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Greater Portland Events

The Greater Portland region abounds with events and activities for all tastes and ages throughout the year.  Don't forget to mark your calendars for these popular annual events.

Old Port Festival
Sunday, June 9, 2013
This do-not-miss event turns the entire Old Port and beyond into a hub of music, activities and fabulous food.

Fourth of July Festival
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Enjoy spectacular fireworks over the waters of the Eastern Promenade.  Be sure to get there early for the best viewing.

Yarmouth Clam Festival
July 19 - 21, 2013
Only twenty miles from the Inn is the quintessental Maine town of Yarmouth.  This quaint historic location becomes a whirl of activity with parades, crafts and activities for the entire family.

Beach to Beacon
Saturday, August 3, 2013
A world class 6.2 mile race from Crescent Beach to Portland Head light, the race course runs directly in front of Inn by the Sea.  The event was founded by gold medal marathon winner and Cape Elizabeth native, Joan Benoit Samuelson.

Great Falls Balloon Festival
August 16 - 18, 2013
Taking place on the Riverfront in Lewiston/Auburn, this event fills the sky with hot air balloons.  Most will watch and the brave will ride.

Pumpkin Carving
Mid-October / Dates TBD
An annual event, we kick off the fall harvest season right here on the oceanfront lawn with fun and food for all. 

Harvest on the Harbor
October 23 - 26, 2013
Maine's premier culinary event and wine festival, Harvest on the Harbor offers three fulls days of seminars, shopping, food pairings and wines and spirits. 

Attraction

Kayaking
 

Audubon Nature Preserve in Scarborough

207-781-2330

 

LL Bean Outdoor Adventures Classes – Portland & Freeport

888-552-3261

 

Maine Island Kayaking  

207-766-2373

 
Cruises/Sailing Sailing on Casco Bay
 

Casco Bay Lines                       

207-774-7871

 

Portland Schooner Company    

207-766-2500

   
Whale Watching
 

First Chance Whale Watching    

207-967-5507

   
Lobster Boat Cruises
 

Lucky Catch Cruises   

207-761-0941

   
Fishing Charters
 

Maine Salt Water Fishing          

207-741-5858

 

Capt Keith Hall Fishing 

207-632-1061

 

Maine Fishing and Diving          

207-799-9826

   
Duck Tours207-774-DUCK
 
Hot Air Balloon Rides
 

Hot Fun                       

207-799-0193

 

Balloons Over New England      

800-788-5562

 
Golf Courses
 

Purpoodock Club – Private Course – must be book through the Inn

 

Sable Oaks – South Portland    

207-775-6257

 

Dunegrass – Old Orchard Beach           

207-934-4513

 

Many more within 20 minutes of the Inn

 
Lighthouses
 

Portland Headlight at Fort Williams State Park

 

Two Lights State Park & Lighthouse

 

Spring Point Lighthouse

 

Plus many more

 
Museums
 

Portland Museum of Art            

207-775-6148

 

Children’s Museum       

207-828-1234

 

Southworth Planetarium

207-780-4249

 

Portland Harbor Museum          

207-799-6337

 

Tate House Museum     

207-774-6177

 

Victorian Museum         

207-772-4841

 

Winslow Homer House  

207-775-6148

 
Shopping
 

Old Port District – many unique Maine shops

 

Freeport Outlet Shopping – including LL Bean

 

Kittery Outlet Shopping

 
Sports
 

Portland Sea Dogs Baseball     

800-936-3647

 

Portland Pirates Hockey                       

207-775-3331

 

Beech Ridge Motor Speedway  

207-885-0111

 

Maine Indoor Karting    

800-2GO-KART

 

Racket & Fitness Center

207-775-6128

 

Pirates Cove – Mini Golf                       

207-934-5086

 

Westerly Winds – Mini Golf & Go Carts 

207-854-9463

 
Tours & Trails
 

Nature walks/Bird Tours Scarborough Marsh      

207-781-2330

 

Self-Guided Tours, Greater Portland Landmarks 

207-774-5561

   

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