Events downtown

Apr 27

Portland Chowderfest
Location: 35 Industrial Way, Portland, Maine, Maine 04103, US
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event website

Welcome to the Portland Chowderfest!

Join us Saturday, April 27th as local restaurants face off for the title of Best Chowder in Portland, Maine! It’s no secret that we live in one of the best food cities in America, in a region known for its chowder specialties, and now is your opportunity to taste it all in one showcase. Come see what Portland has to offer at the Portland Chowderfest!

Your ticket includes a passport that entitles you to a sample from every single vendor. Try them all! Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled afternoon of sampling different chowders and voting for your favorite. Don’t miss out on this tasty event!

The Chowders

Local restaurants choose any chowder – no rules! Get ready to see a creative and eclectic selection that celebrates the amazing culinary scene of Portland, Maine.

The Restaurants (even more to come!!)

A selection of Portland, Maine’s best food trucks and restaurants will be here for Chowderfest! Keep checking back as this list is growing all the time.

Fat Kid Culinary
Bite Into Maine
Portland Lobster
Clam Bar Portland
Iron Clad Eats

This event is all ages.

Are you a local restaurant, food truck, or caterer who is interested in participating? We’d love to have you! Email us at for more information.