42nd Annual Central Maine Egg Festival in Pittsfield, Maine | Events

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42nd Annual Central Maine Egg Festival in Pittsfield, Maine

The Central Maine Egg Festival Committee and the Town of Pittsfield are pleased to welcome our many guests to the 42nd Annual Central Maine Egg Festival from Monday, July 14 - Saturday, July 19, 2014.  Our theme this year is "EGG"wareness - "Support Your Favorite Cause".

The Town of Pittsfield is home to the Egg Festival.  A quiet industrial community of less than 5,000 people, Pittsfield welcomes more than 35,000 visitors each July.  A large Street Dance, Egglympics, Window Painting, Art Show and Craft Fair are just a few of the scheduled events during the week leading up to the Big Day - Saturday, July 19 - which features The Big Parade, Kiwanis Karnival with its rides and booths, and Fireworks.  It is the event of the year in Pittsfield and the region.

Founded in 1973, the Egg Festival was designed to celebrate the egg industry in Central Maine and complement the already popular Kiwanis Karnival.

Though the egg industry has all but left the region, the Festival remains stronger than ever.  The Festival prides itself on providing a venue for area non-profit groups to come together and fundraise for their programs.

Literally hundreds of volunteers and non-profits gather every July to host a fun event for families and children while raising funds for their causes.

The Egg Festival is very important to the town and region for community and economic development reasons.  During this week, people are able to visit, network and have family get-togethers.  It is a time that we showcase the community and region.  In addition, it is great fun and a positive experience for children and families.  It is part of the region's heritage and tradition.

There is something for everyone in this exceptionally friendly town located on the banks of the Sebasticook River.  Please enjoy Pittsfield's hospitality!