Join us for the Third Annual Pennamaquan Alewife Festival!

May 24 + 25, 2024 in Pembroke

We're delighted to partner once again with Downeast Salmon Federation, to bring you a family-friendly weekend of FISH!

  • Smoking of fish with Downeast Salmon Federation
  • Eating of fish
  • Activities for kids
  • Indoors and outdoors
  • NOAA Fisheries Biologist Max Tritt will be on hand all day Saturday to lead learning experiences about alewives for all ages, with his interactive Stream Smart table, followed by a presentation about Atlantic salmon restoration. 
  • More details and participants coming soon!

Make a weekend of it and book your campsite at Smithereen Farm, for a full agritourism experience.

Thank you to Maine Tourism for supporting this event.

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Images from the Second Annual Alewife Festival in 2023.

Much fun was had by all! Photographs by Wilder Nichols.

Learn more about alewives in our Earthlife.TV episode.