Amidst natural splendor, picturesque villages and historic downtowns, Maine is a place where creativity flourishes. You’ll find it everywhere you turn: in small cafés, in art museums, in crafts gallery windows, and in performance halls throughout our state. In fact, there’s nothing like a live performance to make your Maine vacation simply unforgettable. Your visit can include spectacular outdoor adventures, award-winning cuisine, fabulous local shopping and inspiring performances— all in the same weekend!
For generations, musicians and performers have helped to shape Maine as a renowned, four-season arts and cultural destination. Maine Performs will introduce you to some of our best-known and most innovative performing arts organizations and venues for dance, theater, music, film and performances of all kinds. This guide will get you started—but there’s much more to explore!
For a comprehensive listing of Maine’s performing arts organizations and venues, as well as festivals and events happening here throughout the year, check out MainePerforms.com.