Belfast, Maine

Belfast, Maine​

Located at the mouth of the Passagassawakeag River and on Penobscot Bay, the charming town of Belfast has it all!  Seafood and a hip brewery on a working waterfront, one of Maine’s best vegetarian restaurants, the iconic Belfast Co-op, the art-deco Colonial Theatre, art galleries, antiques, renowned book shops, the oldest shoe store in America and the largest, year-round Maine farmers’ market with 70+ vendors. It is home to several well-known Maine festivals. 

A national Main Street designated downtown!

TIP! Start your visit of downtown Belfast near the top of Main Street (Post Office) for a great view of the downtown, then make you way down to the water and back!

101 Main Street, Belfast, ME 04915 (map)

Downtown features:



The exciting highlights below are here to tempt you, but there is much more to explore in downtown Belfast, Maine!

(a more complete directory can be found HERE)

Dog on a leash

Dog Friendly Area:

The Rail Trail! (info)


Upcoming Local Events



Annual & Seasonal Events


The Downtown Beat


Breweries on Main Street Maine (Updated!)

Sip a downtown pour (Breweries on Main Street Maine). List of Maine’s downtown breweries: Cushnoc Brewing, Bath Brewing, Marshall Wharf, Moderation Brewing, Bateau Brewing, Rock Harbor Brewing, The Run of the Mill, Yes Brewing, …

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Main Street Maine’s Bakeries & Pastry Shops

Fresh bread and croissants anyone? Here is a sample of Main Street Maine’s best downtown bakeries. These small, independent bakeries are important pillars of our vibrant downtowns and some have been around for generations.

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Mockingbird bookshop in Bath, Maine (new owner)

Bookshops on Main Street Maine!

Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Here is a sample of Main Street Maine’s best downtown bookstores. These small, independent bookshops are important components of our communities and offer places to connect with like-minded individuals. These Maine bookstores offer a depth of knowledge rarely found in bigger chains (or online), and they also support our talented local authors. Make sure to visit these wonderful downtown book shops right on Main Street Maine!

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Contact Information



Contact: Zach Schmesser

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