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 throbbing 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.

FOUNTAIN FUNDRAISER

Save The Lady And The Birds!
Make sure this last year isn't the last for our fountain at the Gardiner Common

Latest News

From Gardiner Main Street!

Oct 01
Gardiner to host Maine Craft Weekend events showcasing local artisans, businesses

Gardiner is one of six featured cities in the statewide event and has coordinated…

Sep 10
Swine & Stein Brewfest is Back on the Street for 2021

Gardiner Main Street is excited to return to a live Swine and Stein Brewfest event for…

Jul 08
Gardiner groups to host public input meeting on Heart of Gardiner plan

People who live or work in Gardiner, as well as visitors, are invited to share their…

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