Insider’s Guide to Summer Events in Camden, Maine


Two sailboats on the water sort of like what you could see during a Camden, Maine summer events.

Located on the rocky coast of Camden, Maine, Camden Harbour Inn is right in the heart of all the action this summer. Camden is host to a plethora of can’t miss summer events for the whole family! The team at Camden Harbour has compiled a list of our favorite upcoming Camden, Maine, summer events.

1. The Great Schooner Race

Maine’s tall ship fleet gathers for an exciting race from Islesboro to Rockland. After the race is a festive awards party with live music. This year marks the 44th anniversary of the Great Schooner Race, North America’s largest annual gathering of tall ships! Pre-race festivities include fireworks and small boat races.

2. The North Atlantic Blues Festival

The North Atlantic Blues Festival is an annual two-day blues music festival in Rockland, Maine,  featuring national blues performers and is considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. If you are hungry, this festival has vendors selling a wide array of food, drinks, and crafts.

3. Camden Garden Tour

The Camden Garden Club’s annual Camden Garden Tour has been one of the summer season’s most popular events for the past 74 years. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to stroll through lovely gardens in midcoast Maine. 

4. Maine Union Fair and Wild Blueberry Festival

The Maine Union Fair and Wild Blueberry Festival takes place annually for one week in August and celebrates agriculture in the state of Maine. Nestled among beautiful farmlands in Union, Maine the fair includes activities and entertainment for all age groups. Explore the livestock shows and auctions, harness racing, fireworks, live music, and more. 

5. Maine Celtic Celebration

The Maine Celtic Celebration in Belfast, Maine, is a three-day music and cultural festival celebrating the rich Celtic history and culture along the coast of Maine. Some highlights include traditional Celtic music and dance, U.S. National Cheese Rolling Championships, Celtic cultural workshops, and more!

The Perfect Maine Coast Inn to Rest Your Head

Camden, Maine summer events are the best! Whatever fun-filled events you choose to attend this summer, make sure you choose the right Maine Coast inn. Camden Harbour Inn offers an unmatched combination of opulent suites, picturesque views, indulgent amenities, and expertly crafted cuisine served at our world-class fine dining restaurant. You can even relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at Camden Harbour Inn with one of their specialty massages, including hot stone massage, Swedish massage, aromatherapy massage, and more. To book your summer getaway today at one of New England’s most exclusive boutique hotels, check our availability online or give us a call at 1-800-236-4266.