Why You Should Vacation in Maine
Have you ever been to Maine? It is such a beautiful state which offers countless outdoor activities, festivals, quaint coastal towns, and delectable restaurants. Plus, there are numerous festivals and events to attend… Portland knows how to have a good time.
July 17-19: Yarmouth Clam Festival: Yarmouth
Don’t let the name throw you off; there’s plenty of clams to go around but also bike and kayak racing, parade, and a clam-shucking contest that you can’t miss!
July 17-19: Maine Celtic Celebration: Belfast
The Annual Celtic celebration has live music, workshops, food, beer, and handcrafted trinkets. On top of all that fun stuff, there’s a New World Cheese Roll Championship, Heavy Games, and a Kilted Canter 5K. Talk about a fun and unique festival!
July 25: Maine Brewer’s Guild Beer Festival: Thompson’s Point in Portland.
Want to try out different Maine beers all day? This is the Festival for you!
August 1: Slide the City: Portland, ME
This we know you have never done before…how about going down a 1,000 foot waterslide on Franklin Street in Portland. This is the ultimate slip and slide.
August 1: Picnic Music & Arts Festival: Lincoln Park, Portland
This festival hosts over 100 vendors selling clothing, jewelry, artwork, bags, photography, housewares and much more. If you like to shop, live music and good food, don’t miss this festival!
August 7: Reggae Fest: Maine State Pier, Portland
Talk about a good line up! This year’s annual Reggae fest features, Steel Pulse, Barrington Levy, Inner Circle, Mighty Mystic, and many more. Bring the whole family for good tunes and food.
August 21-23: Great Falls Balloon Festival: Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston
Have you ever watched hundreds of hot air balloons ascend into the morning sky? It’s quite an experience and sight to be seen. Not only are the balloons beautiful to watch, but you can also take a ride in one of them!