08/30/19 to 09/8/19

Boothbay Harbor Fest

Harbor Fest is a waterfront celebration of creative Mainers.  The non-traditional festival format takes attendees on an adventure around the Boothbay peninsula to experience a 3- day food tasting and live music at 15 local venues, a 5k & Half Marathon, a vintage & artisan market, food trucks and a one of a kind fashion show featuring original designs made from the marine industry.
08/30/19 to 09/2/19

A Taste of Local Flavor

Passport holders will visit local restaurants, pubs and markets (according to the schedule on their passport) to enjoy their signature taste and live music. Every visit promises a completely unique local experience.



Fishin’ For Fashion Show

Original designs inspired by the sea…
Creativity abounds at this one of a kind fashion show that dazzles its audience each year at Harbor Fest. Talented designers debut original designs made only with materials from the marine industry, using everything from tarps and fishing line, to shrink wrap and lobster traps. Local merchants also hit the runway with their unique wares and local students help produce the show.
Proceeds benefit the BRHS Project Graduation.


Trail to Ale

Pair that run or walk with pizza, beer, yoga, massages, healthy snacks, and a DJ dance party to meet you at the finish line–and you’ve got Portland’s favorite fall 10K! Join over 1,500 runners and walkers for the 20th Annual Trail to Ale 10K Race + Walk and support the trails you love.

09/28/19 to 09/29/19

Dempsey Challenge

The Dempsey Challenge is an annual run, walk, cycle experience and is the primary fundraiser for the Dempsey Center.



Maine Marathon

The Maine Marathon’s course is USATF certified and an official Boston Marathon qualifying event. The out-and-back course is moderately hilly with beautiful views of the water, the Portland skyline and plenty of fall foliage.

The race is spectator-friendly! Have your friends and family come for a weekend in Portland then cheer you along the course and meet up with you at the finish line. See details below for tracking racers.


Come Shine with us at Spurwink’s annual Humanitarian Award Gala which celebrates Spurwink’s impact, increase access to critical behavioral health needs, and honors community leaders who make Maine a healthier place to live and work. The recipient of this year’s Humanitarian is Westbrook Police Chief Janine Roberts, and The Boulos Company will receive the Corporate Care Award.

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