The Maine Event.
There’s no better way to enjoy what Maine has to offer than with these fantastic events.
There’s no telling the sights you’ll see as you explore this coastal state, or in the case of outstanding outdoor music events, hear. You’ll love discovering all that Maine has to offer, one event at a time.
Old Port Festival
Kick off summer in Maine at the 45th annual Old Port Festival! This family-friendly event is an outdoor celebration of music, art, and community in the heart of beautiful downtown Portland.
When: June 10, 2018
Bach Virtuosi Festival
The Bach Virtuosi Festival, a world-class concert series for lovers of the baroque repertoire, brings music to residents and visitors of southern Maine.
When: June 17-24, 2018
Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon
Join thousands of athletes at Maine’s premier half marathon and enjoy spectacular views of lighthouses and civil war-era forts as you run along the waterfront of Casco Bay, then celebrate your finish with a block party featuring Shipyard craft beer, ice cream, pizza, and live music!
When: June 23, 2018
Maine Yoga Fest
The Maine YogaFest (MYF) is a wellness event created to bring together Maine and other New England communities to, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living.
When: June 29-July 1, 2018
Stars & Stripes Spectacular
The Stars and Stripes Spectacular and July 4th Portland July 4th Portland privately funds the Stars and Stripes Spectacular insuring that Southern Maine’s July 4th traditions continue for many years to come through a public-private partnership with the City of Portland.
When: July 4, 2018
Maine International Film Fest
During the 10 days of the festival we show nearly 100 films, representing the best of American independent and international cinema. We also spotlight some of Maine and New England’s most exciting and innovative filmmakers.
When: July 13-22, 2018
Yarmouth Clam Festival
The Yarmouth Clam Festival is an annual summer event that promotes the community and provides opportunities for Yarmouth-based non-profit organizations to raise funds in support of their missions. Admission to the Festival is FREE!
When: July 20-22, 2018
Maine Lobster Festival
Five days of feasting and fun on the fabulous coast of Maine! Enjoy fresh Maine lobster from our own lobster cookers on a sunny August day in Rockland, ME.
When: August 1-5, 2018
TD Beach to Beacon Marathon
Runners of all abilities, from throughout New England and across the nation, will join many of the top runners in the world at the starting line in Cape Elizabeth for the 21st running of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K on August 4, 2018.
When: August 4, 2018
Where: Cape Elizabeth
Great Falls Balloon Festival
The Great Falls Balloon Festival is the premier summer event of central Maine. It enjoys a national reputation as a first-class event and hosts visitors and balloonists from all over the US and Canada.
When: August 17-19, 2018
40th Annual Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival
A Scottish festival emphasizing traditional athletic competitions such as tossing the caber and sheaf and putting the stone. Also offered are highland and country dancing, sheep dog demonstrations, singers, a parade of clans, and Scottish food.
When: August 18, 2018
Farm to Fork Fondo
An organized bicycle ride where you get to choose the distance best for you and stop for chef-prepared bites at farms along the way.
When: August 24-25, 2018
The Gorham Savings Bank Maine Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay event features an out-and-back course with rolling hills and views of the Portland skyline, the Back Cove, Casco Bay, and peak fall foliage.
When: September 30, 2018