Local Life & Events on Main Street Maine!

Suggestions for Restaurants & Pubs, Theaters, Art, Historic Districts & Trails, Festivals, Shops, Wellness

Welcome to Main Street Maine!

Welcome to
Main Street Maine!

Main Street Maine highlights Maine’s ten accredited Main Street America communities.

Uncover the array of experiences our lively and thriving downtowns offer year-round, from exceptional local shops and restaurants to dynamic cultural events, scenic trails, and New England’s captivating history and architecture.

This website is here to help you plan your trip and make the most out of your visit.

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Main Street Maine highlights Maine’s ten accredited Main Street America communities. Uncover the array of experiences our lively and thriving downtowns offer year-round, from exceptional local shops and restaurants to dynamic cultural events, scenic trails, and New England’s captivating history and architecture. This website is here to help you plan your trip and make the most out of your visit.

PLAN YOUR VISIT > FIRST STEP

LOCATE A DOWNTOWN

Three of our downtowns are located in Southern Maine (Biddeford, Saco, Westbrook), four are in the midcoast area (Brunswick, Bath, Rockland, Belfast), and three are inland (Gardiner, Augusta, Skowhegan).

Start your Main Street Maine tour by selecting one of the ten downtowns on the map!

Three of our downtowns are located in Southern Maine (Biddeford, Saco, Westbrook), four are in the midcoast area (Brunswick, Bath, Rockland, Belfast), and three are inland (Gardiner, Augusta, Skowhegan).

Start your Main Street Maine tour by selecting one of the ten downtowns on the map!

River-Jam Festival Biddeford and Saco, Maine

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LOCAL EVENTS

We have organized our events into two categories: Larger annual events (e.g. downtown festivals, etc.) and smaller upcoming community events (e.g. openings, trivia, special menus, wine tastings, dance classes, etc.)

Main Street Maine year-round communities host various local events to welcome visitors, promote community engagement, and support local businesses. Find fun Farmers Markets, Art Walks and craft fairs, downtown festivals, small concerts and live Performances, shop local events, (…) Just a few examples of the types of events you might find on Maine’s only 10 accredited Main Street.

River-Jam Festival Biddeford and Saco, Maine

MAIN STREET MAINE

LOCAL EVENTS

Main Street Maine year-round communities host various local events to welcome visitors, promote community engagement, and support local businesses. Find fun Farmers Markets, Art Walks and craft fairs, downtown festivals, small concerts and live Performances, shop local events, (…) Just a few examples of the types of events you might find on Maine’s only 10 accredited Main Street.

We have organized our events into two categories: Larger annual events (e.g. downtown festivals, etc.) and smaller Upcoming downtown events (e.g. openings, trivia, special menus, wine tastings, live music, dance classes, walking tours, etc.)

MAIN STREET MAINE

THE DOWNTOWN BEAT:
NEW EXPERIENCES

Main Street Maine regularly publishes posts that showcase exciting features of our downtowns and are either organized thematically (e.g., Breweries,  antique shops, Farmers’ markets on Main Street Maine) or seasonally (Winter festivals, Halloween, etc.).

Aug 18
Main Street Maine: Explore the great indoors!

Maine's historic downtowns are particularly attractive when the great outdoor isn't an option.

  • Augusta, Maine

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