The 45th Annual Old Port Fest Weekend Guide for June 8–10th

The 45th Annual Old Port Fest Weekend Guide for June 8–10th

Prepare yourself for one of Portland’s biggest weekends of the year… That’s right, this weekend marks the 45th annual Old Port Festival and Summer Kick off Weekend!

Celebrate music, art and community while indulging in fantastic Maine grub and beer in Portland’s beautiful downtown.


Start Summer Kick Off Weekend with Portland’s Square Hop. Catch special musical performances in Post Office Park, Monument Square, Congress Square, and Longfellow Square from 6-8pm.

Feeling thirsty? Visit Brick South at Thompson’s Point 6-8pm for Make Mine From Maine Cocktail Bash. Serving drinks from sixteen Maine distillers, you’re sure to find your perfect weekend cocktail.

In the mood for a flick? Catch the encore weekend of RBG [A film about Ruth Bader Ginsburg] 2pm at Portland Museum of Art.


Ever wonder what businesses occupy Portland’s working waterfront? Well take advantage of the 5th annual Walk the Working Waterfront, and visit the piers, wharves and boats off Commercial Street and explore Portland’s marine economy.

Looking for a drink? Join The Maine Brew Bus for Casco Fiasco starting at 10:30 and visit Foundation Brewing, Lone Pine Brewing, Sebago Brew Pub and Rising Tide Brewing!

Visit Allagash Brewery 2-5pm for a behind the scenes tour of the brewery while sampling some of their creations!

In the mood to dance? Enjoy a mix of your favorite 70s, 80s and 90s hits at Ri Ra Portland! Starting at 10pm, Radio Revival will be pumping out throwback  jams!


Mark your calendars, because this is one Sunday you won’t want to miss!

Come on over to Portland’s Old Port and join the crowd for the 45th annual Old Port Festival! A parade will kick off the event at 11am. Afterwards stick around and catch local food, drink and art or hangout at one of the four entertainment stages and listen to local music and live entertainment.

Stop in at The Porthole Restaurant and Pub for food and drink with musical appearances by Something Stupid and Stolen Mojo.

Take a break from the festivities and get your pizza game up! Starting at 1pm head on over to O’Maine Studios and catch their Wood-fired Pizza Workshop!