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Kidsfest

This year, Kidsfest will take place all in one location.   Just inside the York’s Wild Animal Kingdom entrance, expect to see face-painting, pumpkin decorating, games and other activities. There will be train rides on the roaming railroad, pumpkin carving and a pumpkin stroll. Story telling by Dan Blakeslee as Dr. Gasp, interactive percussion show presented by Steve Gryb – The Pied Piper of Percussion. Rides and attractions will also be open at the Wild Kingdom.

Special Thanks to our 2017 Kidsfest Sponsor!

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View from the Wagon!

View from the Wagon

Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides 

Two handsome Belgian horses from Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner, Maine, will delight young and old with this fun family activity. Rides will be offered for free during Harvestfest on Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Meet Butch and Becky Durgin, owners of the Belgians, and then hop on board their 18-passenger covered wagon for a leisurely stroll through the streets of Short Sands Beach. The pick-up area will be located near the entry gate for the York Beach Ballpark on Bay Street. The wagon rides are proudly sponsored by York Hospital.

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Train Rides will be available on the Roaming Railroad for $3 a ride. This year, the Roaming Railroad will run just inside the York’s Wild Animal Kingdom entrance.

 

Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving & Pumpkin Stroll

This year, pumpkin carving and a pumpkin stroll will take place inside the entrance to York’s Wild Kingdom (YWK). Pumpkin carving begins at 9am. There is an entry fee depending on age and there will be prizes awarded. This event is proudly sponsored by People’s United Bank.

  • Age 7 and under, painted pumpkins, Entry: $3
    • Prize 1st: $25 & 2 YWK VIP passes
    • Prize 2nd: 2 YWK VIP passes
  • Age 8-13, carved pumpkins, Entry: $5
    • Prize 1st: $50 & 2 YWK VIP passes
    • Prize 2nd: 2 YWK VIP passes
  • Age 14 and over, carved pumpkins, Entry: $5
    • Prize 1st: $75 & 2 YWK VIP passes
    • Prize 2nd: 2 YWK VIP passes
  • Semiprofessional, carved pumpkins, Entry: $10
    • Prize 1st: $150 & 2 YWK VIP passes
    • Prize 2nd: 2 YWK VIP passes

Judging @ 4pm / Stroll 6pm-7pm / Participants pick up at 7pm

 

Face Painting

Amie Romano will be on hand to do face painting and balloon twisting!

 

Camp Cody

Camp Cody will provide a free s’mores station and a Gaga pit, which is a fun, active game that is played at Camp Cody. Great for all ages!

 

Paint for Fun

Paint for Fun will be in the perimeter of the ballfield with their ceramic items and forever pumpkins for kids to paint.

 

 

Entertainment

Don Campbell Band & Friends will be performing all day in the ballfield!

 

Dan Blakeslee will be performing in the Kidsfest section.

Dan will play folk/Americana music
Dan will perform as Dr. Gasp (Halloween-themed and great for kids!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Gryb – Pied Piper of Percussion will be performing in the Kidsfest section.

Interactive musical show and percussion petting zoo.

Special Thanks to our Kidsfest Sponsor: Petro Home Services, York, ME

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Raffle

Enter the Reap the Harvest Raffle

We’re celebrating the 33rd year of Harvestfest! Receive one raffle ticket for every $5 spent on a Harvestfest item or buy a raffle ticket for $5!

Harvestfest 2014 Credit Devyn Poirier 055Prior to Harvestfest, the items may be purchased at the York Region Chamber’s Visitors’ Center on Rte 1 in York. During the festival, look for our Chamber Info tents to buy your raffle tickets.

The Harvest Raffle Drawing will be on October 14, 2017 at 3:30pm at the York Beach Ballpark. You do not need to be present to win.

