Harvest on the Harbor celebrates Portland, Maine’s crave worthy food and drink and honors the good people who make it all possible. Each October, S&G organizes this epic five-day event that brings everyone together for unique experiences that encompass Portland’s culinary culture.
All events will be held in the Festival Tent at 110 W Commercial St., Portland Yacht Services Shipyard. Note that any remaining tickets will be sold at the door for an additional $5.
2018 Harvest on the Harbor Festival Events:
Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
How do you say "Enjoy your meal" in ten different languages? Find out at this global dining experience. Different Roads kicks-off the Festival and features dishes from around the world served by a curated group of Maine chefs and restaurants. As a unique welcome treat, Winery Guild members will be pouring tastes of their products. Distinctive wines, beers and spirits will be served alongside the dishes. Buon appetito!
Maine Lobster Chef of the Year | $95
Friday, October 19, 2018 from 11:30AM - 2:00PM
A lobster lunch unlike any other! Sit back and relax by the water while dining on multiple Maine chefs' lobster creations. Vote for your favorite, helping to name the Maine Lobster Chef of the Year. Enjoy a multi-course lobster luncheon, served to you at your table. The event includes tastes of each lobster dish and beverage pairings. Help name the People's Choice Lobster Chef of the Year and observe the professionally judged and appointed Lobster Chef of the Year.
On The Rocks | $65
Friday, October 19, 2018 from 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Enjoy Maine's best Happy Hour - On the Rocks. In partnership with Maine Distillers’ Guild, On the Rocks will offer attendees tastings of more than a dozen top Maine-made spirits, including gin, vodka, bourbon, rum and more, creating the ultimate boozy happy hour. Each spirit will be paired with food selected to enhance the flavor profiles found in the liquor.
Hair of the Dog | $50
Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM
This Saturday morning Bloody Mary & Pig Roast brunch is the cure. Area bartenders will be serving special Ice Pik Vodka Bloody Mary creations and our pig roast expert, The Pig Kahuna, will be serving roasted pork breakfast tacos with cilantro eggs, Cotija cheese, fresh mango salsa.
Fusion Coffee Lab at Coffee By Design 1:00PM - 3:00PM | $35
What's in your coffee DNA? Discover your perfect and personalized cup with this special event, featuring an opportunity to create your custom blend. This event will be held at Coffee By Design at the 1 Diamond St coffeehouse. Tickets are extremely limited.
Maine Oysterfest with Maine Oyster Company | $60
Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 4:00PM - 6:30PM (VIP sold out)
Experience the flavors of the coast of Maine at this afternoon seafood event, tasting a variety of Maine oysters. Meet Maine’s oyster farmers, learn about the different coves and harbors and learn how to shuck an oyster like a pro while indulging in Maine’s coastal bounty and select beverages. General admission tickets include 1 dozen oysters and beverages; VIP admission includes early access plus 2 dozen oysters and beverages. Additional oysters will be available for purchase for $15 for a dozen; cash preferred.
Market on the Harbor | $40
Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Living in the foodiest small town in America comes with big benefits. At the top of the list is access to the growing roster of locally-owned businesses making new things to eat, drink and experience. Market on the Harbor encompasses everything from cheese and pesto to winemakers and brewers. What you discover here is going to reignite the desire to get out and experience more!
VIP Package | $495
The 2018 VIP pass includes VIP check in and early entry to the following events:
Additionally VIP passes include Maine Lobster Chef of the Year and Hair of the Dog (no early access available to these two events). VIP guests also receive: Commemorative VIP Laminate & Lanyard; VIP Gift Bag; Preferred parking at Sunday's Market on the Harbor