The town of Fort Fairfield will once again host the 68th Annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival in mid-July, when the potato blossoms are in full bloom!

This year's Potato Blossom Festival will be held in Fort Fairfield from Saturday, July 11th through Sunday the 19th and features more than 100 family friendly events during the course of the nine-day long festival!  

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Three nights of street dances are part of our expanded schedule of local and national acts with performances from Tim Sample, Rustic Overtones, Pete Kilpatrick, The Kelly Parker Band, Del Shields, Wally and the Virginian, Brian and Doug from Common Crossing, plus nightly entertainment at the Community Bandstand!

Plus, stunt Mountain Bike sensation Chris Clark will perform six shows!

Loads of fun and activities for kids, including the Cary Adventure Park inflatable field day, movie under the stars, a performance by Rick Charette, sporting events, pageants, potato picking contests, mashed potato wrestling, a human foosball tournament, one of the largest parades in northern New England and a fireworks spectacular over the Aroostook River – with pre-show entertainment provided by French Toast – are just part of the fun!

There will be large food court, a beer garden, vendors and arts and crafts! The Festival has something for everyone!

For more information go to www.potatoblossom.org.