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2023 Fall Activities Near Augusta, ME You Need to Know
A new season means new possibilities to explore the surrounding area! The weather is getting colder and the aroma of pumpkin spice is back - hello, fall! Here at Jellystone Park™ Androscoggin Lake, we have an abundance of fall events and activities planned right at our Maine campground, but there's also plenty of other events your family must try! Less than 30 minutes from our Camp-Resort, Augusta offers an array of fall activities that are great for families! What are you waiting for?! Grab your fall jacket and explore all of the fall events in Augusta!

Apple Pumpkin Festival: September 30, 2023

You are gourd-ially invited to the 25th Annual Apple Pumpkin Festival! This fall activity near Augusta features local vendors and craft artisans, seasonal decorations, raffles, and historical and educational displays. This event is a cultural celebration and harvest festival. Bring the whole family on this "a-peeling" outing!

Family Harvest Celebration: September 30, 2023

New England is known for its rich history. Take a step back in time by attending the Family Harvest Celebration at Old Fort Western! This site is the oldest surviving wooden fort in the United States. Enjoy some family fun in Maine’s capital city with this fall event in Augusta!

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Scenic Lift Rides: Weekends from September 30 - October 8, 2023

Arguably one of the best parts of the season in New England is the fall foliage. Get a bird’s eye view of the changing hues by taking a fall chairlift ride at Sunday River. During your ride, you’ll get to enjoy panoramic views of the Sunday River Valley and the Mahoosuc Mountains. This fall activity near Augusta is sure to be a favorite!

Cozy Fall Cookie Decorating: October 5, 2023

The Cozy Fall Cookie Decorating Class is a fall essential for bakers and sweet tooths alike! This event is perfect for people with all levels of baking skills - so join in regardless of if you are a baking pro, just learned what a cookie sheet is, or you fall somewhere in between. Don’t miss out on this sweet fall event near Augusta, Maine.

Swine & Stein Brewfest: October 7, 2023

Looking for an event that’s sure to make a ‘splash’ during your trip to Maine? Head on over to downtown Gardiner for the Swine and Stein Brewfest! Experience all-day sampling from top-notch breweries, wineries, and distilleries while being serenaded by live music. Also check out the various food vendors and enjoy some of the ‘curiously fun events’ like the frozen t-shirt race. The atmosphere makes this a can’t miss fall event in Maine!

Fall Festival: October 7-8, 2023

Do you want to pack a whole lot of fall fun into one day? Drive on over to Newry, Maine to check out the Fall Festival! There will be a variety of unique fall events, such as pumpkin painting, the North American Wife Carrying Championship, and the New England Cornhole Championship. This event is the perfect thing to do around Augusta, Maine in the fall!

Maine Fest: October 15, 2023

While staying at Jellystone Park™ Androscoggin Lake, there are many activities that will keep you "Maine"ly at our campground. However, Augusta’s Maine Fest is the perfect family-friendly outing for your trip. This free event will have plenty of activities, giveaways, demonstrations, and more! Head down to Capitol Park for Maine-themed fun!


When you plan a stay at Jellystone Park™ Androscoggin Lake, there are always exciting activities and events in Augusta that the whole family will love! Plus, the fall activities in Augusta are a must-try - so be sure to book a fall camping trip to our Maine camping resort to see all the events that Augusta has to offer. You can browse availability or book your fall stay here