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Visiting  Annual Festivals  

Annual Festivals


Spring Celebration

This family-friendly event sponsored by Auburn's Parks and Recreation Department includes children's games and activities, as well as an egg hunt where every child is a winner. Website


Great Falls Balloon Festival

One of Maine's premier festivals, the Great Falls Balloon Festival happens every August and features dozens of hot air balloons.  It also includes live music, games, carnival rides and much more.  Website

Liberty Festival

Held on July 4 each year, the Liberty Festival is fun for the entire family.  It offers live music, a variety of food, and finishes the day with a fireworks display at 9:30pm.  Website


The Dempsey Challenge

The Dempsey Challenge is a run/walk and cycling challenge wich also serves to fundraise for The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center.  Website

Fright Fest

For children Pre-k to 4th grade, this spooky, pre-Halloween event sponsored by Auburn's Parks and Recreation Department includes games, activities and face painting.  Website 


Parade of Lights

This holiday celebration sponsored by both Auburn and Lewiston includes an evening parade, tree and menorah lighting, music and a visit from Santa Clause. 

Winter Festival

This ten day celebration of winter sponsored by Auburn's Parks and Recreation Department includes pond hockey, ski races, showshoeing, snowmobile rides, snow rafting, music, snacks, and much, much more.  Website