Gardiner, Maine

Gardiner Maine Historic Downtown Area (by BC)

Gardiner, Maine​

As Maine’s gateway to midcoast, mountains, and downeast, Gardiner is unspoiled, authentic New England community with a historic downtown located within an hour of Maine’s famous midcoast region and just a 45 minute drive from Portland. From art and music festivals to our famous Swine & Stein Oktoberfest, you’ll experience Maine’s best kept secret in Gardiner!​​

A national Main Street designated downtown!

TIP!  Start your visit of downtown Gardiner at the beautiful historic Public Library located: 152 Water Street, Gardiner, ME 04345 (map)

 

Downtown features:

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Suggestions

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

(a more complete directory can be found HERE)
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Great for kids:

Kennebec River Trail! (info)
Gardiner Commons (map)

Dog on a leash

Dog Friendly Area:

NEW! Gardiner ME Dog Park (info)
Kennebec River Trail! (info)

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Upcoming Local Events

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Annual & Seasonal Events

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The Downtown Beat

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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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Map & Directions:

Weather:

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Contact Information

GARDINER MAIN STREET

Contact: Piper Panzeri

Website: Click here

info@gardinermainstreet.org