Skowhegan / Kennebec Valley KOA

Open May 10 - October 14

Reserve: 207-474-2858

Reserve: 207-474-2858

Info: 800-562-7571

Info: 800-562-7571

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18 Cabin Road

@ Route 2

Canaan, ME 04924

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Check-in: 1:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

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Events

Campground Events

Opening Weekend!

Campground
May 10 - 12, 2019

We open Mother's Day weekend! This is also care Camps Weekend!  Stay as a paying guest Friday, May 10, 2019 at participating KOA campgrounds and get Saturday, May 11 for only $20! And, you'll help KOA Care Camps serve children fighting cancer. Funds raised from May 11 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support more than 135 Care Camps each year. Kids activities around Mother's Day and Mom's get free pancake breakfast Sunday morning in the KOA Cafe.

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Memorial Day Weekend

Campground
May 24 - 27, 2019

Activities all weekend long including tie dye T-shirts($), color your own pillowcases, backpacks or market bags($), dough boys($)! As well as a corn hole tournament - $10 pp to play!

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Father's Day Weekend

Campground
Jun 14 - 16, 2019

Weekend full of Father's Day activities including corn hole tournament  - $10 pp to play. Father's get a free pancake breakfast on Sunday in the KOA Cafe.

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4th of July

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Jul 4 - 7, 2019

Kids activities along with a corn hole tournament - $10 pp to play.

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Super Soaker Weekend

Campground
Jul 12 - 14, 2019

Get ready to get wet!

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Christmas in July

Campground
Jul 19 - 21, 2019

Christmas activities all  weekend long. Craft Fair supporting KOA Care camps, get your Christmas shopping done early. Support local small business' and crafters.

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KOA Care Camps Craft Fair

Campground
Jul 20, 2019, 10am - 3pm

Join us from 10-3 for a craft/vendor fair. This event is open to the public!! Come and get your gifts for the entire year while supporting Kids with Cancer!

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Tactical Nerf Wars!

Campground
Jul 26 - 28, 2019

Come and have fun, all nerf guns and safety equipment will be supplied.

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Skowhegan State Fair/ New Balance Tent Sale

Campground
Aug 8 - 17, 2019

These 2 weeks are full of the fair and great deals on shoes and apparel. We will hold activities for kids as well as Corn Hole tournament each Saturday - $10 pp to play.

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Nerf Wars! Adults vs Kids

Campground
Aug 23 - 25, 2019

This is a great time had by all campers and staff. Adults vs kids. Must bring your own Nerf Guns and bullets!

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Labor Day Weekend

Campground
Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2019

Activities all weekend including Saturday corn hole tournament $10 pp to play. Tie dye tees ($), color your own bags, pillowcases, bandanas($), dough boys ($).

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Value Kard Appreciation Weekend

Campground
Sep 13 - 15, 2019

If you have a KOA Value Kard, this is your weekend! Pay for Friday night and get Saturday night for FREE!!! Yes, you read that correctly, Saturday night is FREE with a paid Friday night stay this weekend. Hope to see you here!

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Halloween Weekend!!

Campground
Oct 11 - 14, 2019

3 night minimum. Come and join us for all the Halloween fun on this 3 day weekend. Tons of activities, you and your children will not get bored!

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Local Area Events

Maine Antique Power Association: Engine Show

Local
Jun 8, 2019
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds
33 Constitution Ave.
Skowhegan, ME 04976

46th Annual Engine show, flea market, raffle and silent auction!
Come check out our exhibits consisting of antique stationary & marine engines, antique autos and tractors, tractor pulling, models, steam engines and antique farm machinery.
***Info taken directly from their webpage / show flyer***
Free Admission - Open to the Public

The Skowhegan Fairgrounds are approx. 11 miles from the campground / 20 minutes.

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The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival

Local
Jun 22, 2019, 10am - 4pm
Center of Dover-Foxcroft
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
207-564-8943

Check out several bakers from around Maine as they showcase their Best Whoopie Pies!  Admission is $5.00, kids 12 and under FREE!

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Maine Artisan Bread Fair

Local
Jul 27 - 28, 2019, 9am - 3pm
Skowhegan Sate Fairgrounds
Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-717-4578

Where better to find delicious breads and pastries by over 60 vendors, including handmade pizza baked in a wood fired oven? The best books and equipment for baking at home, professional bakers to answer your questions, live music, antique baking tools,and so much more.
Cost is FREE!

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Skowhegan River Fest

Local
Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2019
Commercial Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-612-2571

River Fest is Skowhegan's annual celebration of recreation and life on the Kennebec River.  Check out more information on their website.

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Maine Lobster Festival

Local
Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2019
Rockland, ME
800-576-7512

The Maine Lobster Festival is 5 days of entertainers, carnival rides, cooking contests, craft vendors, a parade and don't forget the Lobsters!!
Please check out their website for information as it is updated.
Rockland is approx. 66 miles from the campground / 1 hour and 35 minute drive.
PRICES: 2019 planning is underway and price can change
On opening day, general admission tickets are $1 for adults and free for kids 6-12. After that, adults pay $8 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sunday is our "Family Fun Day" and admission is free for all ages

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Skowhegan State Fair

Local
Aug 8 - 17, 2019
33 Constitution Avenue
Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-474-2947

The Nations Oldest Consecutively Running Agriculture Fair
Celebrating 201 Years

Ten days of Demolition Derbies, Truck and Tractor Pull, Harness Racing, Bands, Bingo, 4-H Exhibits, Crafts, Shows, Food, Live Stock, "Action" Events..... And the list goes on!

