Maine Potato Blossom Festival Parade

Maine Potato Blossom Festival  
2024 Event Schedule (Updated 2/1/2024)

Blacksmith Demonstration by Eugene Katsman (Blacksmith)
10am-4pm Location: Next to the barrel display on main street
Interactive hands-on experience opportunity
Sponsored by: Center Farm Coal

Promoting Agriculture Display Location: Beside the Blockhouse on Main Street More details to follow

Quilt Show: 10am-8pm Location: One Room School House Depot St. Hosted by; Crown of Maine Quilters Guild & Frontier Heritage Society

Horseshoe Tournament

10am Location: Riverside Park
Hosted by: Boy Scout Troop #194 (they are providing food for sale)
Cash Prizes: 1st $300, 2nd $100, 3rd $50
Contact: Travis Norsworthy (551-8050)
Sponsored by: White Smiles Dentistry & Precision Custom Woodworking

Northern Maine Summer All-Star Basketball Showcase
More details to follow


Maine Potato Blossom Golf Tournament
(3) person scramble Call the AVCC Pro Shop 1-800-980-8747 to register Golf Pro( Steven Leitch)


Entertainment TBA


Sunday July 14th

Snowmobile Club Breakfast 7am-10am ($10 adults-$5 under 12)
Hosted by: Fort Fairfield Snowmobile Club (12 Strickland Rd.)

Corn Hole Tournament Registration 9am-10am Start time: 10am
Bring your own bags $40 per team Registration fee Cash prizes Awarded
Location: Hillcrest Estates Lower Main Street
Hosted by: FF Rec. Dept.

Blacksmith Demonstration by: Eugene Katsman (Blacksmith)
10am-4pm. Location: Beside the barrel display on Main street
Interactive Hands on experience opportunity
Sponsored by: Center Farm Coal

Quilt Show: 10am-3pm Location: One Room School House Depot Street Hosted by: Crown of Maine Quilters Guild & Frontier Heritage Society

Entertainment: Good Ole Boys & Girls Band 2pm Bandstand
Ice Cream Cones for the first (75) attending
Sponsored by: Fort Fairfield Housing Authority

Annual Family Day 5-8pm Riverside Park
Events will include: Inflatables, Lawn Games, Potato Picking Contest, Potato Sack Races, Tractor Train Rides, Shriner Clowns and Hero’s Horse Rides (new) and much more! Concessions available. More details as confirmed. Sponsored by: R.H. Foster, Dead River, Aroostook County Federal Savings and Loan, Cary Medical Center.

Alumni Basketball Games: More details when confirmed

Fort Fairfield Parks & Recreation Department

Movie Under the Stars at Dusk Riverside Park (dusk)

Bring your chairs & blankets Concessions will be available
Sponsored by: Cary Medical Center

Entertainment: 8-10pm Adam Ouellette Main Stage Village Sq. Lot Sponsored by:


Monday-Thursday 15th-18th

Community Closet 9-4:30 Sizes and items available for everyone
Location: Housing Authority (Fields Lane)
Hosted by: F.F. Housing Authority

Monday, July 15th more details when available

Tuesday, July 16th Pet Show at the Bandstand Time: 6pm
Registration: $5 per pet. 5:15-6pm Show starts at 6pm (Leashes required)
Ribbons & Prizes awarded Fundraiser for the Central Aroostook Humane Society More details to follow
Sponsored by: Tempo Employment Agency In Memory of Marcia Reed, Founder

(New) Date to be confirmed for July 15th or 16th NMCRA Regional Pitch, Hit, Run Competition (details to follow)


Wednesday, July 17th

Potato Blossom Swim Meet.
Registration 8:30 Start time 9am. Spectators welcome!

Location: Fort Fairfield Municipal Swimming Pool. Participation is FREE! If you are part of a swim team, please register with your local Recreation Department Swim Team. All other individual swimmers can register the morning of the event! Sponsored by the Fort Fairfield Parks & Recreation Department.

Wednesday Evening Fiddlers
Time: 6pm Bandstand (Fields Lane)
Sponsored by: Maine Credit Union

Baby and Bike Parade Town Clock thru Fields Lane Theme: TBA
Pre-Registration by calling (207-472-3651) 8:30-4:30
Special Drawing for all those pre-registered
Line up 6:30 Parade starts at 7pm
Judging categories: TBA Sponsored by: United Insurance Fort Fairfield

Thursday, July 18th
Jr. Girls Softball Tournament
Time: (more details on time based on number of teams)
Location: F.F. Middle/High School Athletic Field Complex
Registration required before July 1st.
Jr. Softball is for girls entering grades 4-8 in the fall of 2023
Bracket will be drawn randomly the week before the tournament and teams will be notified of the rules and schedule via email. Come and watch some fantastic softball with teams from all over the County.

