All events are at 54 Danforth St., Portland, Maine. Events are 21+. No tickets sold at the door, sorry.
Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 5:30 to 7:30 PM: Harvest on the Harbor starts with TOAST!
Join the Maine Distillers Guild’s finest artisans at TOAST! This event is a special opportunity to meet Maine’s top spirit makers while savoring expertly crafted cocktails made with local gins, vodkas, bourbons, rums, and more. Tickets also include food pairings from The Portland Board, Tootie’s Tempeh and Kittylamb Brownies. Your ticket grants you all-inclusive access to this outstanding event! 21+ You’ll be able to purchase bottles from the distillers to take home too if you like, we will hold them for you until you are ready to leave.
Blue Barren Distillery
Chadwick’s/Doom Forest Distillery
Mossy Ledge Spirits
New England Distilling
Round Turn Distilling
Split Rock Distilling
Three of Strong
Wiggly Bridge Distillery
Thursday, October 26, 2023, 5 to 7 PM: GOURMET GRAZE!
Experience an irresistible fusion of flavors and craftsmanship at the Gourmet Graze event, celebrating Maine’s finest cheeses from Local Goods Gathered and chocolates from Bixby Chocolate, Dean’s Sweets and Ragged Coast Chocolates. Meet the talented creators, enjoy their creations, and savor the harmony of Lunetta Prosecco, Yealands Wines, Bottega Vinaia and Freedom’s Edge Cider — and rich, delicious, locally-roasted Coffee By Design selections. You’ll be able to purchase select cheeses, chocolates and coffee to take home too if you like!
Friday, October 27, 2023, 12:30 to 3:00 PM: MAINE LOBSTER CHEF OF THE YEAR COMPETITION!
Enjoy each of the competing lobster creations, meet the competitors, graze from station to station, and sip and enjoy Lunetta prosecco, Bottega Vinaia and Yealands Wines, Kit NA and Freedom’s Edge Cider. And help crown the 2023 Maine Lobster Chef of the Year! Presented by Shucks Maine Lobster.
The competing chefs for 2023 are:
Melissa Bouchard, DiMillo’s
Nicholas Dalaimo, Central Provisions, 2022 Judges’ Choice
Carissa Fifield, Portland Lobster Co.
Baxter Key, The Highroller Lobster Co.
Cory Labrecque, Via Vecchia
Austin Miller, Mami, 2022 People’s Choice
Avery Richter, Black Tie Company
Hannah Ryder, Twelve
Jordan Rubin, Mr. Tuna
Ralph Smith, Mine Oyster and The Boathouse Bistro, Claw Down Winner 2023
Saturday, October 28, 2023, 1:00 to 3:00 PM & 4:00 to 6:00 PM: MAINE OYSTERFEST WITH MAINE OYSTER CO!
Take advantage of the ultimate seafood celebration at the Maine OysterFest! Secure your all-inclusive tickets today and dive into fresh oysters harvested from up and down Maine’s coast. Each ticket includes 18 oysters. Tickets for additional oysters available in advance. Sip on refreshing drinks from Austin Street Brewing, Kit NA, Freedom’s Edge Cider, Oxbow Brewing, Talisker Whisky, Bulleit Bourbon, Lunetta Prosecco and Bottega Vinaia and Yealands Wines as you meet the passionate farmers while grooving to live music. Grab your tickets now! 21+