Winter in Maine can be quiet, but there’s never a shortage of things to do here.
Christmas by the Sea
December Christmas by the Sea is a December tradition in Camden that kicks off the holiday season, eagerly anticipated by families both near and far. This year is no exception: plans include a holiday parade, stores open late with ongoing sales, carriage rides, a tree-lighting in Harbor Park, carolers, the "real Santa”, and many crafts, fairs and activities throughout the Midcoast communities. For more information visit our events page.
Pies On Parade
January The towns of Rockland and Camden, ME go pie-crazy with participating of area Inns and businesses offering tastes pies and other delectables. Best of all, every dollar raised goes to help hungry Midcoast Maine families through the Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry. More than $200,000 has been raised for the AIO Food Pantry over the 15+ year tenure of this event. Tickets sell out quickly.
U.S National Toboggan Championships
February Toboggan races at the Camden Snow Bowl draw participants and spectators from around the world for this unique event that has been going strong for over 25 years. A field of up to 425 teams will race for the fastest times down the 400-foot-long wooden toboggan chute, which dates back to 1936, and fly across frozen Hosmer Pond to fantastic finishes. Come as a visitor, leave as a future racer - we know you'll be back! FMI: www.camdensnowbowl.com
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
February The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity. Over 8,000* artists, leaders, and researchers from across Canada and around the world participate in programs at The Banff Centre every year. Through its multidisciplinary programming, The Banff Centre provides them with the support they need to create, to develop solutions, and to make the impossible possible. Maine Sport Outfitters hosts the Rockport, Maine tour location at the Strom Auditorium. A program is chosen that reflects the interests of the local audiences from a selection of films on exploration and adventure, culture and environment, and mountain sports.
February International conference focusing on world issues. FMI: