The Town of Lincoln has a great Events and Tourism Committee that works hard to put together great family friendly events throughout the year. Here is a list of the events we hold in our town as well as a brief description. For any questions or suggestions, please contact our Events Coordinator, Kelly Ryder firstname.lastname@example.org
Cabin Fever Reliever February 22, 2020
The Events and Tourism Committee is excited to announce a brand new event, Cabin Fever Reliever! There are so many awesome things for this one!
Starting at 8 am the Brady Nickerson Foundation will be hosting an ice fishing tournament. The Brady Nickerson Foundation’s mission is to help with youth baseball programs in the area and they also have a scholarship fund. It’s $10 to enter and the derby takes place on Mattanawcook Pond. There will also be a “Prettiest Fish Contest” that will be $1 to enter. The derby will wrap up at 2 pm.
Also don’t miss Geaghan Brother’s Brewing’s first ever Ice Bar at Prince Thomas Park!
The Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will be judging a chili cook-off in the Waterfront Event Center. Here is the registration form with the details. Chili Cook Off Registration 2020
We will also have seventwofour performing from 3:30-4:30 at the Waterfront and then Delta Blues singer JM Thomas will play from 4:45-5:45pm.
We will also have a bonfire by LFD, a snow sculpture contest (if we have enough snow) and ice skating! Stay tuned for more details!!
18th Annual Lincoln Invitational Basketball Tournament March 6,7, 8 2020
The 2020 Lincoln Invitational Basketball Tournament is going to be March 6,7, &8th. Thanks to all the volunteers, sponsors, teams and families who make this tournament a success year after year.
FIRE and ICE March 14, 2020
Fire & Ice is a big old fashioned community ice skating party! Join us at Prince Thomas Park March 14, 2020 for a fun evening of ice skating, hot cocoa and a big bonfire. This year we will have some music to skate to! The Rec Dept has some ice skates available, but we are always looking for more skates. This was so much fun last year, we can hardly wait to do it again!
Lincoln Comedy Festival-April 3rd and 4th 2020
Tickets are on sale now for the 2020 Lincoln Comedy Festival! Get 4 tickets for $40 until Christmas Eve. Tickets are $15 each. This year we have 2 nights of stand up, Friday night is family friendly and will be featuring stand up comedian Rob Steen, who has been doing comedy for over 25years! He’s been on the Late Show with David Letterman several times and has comedy geared for all ages! Friday night also features great comics, Ed Waugh and Tony Capobianco. Saturday night is an 18+ show. Casey Crawford will be headlining, Casey has been on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central. We also have the hilarious AJ Hapenny, Sarah Martin and Trent Wells. This year we will hold the shows at the K of C Hall in Lincoln.
Spring Cleanup April 26, 2020
Volunteers will meet up at the Loon and then go around town picking up all the trash and litter that has appeared over the winter. Last year in 3 hours we picked up over 40 bags of trash! Let’s keep Lincoln beautiful!
Bike Rodeo-May 30, 2020 Veterans Square
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine , Lincoln PD, and area businesses put on this fun event for children ages 10 and under. It’s a safety course, there’s a big BBQ put on by the Knights of Columbus and lots of giveaways, including a chance to win a new bicycle.
MSG Gary Gordon Day June 27, 2020
The Town of Lincoln invites you to join us as we pay tribute to Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and Lincoln, Maine native, MSG Gary Gordon.
Town Wide Yard Sale
Get your official Town Wide Yard Sale signs at the Town Office. The proceeds for the signs go to the MSG Gary Gordon Memorial Fund.
Loon Festival- July 16,17,18,19th 2020
The Loon Festival is Lincoln’s biggest annual event. The Loon Festival features The River Drivers Supper, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, The Redneck Regatta, The Loon Festival Parade, lots of great food, great musical performances and a giant fireworks display. This event gets bigger and better every year! Stay tuned for the 2020 schedule of events.
Penobscot Pirate Paddle- August 15, 2020
Ahoy ye landlubbers! Get your vessel (paddle boat, kayak, canoes) ready to set sail on a grand adventure on the Mighty Penobscot River!
Harvest Moon Festival September 26, 2020
Entertainment, Artisan Vendors, Farm to Family Dinner at Prince Thomas Park, beer by Geaghan Bros Brewery.
The Haunted Lake Trunk or Treat
Breakfast with Santa
This is our 20th year of Breakfast with Santa! This happens at MA Cafe. Our traditional breakfast of pancakes, sausage, eggs, fresh fruit, milk, orange juice and coffee will be served.
There will be face painting, crafts, and this year we have a special performance of holiday songs by Jacob Augustine as well as performances by Flippin Fun Dance Studio. We will have a photo booth this year too.
Festival of Lights Parade December 7th
Join the Town of Lincoln and the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce for our annual Festival of Lights Parade and Tree Lighting. The parade theme is “Whoville” (the Grinch who stole Christmas) and the parade starts at 4:30pm. The treelighting will follow the parade.