, and the sparkling Gardens Aglow event at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay.
Cider & Corn Mazes: Fall Festivals to Enjoy
‘Tis the season for harvest festivals, and we’ve highlighted events across the state to enjoy with the whole family, from exploring corn mazes to pumpkin picking, county fairs, beer tastings, and the famed Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta, where brave paddlers float in hollowed-out giant pumpkins.
Maine Events to Enjoy in September
We’ve compiled Maine events happening in September to celebrate the summer and fall seasons. Explore events including the annual Eastport Salmon & Seafood Festival, the Dempsey Challenge, Maine Cheese Festival, and Cumberland County Fair!
Maine Events to Enjoy in August
We’ve compiled Maine events happening in August to celebrate the summer season. Explore events including the Maine Lobster Festival, Machias Wild Blueberry Festival, & Great Falls Balloon Festival!
Join Us This Weekend at Tri for a Cure
We are proud to be a Strength Sponsor for this year’s Tri for a Cure triathlon on Sunday, July 10. Each year, over 1,300 women gather in South Portland to swim, bike & run in Maine Cancer Foundation’s Tri for a Cure – Maine’s only all-women’s triathlon. Two of our agents, Kristin Heal from the Camden office and Susan Allen from the Mount Desert Island office, are participating and fundraising for team Legacy STRONG.