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The Greater York Region and Ogunquit Chambers of Commerce, with the Maine Office of Tourism, are pleased to announce a variety of events in southern Maine in October.  As well as events and activities made available through individual businesses, and non-profits, the combined chambers are producing community-wide events. Find information on these events, and on everything that is happening in our region in October by clicking into the Oktoberfest website here! Be sure to enter our photo contest to win fabulous prizes!

31st Annual Harvestfest & Kidsfest

October 17, 2015
9:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Short Sands Beach, York Beach, Maine

This festival includes a variety of activities, live bands and performers (including the Don Campbell Band), local food vendors, juried crafters and old-fashioned market vendors from all over New England. Harvestfest includes Kidsfest; look for games, a roaming railroad, face painting and horse-drawn wagon rides.

For details please visit our Harvestfest website

York Gateway Farmers’ Market | SUMMER SCHEDULE

Sponsored by: Summer Farmers Market Sponsor When Pigs Fly

SATURDAYS June 6th through October 10th from 9:00am – 1:00pm
THURSDAYS July 2nd through August 27th from 9:00am – 1:00pm

Farmers_Market_photo_2In the lot behind the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce
1 Stonewall Lane, York, Maine 03909

Local farmers, specialty food producers and crafters will sell their fresh produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, cheeses, homemade goodies and so much more!

Visit the market’s website by clicking here

This market takes place rain or shine!

For everyone’s safety & comfort, the market is a smoke-free and pet-free space (except for service animals).

No soliciting or surveying by any political, religious or other special cause groups or individuals is permitted at the market.

We’re collecting food donations for the York Food Pantry on Saturdays! The food pantry is able to accept perishable items from our market, which means you can donate produce! For example, come to the market, buy two heads of lettuce, keep one and donate the other – it’s that easy! You’ll find a table & box set up at the market for you to leave items. Food pantry representatives will be by to collect everything at the end of the market.

Winter Farmers' Market

2014/15 Winter Farmers’ Market

Every other Saturday from November 22 – March 21
9:00am – 1:00pm

Dates: Nov 22, Dec 6 & 20, 2014; Jan 3 & 17, Feb 7 & 21, Mar 7 & 21, 2015

Inside the American Legion
9 Hannaford Drive, York, Maine 03909

For details please visit our Farmers’ Market website

Cape Neddick Country Club

The Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Golf Tournament

Monday, June 15, 2015

(Raindate, if course is closed: June 29)

8:30 am Shot Gun Start / Scramble Format

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Golf Tournament Presented By:



BBQ Luncheon and Player Awards Reception at approximately 1:00pm

Sponsored by Cape Neddick Country Club

Everyone is welcome to play!

Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 207.363.4422 or email stephanie@yorkme.org

Cost: $115 per player

Super Ticket – $15 in advance ($25 day of tournament) includes:

  • 1 Grand Prize Raffle Ticket
  • 15 Bucket Raffle Tickets
  • 1 Mulligan
  • 1 Play with the Pro – Dustin Hunter

Wiggly Bridge Distillery VIP Tent pass – $20 in advance ($30 day of tournament)

Players who have already signed up:

  • Estes Oil Team: Mike Estes, Terry Estes, Tom Gray, Rick Mclaughlin
  • Leeward Industries
  • SIS: Jim Shirley, Mark Mickeriz, Bob Dubois, Dave Nickerson
  • Stage Neck Inn: Peter Foster, Lynn Pressey, Dawn Whittemore, Bob Devoid
  • York Beach Residence Club: Terry Elsemore, Brandon Elsemore, Fred Weston, Erik Heyland
  • York Harbor Marine: John Lusty, Phil Lusty, Stacy Hatt, Darin Hatt
  • Clifford Cayer

2015 Player Sign-Up Form – click here

You could win some great prizes!

Sponsorship Opportunities are still available! Please contact the Chamber to inquire. We need your support!

Hospitality Tent York Hospital
10,000 Hole-In-One Sponsor, Lontine Insurance Agency
Win A Boston Whaler Sponsored By, York Harbor Marine Service

Thank you to our Banner Sponsors:

Cliff House Resort & Spa

D.F. Richard Energy

Leeward Landing

 Thank you to our Hole Sponsors:

98.7 The Bay

Ballou & Bedell Attorneys at Law

Chalmers Insurance Group

Coldwell Banker – Yorke Realty

Dunes on the Waterfront

Gorham Savings

Hearing Essentials

Kennebunk Savings

Lassel Architects

Proulx Oil & Propane

Seacoast Business Machines

Seacoast Reverse Mortgage

Seaside Vacation Rentals

Stage Neck Inn

Stewart Title Company

The Central Restaurant

Union Bluff Hotel

Warren’s Lobster House

The Weekly Sentinel

Williams Realty Partners

York County Federal Credit Union

York-Ogunquit Storage Solutions

York’s Wild Kingdom

ShreddingThe Chamber will continue to have secure shredding bins available for the public to use. We are indefinitely continuing the project past the original April date. Please note that the price has increased for non-members so that we are able to cover the cost of having these bins emptied. If you have a substantial amount of materials to shred, please call us before arriving to be sure that there is room in the bins. (They are picked up on an as-needed basis now.)

Local residents and business owners can dispose of their confidential documents anytime during our normal business hours. We are open Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am – 1:00pm. In the case of inclement weather, please call ahead to be sure we are open.


This is a free service for chamber members; however, donations are welcomed. Limit one bin per visit.

General Public:
$10.00 per visit – filling half bin or less
$20.00 per visit – for anything over half a bin, limit 1 full bin per visit.

Each container is a 64 gallon bin

FMI: Call 207-363-4422.

We strongly encourage you to call ahead because the bins have been filling up quickly. In that case, we can let you know when they will be empty and available again.

Check out the Environmental Impact Report here.

The bins arrive locked and they are always locked. Users must feed their documents into a slot at the top. Documents are NOT shredded here at the Chamber. The locked bins are removed and brought to an industrial shredder. If you have questions about shredding, call the Chamber – 207.363.4422


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Top of bin showing the slot



1 Stonewall Lane, York, ME 03909 | phone 207-363-4422

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