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UPDATED: Festival of Independence Schedule


Camden Fireworks have been CANCELLED due to impending weather conditions (fireworks are launched off a barge in the harbor; high seas are predicted).

Thomaston Fireworks have been moved to Saturday. 


The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce is very excited that so much is going on across our region, with great events being hosted by our communities and also the to help celebrate our nation’s independence.
Tuesday, July 1
Trekkers Buoy Auction 
5:30 – 8PM at the Maine Lighthouse Museum. The opening will feature 50 one-of-a-kind buoys created by 50 artists with ties to Maine. trekkers.org; 207-594-5095

Friday, July 4
Thomaston Fourth of July Parade & Celebration
Pancake breakfast, parade (11AM), pet show, horseshoe tournament, baking contests, firecracker races, chicken barbecue, music, crafts and more. 207-354-8763; thomastonmaine4thofjuly.com

Friday, July 4
Free Camden Walking Tour
Starting at 4PM. Reserve a spot: 207-236-3440

Friday, July 4
Camden Rotary presents: Music By The Sea
2 – 9PM featuring bluegrass band The Muellers, The Midcoast Community Band, Reina del Cid, David Dodson and The Lowdown, and musician and singer songwriter David Dodson.

Friday, July 4
Great Schooner Race
11AM – 4PM: Penobscot Bay between Rockland and Camden. More than 2 dozen tall ships gather for an exciting all-day race in which guests may participate. 37th anniversary of North America’s largest annual gathering of tall ships. 207-374-2993; sailmainecoast.com

Friday, July 4
Arts in Rockland presents: First Friday Art Walk
5-9PM throughout Downtown Rockland. For a list of galleries, visit: artsinrockland.org

Friday, July 4
Firework Schooner Sails
See mainedreamvacation.com or call the chamber at 207-236-4404 to learn more.

Friday, July 4
Camden Harbor Fireworks 9PM << CANCELLED

Thomaston Fireworks at 9:15PM


Saturday, July 5
Antique Engine & Tractor Meet
9:30AM – 5PM Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Rd (Route 27), Boothbay. Operating early antique engines & tractors. Displays and demonstrations of early mechanical devices.

Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6
The Glory Days
Owls Head Transportation Museum’s Fabulous ‘50s, Sensational ‘60s Car Meet and Antique Aeroplane Show. From big fins to big engines, they’ll all be here and if you’re a fan, you should be too. 207-594-4418; owlshead.org

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