This family event in the Great North Woods has midway rides, livestock shows, live music, horse shows, livestock and motorized pulling contests, ventriloquist shows, Farmer for a Day program and other Kids Korner activities, agriculture and craft demonstrations, exhibits, contests, favorite fair food and more. Highlights include Fireman's Muster, Cruise Night, Power Wheel Derby, live music, Kow Kostume Kontest and Oxen Obstacle Course Double Challenge.
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Harbor Fest is a ten-day celebration that showcases the creativity and individuality of more than 100 Maine businesses and organizations. The non-traditional festival format takes attendees on an adventure around the Boothbay peninsula to experience local foods, live music, fine arts, creative wares, a 5k, Half Marathon, wellness events and a one of a kind fashion show featuring original designs made from the marine industry.
The largest single gathering of the Maine windjammer fleet arrives in Camden Harbor to celebrate the windjammer industry. Live music, performances, nautical activities and demonstrations, boat parade, fireworks and films. Free.
The Gloucester Schooner Festival celebrates the impact of the fishing schooner on the history of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Featured are the last remaining great Gloucester schooning vessels competing in the Mayor’s Race for the Esperanto Cup, a trophy from the first International Fishermen’s Race sailed in 1920. See schooner masts fill the harbor’s skyline, a lighted boat parade and fireworks over the harbor.
The Owls Head Transportation Museum exhibits and operates a large collection of pioneer-era aircraft, antique automobiles, engines, bicycles, carriages and motorcycles. Come to this special event to see more than 250 antique and classic motorcycles on display along with hundreds more modern bikes as part of the festivities. Vehicle demonstrations, biplane ride auction, children’s activities and more. Museum planes will be flown, weather permitting. Owls Head is in beautiful midcoast Maine with many scenic towns and natural beauty to explore.
Vermont stinks? Only at this annual festival where garlic lovers congregate to sample food and crafts from 50 different vendors! There’s a beer and wine tent to relax in and even enjoy garlic cocktails. Sample garlic soup, garlic hot dogs, and even garlic ice cream, garlic apple pie and brownies!