2017 List of prizes coming soon! See the great prizes won from last year below.

2016 Prizes
3 Bridges Yoga
$65 Value, 5 Class Card
Good at any of 3 Bridges locations on the Seacoast
www.3bridgesyoga.com
4 Market Place Drive, York, ME 03909
207-363-6333

Autoworks, Inc.
$100 Gift Card toward service or repair – All makes & Models
www.auto-works.com
107 Government Street, Kittery, ME 03904
207-439-5497

Bob’s Clam Hut
$100 Value – Two $50 Gift Cards
www.bobsclamhut.com
315 US Route One, Kittery, ME 03904
207-439-4233

Bunny Clark – Fishing & Tackle
$170 Deep Sea Fishing for 2. Full Day Trip: Depart at 7:00AM, Returns at 3:00PM
www.bunnyclark.com
Town Dock @ Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, ME 03907
207-646-2214

Canine Solutions Training Services
$25 Gift Card
www.k9sts.com
517 US Route 1, Kittery, ME 03904
207-703-2228

Chalmers Insurance – York
$100 Value – 4 / $25 Gift Cards to local businesses
www.chalmersinsuancegroup.com
286 York Street, York, ME 03909
207- 363-3200

Eldredge Lumber & Hardware and Atlantic Design Center
$32 Value, 2 Pillows with Lobster Design
www.eldredgelumber.com
627 US Route One, York, ME 03909
207-363-3004

Finestkind Scenic Cruises
$112 Value, 4 Adult Tickets for Nubble Lighthouse Cruise (Cruise is 1 1/2 hours)
www.finestkindcruises.com
Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, ME
207-646-5227

Fun-O-Rama
$100 Value, #4 $25 Gift Certificates
www.funorama.us
7 Beach St, York Beach, ME
207-363-4421

Grace Limousine
$50 Gift Card towards any service
www.gracelimo.com
Manchester, Portsmouth, West Lebanon, Boston
603-666-0203

Henry VIII Carvery
$25 Gift Card
www.henryviiicarvery.com
447 US Route 1, Kittery, ME 03904
207-451-9882

Lobster Cove Restaurant
$25 Gift Card
www.lobstercoverestaurant.com
756 York Street, York Harbor, ME 03910
207-351-1058

Microcosm Computers
$110 Value – 2 Kindles – Fire
www. microcosmcomputers.com
470 US Route One, Suite 3, York, ME
207-363-8703

Neighborhood Network
$200 – One Year Associate Membership (Household)
www.neighborhoodnetwork.me
117 Long Sands Road, York, ME 03909
207-351-1828

Ogunquit Playhouse
$128 Value, 2 Tickets to 2017 Main Stage Theater Performance (excludes Sat night & Sun Matinee)
www.OgunquitPlayhouse.org
US Route 1, Ogunquit, ME 03907
207-646-5511

Ogunquit Museum of American Art
$75 Value, 4 single-use guest passes to OMAA valid through 10/17
2 Books: Jamie Wyeth: Private Collection Exhibition Catalog and a A Century of Color 1886-1956 Ogunquit, Maine’s Art Colony
www.ogunquitmuseum.org
543 Shore Road, Ogunquit, ME 03907
207-646-4909

Parents Alternative to Latchkey (PAL Program)
$50 Gift Certificate toward Registration or Tuition
www.palprogramyork.com
124 York Street, York ME 03909
207-363-3148

People’s United Bank
$100 Value – Gift Basket of items from Stonewall Kitchen
11 Woodbridge Road
York, ME 03909
207-363-2151

Roberts Maine Grill
$50 Gift Card
www.robertsmainegrill.com
326 US Route 1, Kittery, ME 03904
207- 439-0300

Rossi’s Italian Bakery
$30 Gift Certificate
www.rossisitalianbakery.com
647 U.S. Route 1, Meadowbrook Plaza Unit 1, York ME 03909
207-351-8412

Sand Dollar Bar & Grille
$25 Gift Certificate
www.sanddollarbarandgrille.com
2 Beach Street, York Beach, Maine 03910
207-606-0077

