Memorial Day Weekend Guide: May 25th – 28th, 2018 | Portland Old Port

Memorial Day Weekend Guide for May 25th – 28th, 2018

A three-day weekend spent in the Old Port?! Consider yourself #blessed.


There’s no better way to begin your weekend in Portland, Maine than with Beer & Oysters: May Edition at Rising Tide Brewing Company with O’Oysters, starting at 4 pm!

Join Nosh as they tap the very first keg outside of the Definitive Brewing Co. tasting room with a tap takeover! Hang out, try 4 beers from the new brewery, and maybe even nosh a little.

Help Novare Res Bier Cafe celebrate their 10th year of slingin’ biers all weekend long! In good company with the likes of Oxbow, Allagash, Honeymaker, Foulmouthed, Maine Beer Company, Orono Brewing Co., and more!


POPSiCKEL is returning for another hot summer of giving Portland a series of great music and parties starting with a cruise with Casco Bay Lines, boarding at 6 pm!

Got juice? No, get Juiced. at their grand opening celebration and try their smoothies, juices, protein shakes, smoothie bowls, gluten-free baked goods, wraps, salads, and more starting at 10 am!

Join MJ’s Wine Bar as they open up their patio (one of the largest in town) for the season with $15 bottles of Ponte Vinho Verde, fresh complimentary strawberries, and yacht rock from their friend Girouard & Maurice, starting at noon!

Deep Cuts at Oxbow Blending & Bottling will feature an all vinyl set with DJ HiDuke & Teal Child starting at 7 pm along with the release of this years BAJPA, a 6.5% abv American0hopped saison aged in oak barrels with wild yeast and Maine microflora.


Step outside the Old Port and onto the ferry to Peak’s Island and head to Jones Landing for the first Reggae Sunday of 2018! Get ready for reggae music and fun in the (hopefully) sun starting at 11 am.

Join Level Vybz Promotions as they present music by HLM & Star Boyz (NJ) on a Memorial Day Weekend Blue & White Cruise with Casablanca Cruises! All aboard at 4:30 pm.

Let’s see who can bring the most laughs with Maine Battle Comedy at Empire Live Music & Events featuring two of the best roasters Maine has to offer, Colby Bradshaw & Keith Hebert starting at 8 pm for just $5 at the door.


Hang out and enjoy AKELA MOON’s Super Duper Musical Memorial Day BBQ! Bring your beverage of choice, something to eat or grill, even a musical instrument if you’re so inclined, beginning at 11 am at 59 Caleb Street!

It’s the collab of all collabs as Bunker Brewing Co. hosts a Memorial Day BBQ with food by Salvage BBQ! Come hungry and thirsty at 1 pm.

The holiday weekend wouldn’t be complete without some live music on Portland’s largest waterfront deck, otherwise known as The Porthole. Come for some music by the Pat Foley Band and stay for the sunshine, views, good company, drinks, and food starting at 2 pm.