Calendar of Events
Daily Events

For a detailed, complete listing of all the activities held year- round on the Island please consult the Penobscot Bay Press Community Calendar and the local newspaper, Island Ad-Vantages, published every Thursday.

Information is also available at the Chamber’s Welcome Center on Little Deer Isle. (Open May through October)

Special Events
Jan 19-21

Winterfest 2017A time for everyone to get out and have fun! There are fireworks, pet photo contests, live music and performances, animals, igloo building, snowshoeing, arts and crafts, a basketball tournament, a bonfire, a community dance and many more free, family friendly activities!
Winterfest 2017 Schedule. For info call 367-6332.

May 19-21
Wings, Waves & Woods Weekend

Wings, Waves and Woods Weekend 2017Annual Festival for “birding by land, by sea and by art”. Art Workshops, Shows & Receptions; Warbler Walks; Birding For Kids; Guided Puffin Boat Trips; Birding on Swan’s  Island; Eagle Spotting; Live Owl Demo; Shore Bird Walk; Bird’s Eye View Flights; Workshop/Reading with Rebekah Raye; Landscaping for Wildlife; Maine Seabirds with Linda Welch.
2017 Wings, Waves & Woods Schedule For info call 348-2455.

June 16-18
Lupine Festival

Lupine Festival 2016Island-wide activities including trail walks on Island preserves, boat tours, puffin boat trips, airplane rides, artists/artisans exhibits, business booths, kid’s activities, Lupine Cake contest, pickleball tournament, and more!

2016 Lupine Festival Schedule.

July 4
Independence Day Celebrations

Lupine Festival 2016Food, music, events, live entertainment and, of course, fireworks.

10K and Fun Run kick off from the Island Community Center in Stonington at 8am. Parade in Deer Isle Village at 10am. Oasis Café at Deer Isle Congo Church during the parade. Lobster Feed at the Masonic Hall in Deer Isle at 12pm. Events on the Stonington Commercial Fish Pier kick off at 5pm! Food vendors, Hula Dancing, Live Music, the Magic of Conjuring Carroll plus much more! Fireworks will begin in Stonington around 9:15pm (rain date is Tuesday, July 5th).

July TBA
Stonington Lobster Boat Races
Sponsor: Maine Lobster Boat Races – Nick Wiberg 348-2375
July TBA
Fisherman’s Day

Fisherman's Day 2016Annual family fun day on the Stonington Fish Pier honoring the local fishing heritage: pet show, wacky row boat races, cod fish relay, local artisans and vendors, trap hauling demo, and the best seafood on the coast!Sponsor: Island Fishermen’s Wives Association
Liz Steele 207-322-9841; Vickie Hardie 207-975-9745