True Maine Events

For more information on events, visit  Our local visitor centers and Chambers of Commerce also provide events calendars on their websites.

Seasonal Features

Acadia's Oktoberfest

October 6-7
Beer, Food, Music, Crafts
12th Annual Wine Tasting October 6
4PM to 6PM
26th Annual Brewfest October 7
Noon to 5PM
at Archie's Lobster 90 Tremont Road, Bass Harbor

Art of Ellsworth-Maine Craft Weekend

October 5-8
Come to historic downtown Ellsworth and experience our creative culture! At the 6th Annual Art of Ellsworth: Maine Craft Weekend event, you’ll get the opportunity to take studio tours, watch craft demonstrations, take workshops, and listen to live music!
Kick off the weekend with a Down East Dead concert at The Grand on Thursday, October 5! Opening performances by Ellsworth-based band: The Wayside.

Downeast Cider + Cheese Festival

November 9-12
Celebrating a revival of two traditional foods, hard cider, and cheese, the Downeast Cider + Cheese Festival honors the rich tradition of Maine’s historic apple industry, the first and only event of its kind in the state.
Live music, expert apple talk,ticketed Cider + Cheese Tastings, cider Bazaar, Festival Market, Apple Pressing at Fogtown Brewing Company...and more!

The Great Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop

December 31
Celebrate the New Year’s arrival in Canada and the US, including the traditional drops of the Great Sardine & Maple Leaf.

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