The River Jam Festival will be an all-music weekend in Biddeford September 26-28, 2014!
The Main Stage will be outdoors on Saturday, Sept. 27 on York Street (part of the Pepperell Mill Campus). The Outdoor Stage will feature some of Maine and New England’s favorite Roots rock bands, with a feel-good vibe, along with Banded Horn Brewery and food trucks!
Saturday night on the outdoor stage ($5 Cover), start the night at 6 p.m. with Rhode Island’s “What Cheer? Brigade,” followed by Boston’s “Kingsley Flood.” Lady Lamb the Beekeeper will headline a great night of music!
Saturday from 11-4 (Free), we have music and events for the whole family with Rob Duquette, Michael Wingfield, Amy & the Engine, Samuel James, and The Band Apollo. We’ll weave our 10 year tradition of Chalk on the Walk into all this fun by hosting a kid’s area with Chalk While You Rock, bounce houses, bungie jumping, horse rides, and good things to eat too!
The third annual Oak + the Ax Fest (at 140 Main Street) will have music Friday night, all day Saturday, and Sunday.
During ArtWalk Friday night, you’ll hear music at various venues and can even get in on the act. Join Jim O’Neil at City Theater from 6:30-8 p.m. for an On-Stage Open Jam. Plus, the Fringe Fest will be brewing in venues throughout downtown, with a great variety of music at Elements, Engine, BeBe’s Burritos, and more.
A portion of profits will go to the Heartwood College project called, “Art to Heal.” Read more here.
HOB is partnering with the Pepperell Mill Campus, the Oak + the Ax, Engine, University of New England, and City Theater to host this event. Our Festival Sponsors are Biddeford Savings Bank and P&C Insurance, with additional sponsorship from Southern Maine Health Care, Biddeford’s Downtown Development Commission, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, and Suger/angelrox.
Biddeford + Saco Art Walk
Coordinated through Engine, this great community event happens the Final Friday of every month, with a special holiday Art Walk on Dec. 5, 2014. Check out the Biddeford + Saco Art Walk page to see all of the venues and the monthly offerings.
Our annual event to bring hundreds of kids downtown for some Halloween fun. Most often held on Halloween, the Promotions Committee will confirm the exact date shortly.
Downtown Holiday Festival
This year’s festival featuring music, Santa, and fun will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5. The Downtown Holiday Festival will be held in conjunction with a special Biddeford + Saco Art Walk.