There is always something fun happening in DownEast, Maine. Due to Covid-19, check each event's website for updates.
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 24-25, 2021.
Machias Wild Blueberry Festival
The 41st 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 20-22, 2021.
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 4-5, 2021
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 2021.
Free Family Fishing Days
Free fishing days will take place on February 13-14 and June 5-6, 2021. 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.
2020 Visitor Guide
Click on the image to read the 2020 Guidebook (a new window will open).