North Atlantic Blues Festival – July
The acclaimed North Atlantic Blues Festival features more than fifteen Blues artists from throughout the U.S. and abroad. Held annually in July in Harbor Park in Rockland, Maine, right at the edge of Penobscot Bay, this popular celebration of everything Blues is one of the country’s best Blues festivals.
Camden Harbor Juried Arts & Crafts Show – July & October
This huge outdoor show held annually in both the Summer and Fall celebrates the work of more than 100 artists and artisans in Camden’s dazzling Harbor Park.
Friendship Sloop Days – July
This annual sailing event is held at the Harbor Park in Rockland Maine. The Friendship Sloop Days event is a homecoming and regatta with sloop races, demonstrations and visits by historic Friendship Sloops.
Maine Lobster Festival – August
The Maine Lobster Festival is one of New England’s great summer events held annually the first weekend in August in Rockland, Maine. Tons of steamed Maine lobsters, Maine seafood, waterfront activities, maritime displays, Maine arts, naval vessels, the Maine Sea Goddess pageant, harbor cruises, entertainment and one of Maine’s largest parades makes this event one of Maine’s most popular festivals.
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show – August
The Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show at Harbor Park in Rockland, Maine features more than 60 boats in the water and on land, marine wares, the arts, and delicious food. This 3-day event showcases Maine’s top-notch boat builders, craftsmen and architects presenting all the essential elements for life on the coast. Hands-on demonstrations, historical exhibits, live music, and children’s activities.
Maine Antiques Festival – August
The Maine Antiques Festival is Maine’s largest antique show with dealers from across the country offering a wide variety of antiques for sale from formal to folk art. The Maine Antiques Festival is held annually at the Union Fairgrounds in Union, Maine.
Union Fair & State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival – August
This classic agricultural fair celebrates the world’s only blue fruit – the Maine Blueberry. It takes place each year in Union, just a little inland from Camden. A week-long extravaganza, it features everything you’d expect and then some: from pig scrambles to harness racing, antique tractors to belted galloways, blueberry pie eating contests, fireworks and yes, the mandatory crowning of the annual blueberry queen.
Camden Windjammer Festival – September
The Camden Windjammer Festival is a community-led celebration of Camden’s maritime heritage and living traditions that is held annually in Camden over Labor Day weekend. Festivities throughout the weekend include live music, nautical activities, demonstrations, boat parade and fireworks. Events occur at the Public Landing, at the Harbor and Harbor Park and Downtown Camden.