• Festival Parade and Activities for Kids

    Roaming RailroadThe Machias Wild Blueberry Festival is great fun for kids. In addition to special activities, the Banner Contest, the Cooking Contest, the Pie-Eating Contest, and the Blueberry Run all include children’s categories.

    On Friday, enjoy the Children’s Parade and entertainment sponsored by the Washington County Children’s Program. The parade forms at the Machias Valley Baptist Church at 5:45 p.m., and all children are invited to participate. After the parade, there will be free entertainment for children and families at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine at Machias, just across the bridge and up the hill. More information below:

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    Live Without Limits Young Children’s Fair
    Friday August 19, 2016
    3:00 to 5:30 p.m.

    University of Maine Machias Outdoor Mall

     Children’s Parade (canceled if it rains)

    • Poster childrens activities 20165:45 line up at Machias Valley Baptist Church, Broadway, Machias. Limited parking at MVB Church; arrive early. No motorized vehicles allowed.
    • 6 p.m. Parade begins. Dress up if you wish.
    • Parade ends at Centre Street Congregational Church.
    • 7 p.m. Free entertainment follows at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine at Machias.

    Kid’s Zone

    Under the big yellow and white tent on the green space next to CSCC. All sorts of fun activities for little ones and their parents. Sponsored by the Washington County Children’s Program. Saturday from 10 to 2.