The next time you plan a trip to the midcoast of Maine, discover the best annual events in Southport, Maine, and the surrounding area!

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June

Boothbay Harbor Lobster Boat Races | June 17

Unique area event, great for the entire family!

Windjammer Days | June 25 – July 1

Kick off the summer season during Windjammer Days, a week-long event that celebrates the maritime heritage and history of this area.

Lincoln Arts Festival | June 25

The Lincoln Arts Festival invites the general public to participate in the cultural life of midcoast Maine.

Wells Outdoor Antiques Show & Sale | June 25

Hosted by a large antique shop in Wells Maine, the event has fine antique furniture, glass & china, and other unusual finds from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries!


July

4th of July

Discover fireworks over the Harbor on July 4th!

Windjammer Days | June 25 – July 1

Kick off the summer season during Windjammer Days, a week-long event that celebrates the maritime heritage and history of this area.

Antique Auto Days | July 15 – 16

See dozens of classic, vintage, antique, hot rods, muscle cars and much more.

Home and Garden Tour | July 21

An excellent self-guided tour through the best homes and gardens in the area.


August

 

Maine Stone Symposium | August 1 – 31

Hosted by the artists and artisans of the Maine Stone Workers Guild and feature stone cutting demonstrations and more.

Southport Yacht Club Arts & Crafts Show | August 12 – 13

View the work of local artists on Southport Island.

Pemaquid Lobster Boat Races | August 13

Unique area event, great for the entire family!

Portland Lobster Boat Races (MS Harborfest) | August 20

Unique area event, great for the entire family!


September

Pemaquid Oyster Festival

An annual celebration of the working waterfront, marine conservation, and the Pemaquid oyster.

Harbor Fest | September 1 – 10

A celebration on the waterfront, featuring local food, live music and events

Maine’s Pumpkin Trail | September 1 – October 31

Maine’s Pumpkin Trail covers 50 miles of Maine’s most charming coastline

Claw Down Maine Lobster Bite Competition | September 14

One of the biggest culinary events in Boothbay Harbor!

Boothbay Charities Classic | September 23 – 24

An annual golf tournament benefiting the Boothbay area.

Family Harvest Days | September 30 – October 1

An old-fashioned, family-friendly festival to celebrate the Autumn season.


October

Family Harvest Days | September 30 – October 1

An old-fashioned, family-friendly festival to celebrate the Autumn season.

Fall Foliage Festival | October 7 – 9

For over 50 years, this annual festival has celebrated the beauty of the Autumn season in Maine.

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta | October 7 – 9

See giant pumpkins turned into racing boats, plus so much more!


November

Gardens Aglow at Festival of Lights

A new winter festival hosted by the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.


December

Gardens Aglow at Festival of Lights

A new winter festival hosted by the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Harbor Lights Festival

See the sparkling holiday lights on the Boothbay Harbor!


Are you ready to experience these amazing events for yourself? If so, start planning your next vacation by reading our blog!

 

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