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2017 Juried Crafters, Sold Out! – all handcrafted products made by the crafter themselves

Business Name Space
Jack Duford Fine Images 1
Endicott Designs 2
Mast Cove Pottery 3
Maine-ly Stepping Stones 4
Colour Images Studio 5
Pen-Y-Bryn Lavewnder Farm 6
The Lion’s Dream 7
Seaschell Design 8
Third Shift Fabrication 9 & 10
Designs by Sparrow 11
Green Parrot Woodworks 12
Ocean Fire Pottery 13
Beadaful Creations 14
Too hot to Handle 15
H Moniqiue Designs 16
Forest Findings 17
Green Mountain Bags 18
Hal’s Art 19
Owlive Oil 20
Moderation Corner 21
Raventree 22
Baloo Baleerie 23
Tube-Works 24
HeBe G-Bees 25
Millstone Wood Works 100
Gem Lounge 101
Medicine Wheel Herbals LLC 102
Country Snowmen and Friends 103
SpareTime Creations 104
Grey Goose Gourmet 106
Marrick 107
Maine Homestead 108
Unity Pond Pottery 109
Sea Air Scents 110
The Jelly Maker’s Daughter 111
Lindsay Jordan Handmade Jewelry 112
Java Cakes 113
Maine Garlic Farm 114&105
Garden Clay Works 115
Valentina’s Handmade 116
Dune Jewelry 117
Liberty Farm and Forge 118
Serendipity Soaps 119
JSA Goldsmiths 120
Farm & Sea Candle Co. 121
The Graceful Rabbit 122
Jill Ross Originals 123
Violet’s Fine Crafts 124
G.R. Emmons Photography 125
Ellie May’s Candy, LLC 126
Treasures from Trees 127
Karimah’s Kitchen 128
ABC Photo 129
Hubba Hubba Foods 130
Jane Eslinger Metalwork & Jewelry 131
Jim O’Reilly Photography 132
Moose Creek 133
Whole Knit N’ Caboodle 134
Allie Designs 135
Besos Jewelry by Amber 136
Terry’s Country Candies 137
The Woolly Sisters 138
Tiny Treasures 139
Pies, Pickles & Potions 140
Soothey Designs LLC 141
Wood’s Vermont Syrup Co. 142
New England Nauticals 143
Pork Beach Sauce Company 144
Beeline Skin Care -S Formulators 145
Joan Corey 146
Sawdust Sisters 147
Mainely Pallets 148
Arunshard Pottery 149
Calli b 150
Amy’s Creations 151
Berts’ Awesome Stuff, Inc 152
Westport Island Pottery 153

2017 Old-Fashioned Market Vendors, Sold Out! – business showcase, re-sold products and handmade items

Business Name Space
Petro Home Services of York 201
Home Experts of Maine LLC dba Renewal by Andersen Maine 202
Organic First Lawncare 203
 My Maine Mat 204
Brownie’s Bakery 206
Tupperware & Crafts 207
Bittersweet Herb Farm 208
Beach Day Designs 209
Native Spirit 210
Lord of the Stone 211
Possum Hollow Farm Soap 212
Scentsy Wickless Candles 213
Pamelamas LLC 214
JCS Enterprises 215
Inspire With Styles 216
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc 217
Maine Hill Studio 218
Lakonia Greek Products 219
Scents Delivered 220
LuLaRoe Aimee D 221&221B
LulLaRoe Pam Lombardi 222&223
Primal Adornments 224
Hilton’s Gifts & Deoc 225
Shining Tiara 226&227
Touch of Purple 228
Rodan & Fields 229
Pearls Within and LuLaRoe 230
Mainely Pebble Art 231
Barrell Homestead Kitchen 232
PartyTime Mixes 233
Ro’s Shirts by the Shore 234/235
Northern Threads 236&237
Positive Energy 238&239
The Wine Slushie Guy 240
Bath Fitters 241&242
NODROG Farms 243&244
Bag Diva 245&246
Life Starts Here Chiropractic 247
Megan Leary Art 248
Stitchery By Stacy 249


2017 Esplanade, as of  September 24 – area non-profits. Sold Out!

Name Space
Toys for Tots & Wounded Warriors 301 & 302
 Renew Community Church 303
 Hospice of Southern Maine 304
 American Legion Post # 56 305
 Saint Patrick Academy 306
 A Family For Me / Spurwink 307
My Breast Cancer Support 308
York Rotary Charitable Foundation 309

2017 Harvestfest Map


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Food at Harvestfest – list is still growing!

Business Name Booth Space Item Item Item
York Region Chamber 50  Soft Drinks  Bottled Water
When Pigs Fly Bakery 51 Porchetta Sandwich Soft Pretzel
York Els Lodge #2788 52 Lobster Rolls Crab Rolls Tuna Rolls
 Wicked Mini Donuts 53  Mini Donuts  Iced Chai
Seacoast Brothers Butcher Shop 55&56 Steak Tip Plate Hot Dog Plate Hamburger Plate
Kittery Rotary After Hours 57&58 Chicken Tenders Onion Rings
Dockside Restaurant 59 Lobster Mac & Cheese
Dream Factory of Maine – York  63  Fried Dough
York Region Chamber  Dug-out  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!


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 so far! (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.
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

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

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

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

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

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

William A. Friberg, CPA
$100 Cash

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.

