New England knows a thing a thing or two about seafood, and it’s not hard to find a great seafood dish throughout the region. But if you want to experience the best seafood in the state of Maine, then you need to go to Portland’s Harvest on the Harbor festival! Scheduled for Oct. 20-23, 2016, Harvest on the Harbor is a celebration of Portland’s culinary culture, featuring some of the city’s best food and drink. If a trip to Portland is on your schedule this fall, then make plans to attend this savory event.
Harvest on the Harbor is just one of the many reasons that you’ll love staying at Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant.
Enjoy the Best of Portland Fare at Harvest on the Harbor
Harvest on the Harbor kicks off this year with the Sustainable Seafood Soiree at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20. Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and a multi-course meal from professional chefs!
A culinary festival wouldn’t be complete without exceptional libations, and the Harvest Hop (Oct. 20) and Harvest Hop II (Oct. 21) events will quench your thirst with some of Portland’s best craft beer and spirits.
When it comes to seafood in Maine seafood, lobster is king. The Maine Lobster Chef Celebration on Friday, Oct. 21, will serve guests with a mouthwatering variety of lobster dishes, prepared by veteran Maine chefs.
Don’t miss the Market on the Harbor on Saturday, Oct. 22! Sample and shop a great selection of food and drink from local and national vendors.
Harvest on the Harbor will close on Sunday, Oct. 23 with the Chef Showcase. This event will feature the best food and drink from Maine chefs bartenders. Needless to say, the best is saved for last!
Attend This Year’s Festival
Harvest on the Harbor will be held at The Portland Company at 58 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101.
More Great Reasons to Visit Maine this Fall
Maine fall foliage is one of the best reasons to visit! When autumn comes around, the state bursts into bloom with beautiful fall hues, like striking oranges, reds, and yellows.
Freeport Fall Festival, Oct. 1-2. 2016. Held at the Freeport L.L. Bean (L.L. Bean’s flagship store) and the Freeport Village Station, the Freeport Fall Festival features art, live music, a clam chowder competition, and more!
Livestock, food, family fun and plenty of other great events (like the 4X4 Pulling competition and the Grand Parade) are on the schedule for the 166th Annual Fryeburg Fair, a classic Maine event. Don’t miss the Woodsmen’s Field Day on Oct. 3!
Complete Your Trip to Maine With a Stay at Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant
Located less than an hour south of Portland in York, ME, Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant offers guests an unforgettable New England getaway. Situated on the banks of York Harbor, our inviting guest rooms are the perfect place to stay when you want to experience the best of Maine’s coast. Whether you visit in the summer and spend your time on York Beach, or vacation in the fall and enjoy the festivals and foliage, you’ll love staying with us. Our rooms feature amenities like fireplaces, views of the water, and private decks, and thanks to our convenient location, you’ll be only minutes away from iconic Maine lighthouses, whale watching, and more.