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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, corn toss, face-painting, pumpkin decorating, train rides on the Roaming Railroad, pumpkin carving and a pumpkin stroll. Story telling by Dan Blakeslee as Dr. Gasp, 

Special Thanks to our 2018 Kidsfest Presenting 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.

Train RidesTrain Rides

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. All pumpkins are welcome for the stroll, but to enter to win a prize, the pumpkin must be carved on site. 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

Harvestfest 2013 Photos Devyn Poirier 275Face Painting

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

Paint for Fun

Paint for Fun  with their ceramic items and forever pumpkins for kids to paint.

                       

Story telling by Dr. Gasp - He makes it fun and spooky!

Story telling by Dr. Gasp – Returning to Harvestfest. He makes it fun and spooky! Shows at 1:00 & 3:00

 

Dan Blakeslee as Dr. Gasp

Crafters

Below is the list of participating Juried Crafters from 2017. The 2018 list of participants will be updated as applications are approved.

Juried crafter booths are going fast.  There are currently 18 regular spaces left!! There are no corners available!!

2018 Juried Crafters,  as of March 31, 2018 all handcrafted products made by the crafter themselves

Business Name Space
ABC Photo 129
Allie Design 135
Arunshard Pottery 152
Backyard Garlic 145
Beeline LLC 118
Bert’s Awesome Stuff 151
Calli b 150
Colour Images Studio 5
Country Snowmen & Friends 103
Cullen Jewelry Design 122
Designs by Sparrow 149
DMG Designs 104
Ellie May’s Candy 117
Emerson Designs 110
Endicott Desings 2
Farm & Sea 139
Forever Clean Soap 105
Garden Clay Works 115
Gary Kaplan-Woodturner 119
Gem Lange Jewelry 114
Grey Goose Gourmet 106
HeBeG-Bees 25
Hubba Hubba Foods 130
Jack Duford Fine Images 1
Jarva Cakes 121
Jill Ross Originals 123
Jim O’Reilly Photography 132
Joan Corey 146
JSA Goldsmiths 120
Karimah’s Kitchen 11
Lindsay Jordan Handmade 111
Lisa’s Sparetime Creations 116
Maine Homestead 108
Mainely Pallets 148
Maine-ly Stepping Stones 141
Marrick 107
Mast Cove Pottery 3
Medicine Wheel Herbals 102
Mill Stone Wood Works 100
Moderation Corner 21
Moose Creek 17
Pen-Y-Bryn Lavender Farm 18
Pies Pickles & Potions 140
Pork Beach Sauce 144
Sawdust Sisters 147
Sea Air Scents 112
Seaschell Design 8
Shattered Glass Studios 101
Soothey Designs 126
Sunshine Apothecary 125
The Graceful Rabbit 113
The Jelly Maker’s Daughter 142
The Woolly Sisters 138
Tiny Treasures 24
Too Hot to Handle 12
Treasures From Trees 127
Unity Pond Pottery 109
Violet’s Fine Crafts 124
Westport Island Pottery 153
Windy Maple Designs 136
Wood’s VT Syrup Company 133


2018 Old-Fashioned Market Vendors, 
–  as of March 26, 2018 business showcase, re-sold products and handmade items

Business Name Space
Brownie’s Barkery 206
Diane’s Crafts & Tupperware 236&237
Glitzkids 222
Janis’ Jewels 243&244
LuLaRoe by Aimee D 220&221
Organic First LLC 207
Pamelamas LLC 214
Pearls Within & Lilla Rose 230
Ro’s Shirts By The Shore 234&235
Scentsy 213
Shining Tiara 226&227


2018 Esplanade, 
– area non-profits.

 

2018 Food Vendors
2017 Harvestfest Map

Food

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2018 Food participants will be listed as the applications are approved.

2018 Food at Harvestfest 

 

Drinks at Harvestfest 2018 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!

Raffle

Enter the Reap the Harvest Raffle

We’re celebrating the 34th 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.

