MidCoast & Islands Region

Highlights of the MidCoast Region

Welcome to the MidCoast region of Maine, a captivating blend of rugged coastline, historic charm, and scenic beauty. This region, stretching from Brunswick to Rockland, offers an enchanting backdrop for your wedding, where the splendor of the Atlantic Ocean meets the tranquility of quaint harbors and picturesque villages.

Imagine your special day set against the backdrop of the region’s iconic rocky shores and sparkling waters. The MidCoast is home to some of Maine’s most stunning coastal landscapes, including the breathtaking Camden Hills State Park. Exchange vows atop a hill with panoramic views of the harbor and Penobscot Bay, creating a truly majestic setting for your ceremony.

The charm of the MidCoast Region is also found in its historic towns and villages, such as Boothbay Harbor, Rockport, and Wiscasset. These locations offer a variety of unique venues, from charming seaside chapels and historic estates to elegant inns and rustic barns. The architectural beauty and historical significance of these venues add a sense of timelessness to your celebration.

For those who dream of a nautical-themed wedding, the region’s rich maritime heritage provides a perfect theme. Consider a ceremony or reception on one of the classic windjammers or at a historic lighthouse like Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. These settings not only offer stunning views but also connect your special day to the age-old traditions of the Maine coast.

The MidCoast Region’s culinary scene, known for its fresh seafood, especially lobster, adds a distinctive local flavor to your wedding. Enjoy a traditional Maine lobster bake for a fun and memorable reception experience.

Each season in the MidCoast Region brings its own unique beauty, from the lush greenery of summer and the vibrant colors of fall to the serene snowscapes of winter and the blossoming flowers of spring. The MidCoast Region of Maine, with its stunning natural landscapes, rich history, and charming coastal towns, provides a romantic and picturesque setting for your wedding day, ensuring it is as beautiful and memorable as the love it celebrates.

Approximate distance from …

Bangor: 60 miles
Portland: 95 miles
Boston: 200 miles
New York City: 395 miles
Montreal: 295 miles

Nearest airports:

Knox County Regional Airport (RKD)
Bangor International Airport (BGR)
Portland International Airport (PDX)

Where to get your marriage license:

Bath City Clerk
55 Front St # 1

Belfast City Clerk
131 Church Street
207-338-3370 x114

Camden Town Clerk
29 Elm Street

Rockland City Clerk
270 Pleasant Street

For more information:

Bath, Maine

Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce

Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce
Camden | 207-236-4404
Rockland | 800-562-2529

Destinations in the MidCoast Region

Cities and Towns in the Region

Alna | Appleton | Arrowsic | Bath | Belfast | Belmont | Boothbay | Boothbay Harbor | Bowdoin | Bowdoinham | Bremen | Bristol | Brooks | Brunswick | Burnham | Camden | Cushing | Damariscotta | Dresden | East Boothbay | Edgecomb | Frankfort | Freedom | Friendship | Georgetown | Harpswell | Hope | Islesboro | Jackson | Jefferson | Knox | Liberty | Lincolnville | Matinicus Isle Plantation | Monhegan Island | Monroe | Montville | Morrill | New Harbor | Newcastle | Nobleboro | North Haven | North Waldoboro | Northport | Owls Head | Palermo | Perkins Township | Phippsburg | Port Clyde | Prospect | Richmond | Rockland | Rockport | Round Pond | Searsmont | Searsport | Somerville | South Bristol | South Thomaston | South Warren | Southport | Spruce Head | St George | Stockton Springs | Swanville | Tenants Harbor | Thomaston | Thorndike | Topsham | Troy | Union | Unity | Unity Township | Vinalhaven | Waldo | Waldoboro | Warren | Washington | West Bath | Westport | Whitefield | Winterport | Wiscasset

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