Food Festival

Noon-4 p.m.
Municipal Lot (between High and Commercial streets), adjacent to the Skowhegan Farmers' Market

The festival will offer free food samples, one free drink ticket, food demonstrations, kids' activities, live music, and an anticipated 20+ vendors. Join us on a food + brew experience tour first, or if you prefer, just come to the festival.

Music by Married with Chitlins, a blues-folky trio, will be playing from 1-4 p.m.

Kids 3-years and under are free, 4-years and older are $15—paying ticket holders will receive a complimentary drink (soft or alcoholic) ticket. 

Downtown Festival Vendors

  • Wesserunsett Arts Councilkids can make their own Langlais-inspired sculpture
  • Maine Grain Alliancewood-fired treats
  • Main Street Skowheganvisitor information on the area and event
  • Balfour Farm—aged cows milk cheeses and other fresh cheeses
  • The Sugar Tree—Maine artisan wooden rolling pins, breadboards, and spoons. Hand-blended loose leaf teas and teaware. Natural fiber art, gardening tools, heirloom seeds, and a small selection of cooking and gardening books
  • USDA-Farm Service Agency—information for and about farms
  • Christopher Hastings Confections—Maine Sea Salt Caramels, Maine Beer Nuts, and other locally made sweets
  • Springdale Farm Creamery—a variety of cheese and sausage
  • Maine Farmland Trust—information about Maine farmlands and farm preservation
  • Hutchins Hives—summer and fall honey
  • Skyfall Flowers—flowers and bouquets 
  • Fresh Ella's—fruit popsicles, ice cream from Stone Fox Farm & Creamery, floats, sundaes, cookie ice cream sandwiches, and cold beverages
  • Nubik Ranch LLC—locally harvested honey
  • Silverton BBQ Bar—pulled pork dishes with homemade sauces
  • Fredrikson Farm—fresh cheese from China, Maine
  • The Miller's Table at Maine Grains—wood-fired pizza and locally-sourced grab-and-go lunch items
  • Tuition Builders—handcrafted wooden bowls, rolling pins, serving platters, cutting boards, and wooden signs
  • ReginaSpices—hand-ground and blended spice blends, dry rubs, seasonings, dip mixes
  • Fiore Olive Oils—olive oils, vinegars, dukkah, amarena cherries, olives, pepitas
  • Dreamin' Fahm—goat cheese, cajeta, fresh raw goats milk, goat milk lotions & soaps, and various tinctures
  • The Bankery & Skowhegan Fleuriste—fresh baked goods, Stonewall Kitchen samples, coffee, and other treats (located off site at 87 Water St., a 1-minute walk from the festival)
  • Abraham's Goat Farm & Creamery—goat's milk, cheese, and meats
  • Good Bread—bread, pretzels, cookies, pastries, pies, and so much more
  • The Maine Meal—gourmet meals, pasta, and popsicles
  • Fuzzy Udder—sheep, goat, and cow milk cheeses
  • Crooked Face Creamery—hand-crafted artisan cheeses

Above photo by Brandie Burrill Photography.
Header photo by Jonathan Wheaton.

Don't miss out on our limited pairing sessions!

We'll be facilitating three free pairing sessions during the festival at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. We'll pair cheese from Crooked Face Creamery, Abraham's Creamery, and Balfour Farms with select brews from Bigelow Brewing and Oak Pond Brewing and wine from Cellar Door.

Pairing sessions are limited to only 25 people per session. If you'd like to participate you can save your spot by picking up a ticket at the pairing table and then redeem it at the next closest pairing time. Enjoy!