Summer Solstice Celebration

Event date/time:
June 18, 2016

Come celebrate the Annual Summer Solstice Street Fair on Rockland’s Main Street, Saturday June 18th, 2016 5 – 9 p.m. The Summer Solstice Celebration is hosted by Rockland Main Street, Inc. Main Street between Park & Summer Streets is closed for this fun family event.

Downtown restaurants and food specialty shops along with retail shops will participate with food, Solstice Sidewalk Sales, and entertainment and activities. Maine’s “Official Treat” is featured in The Whoopie Pie Eating Contest. Street entertainment features local performers throughout the evening on the street.

If it is music you come to Summer Solstice for, Paul Benjamin, North Atlantic Blues Festival, has brought back the Summer Solstice eve favorite bands along Main Street with a wide variety of music.

For more information, “like” Rockland Main Street on facebook and check out www.rocklandmainstreet.com. This event is proudly produced by Rockland Main Street

Location Address:
Rockland Main Street Rockland , ME

Lobster Boat Races

Event date/time:
June 19, 2016 – 10:00am – 4:00pm

Over 100 lobster boats compete in various categories.
Location Address: Inside Rockland Breakwater Rockland, ME

Maine Windjammer Parade

Event date/time:
July 15, 2016 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

The entire windjammer fleet participates in an afternoon Parade of Sail past the mile-long Rockland Breakwater, providing spectators with stunning, close-up views of Maine’s fleet of tall ships.
Location Address: Rockland Harbor Rockland, ME

North Atlantic Blues Festival

Event date/time:
July 16 – July 17, 2015

This annual festival features more than 15 blues artists from the U.S. and abroad. Saturday night “Club Crawl” starts at 9:00 p.m. Advance tickets ($25/day, $50/weekend): 207-593-1189; www.northatlanticbluesfestival.com
Location Address: Harbor Park Rockland, ME

July Camden Garden Tour

Event date/time:
July 21, 2016

The entire windjammer fleet participates in an afternoon Parade of Sail past the mile-long Rockland Breakwater, providing spectators with stunning, close-up views of Maine’s fleet of tall ships.
Location Address: Camden, ME

July HARBORARTS – Arts and Crafts Show

Event date/time:
July 16 & 17, 2016 – 9:00am – 5:00am

About 100 artists and artisans display, discuss, and sell their work in a festive open marketplace nestled beside Penobscot Bay — the same land and seascapes that inspired Carol Sebold and three generations of Wyeths.
Location Address: Harbor Park Camden, ME

Annual Lobster Festival

Event date/time:
August 3, 2016 (All day) – August 7, 2016 (All day)

World-famous festival, one of New England’s great summer events. This year’s festival and parade theme is “65 and still going strong”. Saturday night concert by 38 Special. Tons of steamed Maine lobsters served; pageantry, waterfront activities, maritime displays and demonstrations, Maine arts and crafts, visits to Navy and Coast Guard ships, harbor cruises, entertainment, parade, lobster-crate race and more.
Location Address: Harbor Park Rockland, ME

Annual Maine Boats, Home and Harbor Show

Event date/time:
August 12-14, 2016 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where ‘Tradition Shapes Innovation’. Maine’s only in-water boat and home show features artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, and marine gear vendors, plus music, food, and the Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials (Sunday). $12 adults, under 12 free. No pets allowed.
Location Address: Harbor and Buoy Parks Rockland, ME

Union Fair

Event date/time:
August 20, 2016 (All day) – August 27, 2015 (All day)

This classic rural fair includes harness racing, an old-fashioned pig scramble, wild blueberry pie baking and eating contests, animal and tractor pulls, sheep shearing, 4-H exhibits, carnival rides, and fireworks.
Location Address:
Union Fairgrounds
Route 17
Union, ME

September Camden Windjammer Festival

Event date/time:
September 2 – 4, 2016

Location Address: Camden, ME