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Christmastime in Central Maine: Things to See and Do

Christmastime in Central MaineIt’s Christmastime in Central Maine! The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us and there’s so much to see and do in the area.

Here are a few of our favorite local activities that are sure to fill you and your family with holiday cheer:

Kringleville – Waterville

Take the entire family to meet Santa! Kringleville is a cherished tradition of Christmastime in Central Maine. Santa will be in Waterville the last week of November through the third week of December. Your family can visit Santa free of charge, although there will be photographs available for purchase. You won’t want to miss him! You can find more information about the event here.

Days of Light – Gardiner

Gardiner is famous for being one of the best “Christmas Towns” in Maine! Each year, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are packed with activities, like craft fairs, cookie walks, holiday movie nights, and more. There’s even a festive storefront decorating contest! You can find a complete schedule of events here.

Motown Jingle Ball – Augusta

There’s always something on during Christmastime in Central Maine at the Augusta Civic Center. For 2017, it’s the Motown Jingle Ball featuring Pat Colwell & the Soul Sensations as well as famed Maine comedian Gary Crocker. You can discover more about the evening (and other offerings by the Civic Center) right here.

Snowmobiling – Kennebec, Franklin, and Somerset Counties

Grab the family and take them out to explore a winter wonderland! Central Maine is the perfect place for snowmobilers of all ages and skill levels to have the time of their lives! There are plenty of routes and companies to choose from. You can find more information here.

Christmas Tree Farms – Kennebec, Franklin, and Somerset Counties

There’s nothing quite like gathering the family to pick out (and cut down!) the perfect Christmas Tree. Central Maine is brimming with locally owned farms to explore, so what are you waiting for? You can find a location nearest you using this handy tool.


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