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2019 MAINE: JULY 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(see also: 2018  -  2017  -  2016)


 

June 28-July 3, 2019
165th Northern Maine Agricultural Fair
Presque Isle, Maine

 

July 4, 2019  4TH OF JULY
Nationwide

There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.

July 4-7, 2019  Houlton Agricultural Fair - Houlton, Maine
The Houlton Fair is a Family Fun Event and with this we have over 25+ games for the kids and the young at heart. On top of this we have Livestock shows, 4H Shows, 4 Horse shows, and also a Demolition Derby, Truck Pulls, Mud Runs & Antique Tractor Pulls. Our gate admission includes All Rides and All Fair Entertainment & Events. No need to purchase extra tickets here, Pay the One Price and enjoy your day at the Houlton Fair. While here check out the Houlton Fair Exhibit Hall and our Midway provided by Smokey’s Greater Shows.

July 6, 2019  The Park's Legendary Annual Chili Chowder Fest
Bath, Maine
Drawing hundreds of people each year, the CCF has become a serious tradition for food lovers all over the Midcoast area and beyond. Many of the most beloved restaurants in the area are participating, vying for both the coveted People’s Choice award and our new Judge’s Panel award.

July 8-13, 2019  47th Annual Central Maine Egg Festival
Pittsfield, Maine
Celebrates the brown egg industry and is held annually. Activities include a parade, scholarship pageant, Early Bird Breakfast, chicken barbeque, street dance, "Egglympics," craft fair and usually fireworks on Saturday. Don't forget to see the world's largest frying pan!

July 11-14, 2019  Ossipee Valley Fair - South Hiram, Maine
A true Country Fair with oodles of livestock events, competitions, demonstrations and exhibits.  Ossipee Valley Fair also offers: novelty events including egg toss, pie eating, watermelon seed spitting, etc. - horse and oxen pulling - a grand parade - farmer olympics - pig calling - 4-H events and exhibits - car and truck show - 4X4 racing - horseshoe pitching - tractor pulls - musical entertainment - arts and crafts - great food - midway rides and games - and a host of helpful fair volunteers.

 

July 13-21, 2019
72nd Annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival
Fort Fairfield, Maine
The 9 day Maine Potato Blossom Festival features farmer olympics, road races, arts & crafts, fireworks, river races, and mashed potato wrestling. Lots of fun for the entire family.

July 14, 2019
Fishermen's Day - Stonington, Maine
A popular event with a wide variety of activities for the whole family on and around the Stonington Fish Pier. Includes Coast Guard demonstrations, Wacky Rowboat Races and a very spirited Codfish Relay Race.

July 19-21, 2019 - Waterford World's Fair - Waterford, Maine
A small family oriented agricultural fair, featuring LOCAL vendors, entertainment and livestock. Old MacDonald's Barn full of animals to touch, outside stage with local talent, demonstrations & livestock exhibits.

July 19-21, 2019 - 54th Annual Yarmouth Clam Festival
Yarmouth, Maine
A long, hilarious parade; spectacular fireworks; clam shucking contests; a firefighter's muster; road, kayak, and bicycle races; a pancake breakfast; concerts; and, of course, a delicious array of food. Admission to the Festival and its events is free. (Always 3rd Friday in July).  Attendance: 100,000.

July 25-26, 2019  The Kneading Conference  - Skowhegan, Maine
The annual KNEADING Conference brings together farmers, novice and professional bakers, and earth oven enthusiasts to explore the art and science of growing and milling grains and baking artisan breads. The purpose is to revive the practice of locally crafted bread, from seed to loaf.

July 25-28, 2019  Pittston Fair - Pittston, Maine
The Pittston Fair is known as "Maine's Friendliest Fair" and is located in Pittston, Maine on Route 194.  This year we celebrate by serving up fun, food, entertainment and agricultural competition and education for all ages.  Come and join the fun at one of the wonderful Agricultural Fairs of our great state!  Admission is only $6.00 for ages 15 and up and kids 14 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket!

July 25-August 3, 2019  Bangor State Fair - Bangor, Maine
Bangor State Fair is an agricultural and recreational gathering of the population of the Greater Bangor Area and the entire state of Maine that lasts for 10 days at Bass Park – the land encompassing Cross Insurance Center. The Bangor State Fair typically draws between 40,000 and 50,000 people a year and dates at least as far back as 1849.  Attendance: 50,000.

 

July 26-28, 2019
24th Antique Tractor & Engine Show - Eliot, Maine
Takes place on the picturesque 33 acre Raitt Homestead Farm Museum and features hundreds of tractors and engines, working displays of antique farm equipment, crafts,  food, entertainment, antique tractor pulls, kids' pedal tractor pulls,  tractor tour, and  displays depicting farming life.

July 27, 2019
Summer Session Beer Festival
South Portland, Maine
The biggest and best beer festival in Maine, hosted by the Maine Brewers’ Guild.  Featuring a new venue, located directly on the oceanfront in South Portland, Maine, surrounded by beaches, islands, and within the walls of an old military installation – this is going to be a scenic, sun-soaked festival better than any we have ever done.

July 27, 2019 - Artisan Bread Fair - Skowhegan, Maine
Free and open to the public. Wood-fired oven demonstrations, artisan bread samplings, and opportunities to talk with professional bakers and explore the best books, tools, and delicious accoutrements to artisan bread baking.

July 28, 2019 - Open Farm Day - Various, Maine
An annual family adventure in which farms throughout all 16 counties open their gates to offer the public an opportunity to learn about the business of agriculture. Open Farm Day gives families the chance to visit local farms throughout the state.

July 31-August 4, 2019 - Maine Lobster Festival - Rockland, Maine
Five days of fun and food on the fabulous coast of Maine! What do you get when you mix the world's greatest lobster cooker, a sea goddess, a big parade, top-notch entertainment, an international crate race, fine art, talented crafts people and vendors, U.S. Navy ship tours, all-you-can eat pancakes, free shuttle service, U.S. Coast Guard Station tours, a cooking contest, marine heritage, road races, kids events, more than 20,000 pounds of lobster, PLUS more than 1,000 volunteers and a group of dedicated directors?
 

2018 MAINE: JULY 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

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July 11, 2018 - Maine Celebrity Chef Gala - Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Annual Maine Celebrity Classic’s Chef Celebrity Gala at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort.  Twelve top rated and award winning chefs from across the US are gathering at Sugarloaf to prepare their signature dishes and serve them to you. Live Music, Live and Silent Auction.
 

2016 MAINE: JULY 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

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July 17, 2016  Smokin' at the Ballpark - Old Orchard Beach, Maine
The Beach, BBQ and Balloons, an event not to be missed, with hot air tethered balloon rides, music, food and fun! Benefits Make A Wish Foundation of Maine.

 

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