November 29
Monument Square Tree Lighting, Portland, 4-6 pm
A traditional downtown favorite featuring live entertainment and a special guest in a red suit!

December 1
Tree Lighting, Food Drive and Light Parade, Gorham
Activities begin at 2:30pm in Robie Park, located on Ball Park Road.

December 5-15
Christmas Prelude, Kennebunkport
Recognized as the 2nd Christmas Town in the US by HGTV, Kennebunkport hosts its Christmas Prelude Celebration. This event fills the seaside town of Kennebunkport with an atmosphere of holiday spirit.

December 6-15
Freeport Sparkle Weekend, Freeport
Check website for 2019 schedule of events.

December 7
Festival of Lights, York
Check website for updates.

December 7-14
Westbrook Festival of Trees, Westbrook

Local businesses and organizations to join together in decorating themed Christmas trees. The trees are on display for the public to enjoy. There are special events, meals, plus an ongoing Maine Garden Society Model Train display. Admission is free to view the trees, displays and entertainment. There is a cost for the lunches and dinners. Proceeds from donations and contributions go to support local charities.

December 13-15
Christmas by the Sea, Ogunquit
Join us for our 33rd Annual Christmas by the Sea Celebration. Sample Activities Include: Concerts, "Taste the Season", Visit with Santa, Parades, Tree Lightings, Caroling, Ornament Making, Storytelling, Bonfire, Hay Rides, Craft Shows. Check website for updates.

December 14
Christmas Boat Parade of Lights, Portland Harbor
Casco Bay Lines presents the Boat Parade of Lights in Portland - a truly magnificent Christmas event on the waterfront.

December 15
Southern Maine Christmas Parade, Wells
Wells presents its 34th Annual Southern Maine Christmas Parade. This parade flaunts a festive presentation of holiday-themed characters.