Seaside Vacation Rentals
$285 Value: 16″x16″ Hand Hooked Pillow of Cape Neddick Lighthouse (original design)
www.seasiderentals.com
647 U.S. Route 1, Meadowbrook Plaza Suite 108, York, ME 03909
207-363-1825

SoMe Brewing Co. LLC
$30 Gift Card – 2 Flights of Beer in Tasting Room
www.somebrewingco.com or FaceBook
1 York Street, Unit 3, York, ME 03909
518-578-8792

Stonewall Kitchen
$100 Value – Pumpkin & Apple Flavors Gift Basket
www.stonewallkitchen.com
2 Stonewall Kitchen, York, ME 03909
207-351-2713

Subway – Kittery
$35 Gift Card
www.subway.com
290 US Route 1, Kittery, ME 03904
207- 439-8511

Swags Window Decorating
$138 Value – #2 $RLF Odienne Glory Valances, 50″ wide in color Harvest (May exchange for credit in store)
www.swagsdecorating.com
1070 US Route One, York, ME 03909
207-363-2009

The York Weekly
$50 Value – 2 Gift Certificates – 13 week subscriptions to The York Weekly
www.seacoastlineonline.com
Mailing address: 111 New Hampshire Ave. Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-969-3046

Warren’s Lobster House
$75 Value – 3 / $25 Gift Certificates
www.lobsterhouse.com
11 Water Street, Kittery, ME 03904
207-439-1630

Water Country
$90 Value – 2 Tickets/ One Day Admission 2017
www.watercountry.com
2300 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-427-1112

York’s Wild Kingdom
$356 Value – 16 VIP Passes
Allows pass holder free admission to the zoo & unlimited rides in amusement park.
Doesn’t include animal rides or go-karts.
www.yorkzoo.com
1 Animal Park Road, York ME
207-3630-4911

