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2023 MAINE: September 2023
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2020  -  2018  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015)


August 27-September 4, 2023
Windsor Fair - Windsor, Maine

August 31-September 4, 2023
The Blue Hill Fair - Blue Hill, Maine


September 1-4, 2023
Harmony Fair
Harmony, Maine
As an agricultural fair, expect to see lots of animals, attend agriculturally focused demonstrations, participate in an abundance of fair kid friendly games, enjoy the Labor Day Parade and partake in your favorite fair foods.

September 1-9, 2023  2nd Annual Boothbay Harbor Tuna Challenge
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Come catch some fish, compete for some serious prize money, and enjoy a lobster bake!

September 2-3, 2023  35th Annual Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival - Eastport, Maine
Held annually on Labor Day weekend, the festival celebrates the fishing industry of years past as well as the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry of today. Events include Paint Eastport Day, live music, fine arts, crafts and antiques fair, sailboat race, wine tent and a motorcycle rally and show.

September 7-10, 2023  Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair - Clinton, Maine
Clinton Family oriented agricultural fair with animal and mechanical pulling utstanding midway, exhibit halls, stage entertainment and woodsmen contest.

September 8-10, 2023  Litchfield Fair - Litchfield, Maine
Agricultural Fair.

September 9, 2023  Community BBQ - Brunswick, Maine
Kick off Summer at a Community BBQ! Join us on the Town Mall on Maine Street in downtown Brunswick between 11:30 AM and 2 PM.  Adults: $5 per person. Kids: 5 and under $3 all cooked by Celebrity grillers!  Meal includes choice of hamburger or 2 hot dogs, chips, cookie, watermelon & beverage.

September 13-16, 2023  Oxford County Fair - Oxford, Maine
Livestock shows, animal pull events, midway, crafts, exhibits, and a new harness race track.

September 15-17, 2023  91st Annual Agricultural Fair
New Portland, Maine
New Portland Lions 91st Annual Agricultural Fair and the 28th Annual Maine Crafts Festival.  Fun for the Whole Family!


September 16, 2023  39th Annual Maryland Wine Festival
Westminster, Maryland
150+ Maryland Wines!  Take pleasure in Maryland wine with tastings from the wineries, live music, foods from local restaurants, arts and crafts and wine education seminars. Don't miss the presentation of the Governor's Cup Awards announcements on stage each day of the festival.

September 17-23, 2023  Farmington Fair - Farmington, Maine
Large midway, exhibit halls, livestock exhibits, animal pull events, harness racing, demolition derby.

September 22-24, 2023  Common Ground Country Fair - Unity, Maine
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.  A celebration of rural life, demonstrations, Maine-Organic produced foods and crafts as well as livestock exhibits.  Attendance: 60,000.

September 24-30, 2023  151st Cumberland County Fair
Cumberland, Maine
A week filled with agricultural exhibits, displays and exhibitions, and a great mix of entertainment.

September 30, 2023  19th Annual Maine Lakes Brew Fest
Casco, Maine
A chance to sample Maine's best brews and wines. Great music, awesome food and the popular Point Sebago Artisan's Craft Show. A fun day with something for all.

September 30-October 9, 2023  Annual Pumpkinfest & Regatta
Damariscotta, Maine
The festival features events ranging from the Atlantic Giant Pumpkin weigh-off to parades, pumpkin catapults, pie eating and dessert making contests, hunts, and more.  The highlight is the Pumpkin Regatta, in which participants race giant hollowed-out pumpkins on the Damariscotta River.  The festival kicks off with the pumpkin weigh-in , with $10,000 in prizes.  Giant pumpkins are then delivered to Main Street, where local artists turn them into works of art.  The weekend is when most activities occur.  A parade, pumpkin drop, hunt, hurl and derby, are just a few activities.  Live music and street performances and kids activities will take place throughout the weekend.   Pumpkinfest culminates with the Regatta, giant pumpkins powered by paddle or motor, racing to take home the cherished “golden gourd” trophy.

2020 MAINE: September 2020
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

September 18-20, 2020  Scarecrow Festival - Fort Kent, Maine
THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL EVENTfor 2020.  SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.   The Scarecrow Festival is held in-tandem with the University of Maine at Fort Kent Homecoming Weekend.  This weekend is chock full of activity - all in celebration of the changing of the season and harvest-time. Between the Homecoming events, the Festival and taking in the fall atmosphere (fall foliage rides/hikes, exploring the Scenic & Cultural Byways, fishing, hunting), the most difficult thing will be to fit it all into your itinerary.

2018 MAINE: September 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

September 21-23, 2018 - 3rd Annual Great Maine BBQ Challenge
Southwest Harbor, Maine
Hosted in the heart of beautiful and scenic MDI (Mt. Desert Island), for a weekend of family fun, great food, and exciting entertainment in one of the country’s most scenic places, all to benefit charities.

2017 MAINE: September 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

(events waiting for new dates)

September 30, 2017  Manchester Apple Festival - Manchester, Maine
The 14th Annual Manchester Apple Festival includes: parade, road race, craft show, food vendors, live music, apple picking, hay rides, kids' activites, contests, events and more.

2016 MAINE: September 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(events waiting for new dates)

September 9-11, 2016  18th Annual MDI Garlic Festival
Southwest Harbor, Maine
A gathering of numerous local restaurants, musicians, brewers and garlic growers. Most importantly, the festival has raised thousands of dollars for local non-profit organizations.

2015 MAINE: September 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

(events waiting for new dates)

September 19, 2015 - Oktoberfest Maine - Brunswick, Maine
3rd Annual Oktoberfest.  Fall is approaching and you want to enjoy one more festive occasion. Mark your calendar now, order your tickets and attend the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest presented by the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber.



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