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Waterfront Nutrition at 226 Water Street

Waterfront Nutrition is one of Gardiner's popular businesses located in our historic downtown. Their menu features a wide variety of nutritional shakes and energy teas to keep you going. Locally owned and run it has become a go-to spot for many folks in the area when they need a pick me up or tasty treat during the day.

The delicious teas and shakes have many health benefits and the staff at Waterfront Nutrition are always happy to help customers pick out the perfect drink flavors for them. There is also a wide selection of branded merchandise such as travel cups that you can refill daily, t-shirts, sweatshirts and more. Stop in and try a tasty drink next time you are in downtown Gardiner!

Find their menu, daily specials and other updates on Facebook and Instagram. Text your order ahead to 207-458-0535 for quick pickup. Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-3pm & Sat 8am-3pm

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Tickets on Sale Now: Swine & Stein Brewfest

Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 12-5pm

Swine & Stein Brewfest is beer festival that's more than just beer! Over 20 craft beverage producers from across Maine will be serving samples all day. Learn about all about the varieties of beers, wines, ciders, rums, meads, and more from those who know it best - the people who make it! Organized by Gardiner Main Street, this annual fall beer festival also features a full lineup of great music, tasty food vendors, fun games and entertainment all day long. General admission begins at 1pm, or a limited number of tickets are available for the premier VIP tasting hour from 12 to 1pm. Get ready for a party in the street and get your tickets today. VIP tickets will sell out!

Full event details and tickets are available at:

Follow our new Facebook account Swine & Stein Brewfest  and Instagram @swineandsteinbrewfest for more exciting event updates.
A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available for Swine & Stein Brewfest. View our sponsorship packet for details on how your business can benefit as an event supporter, or contact GMS at 582-3100 or

We're also still accepting brewer registrations, so tell your favorite breweries they should join us on the street - more info here!
Have you visited Gardiner's Butterfly Wings yet for a fun photo opportunity? We are THRILLED to have the beautiful Butterfly wings artwork by Blue Moose on display in front of the library for the rest of the summer! Stop by, take a photo in front of this great artwork, and use the hashtag #librarybutterflygardiner so that we can see your great adventures!
Baby Formula Bank
The First Baptist Church, 47 Church Street, is starting a baby formula bank. It will be open the first and third Mondays from 6-7 pm. This will be free and babies are welcome. Please help spread the word to moms who are having a hard time finding formula.


ArtWalk Gardiner

Friday August 19th, 5-8:30pm

Artwalk Gardiner will continue in its 16th year on Friday, August 19, in artists’ studios, galleries, shops and other venues throughout Historic Downtown Gardiner. The event will feature unique works of art ranging from paintings, printmaking, photography, ceramics, handmade books, jewelry, textiles, live chain stitching, woodwork, and sculpture.

Along with featured artists showing their work at the ArtWalk, Dave Lawlor will perform jazz guitar music throughout the evening and there will be an Artwalk community Exquisite Corpse drawing game that will be fun for all ages! Follow Artwalk Gardiner on Facebook for more updates.

Johnson Hall Free Summer Waterfront Concerts

Friday nights through August 26th, Waterfront Park

Johnson Hall in Gardiner is proud to present the 2022 Free Waterfront Summer Concert Series at Gardiner’s waterfront every Friday night through August 26th. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and enjoy some great music. We will have food vendors and children’s activities with balloon animals and face painting and free giveaways. Also, there will be free crafters, artists, vendors, and more. 
  • Friday 8/5 6-7:30pm; Dom Colizzi
  • Friday 8/12 6-7:30pm; Pat Pepin Blues Band
  • Friday 8/19 6-7:30pm; Tough End String Band
  • Friday 8/26 7-8:30pm; Give Your Voice All-Stars followed by fireworks
View the full summer concert schedule at

Summer Storytime at Waterfront Park with Miss Ginni

Tuesday August 9th at 10:00am
Join Miss Ginni, the children's librarian at the Gardiner Public Library, at Waterfront Park for the last special Summer Storytime of the season!

Create Sea Glass Bird Art at Bateau Brewing

Thursday August 11, 6-8pm

A night filled with crafts, laughter and quality individualized instruction. You will leave with a lovely piece of art to keep or gift to someone else. Tickets can be purchased online and are $35 per person.

Thursday Night Live Music @ Bateau Brewing:

Live Bands Every Thursday from 6-8pm, Bateau Brewing, 149 Water St.
  • Ron Bergeron; August 11th
  • Business Casual; August 18th
  • Royal Havin; August 25th
Enjoy the warm weather while jamming with live music every Thursday night!  Bateau Brewing has delicious brews, a tasty food truck, and an unbeatable view of the Kennebec River!! Visit Bateau Brewing on Facebook for more info.


The Blind Pig Tavern
266 Water Street
Trivia & Tacos: Tuesdays 7-9pm
Karaoke: Wednesdays 6-9pm
Bateau Brewing
149 Water Street
Trivia Night: Wednesdays 6-8pm
Summer Live Music: Thursdays 6-8pm

Niche Inc
307 Water Street
Magic The Gathering: Fridays 2-7pm
Gardiner Public Library
149 Water Street
ME Career Center: Wednesdays 10am - 2pm
Children's' Storytime with Miss Ginni: Tuesdays at 10am
Gardiner Waterfront Park Cruise Nights
Every Thursday, 5-7pm

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Our board of directors and teams are always welcome to new ideas and energy to help support our mission to create a thriving downtown community. Join our growing list of new volunteers looking to help make a difference. Learn more about the work that we do across our four teams on our website, or get in touch with our office to see where you can fit in:, 207-582-3100 or complete our volunteer contact form on our website

Support Local With A Gift For Any Occasion!

Not sure what to give someone? Don't have time to shop? Support our local businesses with the flexible downtown gift card program - The Gift of Gardiner!  This Gardiner Main Street gift check program may be used at over 30 participating Gardiner businesses.

$20 Gift of Gardiner certificates are available year-round at the Camden National Bank Gardiner branch at 190 Water Street.

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