Fort Fairfield Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

Location: Fort Fairfield High School Cafeteria
Social Hour: 5pm Meal 6pm Induction Ceremony 7pm
$35 per person Reservations Required
Contact: Larry Gardner [email protected]

Band Performance by: TBA
Time: 8-10pm (Location) Main Stage in Village Sq. Lot Main Street
Bring Your chairs and relax
Sponsored by: Allen’s Coffee Brandy

Friday, July 19th

Bike Rodeo
Time: 9am (ages 12 & under-bring your bike and helmet)
Location: Across from Bradley’s Car Wash
Sponsored by: Fort Fairfield Rotary Club

Sip & Paint 6-8pm ($45 per person) Includes All art supplies, instruction, wine & light snacks. For Tickets please call: (207-762-3576) email: [email protected] or message us on Facebook Location: Bandstand Fields Lane

Barrell Rolling Contest: (New) 5pm Location: Main Street, front of food court Prizes Awarded: More details to follow

Band Performance by: Star City Syndicate
Time: 8-11pm Main Stage in Village Sq. Lot Main Street
Sponsored by: Fields Realty & NorState Federal Credit Union

Saturday, July 20th
Pancake Breakfast
Time: 7am-10am Location: Depot Street ($8 per person)
Tours of the one room school house and train station will be available Hosted by the Frontier Heritage Society

Arts & Craft Show Fields Lane 8am-5pm Registration available online: www.mainepotatoblossomfestival.com

Hosted by: Maine Potato Blossom Festival

Pine & Spurs Riding Club Horse Show 9am Location: Show grounds Damboise Rd. Fort Fairfield

5-Mile Road Race (returns) Start Location: Across from the IGA Store Registration: White Smiles Yard 7:30am Walkers ($20) Start:8:30am

Runners ($20) 9am Hosted by: FF High School Baseball Team Contact: Race Director: Rob Langner [email protected] Sponsored by: Hillside IGA

Blacksmith Demonstration by Eugene Katsman (Blacksmith) 10am-2pm
Location: By the barrel display on Main Street
Sponsored by: Center Farm Coal

Maine Potato Blossom Festival Parade
Line up: 11am Start time: 1:15 Pre-register online at: www.mainepotatoblossomfestival.com
Judging will be done at 11:30am in all designated parking lots
Sponsored by: Cassidy Orthodontics, Versant Power & Mad Dog Mowing
Theme: Fun on the Farm (categories) Most Original, Best Theme, Childrens, Non-profit group, Antique, Best Musical, Veterans, more TBA Parade Chairperson: Paul Towle

Maine Potato Queen Pageant 7pm
Location: Ft. Fairfield High School Gym
Tickets: $10 per person Director Betsy Fitzherbert
Sponsored by: Maine Potato Board

Antique Tractor Pulls Riverside Park East (turn right at the end of the bridge)
Start time: 3pm Hosted by: Northern Maine Antique Tractor Club
Sponsored by: Kilcollins Farms

Band Performance by: Ben Kilcollins Main Stage Village Sq. Lot More details to follow
Sponsored by:

Sunday, July 21st
Morning Worship Service TBA

Blacksmith Demonstration By Eugene Katsman (Blacksmith) 10am-2pm
Location: By the barrel display on Main Street
Sponsored by: Center Farm Coal

Pine & Spurs Riding Club Horse Show 9am
Location: Show grounds on Damboise Rd. Fort Fairfield

Car Show & Shine Time: 10am-1pm
Location: Riverside Park Turn left at the end of the bridge
New Prizes, Door Prizes and Food Vendor on site
Sponsored by: Greenlaw Electric

Annual Rubber Duck Race Time: Noon
Start point: Bridge to the boat landing Ticket are $5 per duck (can be purchased from any member) Prizes awarded: 1st $250, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, 4th $50 Hosted by: Frontier Fish and Game Club

Aroostook River Regatta 2pm More details when confirmed

Bean Hole Bean Supper Time:4-6pm
Price ($10 per meal) includes: Old fashioned Bean Hole Beans, Red Hot dog, Potato Salad, Roll & a water.

Location: TBA
Hosted by: Frontier Fish & Game Club

Band Performance by: Too Far North 8-10pm ??
Location: Main Stage in the Village Sq. Parking Lot
Including a Dance Contest (New) More details to follow

Fireworks over the Aroostook River 9pm

It will be an awesome show!
Sponsored by: McGillan Inc., Fields Realty, McCain Foods, Versant Power, Maine Credit Union, Allen’s Coffee Brandy,
Pineland Potato Company.

 

Call Cheryl Boulier at:

Phone Number

207-768-0119

Please email us at [email protected]