Acadian Festival Gets Under Way In Northern Maine

The 32nd annual Acadian Festival is getting under way in northern Maine's St. John Valley, with members of the Marquis (pronounced Mar-KEE') family holding center stage.

  • World Acadian Congress expected to attract 50,000 visitors, organizers say
    FORT KENT, Maine — Acadians in northern Maine, New Brunswick and Quebec are throwing ... Those traditional buckwheat pancakes of Acadia will be featured at the Ploye Festival in Fort Kent. Looking for a little friendly competition? Take part in a cross ...
    07/17/2014 - 8:47 am | View Link
  • Maine legend Denny Breau selected as artist for World Acadian Congress [Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME)]
    Beyond the borders that we share, northwestern New Brunswick, Northern Maine (USA), and the Temiscouata region ... Tthree of these events are precursors for the upcoming Saltwater Celtic Festival at Thomas Point Beach in Brunswick from July 20-21.
    07/3/2013 - 8:43 pm | View Link
  • Summer events: From traditional Acadian meals to tractor pulls
    The Acadian Festival in Madawaska will take place Aug. 8-15 and will feature a family fun day, “Party du Main Street,” and music. Events will also include a re-enactment of the first Acadian landing in northern Maine, a traditional Acadian supper ...
    06/7/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Driving through Canada’s Acadian history
    Passing red cliffs dotted with squat wooden lighthouses and bright-painted heritage homes flying red-white-and-blue Acadian flags (the French flag with a yellow star in the top left corner), the route’s northern ... s two-week Festival Acadien each ...
    05/6/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • End of Acadian baroque music festival imminent
    Funding cuts have pushed a music festival in northern New Brunswick to the verge of cancellation. Organizers of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival say they can't raise enough money for another season. The festival has been drawing crowds to ...
    01/27/2013 - 5:40 am | View Link
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  • Acadian Festival
    “Vive les Acadiens” (Long live the Acadians) Home Sponsors Entertainment Pictures / Videos Parade Entry Form
    07/23/2014 - 6:15 am | View Website
  • Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Acadian World Congress
    The region of Acadia of the Lands and Forests has been selected by the «Société Nationale de l’Acadie» to host the next World Acadian Congress (WAC) in 2014.
    07/23/2014 - 3:52 am | View Website
  • Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Madawaska Historical Society ...
    Madawaska Historical Society. On an annual basis, in conjunction with the Acadian Festival, the Madawaska Historical Society celebrate Acadian Families.
    07/22/2014 - 7:45 pm | View Website
  • WAGM-TV | Northern Maine and Western New Brunswick's News ...
    Maine Potato Blossom Festival Brings Boost to Fort Fairfield Business. The 67th annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival has kept vendors in Fort Fairfield busy all week.
    07/22/2014 - 5:07 pm | View Website
  • Aroostook County and Northern Maine
    Welcome to Aroostook county in Northern Maine. Unique to other areas of the state, Northern Maine offers many vacation possibilities not available in other areas of ...
    07/22/2014 - 2:23 pm | View Website
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