The biggest festival that Machias Maine sees each year – there are crafts, food, entertainment, contests, and all things blueberry. There’s no admission charge.
2017 Schedule
$ = cost involved
“CSCC” = Centre Street Congregational Church
Schedule is subject to change
Tuesday, August 15
6:30 pm Sneak Preview Blueberry Musical Comedy CSCC $
Wednesday, August 16
7 pm Blueberry Musical Comedy CSCC $
Thursday, August 17
7 pm Blueberry Musical CSCC $
Friday, August 18
9 am to 5 pm Brian Giles, Master of Ceremonies Announcing from CSCC steps
9 am t0 5 am Forrest Maffei, musician CSCC Steps
9 am- 5 pm Craft Booths on the Church Commons
10 am–12 pm Blueberry Cooking Contest Entries accepted Machias Savings Bank Community Room
11 am Blueberry Farm Tour Directions at CSCC Information Booth
4 pm-7 pm Special Preview Book Sale Event Porter Memorial Library
4:30 pm-6:30 pm All you can eat Fish Fry CSCC Tent $
5 pm-6 pm Zappledan, blues, 50 & 60’s, music duo CSCC steps
5:45 pm Children’s parade forms Machias Valley Baptist Church, Broadway St
6 pm Children’s parade
Cooking Contest winners announced after the parade CSCC steps
7 pm Children’s entertainment University of Maine, Machias
7 pm Blueberry Musical CSCC $
Saturday, August 19
6:30 am-10:30 am Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, (or until we run out) CSCC Vestry $
7 am Blueberry Run Registration Court Street $
8 am Blueberry Run Begins Court Street
8 am-10 am Pie Eating Contest Registration CSCC Steps
9 am-5 pm Brian Giles, Master of Ceremonies Announcing from CSCC steps
9 am-5 pm Craft booths
9 am-5 pm Free Shuttle Service Between Hannaford and Downtown
9 am-3 pm Porter Memorial Library Book Sale Court Street
9 am- pm Food and Crafts Masonic Hall, Centre Street $
9 am-3 pm Burnham Tavern Tours Colonial Way $
9:30 am Blueberry Run awards Court Street
9:30 am-10:30 am Wenona’s Band CSCC steps
10 am-2 pm Blueberry Quilts Exhibit CSCC, Sanctuary
10 am-
2 pm Washington County Children’s Program Kid’s Zone CSCC church green
11 am Pie Eating contest CSCC steps
11 am-3 pm CSCC dessert buffet CSCC Vestry $
11 am-2 pm Food Court CSCC Tent $
12 pm-1 pm Timbercreek Band CSCC Steps
12:30 pm Free shuttle ride from Hannaford to Blueberry Farm Tour Hannaford, Dublin St
1 pm Blueberry Farm Tour at Welch Farms 186 Roque Bluffs Rd,
Roque Bluffs
1 pm Ukelele Band CSCC steps
3 pm Old Timer’s Band CSCC steps
4:30 pm 4:30 Baked Bean Supper Masonic Hall, Centre St $
6 pm Blackfly Ball Bad Little Falls Park and the Grange Hall, Elm St
6:30 pm Blueberry Musical CSCC $
Sunday, August 20
9 am- 3 pm Brian Giles, Master of Ceremonies Announcing from CSCC steps
9 am-3 pm Craft Booths
9:55 am Ringing of the Paul Revere Bell for Call to Worship CSCC
10 am Community Worship Service CSCC
11 am-1 pm Food Court CSCC Tent $
11 am-2 pm CSCC Dessert Buffet CSCC Vestry $
1 pm Contra Dance CSCC steps, free will donation for the Machias Food Pantry will be collected
2 pm Drawing for the winner of this year’s Blueberry Quilt CSCC steps
Schedule of events is subject to change

One Reply to “Machias Blueberry Festival”

  1. Each year, people who attend the Machias Wild Blueberry Festival are treated to a musical comedy experience delightfully created, directed and performed by their very own, and this year’s show continues that wonderful tradition.

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