Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in Maine: Opening Dates for 2024!

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Wondering when holiday, winter & Christmas markets will be open this year in Maine? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!

In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas & holiday markets in Maine, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.

We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.

We hope you find this list helpful!

Maine Christmas Markets 2024 Opening Dates

In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of Maine’s biggest and best-known Christmas markets and fairs this year.

While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!

As of February 2024, only the dates for some of Maine’s largest Christmas markets have been announced. We will update this page as we learn more.

But for now, here is a table summarizing the opening dates of 2024 Maine Christmas markets that we know of so far.

NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!

LocationChristmas Market Name2024 DatesMore InfoHotels
Auburn, MESaint Dominic Academy Holiday Festival
More Info
Augusta, MELast Minute Arts & Craft FairMore Info
Bath, MEBath's Spirit of Christmas FairMore Info
Bethel, MEChristmas Fair & TeaDec 7More Info
Boothbay Harbor, MEBoothbay LightsNov 16 - Dec 31More Info
Camden, MEChristmas by the SeaDec 6 - 8 More Info
Freeport, MEFreeport Sparkle WeekendDec 6More Info
Kennebunkport, MEKennebunkport Christmas PreludeDec 5 - 15More Info
Ogunquit, MEChristmas by the SeaDec 13 - 15More Info
Portland, MEChristmas Arts & Craft FairMore Info
Presque Isle, MEHoliday Light ParadeDec 15More Info
Rangeley, MEMountain Holly DaysMore Info
Rockland, MERockland Festival of Lights Craft ShowMore Info
Standish, MEOld Red Church Holiday Craft FairNov 29 - 30More Info
Waterville, MEKringlevilleMore Info
Wells, MELeague of Maine Craft Show
Oct 12 - 13
Nov 9 - 10
More Info
Wells, MEWells Christmas ParadeDec 15More Info
York, MEFestival of Lights ParadeMore Info

Help us improve this list of Christmas market opening dates in Maine!

Know of any other Christmas markets we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments with a link to an official source if possible so we can ensure we get accurate dates.

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