Maine Classics

The 44th Annual Old Port Festival

Get your first taste of the summer with the 44th Annual Old Port Festival hosted by Portland Downtown. For decades, the Old Port Festival has brought Portland’s artists, performers, and vendors together for a day spent celebrating in the heart of our city.

June_2013_Portland_Maine20130608-DSC_4972-2 By Corey Templeton Old Port Festival Parade 1 largeOn June 11, three stages will be located around the Old Port, featuring performances by Blue October on the Coast 93.1 stage hosted by Blake and Eva from the morning show, Ghost of Paul Revere on the WCLZ stage, WPOR, Maine’s #1 Country Station, and the Maine Academy of Modern Music. From music and art to the great tastes of Maine, the Old Port Festival showcases the very best of Portland. You can find the festival schedule below and check out Portland Monthly‘s Dining Guide, the go-to list of select area restaurants.

June_2015_Portland_Maine_20150611-DSC_9594 By Corey Templeton Old Port Festival Ferris Wheel from Long Wharf large

Corey Templeton Photography

This year, Portland Monthly has partnered with Uber so you won’t miss any of the fun! Request an Uber ride and be taken to Monument Square. From there you’ll have access to the entire Old Port. The best part? Stop by the Portland Monthly booth on Middle Street beside the Salt Cellar with your receipt and receive one free scheduled ride with Maine BayCycle OR tickets to The Portland Sea Dogs‘ home game on July 17.

Terms and Conditions: Tickets are available for a limited time only on a first come, first served basis, and must be picked up in person at the Portland Magazine booth. Limit one ticket per rider. Not all requests will be fulfilled. Ticket redemption for Maine Bay Cycle is at the company’s discretion and is not valid for June 11. Portland Sea Dogs tickets may only be redeemed for the SeaDogs vs. Trenton Thunder game on July 17th.

WHEN: June 11 from 11 a.m. to 5p.m.

WHERE: The Old Port


11AM – Shoestring Theater Parade

12PM – Mad Science Maine

1PM –  Portland Youth Dance

2PM – Circus Maine

3PM – Naveah Dance Group

4PM – Drumming Circle: Positive Repercussions

Children’s Rides

The Casco Bay Eye Ferris Wheel – DiMillo’s on the Water


WPOR Stage– Middle and Temple Streets

12:30PM – Morgan Wallen

1:30PM – Midland

Coast 93.1 Stage– Middle and Temple Streets


4PM – Blue October

WCLZ Stage– Fore and Silver Streets

12PM – Hannah Damon and the Martell Sisters

1PM – Pete Kilpatrick Band

2PM – Amy Allen

3PM –  Ghost of Paul Revere

4PM – Armies 

Maine Academy of Modern Music– Dana Street

MAMMOTH Rock Chorus
MAMMOTH Brass Band

Mad Dads
Chaotic Rotations
Signed Anonymous

Night Eyes
Escape The Stage
Gooder Grammar
Various Artists
Without Logic

2:30PM – THE Q97.9 ROCKS
Daniel Skye

Yard Sail –
The Asthmatic
Mikayla Gallows

Sylvia Kane
Delayed Resolution
Rest Assured
One Night
Brick Brothers



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