Event organizers change plans, look to the future: Read list of impacted events here

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***CANCELLED:

Burlington-Lowell 4th of July Celebration

Winthrop Lakes 4th of July fireworks show and Winthrop Sidewalk Art Festival

Bar Harbor/MDI Rotary Club 4th of July Pancake Breakfast and Seafood Festival

The Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center's largest annual fundraising event, The Walk For Life in both Ellsworth and Addison, normally held in late May, have both been postponed. The group anticipates that both Walks will take place in September or October.

The Ellsworth Rotary Club has cancelled their 58th Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast that was scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 1st.

Moosabec 4th of July Committee cancels all Summerfest activities

Wild Acadia Fun Park will not open this summer

The Bangor State Fair is cancelled

44th Annual Great Schooner Race and Parade of Sail both cancelled

Maine American Legion baseball season is cancelled for all sponsored games.

Stonington Opera House has decided to keep its doors closed through the end of August

Union Fair

Maine Farm Days

2020 Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival

4th of July parades and events planned in Augusta, Belgrade and Winthrop will not take place this year

Memorial Day parades in Gardiner, Winthrop, Belgrade and Wayne will not happen this year

Eastport 4th of July Committee has cancelled Old Home Week and Independence Day celebration

Maine State Federation of Firefighters Convention in Waldoboro

Maine Boat and Home Show, Rockland

Great Falls Balloon Festival, Lewiston-Auburn

Yarmouth Clam Festival

Funtown Splashtown USA in Saco will not open this summer

Trenton Volunteer Fire Department members decided to cancel the June and July breakfasts.

Camp CaPella's board of directors has made the decision they won't open for the 2020 summer.

The Island Explorer bus system service for 2020 has been indefinitely postponed

Kiwanis Karnival in Pittsfield

Central Maine Egg Festival in Pittsfield

Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band cancels their 2020 season

Acton Fair

Harmony Free Fair

Litchfield Fair

Monmouth Fair

Ossipee Valley Fair

Topsham Fair

Waterford World's Fair

Union Fair

Windsor Fair

Fort Halifax Days Festival in Winslow

Machias Wild Blueberry Festival

Memorial Day parade in Bangor and Memorial Day event at the Cole Land Transportation Museum

Penobscot Narrows Observatory will remain closed until further notice

Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland

2020 Sidewalk Arts Festival in Bangor

Maine Celtic Celebration in Belfast

The Bay of Fundy International Marathon in Lubec

Margaretta Days Festival in Machias

Acadia Birding Festival on MDI

North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland

Southwest Harbor and Tremont Chamber of Commerce Board 4th of July fireworks.

Acadia's Annual Oktoberfest in Southwest Harbor

Potato Blossom Festival in Fort Fairfield

Northern Maine Fair in Presque Isle

Wilton Blueberry Festival

TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race

****RESCHEDULED:

Champion the Cure Challenge Goes Virtual for 2020- Pictures and videos of participants’ experiences will be shared at a virtual celebration on August 15. The virtual celebration will replace the in-person walk/run/cycle, paddle, and horseback trail ride events.

American Cancer Society Relay For Life live events across Maine have suspended their live events, and many now are participating on Sunday, June 7, 2020, in a virtual online experience called Hope From Home. Participants should register for their local event at http://RelayForLife.org and then on June 7 join the activities at https://bit.ly/RelayHopeFromHome.

The Common Ground Country Fair in Unity to be held in a virtual format September 25th through 27th.

Penobscot Marine Museum will delay its seasonal opening, tentative opening date is now June 30

Maine Whoopie Pie Festival in Dover-Foxcroft has been postponed until Saturday, October 3rd

2020 All Roads Music Festival in Belfast has been rescheduled from May 15-16 to Sept. 11-12

The State of Maine Bicentennial Parade, originally scheduled for May 16 in Lewiston and Auburn, has been rescheduled for Aug. 15

***This list was compiled from a variety of sources including WMTW, Bangor Daily News, Kennebec Journal, and Village Soup. This list will be updated as additional events make announcements about the 2020 summer season.