Time flies, doesn't it?
The Celebration Committee has an exciting year-long calendar of events and activities planned that bring the community together in celebration of the 375th anniversary of the Town of Kittery’s Incorporation and the State of Maine’s bicentennial. Stay tuned as we add to this great celebration of the oldest town in Maine!
Kittery 375 Celebration Events & Exhibits - What's the latest?
For full list of Kittery 375th Celebration events, please visit the events page or click here.
Coming up: The Kittery 375th Birthday Bash and the 2nd Annual Taste of Kittery!
The Kittery 375th Celebration is coming to a close and we're going out in style. Join us for back to back events that bring the community together for food, games, music and a whole lot of fun with the Birthday Bash and Taste of Kittery.
Kittery Birthday Bash
September 23, 2022 | 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kittery Community Center
Learn more about the Birthday Bash here.
2nd Annual Taste of Kittery
September 24, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Post Office Square
Learn more about the Taste of Kittery here.
New Exhibit - Kittery Historic Photo tour
Celebrating Kittery’s 375th, by taking a walk back in time… 13 Photos from the turn of the century are placed throughout Kittery and Kittery Point for the public to enjoy. For information on the photos and locations, check out the exhibit page located here.
"Kittery's Maine Ingredients" On Sale Now
As the oldest Town in Maine, Kittery has a lot to celebrate.! Join Kittery resident and cookbook author, Betsy Page Wish as she reflects on Kittery's rich history with 375 years worth of cherished recipes, photos and stories collected from throughout the community.
Books are now on-sale.
Click here for more information!
Want to learn more about the history of kittery?
Kittery has the distinction of being the oldest town in the State of Maine, incorporated in 1647 - more than a century and a quarter before the birth of the United States. The following historical highlights are provided from the Maine Bicentennial Edition of “A Brief History of Kittery, Maine”, published by the Kittery Historical and Naval Society. Read more about Kittery's history here.