Explore historic downtown Gardiner and discover Central Maine’s vibrant craft scene! This year the weekend coincides with Gardiner Main Street’s annual “Swine and Stein Brewfest” on Saturday, October 7. Sample a variety of Maine’s craft beverages while enjoying live music.
Stop in to Monkitree for a woodturning demonstration, and explore our downtown stores and event vendors featuring work by local craft makers. Located just 3.5 miles from the Center for Maine Craft, downtown Gardiner offers great dining, shopping, and a beautiful waterfront park along the Kennebec.