Free waterfront concerts weekly at the Gardiner waterfront on Fridays in June 17th through September!. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Plenty of free parking. Walking distance to many great places to eat.
Just 7 miles away at the Gardiner waterfront every Thursday from 5-7.. Enjoy a beautiful river view and see great classic cars. Plenty of parking and lost of places to eat within walking distance.
The Greater Gardiner River Fest includes events for the whole family: Children's games and activities, lots of free music, 5K road race, demonstrations, food, craft show, talent show, fireworks and more!
http://www.gardinermainstreet.org/events/gardiner-river-festival/ for more information.
This festival is the thing that reality shows are made of! Of all the things that make us proud of Maine, this could just be number one! On Columbus Day Weekend, head to Damariscotta for the best celebration of pumpkins you've ever seen. Events include the annual Official "Giant Pumpkin Parade," The Pumpkinboat Regatta and The Giant Pumpkin Drop. Yes, folks, this is real. And you'd be crazy to miss it!
The 8th Annual Swine & Stein Oktoberfest is a trifecta of beer, food, and music. A beer tasting will showcase the incredible diversity and quality of Maine craft beers.Food vendors from Gardiner and across the state will serve up a variety of interesting culinary dishes featuring local pork along with other quality menu items. Adding to the festivities, a line-up of favorite and emerging Maine bands will entertain throughout the day. A unique array of games and activities, with prizes will encourage mingling and general merriment. Don't miss out on this outdoor, urban brew fest in the setting of one of Maine's most charming main streets!In addition to beer, pork, and music, there will be a number of ongoing activities, frozen T-shirt race, and the 6th annual Maine rock, paper, scissors championship. The Annual Gardiner Beard & Mustache Competition will also be returning for its 4th year.
Annual Windjammer Days! Also see Windjammer Association Event List. Events during the multi day festival include pancake breakfast, craft fair, antique boat parade, shipyard tours, street parade, live musical entertainment and of course a visiting fleet of historic windjammers. The events end with a fireworks extravaganza. For additional information, visit their website.