July 19-21: Yarmouth Clam Festival
Various locations in Yarmouth
Parade, live music, 5K road race, professional bike race, kids area, arts & crafts, food vendors, kids fun run, clam-shucking contest, fireworks.

July 19-21: Waterford World’s Fair
36 Irving Green Road, North Waterford
Food, agricultural exhibits, music, baking contests, antique tractor pull, cow chip drop, junior firefighter competition and more.

July 20: Summerfest
Bethel Common
Summer fun with food, craft and community vendors with live music, wildlife show, kids’ activities, parade and fireworks.

July 20-21: 20th Annual Native American Pow Wow
Wells Harbor Park, Wells
Featuring music, crafts, dance, demonstrations and more.

July 25-28 and Aug. 1-3: Bangor State Fair
Bass Park, Bangor
Demolition derby, car show, midway, live music, photo contest, harness racing, agricultural shows and frisbee dogs.

July 31-Aug. 4: Maine Lobster Festival
Various locations in Rockland
Parade, art show, children’s events, live music and entertainment, cooking contests, the Great International Crate Race and plenty of lobsters.


Aug. 1-3: Skowhegan River Fest
Skowhegan River Park
Parade, trivia, outdoor film festival screening, live music, makers market, live music and fireworks.

Aug. 6-11: Topsham Fair
Topsham Fairgrounds
Harness racing, midway, pulling contests, live music, demolition derby, skillet toss, bakiing competitions.

Aug. 8-17: Skowhegan State Fair
33 Constitution Ave., Skowhegan
Maine maple building, midway, crafters corner, agricultural exhibits, animal competitions and more.

Aug. 16-18: Great Falls Balloon Festival
Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston
Balloon launches morning and evening plus food and entertainment.

Aug. 22-25: Acton Fair
Acton Fairgrounds
Keg toss, skillet throw, horse shows, Cruise ‘n Car Show, live entertainment, midway.

Aug. 24: Annual Wells Chili-Fest
Wells Junior High School, Route 1, Wells
Competition includes categories like chili, chili verde, homestyle and salsa and winners can qualify for the World Chili Championships Cook-Offs.


Aug. 24-Sept. 2: Windsor Fair
82 Ridge Road, Windsor
Maine state truck and tractor pull, demolition derby, live music, freestyle motocross show, farmer’s olympics, Windsor Fair Apple Queen, fireworks.

Aug. 30-31: Camden Windjammer Festival
Camden Harbor Park
Watch the arrival of the windjammer fleet, plus pancake breakfast and chowder challenge, lobster crate race, nautical dog show and more.

Aug. 30-Sept. 2: Harmony Free Fair
Harmony Fairgrounds
Horseshoe tournament, pie auction, pig scramble, talent show, youth livestock show, skillet and hammer throw competitions.

Sept. 5-8: Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair
1450 Bangor Road, Clinton
Demolition derby, pig scramble and farm animals, tractor and truck pulls, parade, horse and ox pulls.

Sept. 6-8: Litchfield Fair
44 Plains Road, Litchfield
Horse and ox pulling, redneck truck pull, pig racing, midway, livestock exhibits, live music.

Sept. 11-14: Oxford County Fair
67 Pottle Road, Oxford
Junior fireman’s muster, cornhole tournament, redneck truck pull, woodsmen’s day, demolition derby.


Sept. 13-15: New Portland Lion’s Fair
Route 146, New Portland
Steer and ox pulls, bingo tent, exhibition and crafts halls, kids talent show, demolition derby, midway, frog races.

Sept. 15-21: Farmington Fair
292 High St., Farmington
Midway, barrel racing, cornhole tournament, pie eating contest, harness racing, live entertainment, animal pulls.

Sept. 20-22: Common Ground Fair
294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity
Compost and recycling, Common Ground 5K, draft horse show, fleece tent, food vendors, live music, exhibition hall, demonstrations.

Sept. 21: Bethel Harvestfest
Bethel Common
Harvestfest & Chowdah cookoff is a classic fall festival with a craft fair, chowder from a dozen local restaurants, a farmers’ market and live music.

Sept. 22-28: Cumberland Fair
197 Blanchard Road, Cumberland
Harness racing, midway, agricultural exhibitions, food vendors, live entertainment, horse and ox pulling and much more.

Sept. 29-Oct. 6: Fryeburg Fair
1154 Main St., Fryeburg
Firemen’s muster, calf scramble, midway, food vendors, harness racing, sheep dog trials, woodsmen’s field day.


Oct. 4-6: 25th Annual Freeport Fall Festival
Various locations in Freeport
Live music, free activities, artists, makers and local food producers.

Oct. 11-14: Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta
Various locations in Damariscotta
Pumpkin weigh-offs, pumpkin boat building and regatta, parade, pumpkin dessert contest, kids activities, pie eating contest.

Oct. 12-13: Sunday River Fall Festival
Sunday River Ski Resort, Newry
Blue Mountain Arts & Crafts Fair, chondola rides, New England Cornhole Championships and North American Wife Carrying Championship.

Oct. 19: Harvestfest
Short Sands Beach, York
Free family festival with live music, food vendors, juried crafters and storytelling.

Oct. 25-27: OgunquitFest
Various locations in Ogunquit
Car show, artisan craft fair, children’s events, Dogtoberfest costume parade and the annual High Heel Dash for charity.

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