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Jul
19
Fri
Ice Cream Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ice Cream Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum | Portland | Maine | United States
Trains + ice cream = unforgettable family fun!
Dig in and enjoy a complimentary ice cream treat for every person in your party on Maine Narrow Gauge’s Ice Cream Train.
Unwind as the train follows scenic Casco Bay on a 40-minute, waterfront sunset ride. This train is offered Friday evenings during the summer season.
You’ll ride in a lovingly preserved, one-of-a-kind narrow gauge passenger coach while taking in some of Portland’s best waterside views. Our courteous, knowledgeable staff and volunteers can’t wait to welcome you aboard.
With the sounds and smells of an authentic train, and the timeless taste of ice cream, there’s nothing else like our train ride!
Bring the family to other special events at Maine Narrow Gauge, including Sunset Expresses, the Independence Limited, Pumpkin Trains, and the magical POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.
Make memories that you will cherish for years to come!
Firworks at Hadlock at Sea Dogs Game @ Hadlock Field
Jul 19 @ 6:20 pm
Firworks at Hadlock at Sea Dogs Game @ Hadlock Field | Portland | Maine | United States

Enjoy a spectacular postgame fireworks show. | Presented By Emerson Toyota

Jul
20
Sat
Sunset Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunset Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum | Portland | Maine | United States
All aboard the Sunset Express!
On Saturday evenings this summer, bring your friends and family to Maine Narrow Gauge for an evening scenic train ride.
Relax and take in sunset views of Casco Bay while riding in comfort on a restored, entirely unique train car. This is one of the most unique railroad experiences in New England!
Bonus #1: all passengers get a FREE beverage with their ticket! Adults 21+ can select from a variety of beers, wines, cocktails, and more. Family-friendly options include sodas, juices, and water. *Selection varies – visit our train station for the most current selection.
Bonus #2: you get a coupon for discounted cuisine at Brickyard Hollow, a delicious restaurant just down Thames Street from Maine Narrow Gauge!
Get advance tickets from MaineNarrowGauge.org. We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!
Jul
21
Sun
Sundays on the Boulevard @ Baxter Boulevard
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sundays on the Boulevard @ Baxter Boulevard | Portland | Maine | United States

is back! Starting Sunday, May 5, 2024 Baxter Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic Sundays only, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and OPEN for walkers, bikers, pedestrian traffic + play! This year Sundays on the Boulevard runs through Sunday, September 29, 2024.⁠

: Baxter Boulevard closed to traffic from Vannah Ave. to Catafalque Dr. (Payson Park east entrance). Payson Park, west entrance road – from the tip of the Grass Triangle (by the softball field) to Baxter Boulevard.⁠

Birds of Back Cove Scavenger Hunt with Portland Trails @ Back Cove Trail
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Birds of Back Cove Scavenger Hunt with Portland Trails @ Back Cove Trail | Portland | Maine | United States

Join us for this kid-centric, bird-tastic event on the Back Cove Trail! You and your kids will explore the trail like never before, searching high and low for scavenger hunt items and counting the birds you see along the way. Your child will also have the opportunity to make their own bird feeder, measure their “wingspan,” meet a youth bird expert, and more! Kids who complete all the activities throughout the scavenger hunt will win a prize.

The event will begin and end at the bird’s nest – the grassy area near TEMPOart’s egret installation. No need to pack a lunch! Kid-favorite food truck PB&ME will be onsite with their fun selection of PB&J and grilled cheese sandwiches. And to learn even more about birds, nature, and art with your kids, you can check out some books from the Portland Public Library’s Bookmobile!

Tickets:

  • Adults (18+) – $10 each
  • Kids (3+) – $15 each
  • Kids (0-2) – free

Is cost a barrier for your family? Please reach out to Bailey ( bailey@trails.org) for additional options.

Family Yoga at Harbor View Park @ Harbor View Park
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am
Family Yoga at Harbor View Park @ Harbor View Park | Portland | Maine | United States

Join Portland Yoga Collective’s Cayce, a certified children’s yoga instructor and preschool teacher, for a morning of playful yoga and connection outside!

