The holiday season in Maine is truly a magical time. There are so many fun & festive events happening this holiday season there is no way you can fit it all in, but here's a great list of events in the Southern Maine area to choose from. My favorite part of this season is family time, making traditions and enjoying the magic of the season with my boys. Some of these events are already traditions for us; what are you favorite festive events here in Maine?
Freeport Tree Lighting & Northern Lights Show, November 21st
Craft Fairs Galore, a list of fairs
A Christmas Carol at Portland Stage, November 28th-December 24th
Portland Tree Lighting, November 29th
Brunswick Downtown Associations Small Business Saturday & Tree Lighting, November 29th
Make a Candy Cane at Wilbur's Candy in Freeport, November 30th
Old Fashioned Christmas Events in Downtown Bath- All throughout December!
The Victorian Nutcracker, December 13th & 14th
Sparkle Weekend- Freeport, December 5th-7th
Light the Farm at Pineland, December 6th
Christmas on the Cape, December 6th
Yarmouth's Town Carol Sing, Tree Lighting, & Visits with Santa, December 6th
Sparkle Express- Freeport, December 6th
Build a Cozy Cottage of Chocolate at Wilbur's Candy in Freeport, December 6th
Christmas Prelude, Kennebunkport, December 5th & 6th
Night of the Nutcracker at the Victoria Mansion, December 7th
Santa Sunday at Sunday River, Bethel, December 7th
Breakfast with Santa at Camp Ketcha- Scarborough, December 7th
Twombly Pond Tree Lighting at Family Ice Center in Falmouth, December 10th
Christmas By the Sea- Ogunquit, December 12th - 14th
Parade of Lights in Portland Harbor, December 15th
Portland Symphony Orchestra's Magic of Christmas, December 12th- 21st
Skating Season Kick-off Party on at Twombly Pond (Family Ice Center in Falmouth)- December 13th
FREE Skate with the UMAINE Black Bears at Family Ice Center in Falmouth- December 14th
Polar Express- Portland, 11/28-12/123
Cut your own Christmas Tree (List of Maine tree farms)
Candy Cane Train- Bath, December 13th & 14th
Skating with Santa at the Colisee in Lewiston, December 20th
Center for Wildlife Holiday Bazar- Saturdays & Sundays, November 29th - December 21st
Open Skate with The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at Family Ice Center in Falmouth- December 23rd
Kids New Years Eve Celebration at Family Ice Center in Falmouth- December 31st
New Years Eve Celebration at LL Bean- December 31st
South Portland Winterfest- January 31st
What are your favorites? And what did I miss?
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I'm Rebecca, a Maine mom of three energetic young boys and wife of a lobsterman, living in my favorite place, the coast of Maine. You'll find me here talking about my parenting journey, mom style, recipes, running and exercise, travel, stories from our life in Maine and so much more! Most days I'm just figuring it out as I go - Thanks so much for stopping by!