Destination Downtown Gardiner, Maine!

Find awesome shops, restaurants & breweries, activities and history

Destination Downtown Gardiner, Maine!

Find awesome shops, restaurants & breweries, activities and history

Discover Gardiner, Maine

One of Maine's 10 National Main Street Communities!

WELCOME! A revitalized historic Maine downtown and a nationally certified Main Street community since 2004, Gardiner is once again filled with life, teeming with art and innovation, aglow with carefully preserved architecture, activity, and commerce!

As Maine’s gateway to midcoast, mountains, and downeast, Gardiner is an unspoiled, authentic New England community with a fabulous historic downtown located on the banks of the Kennebec River.

Explore this website to learn more about the Gardiner Main Street programs and/or to plan your visit! 

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Gardiner's downtown historic district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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Make sure this last year isn't the last for our fountain at the Gardiner Common

Latest News

From Gardiner Main Street!

Nov 14
Organizers launch final fundraising push for Gardiner fountain

About $150,000 has been raised so far to fund repairs to the historic fountain,…

Sep 16
Celebrate Maine Craft Weekend in Gardiner

Explore historic downtown Gardiner and discover Central Maine’s vibrant craft scene!…

Sep 02
Water Street Temporarily Closed to Vehicles

On Sept. 12 & 13 (and 14 as if needed) 2022 vehicles will not be allowed on Water…

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