One of the things I love about Maine in the Summer are the festivals.  And there are a lot to choose from!  We've put together our list of some of the MUST ATTEND festivals coming up this Summer.

According to Only In Your State, here are several Central Maine festivals you need to check out!

The International Homecoming Festival (Calais) - Taking place between August 9th and August 13th, it celebrates the relationship between cross-border towns Calais Maine and St. Stephen New Brunswick.  Get all the details at the official website


Bucksport Bay Festival (Bucksport) - In late July, Bucksport becomes all about the kids!  In 2017, the festival runs between July 21st adn the 23rd and will also be a part of the 225th anniversary of Bucksport.  Get more details on their Chamber Of Commerce website


Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival (Litchfield) - The first one took place in 1991 and was a huge success.  Now, there are two each year.  2017 will mark the 48th and 49th festivals!  This year, they'll be held in mid June (14th - 18th) and late August (23rd - 27th) and will feature talent from Maine, Virginia, and Tennessee.  Get more details at the Blistered Fingers site.


Boothbay Harbor Fest (Boothbay harbor) - One of the most loved festivals in this part of the state.  This year, it runs September 1st thought the 10th and features a 5K and half marathon, fashion show, lots of live music, and more  Get more details at the Boothbay Harbor Fest website