 

You and your little ones will explore the benefits of yoga through singing, dancing, playing and relaxing together. Each class includes breathing, stretching, pose practice, and engaging activities that are enjoyable for yogis of all ages. No yoga experience necessary.

 

This outdoor class will take place at Harbor View Park. With the West End’s sweetest cafe – Smalls – next door, you can grab a beverage and a treat before class; the playground across the street is the perfect post-class activity to keep the fun going! Bad weather contingency plan is Portland Yoga Collective – you will receive an email with a rain plan 24 hours in advance.

 

Join us Sundays at 10am on the following dates:

  • June 23

  • July 21

  • August 18

  • September 15

Class is best suited for ages 3-10 years old

$20 workshop / family

Workshop is limited to 10 families

 

Sign Up Here

Jul
26
Fri
Ice Cream Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ice Cream Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum | Portland | Maine | United States
Trains + ice cream = unforgettable family fun!
Dig in and enjoy a complimentary ice cream treat for every person in your party on Maine Narrow Gauge’s Ice Cream Train.
Unwind as the train follows scenic Casco Bay on a 40-minute, waterfront sunset ride. This train is offered Friday evenings during the summer season.
You’ll ride in a lovingly preserved, one-of-a-kind narrow gauge passenger coach while taking in some of Portland’s best waterside views. Our courteous, knowledgeable staff and volunteers can’t wait to welcome you aboard.
With the sounds and smells of an authentic train, and the timeless taste of ice cream, there’s nothing else like our train ride!
Bring the family to other special events at Maine Narrow Gauge, including Sunset Expresses, the Independence Limited, Pumpkin Trains, and the magical POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.
Make memories that you will cherish for years to come!
Jul
27
Sat
Sunset Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunset Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum | Portland | Maine | United States
All aboard the Sunset Express!
On Saturday evenings this summer, bring your friends and family to Maine Narrow Gauge for an evening scenic train ride.
Relax and take in sunset views of Casco Bay while riding in comfort on a restored, entirely unique train car. This is one of the most unique railroad experiences in New England!
Bonus #1: all passengers get a FREE beverage with their ticket! Adults 21+ can select from a variety of beers, wines, cocktails, and more. Family-friendly options include sodas, juices, and water. *Selection varies – visit our train station for the most current selection.
Bonus #2: you get a coupon for discounted cuisine at Brickyard Hollow, a delicious restaurant just down Thames Street from Maine Narrow Gauge!
Get advance tickets from MaineNarrowGauge.org. We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!
Jul
28
Sun
Sundays on the Boulevard @ Baxter Boulevard
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sundays on the Boulevard @ Baxter Boulevard | Portland | Maine | United States

is back! Starting Sunday, May 5, 2024 Baxter Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic Sundays only, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and OPEN for walkers, bikers, pedestrian traffic + play! This year Sundays on the Boulevard runs through Sunday, September 29, 2024.⁠

: Baxter Boulevard closed to traffic from Vannah Ave. to Catafalque Dr. (Payson Park east entrance). Payson Park, west entrance road – from the tip of the Grass Triangle (by the softball field) to Baxter Boulevard.⁠

Aug
2
Fri
Ice Cream Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ice Cream Train with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum | Portland | Maine | United States
Trains + ice cream = unforgettable family fun!
Dig in and enjoy a complimentary ice cream treat for every person in your party on Maine Narrow Gauge’s Ice Cream Train.
Unwind as the train follows scenic Casco Bay on a 40-minute, waterfront sunset ride. This train is offered Friday evenings during the summer season.
You’ll ride in a lovingly preserved, one-of-a-kind narrow gauge passenger coach while taking in some of Portland’s best waterside views. Our courteous, knowledgeable staff and volunteers can’t wait to welcome you aboard.
With the sounds and smells of an authentic train, and the timeless taste of ice cream, there’s nothing else like our train ride!
Bring the family to other special events at Maine Narrow Gauge, including Sunset Expresses, the Independence Limited, Pumpkin Trains, and the magical POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.
Make memories that you will cherish for years to come!