Special Events in Castine

Plein Air Festival 2015

Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter – no matter the season there are special events to entertain young and old alike in historic Castine, Maine.

The local organizations from the arts association to the historical society and the museums to the recreation groups, all offer outstanding events throughout the year.

The Castine community offers an array of activities and events at the library, the town common, the town dock, historic sites and forts, on the Main Street and everywhere in between.

Castine HarborSpring brings the opening of galleries, waterfront activities and museums. Summer starts off with a 4th of July Parade, followed by Bastille Day Celebrations, a Plein Air Festival, the Classic Yacht Symposium and the Classic Yacht Race. Fall brings the brilliant colors and the harvest when restaurants offer delicious farm to table fare. Winter activities mean cross country skiing and the “Light Up Castine” events which include shopping, tree lighting, church fairs and holiday celebrations.

Whatever your interest, you’re sure to find a quality event to help make your stay in Castine memorable.