Festivals & Events

There is always something fun going on in DownEast & Acadia. Depending on your interests you will find festivals, concerts, local celebrations, holiday events and more.

See our events page for an amazing variety of events across the region.

Annual Events Include, among others:

Acadia Winter Festival at Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor

Annual Smelt Fry in Columbia Falls

East Grand Adventure Race

Down East Spring Birding Festival

Acadia Birding Festival

Wings, Waves, and Woods birding festival

Margaretta Days in Machias

Bay of Fundy International Marathon in Lubec and on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada

Bar Harbor Music Festival

Native American Festival and Basket Makers Market in Bar Harbor

Bastille Day in Castine

Puckerbrush Primitive Festival in Columbia Falls

Bucksport Bay Festival

Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival

Lobster Festival in Winter Harbor

Wild Blueberry Festival in Machias

Blue Hill Fair

Southwest Harbor Week

Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival

Eastport Pirate Festival

Acadia Night Sky Festival

Autumn Gold Days in Ellsworth

International Maritime Film Festival in Bucksport

Great Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop in Eastport

DownEast Lobstah Drop in Machias

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