Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in Maine: Opening Dates for 2022!

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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 2022 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!

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 Name2022 DatesMore Info
Auburn, MESaint Dominic Academy Holiday Festival
Nov 5More Info
Augusta, MELast Minute Arts & Craft FairDec 17 - 18More Info
Bath, MEBath's Spirit of Christmas FairDec 4More Info
Bethel, MEBethel Country ChristmasNov 26 - Dec 24More Info
Boothbay Harbor, MEBoothbay LightsNov 19 - Dec 31More Info
Camden, MEChristmas by the SeaDec 2 - 4More Info
Freeport, MEFreeport Sparkle WeekendDec 2 - 11More Info
Kennebunkport, MEKennebunkport Christmas PreludeDec 1 - 11More Info
Millinocket, MEKatahdin Festival of Trees
Dec 1 - 10More Info
Ogunquit, MEChristmas by the SeaDec 9 - 11More Info
Portland, MELast Call Christmas Arts & Craft FairDec 3 - 4More Info
Portland, MEMaine Made Holiday Arts & Crafts ShowDec 3 - 4More Info
Presque Isle, MEHoliday Light ParadeDec 3More Info
Rangeley, MEMountain Holly DaysDec 10More Info
Rockland, MERockland Festival of Lights Craft ShowNov 26More Info
Sabattus, MEOur Lady of the Rosary Church Christmas Craft FairNov 19More Info
Sanford, MESCA Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair
Nov 12More Info
Searsmont, MEChristmas Craft Fair to Benefit Operation Christmas ChildNov 19More Info
Standish, MEOld Red Church Holiday Craft FairNov 25 - 26More Info
Waterville, MEKringlevilleMore Info
Wells, MELeague of Maine Craft Show
Nov 5 - 6More Info
Wells, MEWells Christmas ParadeDec 11More Info
York, MEFestival of Lights ParadeDec 3More 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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