Accommodations & Restaurants

These establishments are open during 2016 Harvestfest weekend

Company Name Primary Phone Website
Accommodations – Bed & Breakfast
Enchanted Nights Bed & Breakfast (207) 439-1489 http://www.enchantednights.org
Farmstead Inn (207) 748-3145
Morning Glory Inn (207) 363-2062 http://www.morninggloryinnmaine.com
Sea Rose Inn – York (207) 361-4159 http://www.searoseinnmaine.com
Accommodations – Cottages & Condo Rentals
Coastal Getaways (207) 641-7064 http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p232176
Crowe’s Cottages (207) 363-3524
One Long Beach Properties (603) 343-2764 http://www.onelongbeach.com
Accommodations – Motels & Hotels
Anchorage Motor Inn (207) 363-5112 http://www.anchorageinn.com
Atlantic House Inn (207) 361-6677 http://www.AtlanticHouseInn.com
Beachmere Inn on the Ocean (207) 646-2021 http://www.Beachmereinn.com
Best Western York Inn (207) 363-8903 http://www.yorkinnmaine.com/
Cliff House (207) 361-1000 http://www.cliffhousemaine.com
Coachman Inn (207) 439-4434 http://www.coachmaninn.net
Cutty Sark Motel (207) 363-5131 http://www.cuttysarkmotel.com
Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant (207) 363-2868 http://www.docksidegq.com
Dunes on the Waterfront (207) 646-2612 http://www.dunesonthewaterfront.com
Gorges Grant Hotel & Raspberri’s Restaurant (207) 646-7003 http://www.ogunquit.com
Inn On the Blues (207) 351-3221 http://www.innontheblues.com
Juniper Hill Inn (207) 646-4501 http://www.ogunquit.com
Kittery Inn & Suites (207) 439-9324 http://www.kitteryinnandsuites.com
Long Beach Motor Inn (207) 363-5481 http://www.LongBeachMotorInn.com
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham (207) 363-0800 http://www.microtelinn.com
Milestone Motel (207) 646-4562 http://www.ogunquit.com
Norseman Resort (207) 646-7024 http://www.ogunquitbeach.com
Sands By The Sea Motel (207) 363-2211 http://www.sandsbythesea.com
Seaglass Village (207) 641-2222 http://www.seaglassvillage.com/
Sea Turn Motel (207) 363-5137 http://www.seaturnmotel.com
Stage Neck Inn (207) 363-3850 http://www.stageneck.com
The Inn at Ridge Road (207) 363-2230 http://www.theinnatridgeroad.com
The Lighthouse Inn & Carriage House (207) 363-6072 http://www.thelighthouseinn.com
The Lynwood Inn (207) 363-6443 http://www.thelynwood.com
Union Bluff Hotel and Meeting House (207) 363-1333 http://www.unionbluff.com
York Harbor Inn / Chapman Cottage Restaurant & Pub (207) 363-5119 http://www.yorkharborinn.com
Campgrounds
Cape Neddick Campground (207) 363-4366
Flaggs RV Resort (207) 363-5050 http://www.flaggsrvpark.com
Libby’s Oceanside Camp (207) 363-4171 http://www.libbysoceancamping.com
York Beach Camper Park (207) 363-1343
Vacation Rentals
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties Rental Division (207) 233-1534 http://www.maineseacoastrentals.com
Bill Jones Realty Team (207) 636-7531 http://www.billjonesrealtyteam.com
RE/MAX Realty One & Jean Knapp Rentals (207) 363-2497 http://www.yorkmaine.com
Seaside Vacation Rentals (207) 363-1825 http://www.seasiderentals.com
Sunny Beach Rentals LLC (207) 363-4499 http://www.sunnybeachrentals.com
Bakeries
Beach Pea Baking Company (207) 439-3555 http://www.beachpeabaking.com
Cupcake Charlie’s (207) 451-9100 http://www.cupcakecharlies.com
Kate’s Bakery and Cafe (207) 703-2655
Rossi’s Italian Bakery (207) 351-8412 http://www.rossisitalianbakery.com
Restaurants
Anthony’s Food Shop (207) 363-2322 http://www.anthonysfoodshop.com
Bagel Basket (207) 363-1244 http://www.bagelbasketyorkmaine.com
Bamboo Garden Fine Chinese Cuisine (207) 361-4388
Bob’s Clam Hut (207) 439-4233 http://www.bobsclamhut.com
Cape Neddick Inn Restaurant (207) 351-1145 http://www.capeneddickinn.com
Cape Neddick Lobster Pound (207) 363-5471 http://www.capeneddick.com
Clay Hill Farm Restaurant (207) 361-2272 http://www.clayhillfarm.com
Daily Grind (207) 363-5040 http://www.woodsfamilyinc.com
Dockside Restaurant On York Harbor (207) 363-2722 http://www.dockside-restaurant.com
Dunkin’ Donuts (207) 438-0296
Firefly Diner (207) 752-1120 http://www.thefireflydiner.com
Fishermen’s Dock (207) 351-8100 http://fishermensdock.com/
Fox’s Lobster House (207) 363-2643 http://www.foxslobster.com
Green Leaves Chinese Restaurant & Lounge (207) 363-2025 http://www.greenleavesrestaurant.com
Guac-N-Roll Burrito Grill & Cantina 207-361-GUAC (4822) http://www.guacnrollcantina.com
Henry VIII Carvery (207) 451-9882 http://henryviiicarvery.com
Inn on the Blues (207) 351-3221 http://innontheblues.com
Isidore on the Rocks Tavern (207) 704-0188 http://www.isidoreontherocks.com
Jonathan’s Restaurant (207) 646-4777 http://www.jonathansogunquit.com
Lobster Cove (207) 351-1100 http://www.lobstercoverestaurant.com
Mabel’s Lobster Claw Restaurant (207) 967-2562 http://www.mabelslobster.com
Norma’s Restaurant (207) 363-3233
Ogunquit Lobster Pound (207) 646-2516 http://www.ogunquitlobsterpound.com
Robert’s Maine Grill (207) 439-0300 http://www.robertsmainegrill.com
Sand Dollar Bar & Grille (207) 606-0077 http://www.sanddollarbarandgrille.com
Shipyard Brew Pub (207) 686-2026 http://www.shipyardbrewpub.com
Stones Throw Restaurant & Inn (207) 361-3116 http://www.stonesthrowyorkbeach.com
Stonewall Kitchen (207) 351-2713 http://www.stonewallkitchen.com
Subway – Kittery (207) 439-8511 http://www.subway.com
Sun & Surf Restaurant (207) 363-2961 http://www.sunandsurfyork.com
Sunrise Grill (207) 439-5748 http://www.sunrisegrillinc.com
Thai Lotus Restaurant (207) 703-2366 http://thailotusme.com
The Central Restaurant & Bar (207) 351-8363 http://www.thecentralmaine.com
Thistle Pig Restaurant (207) 704-0624 http://www.ThistlePig.com
Tulsi Indian Restaurant by Divine Cuisines (207) 451-9511 http://www.tulsiindianrestaurant.com
Warren’s Lobster House (207) 439-1630 http://www.lobsterhouse.com
When Pigs Fly Pizzeria (207) 438-7036 http://www.whenpigsflypizzeria.com
Woody’s Brick Oven Pizza (207) 363-0060 http://www.woodysbrickovenpizza.com
York River Landing (207) 351-8430 http://www.theyorkriverhouse.com

