- Area Information -
Cornish, Maine is a beautiful Maine town and is located between the Saco and the Ossipee Rivers, which is also known as Sacopee Valley. You can catch a glimpse of Mt. Washington and several of the other White Mountains when you hike local trails or canoe on the surrounding lakes including Sebago, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Sokokis, and many others. Portland, Maine and Conway, NH are just under an hour away.
Browsing the many artisan shops, antiquing, and dining at one of several restaurants are some of the many activities our guests enjoy just steps away from the Inn. We are located across from historic Thompson Park which is also where the famous Cornish Apple Festival and Strawberry Festival are held.
- Annual Events -
OCT. 18 -19 & 25-26, 2019
"The Haunting", is a must-see annual event that attracts hundreds of visitors from miles around. The beautiful Victorian ParSem dormitory is transformed into a "haunted house" filled with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins. You won't believe your eyes or ears!
DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2019
A charming, all ages event to get you into the holiday spirit. Christmas in Cornish takes place the first Friday and Saturday of December each year. Activities range from the reading of the Polar Express and visits with Santa to the annual Christmas Tree lighting and Christmas Carolling in Thompson Park.
MAY 17-19, 2019
Celebrate the arrival of spring with the 19th annual, Northern New England Home Garden Flower Show at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds. Voted twice by Yankee Magazine as one of Maine's top 20 events; up to 300 indoor booths in 7 buildings, this is an excellent event rain or shine.
JULY 11-14, 2019
A true country fair featuring livestock, homemade baked and canned goods, competitions, demonstrations and exhibitions, music, entertainment and more.
Bring the whole family and experience "The Friendliest of Fairs"!
SEPTEMBER 28 , 2019
This free event may have put Cornish, Maine on the map! Thousands of visitors arrive from all over to enjoy a weekend of Apple-themed festivities, shop local artisans & vendors, and attend the bluegrass festival at Apple Acres Farm. Some folks are even lucky enough to participate in the Apple Pie Contest!
SEPTEMBER 29 -
OCTOBER 6, 2019
Maine's Blue Ribbon Classic. Visitors from all parts enjoy a traditional, Maine past time when attending the world famous Fryeburg Fair. If you have never attended a country fair before, this is the one to see!
EARLY - MID OCTOBER
Driving, biking, or hiking in the Sacopee Valley and surrounding areas offer breathtaking colors and views during peak foliage season. Nature has its own schedule, so please click here for up to date Maine foliage season information.
4TH SUNDAY IN MARCH
Tour the many, local sugar and sap houses and learn about the process from tapping maple trees to boiling the sap. Sample fresh, warm syrup for a true New England experience. Many sugaring operations offer tours, hayrides, activities, and have Maine made gifts and products for sale. Some also hold events Saturday and Sunday.