Camden Winterfest

Camden's Winterfest gives you every reason to pack your bags early and make your trip to the US National Toboggan Championships into a Midcoast Maine vacation. Camden Winterfest 2016 is Maine’s Mardi Gras. This is a week-long celebration of winter with outdoor and indoor activities, beginning with ice carving and snow sculpting and culminating with the Toboggan Nationals and a celebratory dance, all with a Maine Mardi Gras festive theme. 

Click here for a printable schedule (.pdf)

Week of January 23: 

Friday Jan. 29: 

Saturday, Jan. 30:

Sunday, Jan. 31:

  • CamJam Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding Competition: 9am to noon, Harbor Park 
  • Awards for US Sanctioned Maine State Snow Sculpting Championships and “Snow Creatures & Castles” Neighborhood Snow Sculptures: noon, Village Green 

Tuesday, Feb. 2:

Wednesday, Feb. 3: 

Thursday, Feb. 4:

Friday, Feb. 5:

  • U.S. National Toboggan Championships: Camden Snow Bowl, 10am-2pm, Toboggan Chute open to the public (conditions permitting), 3-5pm, first runs
  • Snow Plow Parade: 6:30pm, downtown Camden   
    • parade participation details here
    • parade application here
  • Fireworks over the Harbor: 7pm, Harbor Park  

Saturday, Feb. 6:


Sunday, Feb. 7:

  • U.S. National Toboggan Championships, 9am-3:30pm, Camden Snow Bowl Snow Bowl bus Shuttle: 8am-4pm
  • Free Showing of the Super Bowl, Strand Theater, 6:30pm, 345 Main Street, Rockland


Winterfest enjoys wide community support and participation from the Camden Area Business Group, Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of CommerceCamden Public Library, and extraordinary efforts from residents, the town crew and especially the Snow Bowl crew.

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are always welcome, to help the various committees with inspiration and planning, then prepare the town for Winterfest, and then finally to help out at each activity, from the ice carving at the Amphitheatre to parking cars at the Toboggan Nationals. 

Email for more information  on becoming a volunteer. The committee is always looking for new ideas and energy, as Winterfest is a rapidly evolving and growing celebration.

Camden Area Business Group
PO Box 505 | Camden ME 04843

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