Must-See Summer Events Near Camden

Are you planning a trip to Camden this summer? Glenmoor by the Sea knows it's not easy to plan if you're not from around here so we've put together a list of the most interesting and accessible summer events near Camden, Maine.

Maine Lobster Festival

August 3rd-7th, 2022

Maine's Lobster Festival takes place every summer for five days and is located on the coast of Maine in Rockland! This event has become an internationally recognized celebration of local seafood. Don't miss out on the freshest and most delicious seafood in the world. More information on this FREE event can be found on Maine Lobster Festival's website.

Maine Union Fair & Wild Blueberry Festival

July 27th-31st, 2022

The Union Fair happens once every summer and aims to celebrate the agriculture of Maine. The fair has a lot to offer including livestock shows and auctions, an exhibition hall, demolition derbies, harness racing, fireworks, live music and entertainment and most notably - The Wild Blueberry Festival. The Wild Blueberry Festival consists of many activities - a pie-eating contest, a pie baking contest, and so many more. The actual blueberry festival will be taking place on July 29th but there are other wild blueberry festivities around all week. Learn more about it on the Maine Union Fair website.

North Atlantic Blues Festival (Rockland)

July 16th-17th, 2022

The North Atlantic Blues Festival is a two-day, nationally recognized, annual event featuring blues performers from all over. The blues festival is held at the Public Landing in Rockland, Maine overlooking Rockland harbor. The talent and the location make for an amazing summer experience. Learn more and buy tickets on the North Atlantic Blues Festival website.

Camden Windjammer Festival

Labor Day Weekend, 2022

The Camden Windjammer Festival is an annual celebration of Camden's maritime history and traditions. Every Labor Day weekend, people travel to experience a few days of awe-inspiring events including the arrival of the windjammers, the maritime heritage fair, contra dance, fireworks, auctions, a pancake breakfast, a lobster crate race, a chowder challenge, free concerts, boat races and much more. Visit the Camden Snowbowl website for more information about the Camden Windjammer Festival.

Camden Classics Cup

July 28th-30th, 2022

The Camden Classics Cup is one of the world's most beautiful regattas - sailed where the mountains meet the sea off of Camden, Maine. It is a celebration of both classic yacht racing and boatbuilding. The Camden Classics Cup aims to give sailors the time of their lives with terrific on-the-water racing, and stellar onshore events. Learn more about this event and register on the Camden Classics Cup website.

Music by the Sea (July 4)

July 4th, 2022

Camden Rotary Club's annual Music by the Sea Celebration returns to downtown Camden with an afternoon and evening of live performances by Maine-based musicians. The Bay Chamber Concerts Jazz Ensemble will start the festivities with a one-hour performance on the Village Green. The music will resume at the Camden Library Amphitheatre with the Casco Bay Wind Symphony's Broadway and popular music, Singer-Songwriter Chris Ross, and The Right Track's danceable rhythm and blues. Get more information about Music by the Sea on Pen Bay Pilot's website.

Great Schooner Race

July 8th, 2022

The Maine Windjammer Association's Great Schooner Race is considered the largest gathering of traditional schooners in America. The race promises to be full with maritime lore, high competition, and live music! Don't miss one of the most exciting and renowned sailing events on the East Coast. Register or learn more about the Great Schooner Race on The Maine Windjammer Association's website.

Maine Authors Book Festival

August 27th, 2022

The Maine Authors Book Festival takes place at 12 High Street, Thomaston Maine, next to the General Henry Knox Museum. If you attend this awesome event, you can expect author signings, live music, food & refreshments, presentations, raffles, and books for sale. Get more details about the event on the Maine Authors Publishing website.

Glenmoor by the Sea

Glenmoor by the Sea is located in close proximity to these awesome events. Don't wait to book your stay with us - our rooms are filling up fast! View our accommodations and book your stay today.