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Harvest on the Harbor Festival 2018
October 16 - October 21
Harvest on the Harbor celebrates crave worthy cuisine and brings people together for unique experiences that encompass Portland’s culinary culture. Maybe most importantly, the Festival creates special opportunities to meet the hardworking people who make it all possible.
2018 Harvest on the Harbor Festival Events:
Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Toast the weekend with an event celebrating Maine’s culinary history and Maine wines. Sip Maine Winery Guild wines and snack on the foods that influence Maine’s cuisine from the past to present including the cuisine of France, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany, New World, French-Canadian and Asian. The event is from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Harvest Festival Tent on the water. Parking is free, and on site.
Maine Lobster Chef of the Year | $95
Friday, October 19, 2018 from 11:30AM – 2:00PM
A lobster lunch unlike any other! Sit back and relax by the water while dining on multiple Maine chefs’ lobster creations. Vote for your favorite, helping to name the Maine Lobster Chef of the Year. Enjoy a multi-course lobster luncheon, served to you at your table. The event includes tastes of each lobster dish and beverage pairings. Help name the People’s Choice Lobster Chef of the Year and observe the professionally judged and appointed Lobster Chef of the Year.
On The Rocks | $65
Friday, October 19, 2018 from 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Enjoy Maine’s best Happy Hour – On the Rocks. In partnership with Maine Distillers’ Guild, On the Rocks will offer attendees tastings of more than a dozen top Maine-made spirits, including gin, vodka, bourbon, rum and more, creating the ultimate boozy happy hour. Each spirit will be paired with food selected to enhance the flavor profiles found in the liquor.
Hair of the Dog | $50
Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Join the ultimate pig roast brunch, showcasing a variety of Bloody Marys.
Maine Oysterfesrt with Maine Oyster Co. | $55 to $75
Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 4:00PM – 6:30PM (VIP entry starting @ 3:30PM)
Experience the flavors of the coast of Maine at this afternoon seafood event, tasting a variety of Maine oysters and gourmet mignonettes. Meet Maine’s oyster farmers, learn about the different coves and harbors and learn how to shuck an oyster like a pro while indulging in Maine’s coastal bounty and select beverages. General admission tickets include 1 dozen oysters and beverages; VIP admission includes early access plus 2 dozen oysters and beverages. Additional oysters will be available for purchase for $1 each sold in groups of 6.
Market on the Harbor | $40
Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Living in the foodiest small town in America comes with big benefits. At the top of the list is access to the growing roster of locally-owned businesses making new things to eat, drink and experience. Market on the Harbor encompasses everything from cheese and pesto to winemakers and brewers. What you discover here is going to reignite the desire to get out and experience more!
VIP Package | $495
The 2018 VIP pass includes VIP check in and early entry to the following events:
1. Different Roads;
2. On the Rocks;
3. Maine Oysterfest;
4. Market on the Harbor
Additionally VIP passes include Maine Lobster Chef of the Year and Hair of the Dog (no early access available to these two events). VIP guests also receive: Commemorative VIP Laminate & Lanyard; VIP Gift Bag; Preferred parking at Sunday’s Market on the Harbor.