2018 List of Prizes! (the list will be updated as items are donated.)

2017 Prizes listed by Value.

Atlantic House Inn
$250 Value – Gift certificate towards an overnight stay, accommodations only.
www.Atlantichouseinn.com
Donated by Gary & Susan Littley of York, ME

Bunny Clark – Fishing & Tackle
$180 Value – Deep Sea Fishing for 2. Full Day Trip: Depart at 7:00AM, Returns at 3:00PM
www.bunnyclark.com

York Hospital
$175 Value – $125 GC to Jump Start Your Health & $50 gift basket with wellness assessories
www.yorkhospital.com

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
$165 Value – Birthday Party (1 hour in party room, 2 hours in pool) & $45 Pool Pass
www.microtelinn.com

Take Flight Aerial Adventure Park
$160 Value – 4 tickets to aerial adventure course, 2 adult, 2 student
www.takeflightadv.com

Finestkind Scenic Cruises
$120 Value, #4 Adult Tickets for Nubble Lighthouse Cruise (Cruise is 1 1/2 hours)
www.finestkindcruises.com

Dunkin Donuts – Kittery
$100 Value, $25 GC to Dunkin Donuts  and gift tote including $75 worth of merchandise
www.dunkindonuts.com

William A. Friberg, CPA
$100 Cash
www.williamfribergcpa.com

York’s Wild Kingdom
$95 Value – 4 VIP Passes ( 6 drawings, 4 passes each)
Allows pass holder free admission to the zoo & unlimited rides in amusement park.
Does not include animal rides or go-karts.
www.yorkzoo.com

Jack and Mary Designs
$90 Value – Hat, mittens, pin
www.JackandMaryDesigns.com

Haven Homes + Lifestyle at Keller Williams Coastal Realty
$75 Value – Lifestyle Gift Tote includes – Lobster for 2 from Taylor Lobster Co., Dinner place setting for 4, wine tumblers, placemats & tablecloth
www.aligoodwin.com

Seaside Vacation Rentals
$75 Value – w/ laMaialina Wine Crema di Carciofi & Olive Verdi, Riccioli Pasta, items are from THE CLOWN Wine & Gifts
www.seasiderentals.com

Warren’s Lobster House
$75 Value – 3 / $25 Gift Certificates
www.lobsterhouse.com

Ogunquit Museum of American Art
$70 Value – 4 single-use guest passes to OMAA valid through 10/2018
2 Books: Will barnet – Family Homage & John Marin – On the Verge of Wilderness
www.ogunquitmuseum.org

Fosters Clambakes & Catering
$70 Value – GC for 2 towards a clambake
www.fostersclambake.com

3 Bridges Yoga
$65 Value  –  5 Class Card
Good at any of 3 Bridges locations on the Seacoast
www.3bridgesyoga.com

Goldenrod & Lobster Cove Restaurants / Sand Dollar Bar & Grille
$50 Value  –  GC towards any purchase – 2 winners
www.sanddollarbarandgrille.com

Bob’s Clam Hut
$50 Value – Two $25 Gift Cards
www.bobsclamhut.com

Parents Alternative to Latchkey (PAL)
$50 Value – GC towards registration or tuition
www.palprogramyork.com

Grace Limousine
$50 Value – Gift Card towards any service
www.gracelimo.com

LuLaRoe by Aimee D
$50 Value – Gift Certificate towards ;-online Seacoast Popup Shop
www.seacoastpopup.com

Fishermen’s Dock
$50 Gift Card
www.fishermensdock.com

SoMe Brewing Co. LLC
$30 Value – Gift Card – 2 Flights of Beer in Tasting Room
www.somebrewingco.com

The York Weekly
$30 Value – GC for 13 week subscription / 2 winners
www.seacoastonline.com

Art by Amy Kelly
$30 Value – Tile Art & Canvas Art
kellyamy4141@gmail.com

York Woods Tree & Products
$25+ Value – GC and window basket with garden accessories
www.yorkwoodstreeproducts.com

Fun-O-Rama
$25 Value – Gift certificate to Arcade Games (4 winners)
www.funorama.us

Anthony’s Food Shop
$25 Value – Gift Card
www.anthonysfoodshop.com

Henry VIII Carvery
$25 Gift Card
www.henryviiicarvery.com

Tributary Brewing Company
$25 Gift Card
www.tributarybrewingcompany.com

Abbott Brothers
Gift Card
www.abbottbrosinc.com

Alland Realty Group
Gift Card
www.alandrealty.com

Swags Window Decorating
2 RLF Valances & Pillows
www.swagsdecorating.com
(May exchange for credit in store)

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!)

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

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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

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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