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Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival

Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 at 10:30am

Ballfield in the village center
Grand Lake Stream, ME 04637

Welcome to Grand Lake Stream, Maine, and the Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival!

A celebration of Grand Lake Stream’s natural beauty and unique cultural heritage, the festival brings together artists, artisans, and craftsmen to display and demonstrate their works, musicians to perform and entertain, and families and friends from near and far to enjoy all of this in a magical setting just off the beaten path.

Children’S Art Program

The Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival welcomes children from ages four to twelve to participate in the popular arts and crafts program during both days of the festival.  Bring your kids and grandkids to this special tent where you’ll find a class schedule for each day.  There is no charge for classes or materials, but donations are appreciated. 

Arts and crafts projects include painting, beading and needle felting, and kids will leave with their very own creation!  Adults supervise the activities at all times and several artists and exhibitors from the festival will participate as instructors.  Parents are encouraged to check the class schedule when you enter the festival grounds and sign kids up for the programs of their choice.

While the adults enjoy the music, shop the vendor booths featuring more than sixty folk artists and craftsmen, or browse the cultural exhibits, the kids can discover their own talents.  You’re never too young to start creating! 

Make the Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival a family affair, and the Children’s Art Program a tradition that your kids will look forward to year after year!


Immerse yourself in the culture and history of Grand Lake Stream, with canoe-building displays and historical photos in our Remembrance Tent. Browse the gorgeous displays of handmade quilts from the talented members of the St. Croix International Quilters Guild, including many antique and heirloom pieces.

Folk Art

Browse the unique creations of more than 60 folk artists and craftsmen. Watch as many demonstrate their talents! Shop for traditional and contemporary folk art and handcrafts in a wide variety of mediums.
Kids can enjoy arts and crafts instruction all day long!


Satisfy your cravings in the food tent, with something for everyone’s tastes! Local vendors will tempt you with downeast favorites like lobster rolls and smoked salmon; traditional burgers, hot dogs and fried chicken; and summertime ”must-haves” like ice cream sundaes!


Enjoy live performances on stage all weekend by Maine’s premier American roots, Celtic, Bluegrass, Folk and Jazz musicians. Local favorites, The Grand Lake Stream Strummin’ Wildcats, entertain each day with a lively ukulele performance!


10:30am - 12:00pm: Old Time Music Jam
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Jim Gallant
1:00pm - 2:00pm: The Grand Lake Stream Strummin’ Wildcats
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Averill Lovely Band
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Ed Howe with Denny Breau
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Ken and Jane Brooks & Joe and Nellie Kennedy


Per Day: $8
Weekend: $12

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