If you are planning to visit MidCoast Maine, festivals are a great way to have fun, enjoy great food and drinks, and enjoy local traditions. Take a look at upcoming MidCoast Maine events in Rockland and Camden, and then book oceanfront lodging at The Craignair Inn by the Sea.

February, 2024
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Fri-Sun February 2 - 4, 2024 US National Toboggan Championships

The only organized wooden toboggan race in the country! The toboggan chute is located in Camden, Maine, at the Camden Snow Bowl, a community-owned year-round recreation area.

Wed February 14, 2024 Valentine’s Day Chef’s Tasting Menu

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Thur February 15, 2024 Mardi Gras in Maine

Kicking off our annual weekly celebration of Mardi Gras with traditional cocktails and cuisine. Festive cocktails will be prepared with Maine made craft spirits. Book through Resy.

Thur - Sun February 15 - 18, 2024 Mardi Gras in Maine Week at The Causeway

Celebrate all week with a Mardis Gras inspired dinner and cocktail menu at The Causeway.

March, 2024
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Thurs March 21, 2024 Taste of the French Riviera

Tastes of the French Riviera where your mouthwatering entrees will be paired with French wines coordinating with Central Distributing.

Sun March 24, 2024 Maine Maple Sunday

Spring is a great time to get out and enjoy the great State of Maine and everything that it has to offer, including Maine Maple Syrup. Most sugarhouses offer maple syrup samples and demonstrations on how pure Maine maple syrup is made. Many farms offer games, activities, treats, sugarbush tours, music, and so much more.

April, 2024
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Mon April 8, 2024 Maine Gears Up for Once-in-a-Lifetime Total Solar

Maine is in the path to experience a total solar eclipse. We are a bit south of the big event, but you can check out the map here.

 

 

Thur April 18, 2024 Backyard BBQ with Buffalo Trace

Join the Causeway as we explore BBQ styles from around the country paired with Spirits from Buffalo Trace

May, 2024
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June, 2024
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Fri June 7, 2024 Rockport Donut Festival

The town of Rockport is home to the creator of the donut hole. Paying homage to the history of the donut and celebrating the start of summer!

Friday, June 7th

Donut Vendors / Food Vendors

Donut Talk

Decorate a Community Float for Parade

Beer Garden opens

Live Performance – Right Track

Community Dinner

 

Saturday, June 8th

Donut Vendors / Food Trucks

Donut Dash – 5k / fun run

Parade

Crate Race

Cookie Decorating

Craft Vendors

Mid-day Live Performance – Hot Suppers Band

Homemade Donut Competition

Evening Live Performance – Johnny Hoy and the Blue Fish

Dinner on the Bridge

 

Fri & Sat June 14 - 15, 2024 Jazz in June

Two days of jazz events including headliner evening concerts at the downtown Camden Opera House

July, 2024
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Fri July 5, 2024 Great Schooner Race

More than two dozen tall ships gather for an exciting all-day race. Maine’s windjammers and other visiting tall ships converge for the Great Schooner Race, North America’s largest annual gathering of tall ships!

Sat July 25 - 27, 2024 Camden Classics Cup Parade of Sail

Don’t miss the spectacle of the Camden Classics Cup fleet parading around Camden’s Inner Harbor! Racing happens all weekend sailed where the mountains meet the sea. Great viewing from anywhere in the harbor. Business on the wharf at Lyman-Morse will be open, along with pop-ups for vendors, non-profits and more. Photo credit: Tyler Fields Photography

August, 2024
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Thur - Sun August 1-4, 2024 Maine Lobster Festival

What do you get when you mix the world’s greatest lobster cooker, 20,000 pounds of lobster, a sea goddess coronation, a big parade, top notch entertainment, an international crate race, fine art, talented crafts people and vendors, cooking contests, marine tent and MORE?!

September, 2024
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October, 2024
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November, 2024
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December, 2024
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January, 2025
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