Eastport, Maine is home to the largest 4th of July Festival in the state of Maine. Come celebrate the beauty of this land in this historic port city on the Atlantic Ocean.
Scavenger Hunt. Find one of our 4th of July rocks and turn it in at Sweeties Downeast to receive a $10 gift card!
10:00-4:00: Tides Institute & Museum of Art Exhibition: Rotating Views.
TIMA at 20, Changing exhibitions and activities, 43 Water Street, Studio Works, 48 Water Street: look for activities on an ad hoc basis!
7:30-8:30: Registration for the Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race. Shead High School.
8:00-10:30: Shead Athletic Boosters Public Breakfast. Eastport Elementary School. $8 Adult. $5 Child.
9:00: 50th Annual Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race begins. Perry Corner to Bank Square. Walk race begins at Carlow Island.
9:00: Dale Lincoln Kids' Fun Run. Ages 13 and under. Boat School to Dead River Company on Key Street.
9:30: Tiny Tots Fair and face painting. Library Lawn. Children's games for ages 5 and under.
10:00: Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors
12:00: Miss 4th of July Contest. Overlook Park. Little Miss 5-8, Junior Miss 9-13, and Miss 14-18. Contestants for all age categories must register before 12 noon.
1:00: Strawberry Shortcake Sale. Sponsored by Peavey Memorial Library Board. Library Park.
1:00-3:00: Open viewing of Civil War mural undergoing restoration. Tides Institute GAR Hall, 6 Green Street, 2nd Floor.
2:00: Fireman's Muster. Water Street.
3:30: Annual Codfish Relay Race. Water Street. 16 and under or 16 and over. Must have four members for a team.
5:00: Shead Alumni Pickup Softball Game. Behind Elementary School.
6:00-8:00: Live Music by Stillwaters Band. Classic Rock and Country Rock. Overlook Park.
6:00-8:00: Class of 1982 Reunion. The Old Sow Grill.
DUSK: Torchlight Parade. Post Office to Motel East.