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Visiting  Annual Festivals  

Annual Festivals

Spring

L/A Film Festival

This exciting event extends from Auburn to Lewiston and doesn't just happen in a single, cineplex.  Each location participating in the LAFF doubles as a theater for one day only.  Website
 

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
 

Summer 

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
 

Fall

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 
 

Winter

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