There’s a whole new world to explore in Aroostook County once the snow begins to cover the land. When Mother Nature turns the vast and varied landscape into a winter wonderland, the Crown of Maine is busier than ever!
Point your compass north and make your winter destination The County where you can stay for the day or as long as you please. At the end of a frosty day filled with adventure, find top-notch overnight accommodations and delicious local cuisine (like poutine and the locals favorite - molasses donuts).
From winter-themed festivals, dog sled racing, fishing derbies to snowmobile excursions, there’s no shortage of activities to do. Find a huge list of events listed here, but these are our favorite 15 events and adventures waiting for you this year;
Visit BigRock Mountain this winter, where you can experience the highest vertical drop of any ski spot in Northern Maine or Eastern Canada! Every Thursday from 1-7 PM, lift tickets are discounted to $15, and rental packages are $10.
An annual tradition in St. Agatha, the Ice Fishing Derby draws fishing enthusiasts from all over as it is the largest in the State! January 27th and 28th participants compete for cash and other prizes, including a new snowmobile!
Get ready for family winter fun at the three-day Moosestompers Weekend, beginning February 2nd through the 4th! Activities include snowshoeing, selfie photo station, ice fishing derby, sliding hill, mystery gift giveaway, and so much more!
The Acadian Pond Hockey Classic is having its 4th Annual 3 on 3 Pond Hockey Tournament off the shores of Long Lake in St. Agatha, Maine. Six rinks will be prepared for two days of action! February 24th & 25th.
See the longest dog sled race in the eastern United States! March 2nd through the 6th, racers and spectators flock to the town of Fort Kent to experience all the excitement and competition. Most events are on the 4th.
Get ready for five days of winter fun! From February 28th to March 3rd, Caribou and Spud Speedway hosts the Caribou SnowBowl, where a bevy of winter activities take place, including activities for the kids, casino night, live music, bonfire, vintage snowmobile show, parade, and some serious snowcross.
March 8th-10th is Free Snowmobile Weekend, a nonresident (from another state or province) may operate a snowmobile in Maine (no reciprocity necessary) so long as he/she has a valid registration from another state or province. If you plan to participate in Free Snowmobile Weekend as a nonresident, please complete the registration on this page.
St. Francis Annual Snow Drags
St. Francis, Maine
March 9th the drags will race through the region and it is a spectacle that excites the whole family. Can you say yes to red hot dogs?
Monday, April 8th, a total solar eclipse will cover parts of Maine in total darkness as the moon completely blocks out the sun. The towns have scheduled live music, races, festivals, entertainment, and star parks to view the phenomenon from April 5th through April 8th.
You and the whole family are invited to exscape and relax in Maine's Aroostook County. Weston, Maine is set in the middle of the East Grand Lake Region and water activities abound along with great hikes, fishing, hunting, and festivals - you'll only be...
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