Cultural and Family Activities

Popular Annual Events

March: Mary’s Walk – Annual 5K run and 2.5 mile walk. Main Street, Saco.  Proceeds benefit  the Maine Cancer Foundation. FMI, visit www.maryswalk.org  or call 207-772-2533

March: Maine Maple Weekend – All you can eat pancake breakfast both days, 8am-2pm Samples and demonstrations of making maple syrup in the sugar house.  For details, contact Harris Farm 207-499-2678 or visit www.harrisfarm.com

June: Annual Biddeford-Saco Chamber Golf Tournament – For details, go to www.BiddefordSacoChamber.org  or call the Chamber at 207-282-1567.

June: Saco Sidewalk Art Festival – Annual cultural extravaganza. Visual arts, performing arts, crafts, people and sculptors.  Main Street, Saco.  FMI, visit www.sacospirit.com  or contact Saco Spirit at 207-286-3546.

June: La Kermesse Festival Franco-Americain  – Block party, fireworks, entertainment, food and French cultural attractions, now celebrated in both Biddeford and Saco in conjunction with Sidewalk Art Festival. www.lakermessefestival.com

July: Annual Greek Heritage Festival – Annual three-day event celebrating Greek Heritage. Family-oriented events, authentic Greek foods, music and dancing. Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Bradley Street, Saco. Call 207-284-5651 or visit: www.stdemetriosmaine.org

July: Lunch on The Farm Day – Free hayride tours of working dairy farm ending at picnic buffet featuring our own hamburgers, corn, butter & milk.  Homemade salads and desserts.  Contact Harris Farm: 207-499-2678 or visit www.harrisfarm.com 

September: Annual Business and Employment Expo – Sponsored by the Biddeford-Saco Chamber of Commerce.  Visit and learn about over 100 member businesses. Employment opportunities. For more details, go to www.BiddefordSacoChamber.org  or call the Chamber at 207-282-1567.

September: Annual Chalk On The Walk – Chalk murals adorn the sidewalks of Main Street, Biddeford.  Fun family event including a craft fair, food from local vendors and live music. Visit www.heartofbiddeford.org  or call 207-284-8520.

October: Annual Harvest Festival – Hundreds of carved pumpkins line Main Street, Saco.  Fun activities for kids of all ages.  Fun, family oriented event.  For information, visit www.sacospirit.com  or call Saco Spirit at 207-286-3546.

November: Biddeford-Saco Chamber’s Holiday Auction – For details, visit  www.BiddefordSacoChamber.org  or call the Chamber at 207-282-1567.

December: Biddeford / Lighting of the Trees Festival – For details, go to  www.heartofbiddeford.org  or call 207-284-8520.

December: Saco Holiday Festival – Go to www.sacospirit.com  for details or call Saco Spirit at 207-286-3546.

For more events and activities in the area, check local newspapers: The Journal-Tribune, The Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier and The Sun Chronicle. All are conveniently available in the area’s retail stores and/or online.

 

Cultural and Family Activities

Amusement
Golf
Movies
Musuem
Theaters
BUSINESS TOWN PHONE EMAIL
Amusement
Funtown/Splashtown USA Saco ME 800-878-2900. Send E-mail
Old Orchard Beach Parasail Saco Me 574-971-0697
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Golf
Biddeford-Saco Country Club Saco ME 207-282-9892
Dunegrass Country Club Old Orchard Beach ME 207-934-4513
Dutch Elm Golf Course Arundel ME 207-282-9850 Send E-mail
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Movies
Cinemagic Saco ME 207-282-6234 Send E-mail
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Musuem
Biddeford Mills Museum Biddeford ME 207-286-4928
Dyer Library/Museum of Saco Saco ME 207-283-3861
Seashore Trolley Museum Kennebunkport ME 207-967-2712 Send E-mail
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Theaters
City Theater Associates, Inc. Biddeford ME 207-282-0849 Send E-mail
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