2015 Bethel HarvestFest

Saturday, September 19, 2015

on the Bethel Town Common

Bethel, Maine

presented by

Celebrate the harvest and the beginning of fall foliage season with arts, crafts, music, a farmers’ market, a chowder and apple pie cookoff, and much more on the town common.  Always the third Saturday in September.  Local businesses and nonprofits join in the fun by hosting events and building their best scarecrows around the area.  

Don’t miss the Chowdah Cookoff – hundreds of hungry tasters line up as many of your favorite restaurants vie for Peoples’ or Judges’ Choice!

Questions?  See our FAQs for info on directions, parking, lodging, and more.


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Congrats to the Chowdah Cookoff winners!


Judges’ Choice

Winner: 22 Broad Street 

1st Runner Up: The Sudbury Inn of Bethel

Runner Up: Black Diamond Steakhouse/Sunday River Brewing Co.

People’s Choice

Winner: 22 Broad Street

1st Runner Up: The Sudbury Inn of Bethel

2nd Runner Up: Black Diamond Steakhouse


Judges’ Choice

Winner: Black Diamond Steakhouse
1st Runner Up: The Sudbury Inn of Bethel – Dining and Lodging
2nd Runner Up: Good Food Store & Catering Co.

People’s Choice:

Winner: Good Food Store & Catering Co.
1st Runner Up: Black Diamond Steakhouse
2nd Runner Up: The Sudbury Inn