Approximately 11 miles west of campground, off Route 201 North, in Skowhegan.

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26th Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival, Lewiston / Auburn

Local
Aug 16 - 18, 2019
46 Beech Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
800-639-6331

The Force takes Flight this weekend, you won't want to miss it! Weekend long celebration that offers hot air balloons, food and events. Based in Simard - Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston with additional food and events taking place at Festival Plaza, Auburn.
Balloon launches are typically scheduled for 6am and 6pm daily, weather permitting.
Located approx. 71 miles / 1hr-15min from the campground.
Check their website for more information or follow along on their Facebook page.

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Union Fair & Maine Wild Blueberry Festival

Local
Aug 17 - 24, 2019
Fairgrounds Lane
Union, ME 04862
207-785-3281

Barrel racing, lawn and garden tractor pulls, police K9 demos, Midway and food and the list goes on. Highlight of the show is the blueberry festival - Everything Blueberry!

  • Approx. 65 miles / 1.5 hour drive from the campground

Now Accepting Debit and Credit Cards at Ticket Booths.

Included with All Admissions:

 Free Parking/ Same Day Re-Entry/ All Exhibit Halls
/ All Grandstands/ All Entertainment/ Hours of Fun

Choose Your Admission
Early Bird Admission $8.00 Come Early and Save!
• Must Purchase Before 10 AM 1st Sat. and Sunday and Noon Weekdays
• No Unlimited Midway Ride Ticket
• All Patrons 36” tall and above, admission required.

All Inclusive Admission $12.00
• Unlimited Midway Rides – Some rides have height requirements
• Music, Contests, Shows and Hours of Entertainment all Included
• All Patrons 36” tall and above, admission required.

Family Day Admission, Last Saturday $10.00
• No Early Bird Admission
• Includes Unlimited Midway Ride Ticket
• All Patrons 36” tall and above, admission required
• Fair closes 7pm.

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Camden Windjammer Festival

Local
Aug 30 - 31, 2019
Camden Public Landing
1 Public Landing
Camden, ME 04843
207-236-3353

Come check out the schooners as they sail into the Camden Harbor for a weekend of events, activities and fun for all!
Please check out their website for information as it updates.
This makes for a great day trip from our campground. Be sure to ask the staff for a list of other attractions on your way to Camden.
Camden is approx. 60 miles from the campground / 1 hour and 25 minute drive.

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Skowhegan Craft Brew Fest

Local
Aug 31, 2019, 2pm - 7pm
Water Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-612-2571

An array of Maine craft brewers, local food vendors, three live bands, guided riverfront walks, and tours of Maine Grains and Skowhegan's portion of the Langlais Art Trail will combine to make an unforgettable close to summer.

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International Sea Plane Fly-In, Moosehead Lake

Local
Sep 5 - 8, 2019
16 Lower Lincoln Street
Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-6121

2019 will be the 46th Annual Sea Plane Fly In, located on beautiful Moosehead Lake, Greenville, Maine.
Come check out all the aircraft that make Greenville it's home for three incredible days!

Greenville is approx. 63 miles north of the campground or 1-1/2 hour drive. This makes a great day trip.

Please note: Due to FAA regulation and safety reasons, the operation of DRONES will not be permitted during the Fly-In.

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Coomon Ground Country Fair

Local
Sep 20 - 22, 2019
294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, ME 04988
888-317-2142

Gates open at 9:00 am each day.
Vendors open until 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. on Sunday.
 Fair Admission Fees:


  1. Adults (13-64) - $10.00 Advance/ $15.00 At the Gate Daily
  2. Elders (65+) - $8.00 Advance/ $10.00 At the Gate Daily
  3. Children (12 & under) - free daily

The Common Ground Country Fair is delighted to be one of the most popular destinations in Maine each fall. Annually almost 60,000 visitors enjoy the Common Ground Country Fair. If you are planning on attending the Fair, we want to be sure that you have an enjoyable and healthy experience. Most of the Common Ground Country Fair is held outdoors, in the open or under cover in a tent or barn. You are sure to spend a lot of time outside and on your feet at the Fair, moving from place to place. Please wear comfortable footwear. We encourage all Fairgoers to be prepared for the elements to best enjoy a healthy and busy day at the Fair. Here are a few items we recommend that you bring to the Fair:


  1. Water bottles. Good hydration is key to enjoying a long day outside. We have clean drinking water available on-site and special bottle filling faucets in numerous locations available to refill bottles.
  2. A hat, light raincoat or wind shell. Dressing in weather appropriate clothes and wearing comfortable footwear, such as sneakers, suitable for lots of walking are also advised. Late September in Maine can dish out a wide mix of weather. We want you to be comfortable no matter what the skies deliver.
  3. A non-toxic sunscreen. When the sun is out there's more sun than shade on the Fairgrounds. Take care of that skin of yours.

**Pets are strictly prohibited from the fairgrounds, parking lots (including parked cars) and camping areas.**

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Fryeburg Fair

Local
Sep 29 - Oct 6, 2019, 9am - 9pm
1154 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
207-935-3268

This is definitely not a local area attraction for us, but if you are traveling to or from our campground, try to stop and check out the Fryeburg Fair. The Largest Agricultural fair in Maine. Eight days of horse pulls, harness racing, livestock, pig scrambles, flower shows, food, competitions and much, much more!

  • Check out their website for a complete list of events, dates and times along with more information.

Admission is $12, kids under 12 are FREE

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