Northeast Harbor won't be a small sleepy town on Saturday, December 3rd with the Northeast Harbor Christmas Festival, a day full of activities highlighted by Santa's arrival at the Marina aboard the Sunbeam at 4 PM.

Here are the full schedule of events

  • 9 AM - Registration for The Neighborhood House 4th Annual Frosty 5K and Kids Fun Run
  • 9:30 AM Kid's Fun Run Begins
  • 10 AM Frosty 5k Run/Walk Begins
  • 10 AM - 12 Noon  Card Making Station at the Northeast Harbor Library
  • 1 PM - 3 PM Santa's Workshop at The Neighborhood House
  • 3 PM - 4:30 PM  Wagon Rides from The Neighborhood House to Marina and Main Street.
  • 3 PM - 6 PM  Horse and Carriage Rides with Waikerie Farm (weather permitting)
  • 3:45 PM  Caroling at the Marina
  • 4 PM Santa's Arrival on the Sunbeam at the Marina
  • 4:14 PM - 5:30 PM Visits with Santa - Front Porch of Carter's Real Estate
  • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Bonfire on Main Street in Front of the Great Harbor Maritime Museum
  • 5:30 PM - 7 PM Festival of Trees at the Mount Desert Nursery School
  • 7 PM Acadia Community Theater's Second Performance of Nutcracker at The Neighborhood House.