Events in Lew; Come to Lew; Do the Lew

Farmers Market Sundays
Starting May 8, 2022
Every Sunday - 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 NEW LOCATION:  2 Oxford Street

CGI - Farmers Market  View

Art Walk LA and Concert in the Park 
May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30
Lisbon Street & Downtown Lewiston - Starts at 5:00 p.m. 
Followed by 7:00 p.m. Concert in Kennedy Park

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ARTWALK - FROM WEB

 Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony - Downtown
May 28 - 9:30 a.m.
Parade Staging/Kick Off - Near Kennedy Park
 
    Celebrate Our Veterans with Remembrance, Reflection, and Thanks!       The Lewiston/Auburn Veterans Council invites residents and visitors to enjoy their annual parade of vehicles, walkers, and motorcycles followed by a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park.  

Parade Route

Corner of Park and Chestnut to Lisbon
Lisbon to Lisbon & Main
Over Longley Bridge to Court St. Auburn
Right to Great Falls Plaza
Left to Turner and Court
Back over Longley Bridge to Veterans Park

Memorial Day Parade - Car

Pride LA 
June 11 - 11:00 a.m. 
Simard-Payne Park 
(Photo from Pride LA Maine Facebook Page)

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PRIDE LA - PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK PAGE

Summer Fun & Films
Outdoor Movie Nights 
June 15 - Simard-Payne Park
June 29 - Lewiston Middle School
July 13 - Pettingill School Park
July 27 - Connors Elementary School
August 2 - Lewiston Middle School - "NATIONAL NIGHT OUT"
August 17 - Pettingill School Park

Activities begin at 6 p.m., and movie begins at dusk.

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SUMMER FUN AND FILMS SHOT

RiverFest 
June 17 - 18

Celebrate the Androscoggin River during this FREE two-day family-friendly event with live remote broadcasts from WIGY 105.5!  RiverFest features a Regatta, kickball tournament, food trucks, an artisan fair, beer garden, 
and two nights of live local music. 

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Riverfest2021

Trek Across Maine 
June 17, 2022
Starts at Bates College, Lewiston
Finishes at Saint Joseph's College, Standish
(Photo by Trek Across Maine )

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TREK ACROSS MAINE - FACEBOOK PAGE

World Refugee Day 
June 20 - 4:30 p.m.
Simard-Payne Park

               World Refugee Day highlights Lewiston's diversity through                   multi-country flag presentation, food, music, & entertainment.

WORLD REFUGEE DAY - FLAGS

Celebrating Lewiston
June 25, 2022
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mike McGraw Park - Bartlett Street


Celebrating "All Things Lewiston" 
 Music, Food, Art, History, Culture, and More!

"We want to highlight what makes Lewiston 'Lewiston," show what we have here, and what others are missing out on!"  LYAC Member Hannah Arsenault

LYAC - CELEBRATING LEWISTON - BLUE BANNER

7th Annual Great Falls Brewfest 
June 25
Simard-Payne Park - Ticketed Event

   The 7th Annual Great Falls Brewfest will feature 50+ breweries (cider & seltzer too!), food, vendors, live music. and more.  This event is one of Maine's favorite beer festivals!        
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GREAT FALLS BREW FEST 2022

Liberty Festival
July 4, 2022
Veterans Memorial Park

Independence Day in Lewiston is celebrated well!  Spectacular fireworks, food, music, entertainment, displays, vendors, and more!

(Photo by Russ Dillingham, Sun Journal - 2021)

FIREWORKS - Sun Journal - Russ Dillingham 2021

Fiddlers Rendezvous w/ Greg Boardman

August 14, 2022
1:00 p.m.
Free Concert - Kennedy Park 

(Photo from LA Arts)

FIDDLERS PIC - 2022

Great Falls Balloon Festival
August 19-21, 2022
Simard-Payne Park

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BALLOON FESTIVAL - PIC FROM THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE

Back2School Event & Concert
Mid-Late August
Kennedy Park

(2021 Event Sun Journal Photo)

BACK2SCHOOL EVENT - SJ PHOTO - 2021

2nd Annual Rally for Recovery
(Sponsored by the Lewiston Area Public Health Committee)
September 17, 2022
11:00 a.m.
Kennedy Park

Individuals and organizations unite to underscore Lewiston being a "recovery ready" community, providing resources, information, speakers, testimonies, and expression in song and art to assist those interested in or seeking recovery from Substance Use Disorder.  The event also provides support for  family and friends encouraging their loved ones in their journey to health and self-sustainability.

Rally for Recovery in Kennedy Park - 2021

Beautiful Blackbird Festival
September 18, 2022
Kennedy Park

Details Coming Soon!

Dempsey Challenge
September 24 & 25, 2022
Simard-Payne Park

For one weekend each September, non-athletes and athletes alike join together to help make life better for people impacted by cancer by raising funds for The Dempsey Center in Lewiston through the Dempsey Challenge. One hundred percent (100%) of Challenge funds raised help provide personalized, holistic services AT NO COST to cancer patients, their loved ones, and care partners.

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DEMPSEY - BIKERS RIDING

Taste the Harvest
(Sponsored by LA Metro Chamber/Ticketed Event)
October 5, 2022
Lisbon Street

An annual autumn celebration of local food and agriculture, Taste the Harvest brings our community together to sample the best autumn harvest Maine can serve up and highlights the incredible food products, producers, and culinary talent of our region. 

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