The Maine Potato Blossom Festival is a nine-day celebration of our agricultural heritage!
Hosted annually by the Town of Fort Fairfield the Festival is Aroostook County’s premier, family-friendly event!
With more than 100 events, performances, contests and activities the Maine Potato Blossom Festival features something for everyone! Plus a large food court, arts and crafts, vendors, exhibitors and an expansive beer garden!
Scheduled events include: FOUR NIGHTS of live music on the new and improved Festival Main Stage!
PLUS, Nightly entertainment in the community bandstand!Other activities and events include one of the largest parades in northern New England! Mashed potato wrestling, a potato picking contest, the Town Wide Yard Sale, kids Adventure Park featuring numerous bounce houses and water features, a Movie Under the Stars, bike rodeo, horseshoe tournament, car show, antique tractor pulls, horse clinics, class reunions, household pet shoe, baby and bike parade, human foosball tournament, chess tournaments, special suppers, BBQ’s, breakfasts and more!The Festival features numerous athletic contests including the County Swim Meet, 3-person golf scramble at Aroostook Valley Country Club, 5-miler road race, 25 mile Spud Cycle Classic Bike Race & Tour, girl’s softball tournament, 3-on-3 basketball tournament and a family canoe and kayak fun day!Also, due to demand, there will be FIVE Maine Potato Blossom Pageants in 2017!
Capping it all is the Fireworks Spectacular over the majestic Aroostook River!
The Maine Potato Blossom Festival Parade is ALWAYS on the third Saturday in July!!