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Brunswick Area Holiday Happenings

Check out what’s going on in Brunswick, ME and surrounding areas this winter holiday season. Whether you’re looking for a romantic night out or a fun-filled family day, there’s something for everyone.

We can’t believe Thanksgiving is already over! But that means holiday lights, festivals, and more fun winter events are here! If you’re in search of local events to make your holiday season a little brighter, we’ve put together a short list of local holiday happenings, just for you.



December 1st
Snow White: Story And Song
Time: 10am, 1pm
Location: Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room, Brunswick
Maine State Music Theatre And Curtis Memorial Library Offer This Free Forty-minute-long Program For Young Audiences That Focuses On The Fairy Tale Snow White, Featuring Readings From Source Material…More>

December 13th & 15th
Santa Reads
Time: Dec. 13th at 6 pm, Dec. 15th at 1:30 pm
Location: Topsham Public Library, Topsham
Sponsored By Priority Real Estate Group Llc, Santa Will Be At The Library To Read To Children, And To Give Out Award-winning Children’s Books. Stop By And Hear A Story With Santa…More>

December 20th
Pajama Movie Night: Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Time: 6pm
Topsham Public Library, Topsham
A Holiday Classic! A Misfit Reindeer And His Friends Look For A Place That Will Accept Them. Recommended Ages 3 And Up, But All Are Welcome! Bring Pillows…More>


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December 6th
Light Up Wiscasset
Time: 5pm
Location: Creamery Pier, Wiscasset
Creamery Pier, Route One, Wiscasset Will Be Aglow With Fireworks. Santa Makes A Visit While Christmas Caroling And Hot Cocoa Warm The Spirit As Children And Their Families Enjoy…More>

December 7th – 9th
Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest
Time: See Details.
Location: Main Street, Wiscasset
Enjoy A Shopping Extravaganza As The Unique Village Shops Offer Special One-day Sales. You’ll Check Off Everyone On Your List…More >

December 8th
Penobscot Historical Society Santa Day
Time: 9 am
Location: Penobscot Historical Society, Brunswick
Free Pictures With Santa Inside The Historic Skolfield-Whittier House, Carols Provided By Bowdoin’s Miscellania, A Capella Group. Stop In For Crafts, Cookies, Cocoa…More>

December 8th & 14th
Chocolate Cozy Cottage!
Time: Dec. 8th at 9:30 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm, and 4 pm, Dec. 14th at 4 pm and 5 pm
Location: Wilbur’s Of Maine, 174 Lower Main St, Freeport
The Popular Cozy Cottage Has Returned For Another Season! Bring Your Family To Assemble And Decorate A Chocolate House! Make Wilbur’s Part Of Your Family Traditions…More>

December 9th
Come Meet Santa
Time: 2pm
Location: Wilbur’s Of Maine, Freeport
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town! Bring Your Littles To Wilbur’s For A Nice Quiet, Stress-free Visit With Santa! Don’t Battle The Malls, Come Down To The Edge Of Town…More>

December 22nd
Holiday Movie: Elf
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Topsham Public Library, Topsham
This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and…More>


December 7th, 8th & 9th
The Matchmaker
Time: Dec. 7th and 8th at 7:30 pm, Dec. 9th at 3 pm
Location: Orion Performing Arts Center, Mt. Ararat Middle School, Topsham
Hilarious comic play (which was the basis of the musical, “Hello Dolly”)…More>


If you can’t find an event that everyone agrees on above, there’s always the L.L.Bean Northern Lights celebration, going on through December 31, 2018. Most events are free, and include Family Adventure Hikes, “KidNight” New Year’s Eve Celebration, Discovery Forest & Warming Hut, visits with Santa and His Reindeer, Model Train Village, Letters to Santa, Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, and more! Check out the full schedule.

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Happy Holidays!

All you have to do this holiday season is to step outside your door. There are so many things to do and so many places to shop in Brunswick and nearby. We hope you’ll get out and enjoy some of the holiday fun going on around you. And of course, we wish you and your family and friends a very happy holiday season!

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