Category Archives: Harvestfest

Applications

2020 Harvestfest Crafter Application

2020 Harvestfest Vendor Map   

2020 Kidsfest Vendor Application

2020 Harvestfest Food Application

2020 Harvestfest Esplanade Application ~ Non-profits and Political Parties

Solicitation of any kind is Prohibited within the grounds of Harvestfest & Kidsfest.

Reminder: Harvestfest & Kidsfest is a Smoke Free and Pet Free Event. Dogs and pets of any kind are prohibited from entering the event. 

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Kidsfest

2020 Kidsfest Activities and Sponsors will be updated as applications are approved.

The list of activities below was from 2019. 2020 activities will be updated as they are confirmed. FMI – 207-363-4422.

Kidsfest takes place all in one location just inside the York’s Wild Animal Kingdom entrance, expect to see, face-painting, ceramic painting, train rides on the Roaming Railroad,  Story telling by Dan Blakeslee as Dr. Gasp, Shows at 10:30 and 12:30. Back in 2019 ~ Mad Science of Maine hands on sound booth at 11:30 and 1:30. Halloween Spooktacular Science Show under the big tent in the ball field at 3:00.

Kidsfest is a Pet Free and Smoke Free Event!

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Harvestfest 2013 Photos Devyn Poirier 184Note: The Pumpkin Carving and Stroll activity has been retired. The 2018 Kidsfest was the last year for the pumpkin carving and stroll. The activity was offered at the Kidsfest location each year, however the activity was privately sponsored and facilitated. We extend our sincere appreciation to those who donated their time, pumpkins and volunteers in order to include this activity during Kidsfest for many years!

All annual Kidsfest activities and attractions are listed below.

Special Thanks to our 2019 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.

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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.

 

Mad Science of Maine

Mad Science of Maine

Mad Science – Hands On Sound Booth 11:30 & 1:30 Spooktacular Science Show 3:00 under the ball field tent 

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Amie Romano will be on hand to do face painting!

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 – He makes it fun and spooky!

Story telling by Dan Blakeslee as Dr. Gasp –  Shows at 10:30 & 12:30      


                    

 

The 2019  Kidsfest activites are listed above.

Accommodations & Restaurants

These establishments are open during 2019 Harvestfest weekend. Additional lodging facilities will be added as open dates are confirmed.

Company Name Primary Phone Website
Accommodations – Bed & Breakfast
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
 York Beach Residence Club & Resort (207) 363-0900 http://www.yorkbeachclub.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
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
Juniper Hill Inn (207) 646-4501 http://www.ogunquit.com
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham (207) 363-0800 http://www.microtelinn.com
Milestone Motel (207) 646-4562 http://www.ogunquit.com
Sands By The Sea Motel (207) 363-2211 http://www.sandsbythesea.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
 ViewPoint Hotel (207) 361-3261 http://www.viewpointhotel.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
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Vacation Rentals
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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
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Restaurants
Anthony’s Food Shop (207) 363-2322 http://www.anthonysfoodshop.com
Bagel Basket (207) 363-1244 http://www.bagelbasketyorkmaine.com
Bob’s Clam Hut (207) 439-4233 http://www.bobsclamhut.com
Cape Neddick Lobster Pound (207) 363-5471 http://www.capeneddick.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
Fox’s Lobster House (207) 363-2643 http://www.foxslobster.com
Green Leaves Chinese Restaurant & Lounge (207) 363-2025 http://www.greenleavesrestaurant.com
Henry VIII Carvery (207) 451-9882 http://henryviiicarvery.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
The Central Restaurant & Bar (207) 351-8363 http://www.thecentralmaine.com
Thistle Pig Restaurant (207) 704-0624 http://www.ThistlePig.com
Walkers Maine (207) 351-1145 http://www.walkersmaine.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

Below is the list of participating Juried Crafters for 2020. The list of 2020 participants will be updated as applications are approved.

2020 Juried Crafters  –  all handcrafted products made by the crafter themselves. 


2020 Old-Fashioned Market Vendors –  business showcase, re-sold products and handmade items.  

2020 Esplanade – Area non profits

2017 Harvestfest Map2

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2020 Food participants will be listed as the applications are approved. 

 

Drinks at Harvestfest 2020 Don’t forget to wash it down with water and soda, available at the Beverage Shack, which is sponsored by Partners Bank and the Beverage Tent, which is sponsored by Chalmers Insurance Group. Thank you to Partners Bank for staffing the beverage shack with volunteers and Chalmers Insurance Group for staffing the beverage tent throughout the weekend!

Raffle

Enter the Reap the Harvest Raffle

We’re celebrating the 35th 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 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the York Beach Ballpark. You do not need to be present to win.

2018 List of Prizes! (the list for 2019 will be updated as items are donated.)

Name of Business Item Value
Ogunquit Playhouse Voucher for 2 tickets to a 2019 Production $156
Microtel Inn & Suites Gift Certificate for 10 Free Swims $100
Signature Finishes GC for a Furniture Painting Workshop $100
Strawberry Banke Museum Family Membership $100
York’s Wild Kingdom 4 Passes to Zoo & Amusement Park $95
York’s Wild Kingdom 4 Passes to Zoo & Amusement Park $95
York’s Wild Kingdom 4 Passes to Zoo & Amusement Park $95
York’s Wild Kingdom 4 Passes to Zoo & Amusement Park $95
Solnetic Solar Lighthouse 400 Lantern & USB Hub $70
Bill & Anna Spiller Car Detailing Kit Including a $25 Gift Card $50
Burrito Betty’s Gift Card $50
Moody’s Co-worker Owned Car Detailing Kit Including a $25 Gift Card $50
The York River Landing Gift Card $50
Subway – Kittery Gift Card for a Sandwich Platter $37
Subway – Kittery Gift Card for a Sandwich Platter $37
Subway – Kittery Gift Card for a Sandwich Platter $37
Henry VIII Carvery Gift Card $25
Ruby’s Genuine Brick Oven Gift Card $25
Ruby’s Genuine Brick Oven Gift Card $25
St. Joe’s Coffee Gift Card $25
Rossi’s Italian Bakery Gift Certificate $20
SoMe Brewing Company Gift Certificate for 2 Flights of 6 Beers $20
SoMe Brewing Company Gift Certificate for 2 Flights of 6 Beers $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entertainment

2020 Schedule of Entertainers will be updated as entertainment is confirmed.

2019  Entertainment.

Don Campbell Band & Friends will be performing 9:00 am – 2:00 pm under the tent in the ball field!

Mad Science

 

 

Mad Science of Maine Fire & Ice Show at 3:00 pm located under the big tent in the ball field!

 

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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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 York Beach Beer Company, at the end of Ridge Road. Additional handicap parking is available along Railroad Avenue.

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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