hosts several special events throughout the year, including various ongoing events held at the Penobsoct Marine Museum, such as the annual Members Banquet, Traditional Victorian Christmas and other exciting seasonal exhibits. In addition, the other towns of Waldo County sponsor their own special events throughout the year. Below is a list of just some of the fun family outings you can expect to find in the Searsport region.
April Earth Day Celebration in Searsport
Searsport May Memorial Day Parade
Searsport - Town Wide 4th Of July Celebration – includes a parade, craft & food fairs and fireworks
August Lobster Boat Races – lobstermen from all over Penobscot Bay come to race their boats in one of the most exciting events of the summer.
August H.O.M.E. Annual Auction & BBQ – held in Orland, everything from antiques, artwork, furniture and more is auctioned to benefit the local food bank and shelters.
New England Auto Auction – held just south of Rockland. Up to 200 antique, classic and special interest automobiles go up on the auction block.
Union Fair – usually held in August, celebrating the area’s agriculture and blueberries.
American Folk Festival in Bangor – Usually held over Labor Day Weekend. This is a celebration of multi-cultural traditions with music, dance, storytelling, food and crafts.
September Fling Into Fall Celebration in Searsport.
Annual Belfast Weinerfest – This is a picnic for Dachshunds and their humans, usually held in September.
Common Ground County Fair – held in the town of Unity in September. Blueberry pancake breakfast, children’s games, petting zoo, crafters, live entertainment and a barbecue.
Annual H.O.M.E. Harvest Craft Fair & All Day Music Festival.
December Victorian Christmas