Crafters

 

2016 Juried Crafters – all handcrafted products made by the crafter themselves

Business Name Space
Jack Duford Fine Images 1
My 3 Sisters Italian Cookies 2
The Maine Quilt Place 3
Besos Jewelry by Amber 4
Colour Images Studio 5
DELMAC Designs 6
Sewn Wild Oats 7
Seaschell Design 8
HeBe G-Bees 9
Third Shift Fabrication 10&11
Millstone Wood Works 100
Gourmutt Beastro & Barkery 101
Medicine Wheel Herbals LLC 102
Country Snowmen and Friends 103
SpareTime Creations 104
MARRICK 105
Maine-ly Stepping Stones 106
Beadaful Creations 107
Maine Homestead 108
Unity Pond Pottery 109
Designs by Sparrow 110
The Jelly Maker’s Daughter 111
Lindsay Jordan Handmade Jewelry 112
Maine Garlic Farm 113
Grey Goose Gourmet 114
Soothey Designs LLC 115
Wood’s Vermont Syrup Co. 116
Dune Jewelry 117
Mulberry Downeast 118
New Antlers Illustration 119
JSA Goldsmiths 120
Farm & Sea Candle Co. 121
Jill Ross Originals 122
The Graceful Rabbit 123
Violet’s Fine Crafts 124
G.R. Emmons Photography 125
Janell’s Bags 126
Beachcombings Studio 127
Green Parrot Woodworks 128
ABC Photo 129
Hubba Hubba Foods 130
Jane Eslinger Metalwork & Jewelry 131
Jim O’Reilly Photography 132
Moose Creek 133
Country Shelf 134
Allie Designs 135
Liberty Farm and Forge 136
Joseph Barnett Photography 137
The Woolly Sisters 138
Lisa Mahar 139
Pies, Pickles & Potions 140
Bird Homes of The Hamp-Shire 141
Jarva Cakes 142
Treasures from Trees 143
Pork Beach Sauce Company 144
New England Nauticals 145
DBA Joan Corey 146
Berts’ Awesome Stuff, Inc 147
Calli b 148
Dules & Rugosa 149
Mainely Pallets 150
Westport Island Pottery 151
S Formulators – Beeline Skin Care Products 152
Ellie May’s Candy, LLC 153

 

