Wednesday, June 20, 2012; 4 p.m.
Location: , , Gardiner, Maine
The Greater Gardiner River Festival begins on Wednesday, June 20, with a bang—Kavanaugh Carnival on the waterfront at 4 pm, Maine vendors selling your favorite festival foods, The Bilge Pumps rock band from 7-9 pm, and spectacular fireworks from Central Maine Pyrotechnics after 9 pm. This festival traditionally kicks off the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Whatever Family Festival that includes events in Gardiner, Hallowell, Winthrop, and Augusta. Enjoy live music on the boardwalk every night, Plan on spending all day in Gardiner Saturday, June 23rd between live entertainment on the street, Johnson Hall’s talent show competition, an arts and crafts festival, library book sale, children’s activities, fireworks again on Saturday night, and much, much more. For a full list of events and times, visit www.gardinermainstreet.org, or visit Downtown Gardiner businesses to pick up information.