Camden’s Christmas by the Sea

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by Christine Cummings in Retail


The Camden Area Business Group (CABG) and their Economic Vitality team have partnered together with Shop Second Saturday for an exclusive Shop Second Saturday promotion.  On the weekend of December 2nd – 4th Camden’s Christmas by the Sea will bring local residents and tourists together for a holiday weekend celebration full of coastal Christmas charm.

Weekend events will include Friday night’s #ChristmasbytheSea commencement with the Camden Hills Regional High School choir and instrumental group, followed by a festive downtown parade, the tree lighting at the Harbor Park and horse-drawn carriage rides through town. The celebration continues Saturday as Santa arrives via the Harbor, athletes compete in the Frozen 5K and with the the bonfire at Lincolnville Beach. There will be a variety of craft fairs such as the Holly Berry Fair at the Rockport Opera House, the Holiday Fair at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church and the Local Artisan Fair at the First Congregational Church. Throughout the day on Saturday, there will be face painting, kids crafts, cookie decorating, caroling and bell ringing. And don’t miss, all weekend long, the Atlantic Ballet Company's magical holiday production of The Nutcracker.

Shop Second Saturday is pleased to co-host the ‘Shop to Win’ contest. One lucky shopper will be eligible to win a weekend back to Camden. The prize pack includes a complimentary 2-night stay at the Hawthorn Inn, a dining gift certificate to Fireside Pizza and a $100 gift card! Shoppers can enter to win by stopping by participating retailers during the weekend of Christmas by the Sea. Official Rules.

CABG will be working with their retail members to promote Shop Second Saturday and create exclusive offers and deals for Saturday only. Look for one-day-only in-store events, percentages off, BOGO’s and more!


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