This July, in honor of our 100th anniversary, we’re adding a special series of events to our annual Summer in the Park calendar – the L.L.Bean Hometown Celebration on Main Street in Freeport, Maine! Save the dates July 4-7 and join us for free concerts, our first ever street festival, the 35th Annual L.L.Bean Fourth of July 10K Road Race and Family Fun Run, and more special events and activities for your whole family.
See the list below for additional details – and be sure to mark your calendars. We can’t wait to celebrate our 100th anniversary with you.
Wednesday, July 4
– 35th Annual L.L.Bean 10K Road Race and Family Fun Run
– Freeport Fourth of July parade, featuring the L.L.Bean Bootmobile
– Free concert, featuring country artist Jo Dee Messina in Discovery Park
Thursday, July 5
– Free Outdoor Discovery Schools activities, including kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding
– Visits from retired Red Sox player Rico Petrocelli, Wally the Green Monster and the World Series trophies
– Muddy Bean Boots ice cream sampling, a special flavor created by Gifford’s in celebration of L.L.Bean’s 100th anniversary
Friday, July 6
– Outdoor games, with world champion Seth Wescott
– Appearances by notable Maine authors
– Farmer’s Market, with kid-friendly arts and crafts
– Free concerts by regional artists
Saturday, July 7
– All-day street festival, with Maine crafts, food and live entertainment
– Free outdoor concert featuring headliner Chris Isaak
– Watch our spectacular fireworks display
More information will be coming your way shortly. In the meantime, tell us which event has you the most excited. Share with us, and we’ll donate to our Million Moment Mission – and remember, every participant in our Hometown Celebration also counts towards $1 to the National Park Foundation.