5 BEST Fall Festivals in Maine

North American Wife Carrying Championship

The tournament at Sunday River is a must-see event with scenic chairlift rides, crafts, food, wine tasting, and a beer tent during prime foliage at the Maine ski resort. 


A fun-filled weekend of fall-themed events, including pumpkin and cookie decorating, costume parade, classic car show, craft show, funhouse, high heel race, bed race, wagon rides, storytelling, and a scarecrow contest in beautiful Ogunquit by the sea. 

Harvest on the Harbor

Portland’s premier food and wine event showcasing top local chefs, Maine food, and wines in beautiful waterfront settings. 

Festival of Tree

Dozens of stunningly decorated trees and wreaths are created based on themes picked every season and hosted at the Dyer Library and Saco Museum. 

Sparkle Celebration

The first weekend of December, inspire your holiday spirit with a Parade of Lights down Main Street, concerts, visits with Santa, decorating contests, the famous Talking Christmas Tree, and more! 

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