The Central Maine Egg Festival and Kiwanis Karnival with (for the first time) The Great Everything that Flies Fly In

Posted May 18, 2012, at 9:37 a.m.
Last modified Dec. 23, 2012, at 12:03 a.m.

Tuesday, July 17 to Saturday, July 21, 2012; 11 a.m. to 10:35 p.m.

Location: Manson Park and the Municipal Airport , , Pittsfield , Maine

Contact: Kathryn Ruth ; (207) 487-3136

Website: pittsfield.org

July 17th – July 21st The Central Maine Egg Festival will coincide with the Kiwanis Karnival (July 19th – 21st) and the Great Central Maine Everything that Flies Fly In (July 21st)

This is the 40th Anniversary of the Egg Festival. Originally the event was held in celebration of the brown egg industry in the area. Today the event still allows for the community to celebrate and for the non-profits involved to raise some much needed funds.

There will be an amazing amount of events all in one place happening throughout the week! There will truly be something for kids of all ages!

Location: Pittsfield, Maine

Dates: July 17th – 21st (The Egg Festival Pageant will be held on July 15th)

A Sample of the events:

Street Dance

Egg –Lympics

Sidewalk Art

Quiche and Cheesecake Contest

Kiddie Parade

The Famous Big Parade

Crafters Tent

Young Eagles Flights

Musical Entertainment

Karnival Rides and Games

Scholarship Pageant

Egg Scramble 5K Run Walk

Food, Food, Food


Of course there will be the frying pan that became part of the festival in 1973. The pan weighs in at over 300 pounds and is 10 feet in diameter. The Historical Depot will be open and showcase the previous winners of the Largest Egg Contest which has not been held in the past few years for various reasons.

More information and registration forms for the different events can be found by visiting the Town of Pittsfield website at: www.pittsfield.org