Festival Franco Fun, Lewiston

  • June 2, 2012, a one day celebration of the rich Franco-American Heritage of this community.
  • Located on 46 Cedar Street Lewiston, Maine.
  • It features French entertainment, Canadian cuisine, music, dancing and a full day of lively and fun filled activities.
  • Historical displays will also be a featured attraction.
  • Website: Festival Franco Fun

Liberty Festival

  • Wednesday July 4th, 2012
  • Celebrate independence with food, fun and a grand fireworks display.
  • Festivities will take place along the banks of the Androscoggin River.
  • Website: Liberty Festival

L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary Hometown Celebration

  • 95 Main Street, Freeport Call (207) 865-1212 with questions.
  • Celebrate L.L. Bean’s 100th Anniversary with four days of fun including free outdoor concerts every evening in Discovery Park.
  • Test your skills on the 25-foot climbing wall and check out the L.L. Bean Boot Mobile.
  • July 4th: 35th Annual 10K road race and a parade down Main Street.
  • July 5th: Try kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding for free with Outdoor Discovery courses.
  • Meet Wally the Green Monster and see the Boston Red Sox World Series trophies.
  • July 6th: Enjoy free concerts by local and regional artists all afternoon and evening.
  • July 7th: Watch one of the largest fireworks displays ever seen in Maine.
  • Website: L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary Hometown Celebration

Moxie Festival

  • Held in downtown Lisbon Falls the 2nd weekend in July (July 13-15th) honoring Moxie.
  • Activities include fireworks, Pow Wow, Androscoggin River race, food, crafts, a parade and much more.
  • Car show on the 15th at Lisbon high School.
  • Website: Moxie Festival

Maine Lobster Festival – 1 hour and 40 minutes away

  • August 1 – 5
  • Located at 275 Main Street, Rockland Maine.
  • Call 1-800-LOB-CLAW with questions.
  • Wednesday August 1 – open noon to 10 pm.
  • Admission is $5/Adults and $2/Children (6-12).
  • Thursday – Saturday Admission is $8/Adults and $2/Children (6-12).
  • Sunday is Hometown Day and Admission is free for all ages.
  • Come enjoy live entertainment, Maine Sea Goddess Pageant, Seafood Cooking Contest, Local Arts & Crafts.
  • Also enjoy the Foot Race across 50 partially submerged lobster crates.
  • There are various kid’s events including a marine tent.
  • The parade down Main Street will begin at 10 am on Saturday August 4.
  • Website: Maine Lobster Festival

Great Falls Balloon Festival

  • August 17-19, 2012
  • For 20 years, this festival has been a host to over forty hot air balloonists from across the Northeast.
  • The Balloon Fest is one of the largest hot air balloon festivals in northern New England.
  • The festival features ongoing activities throughout the weekend for people of all ages.
  • The festival includes beautiful balloon launches, live entertainment from local bands, food, many different craft and trade tables.
  • The festival also has a carnival, a parade making this a family fun day with many more fun activities for the whole family.
  • Website: Great Falls Balloon Festival

Lewiston/Auburn Greek Festival

  • September 6th – 8th 2012
  • Thursday 4pm – 8pm and Friday & Saturday 11am – 10pm. For more info call (207) 783-6795
  • The festival features Greek folk music and dancing, a wide variety of Greek foods, a bazaar and games for kids.
  • Website: Lewiston/Auburn Greek Festival