MAINE BEACHES SIGNATURE EVENTS

All year long, the towns and communities of The Maine Beaches find countless reasons to welcome visitors and friends from far and near with a host of exciting, lively, entertaining, patriotic, and sometimes little off-the-wall events.

SEASONAL

June–July | Sanford Mainers Baseball | Sanford

Saturdays: June 30–September 1 | Summer Concert SeriesWells

July–September | Ellis Park Concert SeriesYork

July–August | Mainestage Shakespeare in the Park | Kennebunk

July–September | Maine Attraction Waterski Show Team | Sanford

JANUARY, FEBRUARY, & MARCH

January 1 | Annual Lobster Dip  | Old Orchard Beach

February | Paint the Town Red | The Kennebunks

February 2–4 | Winterfest | Biddeford

February 27 | Sanford 250th Anniversary Celebration | Sanford

March 18 | 19th Annual Mary’s Walk and Kerrymen 5K | Saco

APRIL & MAY

April 13–15 | Patriot’s Day Weekend Celebration | Ogunquit

May 5 | May Day | Kennebunk

May 5 | Southern Maine AIDS Walk/5K Run | Ogunquit 

JUNE

June 2 | Scottish Festival | Old Orchard Beach

June 4–9 | The Kennebunkport Festival | Kennebunkport

June 13–17 | Launch! A Maritime Festival | Kennebunk

June 21–24 | La Kermesse Franco-American Festival | Biddeford

June 23 | 14th Annual Capt. Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K & 3-Mile Walk | Old Orchard Beach

June 23 | Saco Sidewalk Art Festival | Saco 

JULY

July 3 | Independence Day Festivities: Fireworks, Waterski Show & Concerts | Sanford

July 4 | Fireworks Display | Ogunquit

July 4 | July 4th Parade, Concert & Fireworks | Old Orchard Beach

July 4 | Seaside Fireworks | Kennebunk

July 4 | Traditional 4th of July Parade | Sanford

July 7–8 | Summer Solstice Craft Show | Wells

July 7–8 | Waterboro Old Home Days | Waterboro

July 13–14 | Greek Heritage Festival | Saco

July 21–22 | Native American Pow Wow | Wells 

July 22 | Springvale Farm Walk | Springvale

July 28 | Classic Car Show on Main | Saco

July 28 | Harbor-Fest | Wells

July 28–August 5 | York Days | York

July 30 | Christmas in July Nubble Lighting | Cape Neddick

AUGUST

August 4 | 30th Annual Illumination Night | Ocean Park

August 4 | Ogunquit Art Association Art Auction | Ogunquit

August 17–19 | 35th Annual Beach Olympics | Old Orchard Beach

August 18 | Annual 5K Breakaway Race | Old Orchard Beach

August 25 | Chili-Fest | Wells | Wells

August 26 | Ironman.com | Old Orchard Beach

SEPTEMBER

September 1 | Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale | Ogunquit

September 4–16 | Capriccio Festival of the Arts | Ogunquit

September 8 | BikeFest on the Pier | Old Orchard Beach

September 8 | Capriccio Kite Festival | Ogunquit |

September 8 | New England Parkinson’s Ride | Old Orchard Beach

September 8–9 | Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival | Wells

September 14–16 | RiverJam Festival | Biddeford

September 15 | Family Jamboree | Wells

September 14–15 | 25th Annual Car Show | Old Orchard Beach

OCTOBER

October 6–8 | SaleFest | York

TBD | Great Pumpkin Festival | Sanford

October 13 | 34th Annual Harvestfest | York

October 17–21 | Sanford International Film Festival | Sanford

October 19–21 | OgunquitFest | Ogunquit

October 20 | Fall Harvest Festival | Saco

October 20 | HarvestFest | Kennebunk

NOVEMBER

November 3–4 | League of Maine Craft Show | Wells

November 10 | Veteran’s Day 5K Road Race | Wells

November 17 | Annual Turkey Trot Road Race, 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile | Sanford

November 24 | Lighting of the Nubble | Cape Neddick

November 24 | Pajama Shopping Day—Small Business Saturday | The Kennebunks

DECEMBER

December 1–2 | Festival of Lights | York

December 1–2 | Holly Daze Festival | Sanford

December 1–9 | Christmas Prelude | Kennebunk

December 2–3 | Biddeford+Saco Holiday Festival | Biddeford and Saco

December 7–9 | Christmas by the Sea | Ogunquit

December 9 | Wells Christmas Parade | Wells

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Visit our regional chambers event calendars below for up to the minute event listings:
The Yorks  •  Ogunquit  •  Wells  •  Sanford  •  The Kennebunks  •  Biddeford+Saco  •  Old Orchard Beach