The Acadian people have a rich history that spans two continents. Today, Maine is one of the areas that they call home. For 44+ years, Madawaska Acadian Festival has celebrated everything Acadian in Madawaska, ME. We bring a week of amazing events to the Madawaska community that highlights the local culture and bring rich history to the general populace. We do not charge an entrance fee for our festival, and the only ticketed event is our concert.
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When the Madawaska Acadian Festival was founded, it celebrated and highlights one Acadian family every year. Nowadays, it celebrates Acadian culture as a whole. The unique blend of English and French cultures in this area has created a beautiful culture of many years that has something for everyone. If you join us for a festival, you can experience unique:
- Food - we cook up amazing Acadian cuisine for all attendees
- Dancing - we share amazing dances passed down through generations
- Music - we turn up the music with traditional tunes and live performances