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It's going to be a fantastic weather weekend for a classic Maine event this weekend!

It will be something for everyone that includes local beer, great food, a ton of music, a classic car show, historical education and lot's of fun things for the kids.  Throughout the festival, check out the Historical Walking Tour, Kid's Area attractions, and harbor tours.

The Bucksport Bay Festival is happening and here are a few of the highlights:


1 PM - 4 PM  The Festival Starts: The Bucksport Historical Society will be open to learn about the stories of Bucksport and pick up a walking tour guide of Bucksport's Historical Homes.

4 PM  Vendors open/ Bucksport Bay Festival Pageant begins: Food trucks, crafters, organizations and information booths open up on the Waterfront and the 2nd annual Bucksport Bay Festival Pageant begins.

6 PM Street Dance: A fun and free variety show to fundraise for the Bangor Walk to Defeat ALS starts with all proceeds going to the ALS Association Northern New England Chapter.

9 PM Free Movie Night at the Alamo: An open air movie that just requires you to bring your camping chair to watch 'A Dog's Purpose'.


8 AM Pancake Breakfast: Start the day with a delicious breakfast at the Bucksport Marina parking lot

9:30 AM Darling's Small Town Americana Bayfest Parade

9 AM Start Touring MMA's Tug Pentagoet: Maine Maritime Academy's teaching vessel will be docked at the Waterfront for tours.

10 AM  Kid's Center Opens: $5 to bounce on inflatables while also checking out a fencing demonstration, puppet shows, fun games and music.

NOON Friars' Invitational Brewfest: Sample local brews, yum.

2 PM Dinghy Races: A truly Maine event where the winner wins a cash prize and festival swag.

6 PM River cruise: Take a tour of the harbor on the Yankee.

9:15 PM Fireworks: Watch the light show happening over the Penobscot


11 AM Vendors Open and Kid's Center Opens

11 AM 20th Maine Militia: Civil War Encampment at Ft. Knox that will include cannon firing.

1 PM Dingy Races Continue

The event is rain or shine and there are a ton more things happening so be sure to check out this flier for pricing on events and what else the festival is bringing this weekend.  Follow the Festival on Facebook for more information and to stay updated for all of this weekend's events.