Down East Events

Down East Events

Monhegan Museum

Monhegan Museum Tour & Book Giveaway

One winner each week will receive two tickets to the Monhegan Museum. Plus, two winners will receive a commemorative book celebrating the last 50 years of the Monhegan Museum.

Acadia Cruise lodging

Adventures Lodging Sneak Peek

Ever wonder where the Acadia Cruise guests stay during their sail from Rockland to Acadia? Or have you ever been curious about what the Island Getaway lodge on Gay Island looks like? Well, here’s a look at both!

2018 Acadia Cruise

2018 Acadia Cruise

Explore Acadia National Park and the surrounding area aboard the fully restored 1920s luxury racing schooner Ladona. Enjoy classic Maine food and drink by land and sea.

Maine travel with Down East

Custom Maine Trips with Down East

Stay on a secluded island and explore the Maine coast the way you choose. Opt for a rugged camping trip or stay in the newly updated cozy lodge. Join us on a Down East Adventure!

Gay Island Oyster Farm

Gay Island Oyster Farm

Do you love Maine oysters? Jeff Metzmaker of Gay Island Oysters Farm delivers and prepares his oysters to selected trips on our Down East Adventures. He often stays to enjoy a few of his tasty mollusks and share a few good stories.

Family walk

Camden International Film Festival

We’re happy to be participating in a special screening and panel discussion Saturday, September 16 at the Camden International Film Festival. Our editor in chief, Kathleen Fleury, will discuss paid family leave, how it has impacted her life, and how well our new policy is working for families here at Down East.

Writing Workshop

2017 Writing Workshop

Whether you’re a professional writer or write as a hobby, let the editors of Down East help you advance your craft. Learn what magazines are looking for from writers, hone your skills, and get out and enjoy Maine at the same time. September 6–9, 2017

Splashed Bash

Featuring an amazing array of Maine-made craft spirits and cocktails concocted by some of Maine’s best bartenders at the recent first annual Splashed Challenge,…