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Join us March 8-12, 2023, for the 3rd annual Carnaval ME Winter Festival as we celebrate Maine as a State for All Seasons in the heart of Portland’s Old Port at our new location  thanks to our friends at DiMillo’s on the Water on Commercial Street!

TO BENEFIT:

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NEW FOR 2023

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An enhanced focus on kid's activities thanks to partnerships with L.L.Bean, Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Sub Zero Ice Carvings, Maine Academy of Modern Music, favorite mascots, face painting, arts & crafts stations, and more.

Each day we will feature a full lineup of LIVE music, theater, comedy, and award-winning chefs and brewers pairings under our 400+ person illuminated igloo for Bites & Brews.

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National Touring Acts will take to the Norway Savings Bank Snow Stage

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Presents

 

Thursday, March 9 The  Mallett Brothers Band

Presents

Friday, March 10 Parmalee

Saturday, March 11 Michael Ray

Sunday, March 12 Stay Tuned!

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For more info on show times find the full schedule below!

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WHAT TO SEE:

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BITES & BREWS IGLOO

Warm up in the Bites & Brews igloo featuring pairings  from Maine craft brewers and nationally recognized local restaurants!

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EXPERIENCE CARNAVAL!

Watch LIVE ice sculpture demonstrations, take a picture at our frozen selfie stations, enjoy visits with  Maine mascots, warm up by a bonfire and more!

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NORWAY SAVINGS BANK SNOW STAGE

Featuring   a diverse entertainment line up of music, comedy, and theatrical performances for all ages!

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FUN FOR ALL!

Pop into the heated igloo to get a caricature, face-painting, bracelet making, and more! Then head outside and  carve your name into ice, and play some winter games!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THUR 3/9

NOON-8PM

Opening Ceremonies
Family Programming

12pm LIVE Ice Sculptures
with   SubZero   Ice Carvings

12-1pm LIVE Music 
with   Maine Academy   of Modern   Music

1-2pm   LIVE Performance 
of 'Don't Let the  Pigeon Drive The Bus!' by   Maddy's Theatre   

2-4pm   LIVE Music
TBD

3:30-5pm   Bites &  Brews
5-6pm  LIVE Music
Firefly Penobscot   Nation  

6-8pm   HEADLINER   The   Mallett   Brothers Band
 

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COMMUNITY DAY PRESENTED BY MARTIN'S POINT

FRI 3/10

NOON-8PM

Family Programming
12pm LIVE Ice Sculptures
with   SubZero   Ice Carvings

12-1pm LIVE Music 
with   Maine Academy   of Modern   Music

1-2pm   LIVE Performance 
of 'Don't Let the  Pigeon Drive The Bus!' by   Maddy's Theatre   

2-4pm   LIVE Music
with   TBD

3:30-5pm   Bites &  Brews
5-6pm  LIVE Music
Joseph  Gallant

6-8pm   HEADLINER   Parmalee
 

HOMETOWN HEROES DAY PRESENTED BY:  TBD

SAT 3/11

NOON-8pm

Family Programming
12pm LIVE Ice Sculptures
with   SubZero   Ice Carvings

12-1pm LIVE Music 
with   Maine Academy   of Modern   Music

1-2pm   LIVE Performance 
of 'Don't Let the  Pigeon Drive The Bus!' by   Maddy's Theatre   

2-3:30pm Bites &   Brews
2-4pm   LIVE Music
with   TBD

4-5:30pm   Bites &  Brews
5-6pm    12   O/C
6-8pm   HEADLINER  Michael Ray!
 

PRESENTED BY BILL DODGE   BUICK GMC

SUN 3/12

NOON-6pm

Family Programming
12pm LIVE Ice Sculptures
with   SubZero   Ice Carvings

12-1:30pm Bites & Brews
12-1pm LIVE Music 
with   Maine Academy   of Modern   Music

1-2pm      LIVE Performance 
of 'Don't Let the  Pigeon Drive The Bus!' by   Maddy's Theatre   

2-3:30pm Bites &   Brews
2-4pm   LOVE BY NUMB3RS
4-6pm   HEADLINER  Griffin William   Sherry

POWERED  BY NAUTILUS SOLAR

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BITES & BREWS PAIRINGS

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THANKS TO  OUR 2023  CARNAVAL ME PARTNERS!

PRESENTING PARTNERS

OFFICIAL PARTNERS

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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