A summer getaway to scenic Rangeley, Maine is a chance for travelers to ditch their daily to-do lists and swap them out for some well-deserved fun instead! If your travel plans bring you this way over the summer of 2023, you’ll be just in time to take part in a variety of summer events in Rangeley. The following are a few to consider adding to your summer itinerary this year when you’re looking to elevate the fun and adventure. 

Experience the Top summer Events of 2023 in Rangeley

On Saturday, July 1, 2023, creative minds are encouraged to make their way to the RFA Lakeside Theater a 5:00 pm to celebrate an artist reception for Andy Curran as his landscape painting exhibit “Rooted in Maine” opens up at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery. The exhibit will run through July 23, 2023, and the reception is a chance to kick things off in style, meet with the artist himself, and enjoy wine, beer, and savor selections that just so happen to coincide with the monthly Rangeley Art Crawl experience. Through the 23rd, the gallery will be open for browsing between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, and exploring the landscape paintings is a great chance to connect with Curran’s local heritage as expressed through sketches, photography, and paintings on canvas. It’s a stop that everyone in your traveling crew is sure to enjoy and be inspired by this summer! 

Add a Storytime to Your Summer Itinerary

If you’re looking to add a captivating moment of imagination to your summer Rangeley adventure, don’t miss out on The Kitchen Table event happening on July 1, 2023, at 7:00 pm at the RFA Lakeside Theater. This is an evening of inviting and personal storytelling located at 2493 Main Street. Those who attend will enjoy storytelling performances for just $15 for adults and $10 for students under 18. Tickets are available at the door and beverages are available to purchase on-site as well. The summer Kitchen Table series is sponsored by Lakes Region Power Systems and is designed as a testament to a strong tradition of entertainment that’s proven to be endlessly intriguing and long-lasting in culture despite digital influence! 

Enjoy the Indie Film Series

For those heading to Rangeley this summer who also happen to be indie film enthusiasts, you’ll be just in time to make the most of the RFA Indie Film Series! Sponsored by Juliet Goodfriend, the RFA Indie Film Series kicks off July 6th and runs through the summer with showings happening on select dates at 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm. All showings are held at the RFA Lakeside Theater with tickets available to those 13 and up for just $7 each and audience members 12 and under can enjoy the show for just $5. Popcorn is always served up as well as full concessions that include beer and wine selections for the adults in your crew. Doors open 45 minutes prior to start time and some of the top titles that will be on the screen this summer include Women Talking, Fly Fishing Film Tour, Rare Objects, Elemental Reimagining Wildfire, Mordechai, Ancient Caves, and Great Bear Rainforest. Whether you enjoy one or make time for them all, it’s bound to be a summer of creative cinematic inspiration that’s sure to delight you! 

Get Your Tickets to See Bob Marley

Not to be confused with a musical rendition, this Bob Marley will take to the stage in the name of comedy in Rangeley this summer on August 3rd! Bob Marley is a Maine original who has a passion for comedy and dedicates himself to putting audiences in a great mood every time he takes to the stage. He’s been regularly featured on Sirius XM radio and was inducted into The Guinness Book of World Records for the longest stand-up comedy show by an individual at a whopping 40 hours of comedic performance! It’s possible you’ve seen him on late shows like Jimmy Fallon, Craig Ferguson, Conan, or Leno but this summer, you can see him in person as he headlines summer fun in Rangeley.  

Book Your Stay in Rangeley Today

No matter when you make your way to Rangeley in the name of summer fun, or how long you plan to stay, the team at Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals has the accommodations you need to top off the entire experience in style. Take time to browse our options that keep you close to the area fun while living luxuriously and enjoying views that are truly one-of-a-kind too. Reach out today to learn more about our exciting options and to start turning those travel plans into a summer reality. We look forward to elevating your stay at every turn and can’t wait to see you in scenic Rangeley, Maine this summer!