Summer in Maine never felt so good.

Jazz in June

June Come enjoy great 3 days of music, fantastic food and fun in our lovely mid-coast setting. Music in our beautiful Camden Opera House, ​​​​at the Camden Snow Bowl and all around town. FMI: Jazz in June Camden

Paces for PAWS

June 5k Race & 1 Mile Family Fun Walk, Belfast Rail Trail. Bring all your running friends out to participate in this fun, dog-friendly 5K and 1 mile walk to support our local animal shelter P.A.W.S. FMI

Historic Camden Walks

Fridays at 4:00pm, Late June–Mid-September Join us for an entertaining, educational one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites. Free of charge; donations appreciated. Reservations encouraged. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and the Camden Area Business Group. FMI: 207-236-3440 or stop by the Library circulation desk.

Festival of Independence

July 4 Join us in Harbor Park forJuly 4 Join us in Harbor Park for music. Concerts and fireworks all overlooking beautiful Camden Harbor. music. Concerts and fireworks all overlooking beautiful Camden Harbor.July 4 Join us in Harbor Park for music. Concerts and fireworks all overlooking beautiful Camden Harbor.

Monday Movies in the Park

Movies the old fashioned way, starting at dusk in the Camden Amphitheatre, rain or shine (we move indoors if it is inclement), July and August. FMI: 207-236-3440, or

Harbor Arts & Books Fair

July Over 100 artists and craftspeople display and sell their work in scenic Camden Amphitheater, Harbor Park, and along Atlantic Avenue. Stroll around the different vendor tents and shop for unique art and crafts while enjoying the view. FMI

Camden Garden Club House & Garden Tour

July One of Maine's oldest and most famous annual summer tours. 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., rain or shine. Unique views, waterfront properties, and in-town jewels make this tour a must-see event. The 70th Annual House and Garden Tour will feature 7 diverse and remarkable properties including small town cottages, an 1820s gem updated for modern living while maintaining the charm of its origins, a 60 acre transformation of one man’s unique and personal vision, a magnificent Arts and Crafts estate situated on 21 acres, overlooking beautiful Penobscot Bay.

Camden Shakespeare Festival

July - August The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. FMICamden Shakespeare Festival

July - August The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. FMI: Camden Shakespeare Festival

Camden Classics Cup

July Classic yachts convene in Camden for several days of racing in 
Penobscot Bay and events hosted by Lyman Morse Boatbuilding. FMI: Camden Classics Cup

Merryspring Kitchen Tour

August Tour kitchens in area homes and taste delicacies prepared by local chefs at every stop.

August Tour kitchens in area homes and taste delicacies prepared by local chefs at every stop.

Camden Windjammer Festival

Labor Day Weekend Camden hosts a windjammer celebration of maritime heritage. Throughout the day on Friday, Schooners from around Maine sail in and dock in our harbor—whether you’re a boat lover or not, it’s a spectacular site. After nightfall, fireworks officially kick off the weekend, and festivities continue throughout. When it comes to a community party, the crews, captains, craftspeople, business owners, residents, neighbors, and visitors really know how to have a great, family-friendly time in one of the world’s prettiest harbors.