Jack and Mary Designs
$90 Value – Hat, mittens, pin

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

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

Warren’s Lobster House
$75 Value – 3 / $25 Gift Certificates

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

Fosters Clambakes & Catering
$70 Value – GC for 2 towards a clambake

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

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

Bob’s Clam Hut
$50 Value – Two $25 Gift Cards

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

Grace Limousine
$50 Value – Gift Card towards any service

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

Fishermen’s Dock
$50 Gift Card

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

The York Weekly
$30 Value – GC for 13 week subscription / 2 winners

Art by Amy Kelly
$30 Value – Tile Art & Canvas Art

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

$25 Value – Gift certificate to Arcade Games (4 winners)

Anthony’s Food Shop
$25 Value – Gift Card

Henry VIII Carvery
$25 Gift Card

Tributary Brewing Company
$25 Gift Card

Abbott Brothers
Gift Card

Alland Realty Group
Gift Card

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













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, interactive percussion show presented by Steve Gryb – The Pied Piper of Percussion.      (Regrettably, we need to announce that due to illness, Camp Cody is not able to attend Kidsfest this year, therefore the gaga pit and the smores pit will not be available.)

Special Thanks to our 2017 Kidsfest Sponsor!


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. 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.


Drums of all shapes, sizes, and sounds Shakers of all kinds Hand cymbals Sound Effects Wrench-o-phone Glockenfish and many many many others

Drums of all shapes, sizes, and sounds Shakers of all kinds Hand cymbals Sound Effects Wrench-o-phone
Glockenfish and many many many others! Steve Gryb, Pied Piper of Percussion

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


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


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
Farmstead Inn (207) 748-3145
Morning Glory Inn (207) 363-2062
Sea Rose Inn – York (207) 361-4159
Accommodations – Cottages & Condo Rentals
Coastal Getaways (207) 641-7064
Crowe’s Cottages (207) 363-3524
One Long Beach Properties (603) 343-2764
Accommodations – Motels & Hotels
Anchorage Motor Inn (207) 363-5112
Atlantic House Inn (207) 361-6677
Beachmere Inn on the Ocean (207) 646-2021
Best Western York Inn (207) 363-8903
Cliff House (207) 361-1000
Coachman Inn (207) 439-4434
Cutty Sark Motel (207) 363-5131
Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant (207) 363-2868
Dunes on the Waterfront (207) 646-2612
Gorges Grant Hotel & Raspberri’s Restaurant (207) 646-7003
Inn On the Blues (207) 351-3221
Juniper Hill Inn (207) 646-4501
Kittery Inn & Suites (207) 439-9324
Long Beach Motor Inn (207) 363-5481
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham (207) 363-0800
Milestone Motel (207) 646-4562
Norseman Resort (207) 646-7024
Sands By The Sea Motel (207) 363-2211
Seaglass Village (207) 641-2222
Sea Turn Motel (207) 363-5137
Stage Neck Inn (207) 363-3850
The Inn at Ridge Road (207) 363-2230
The Lighthouse Inn & Carriage House (207) 363-6072
The Lynwood Inn (207) 363-6443
Union Bluff Hotel and Meeting House (207) 363-1333
York Harbor Inn / Chapman Cottage Restaurant & Pub (207) 363-5119
Cape Neddick Campground (207) 363-4366
Flaggs RV Resort (207) 363-5050
Libby’s Oceanside Camp (207) 363-4171
York Beach Camper Park (207) 363-1343
Vacation Rentals
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties Rental Division (207) 233-1534
Bill Jones Realty Team (207) 636-7531
RE/MAX Realty One & Jean Knapp Rentals (207) 363-2497
Seaside Vacation Rentals (207) 363-1825
Sunny Beach Rentals LLC (207) 363-4499
Beach Pea Baking Company (207) 439-3555
Cupcake Charlie’s (207) 451-9100
Kate’s Bakery and Cafe (207) 703-2655
Rossi’s Italian Bakery (207) 351-8412
Anthony’s Food Shop (207) 363-2322
Bagel Basket (207) 363-1244
Bamboo Garden Fine Chinese Cuisine (207) 361-4388
Bob’s Clam Hut (207) 439-4233
Cape Neddick Inn Restaurant (207) 351-1145
Cape Neddick Lobster Pound (207) 363-5471
Clay Hill Farm Restaurant (207) 361-2272
Daily Grind (207) 363-5040
Dockside Restaurant On York Harbor (207) 363-2722
Dunkin’ Donuts (207) 438-0296
Firefly Diner (207) 752-1120
Fishermen’s Dock (207) 351-8100
Fox’s Lobster House (207) 363-2643
Green Leaves Chinese Restaurant & Lounge (207) 363-2025
Guac-N-Roll Burrito Grill & Cantina 207-361-GUAC (4822)
Henry VIII Carvery (207) 451-9882
Inn on the Blues (207) 351-3221
Isidore on the Rocks Tavern (207) 704-0188
Jonathan’s Restaurant (207) 646-4777
Lobster Cove (207) 351-1100
Mabel’s Lobster Claw Restaurant (207) 967-2562
Norma’s Restaurant (207) 363-3233
Ogunquit Lobster Pound (207) 646-2516
Robert’s Maine Grill (207) 439-0300
Sand Dollar Bar & Grille (207) 606-0077
Shipyard Brew Pub (207) 686-2026
Stones Throw Restaurant & Inn (207) 361-3116
Stonewall Kitchen (207) 351-2713
Subway – Kittery (207) 439-8511
Sun & Surf Restaurant (207) 363-2961
Sunrise Grill (207) 439-5748
Thai Lotus Restaurant (207) 703-2366
The Central Restaurant & Bar (207) 351-8363
Thistle Pig Restaurant (207) 704-0624
Tulsi Indian Restaurant by Divine Cuisines (207) 451-9511
Warren’s Lobster House (207) 439-1630
When Pigs Fly Pizzeria (207) 438-7036
Woody’s Brick Oven Pizza (207) 363-0060
York River Landing (207) 351-8430


York Region Chamber of Commerce

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

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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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