Travelers that are looking to take time to unwind, relax, and access the fun will enjoy every moment of a Rangeley, Maine journey no matter when they arrive. Those heading here for 4th of July fun have even more to look forward to! The following are just a few of the many reasons you’re certainly going to want to celebrate in 4th of July in Rangeley!  

Celebrate This Upcoming 4th of July in Rangeley

A fun way to spend time in scenic Rangeley, Maine in the warm weather months is always to get out on the water and fish or sail your way through a stay. A trip in this direction over the 4th of July is no exception to the rule! When you’re looking to maximize your catches and learn alongside the local pros, consider booking an outing with Rivers Edge Fishing Charters while you’re in town for the holidays.  

Rivers Edge Fishing Charters serves both Rangeley Lake and Mooselookmeguntic Lake giving guests options when it comes to location. Charters typically last three hours with groups setting off at first light between 5:30 am and 8:30 am to make the most of those hours when fish are really biting. It’s also an opportunity to pair your fishing charter with a great sunrise in July. These fully guided experiences put guests on the hunt for everything from brook trout to salmon while enjoying time onboard a 20-foot fiberglass center console boat.  

These vessels include electric trolling motors, 4 cannon electric downriggers, and hummingbird fish finders too. Everything you need to make it a successful outing is included in the cost of the charter making it an experience that’s as fun as it is convenient. A fishing license can be purchased in advance at the charter company store, and all those leading charters are certified Maine Registered Guides. Whether you’re an angling enthusiast or looking to learn something new, this is a 4th of July event you won’t want to leave off the itinerary! 

Learn to Mountain Bike at Saddleback Mountain

On July 3rd at 9:00 am, those who are looking for adrenaline-pumping fun to infuse into their Independence Day journey will want to set aside time to learn to mountain bike at Saddleback Mountain. Lessons kick off at 9:00 am and can be enjoyed for $80 a person. In total, lessons run 2 hours and are led by skilled instructors and the cost of participation comes with a bike park ticket included. Be sure to get signed up early as these classes typically fill up quickly. 

Attend the Joan Frost Memorial Arts and Crafts Fair

In 2023, the annual Joan Frost Memorial Arts and Crafts Fair is back in Rangeley on July 3rd between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Whether you’re just looking to browse or excited for an inspired creative moment with options to purchase, this is the stop for you. The arts and crafts fair is filled with unique creations specifically crafted by Maine artisans and is held at Lakeside Park. This fun event brings visitors and locals alike over the 4th of July holiday and is sponsored by both Rangeley Friends of the Arts as well as Birds of a Feather Gallery. 

Enjoy the Independence Day Celebration in the Park on July 3rd

Independence Day fun will be in full swing on July 3rd in Rangeley with the return of the Independence Day Celebration in the Park. Head over to Town Park at 10:00 am to enjoy a long lineup of family-friendly activities all day long. Guests can enjoy food, live music, and entertainment on-site starting the moment they arrive. The Children’s Doll Carriage Parade kicks off on Main Street at 10:00 am with the Duck Race on Haley Pond to follow. Stay until the sun goes down to enjoy the holiday fireworks display at dusk. The 4th Annual Great American Dog Parade will also be part of the day’s agenda, which is bound to thrill those who have canine companions looking forward to getting in on the fun as well. 

Participate in the Stars and Stripes Run/Walk in Rangeley

On the 4th of July, those who are looking to run their way to holiday fun can do so by participating in the annual Stars and Stripes Run/Walk in Rangeley. The race starts in Town Park with registration beginning at 8:00 am and the race beginning at 9:00 am. Those who sign up to participate by June 27th will receive a Stars & Stripes t-shirt too.  

Book Your Stay in Rangeley Today

Making the most of your Rangeley, Maine getaway means booking amazing accommodations through the property professionals at Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals. Reach out today to learn more about our exciting holiday rental options and to start planning your trip. We look forward to seeing you in July!