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There is always something fun happening in DownEast, Maine.  Check each event's website for updates.

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Grand Lake Stream

Folk Art Festival

The Grand Lake Stream Folk Arts Festival is held on the ballfield in "downtown" Grand Lake Stream. Browse the work of 50+ artisans. Musical Entertainment, educational exhibits and special displays of quilts and Grand Laker canoes. Leashed dogs are welcome.  July 29-30, 2023.


Machias Wild Blueberry Festival

The 46th annual Wild Blueberry Festival celebrates the blueberry with a Main Street parade, fabulous food, crafts and fine art by regional artists, live music and activities for children. August 18-20, 2023.

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Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival

For two days at the end of summer, the Salmon and Seafood Festival is held in historic downtown Eastport, Maine. Salmon Sunday features a salmon dinner. Past events included: boat cruises and the Salmon Race and Walk. Visit the Maine made craft and food vendors. September 2-3, 2023.

Eastport Pirate Festival

Eastport Pirate Festival

The Eastport Pirate Festival is three fun-filled days of events in September for all ages. Come see the Pirate Parade and the Great Pirate Lobster Boat Race on Passamaquoddy Bay. Don't miss the fireworks, bed race, kids events, live music and much more. September 8th-10th 2023.

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Free Family Fishing Days

Free fishing days will take place on February 18-19 and June 3-4, 2023. On these days, any person (except those whose license has been suspended or revoked) may fish without a license. All other laws and regulations apply on these days. 

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2023 Visitor Guide

Click on the image to read the 2023 Guidebook (a new window will open).


Wild Blueberry


Wild Blueberry Land

1067 US Hwy 1

Columbia Falls, ME 04623

(207) 483-BLUE (2583)

Farm number: (207) 483-3884

lobster, icecream cone

S'huckins Lobstah

S'huckins Lobstah

33 Houlton Road

Baileyville, ME 04694

(207) 454-1244

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Nook & Cranny Restaurant

Nook & Cranny Restaurant

575 Airline Rd (Route 9)

Baileyville, ME 04694

(207) 454-3335


Raye's Mustard Mill
Museum under construction

Raye's Mustard Mill

83 Washington Street

54 Water St. (gift shop is open)

P.O. Box 2

Eastport, ME 04631

(800) 853-1903

Roosevelt Campobello International Park.

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

459 Rte 774

Welshpool, New Brunswick E5E 1A4

(506) 752-2922


Take care of the land. Take care of yourself. We’re a partner of the Look Out for ME initiative to provide guidelines, tips and resources for your next Maine adventure. 

Member, St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce
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