2016 Old-Fashioned Market Vendors – business showcase, re-sold products and handmade items

Business Name Space
Bath Fitter 201/202
Hals Art 203
Skunk Hollow Publishing 204
Brownies Barkery 206
Usborne Books and Moore 207
The Silkworm Florist 208
Lord of the Stone 209
NEWPRO 210
York Beach Residence Club 211
Scentsy Wickless Candles 212
Roof Medics 213
Pamelamas LLC 214
Lakonia Greek Products 219
Scents Delivered 220
Alemap’s Apparels 221
Northern Threads 222
LeafFilter North of Massachusetts, Inc. 223
Native Spirit 224
LuLaRoe Calli & Kait 225
Shining Tiara 226/227
Touch of Purple 229
Lilla Rose & Pearls Within 230
Bittersweet Herb Farm 231
Barrell Homestead Kitchen 233
Ro’s Shirts by the Shore 234/235
Silpada Designs Jewelry 236
Sea Air Scents 237
Forest Findings 238
Tupperware 239/240
Raising Change 241
Bag Diva 245/246
ReVision Energy 247
J & S Animal Collection 249

2016 Esplanade – area non-profits

Name Space
Toys for Tots & Wounded Warriors 301 & 302
YCSA Food Pantry 303
St. Christopher Church 304
York County Republicans 305
Yorkwise 306
American Legion 307
Girl Scouts of Maine 308
My Breast Cancer Support 309
York Rotary Charitable Foundation 310

Map 2016 Harvestfest

Food

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Food at Harvestfest – list is still growing!

Business Food Offerings
Bob’s Clam Hut Fried Clams, Onion Rings, Clam Strips
Dip It Sweet Ice Cream in Dishes, Ice Cream in Waffle Cones, Custom Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
Dockside Restaurant Lobster Mac & Cheese
Dream Factory of Maine – York Chapter Fried Dough
Kennebunk Savings Bank Coffee Station
Kittery Rotary After Hours Club Chicken Tenders
Seacoast Brothers Butcher Shop Burgers, Steak Tips, Hot Dogs
When Pigs Fly Pizzeria Porchetta Sandwiches, Pretzels
York Elks Lodge 2788 Lobster Rolls, Crab Rolls, Tuna Rolls
York Region Chamber of Commerce French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries

Drinks at Harvestfest 2017 Don’t forget to wash it down with water and soda, available at the Beverage Shack, which is sponsored by SIS Bank. Thank you to SIS for staffing the shack with volunteers throughout the weekend!

Contact

York Region Chamber of Commerce

1 Stonewall Lane, York, ME 03909
Phone: (207) 363-4422 • Fax: (207) 363-7320

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Directions

Free Parking

Public Parking for Harvestfest is at York’s Wild Animal Kingdom. The parking meters at the beach are free during Harvestfest. Handicap Parking is available in the lot next to the Winebaum Center, at the end of Ridge Road.

Parking MapDirections:

From the South on I-95: Take I-95 North to Exit 7 (York exit). Bear right onto Spur Road. Go left at stoplight onto Route 1 North. Turn right at Yorks Wild Animal Kingdom. Follow the road down to the parking lot.

From the South on Route 1: Follow Route 1 North to York. Turn right at Yorks Wild Animal Kingdom. Follow the road down to the parking lot.

From the North on I-95: Take I-95 South to Exit 7 (York exit). Bear left onto Spur Road. Go left at stoplight onto Route 1 North. Turn right at Yorks Wild Animal Kingdom. Follow the road down to the parking lot.

From the North on Route 1: Follow Route 1 South to York. Pass the 1A intersection in Cape Neddick. Take left at Yorks Wild Animal Kingdom. Follow the road down to the parking lot.

GPS Users:
*Please keep in mind that different GPS Systems might send you the wrong way, which does sometimes happen in this area. We recommend following the directions above to reach the festival instead of relying on a GPS system.*

Parking Location: York’s Wild Animal Kingdom address: 1 Animal Park Rd, York, ME 03909

Festival Location: Next to the York Beach Fire Station. Address: 18 Railroad Avenue, York Beach, ME 03910


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