Fort Kent’s 150th Anniversary – Saturday’s Events
Join the fun as Fort Kent celebrates 150 years. Take a look at the schedule below.
2 Fly-Ins Daily: Maine Powerchute Association Annual Fly-In. Look up in the sky and check out some of Maine’s Powerchute Pilots flying overhead.
9am-7pm: Fort Kent International Muskie Derby – Weigh Station at Up North Outdoors Parking Lot (35 West Main Street) Fish & Awards on Display
9am-4pm: Blockhouse Open to the Public
9am: Come Home To Celebrate Our Heritage Anniversary Parade Line-up starts at the Courthouse on Market Street.
10AM Parade – Down Market Street to Main Street. From East Main to West Main and turn off on Pleasant Street.
10am-1pm: Fort Kent Public Library Used Book Sale – Library Basement - Fill a bag for $1
10:30am-7pm: Rotary Club Muskie Derby Food Court – SW Collins Parking Lot (35 West Main) - Lobster Rolls & Strawberry Shortcake
11am-?: Ploye Festival Food Court – Martin Klein Post 133 American Legion Hall (411 West Main) - Choose from a full meal deal or order a la carte. Serving beans, hot dogs, hamburgers, dough boys, ployes, popcorn and more.
11am-3pm: Good Shepherd Ministries Sale-bration (214 West Main St). Open for special Saturday hours and sale. For every bag purchased with a $5 donation - Fill a second bag for $1.50
12pm: Northern Maine Antique Tractor Pull - Parking by Rough Roads Alignment & Repair (73 Market Street) - Iron-man contest for tractors. Concessions available. Sponsored by John Bouchard, MD & Charette Logging.
12pm-3:30pm: Pet the Alpacas at Bouchard’s Country Store (772 Caribou Road) - Stop by and visit with the alpacas, and while you’re there, pick up a bag of their renowned ploye mix.
12pm-4pm: Fort Kent Historical Society Train Station & Thibodeau Visitor Center Open
1pm-4pm: Aroostook County Firefighters’ Skills Competition (West Main Street)
1pm-3:45pm: Century Theater Matinee Movies (13 Hall Street) - 1pm: Dora & the Lost City of Gold (Rated PG * 1h 40m) - 1:30pm: Fast & Furious Presents-Hobbs & Shaw (Rated PG-13 * 2h 15m)
1pm-5pm: Antique Car Show (Valley Motors 82 West Main St.) - Classic/Antique/Muscle Cars & Trucks. Prizes Awarded. No registration fee. Sponsored by the Fort Kent 150 Committee & Northern Cruisers Auto Club
1pm-10pm: Main Street Party (West Main Street from Sears Hometown Store to Greater Fort Kent Chamber Office) - 12pm-9pm: Food vendors on Main Street - 4:30pm-7pm: Kids Games - 5:15pm: Frog Race (bring your own frog) - 6pm: Buckwheat Treasure Hunt - There will also be 9-square, Corn Hole, Bouncy House and so much more! –
8pm-10pm: Music by Boomer-ang
4:30pm-6:30pm Masonic Lodge Lobster Bake – Riverside Park
4pm-9:45pm: Century Theater Saturday Movies (13 Hall Street) - 4pm & 7pm: Dora & the Lost City of Gold (Rated PG * 1h 40m) - 4:30pm & 7:30pm: Fast & Furious Presents-Hobbs & Shaw (Rated PG-13 * 2h 15m)
After Dark: Fireworks Display!!! (on West Main Street by the International Bridge). Sponsored by: Muskie Derby & Village de Clair, NB