Carols, clowns, Santa, theater, chili, outdoor holiday lights competition with 70,000 lights, and hot cider. 5-8pm. Ivoryton, CT.
Annual Christmas by the Sea at Old Orchard Beach
Another parade with Santa and Mrs. Claus on a fire engine, near the beach. 1pm. This one's pretty close to Boston,... 207-934-2500.Old Orchard Beach, Old Orchard Beach, ME.
Bangor Santa's Workshop, Festival of Lights Parade...
Lots of community floats adorn this parade. That's always a good sign. (Merchants tend to reign back on the awesomeness of their events, wa... Main Street, Bangor, ME.
Fri 12/2 - Sat 12/3
Harbor Lights Festival
This sounds nice if I were crazy enough to live in Maine in the winter. Lighted boat parade, Santa, free horse-drawn wagon rides, participatory caroling, and 'live nativity'.... Boothbay Harbor, ME.
Freeport Sparkle Weekend
Santa, santa, Santa. Parade, hot chocolate, tuba concert. Freeport, ME.
Thu 12/1 - Sun 12/11
So... This is a huge list of very small events. Hmm. Kennebunkport, ME.
Dress as Santa and you can ski free on Santa Sunday. That's sort of commercial, but sounds sort of awesome, thus I'll list it. Newry, ME.
Sat 12/3 - Sun 12/11
Christmas by the Sea Celebration
Just 90 minutes drive from Boston, which is closer than Springfield, they're having a scavenger hunt and plenty of other events, including a parade. Ogunquit, ME.
Santacon (Portland, ME)
There's a street parade for Santas in Maine, too. 4pm to 11:59pm. Portland, ME.
Holiday Light Parade
Parades are the most awesome thing you can see outdoors. Except maybe owls. Or stargazing. Or Santa. Ooo! Santa! 7pm. Presque Isle, ME.