Summer Across Maine

July 4-September 4, 2022

We’ve got your summer plans set! With so many ways to explore and enjoy our beautiful state, all you have to do is step outside and experience Maine’s best outdoor moments with us.

Summer in the Park

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July 4-September 4, 2022

We’re turning our flagship campus into a destination for free outdoor events, including our can’t-miss concert series, wellness classes, family movie nights, and a whole lot more. Soak up the fun, with something to do every single day, at L.L.Bean in Freeport!


Free Outings with Outdoor Discovery Programs

Get more outdoors with L.L.Bean’s expert guides.


Group SUP Paddle

Water Street Boat Landing, Brunswick

Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.

Enjoy calm waters, good company, and expert guidance as you get a whole new perspective along the beautiful Androscoggin River. From July 12-Sept. 13.

Group Mountain Bike Ride

Neptune Woods, Brunswick

Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.

Join our experienced mountain-bike ride leaders, learn tips and techniques, and tackle some of the best single tracks in the area. From June 29-Sept. 28.

Group Sea Kayak Paddle

Mere Point Boat Launch, Brunswick

Thursdays, 5:30-7 p.m.

Bring your kayak and join us for this rejuvenating paddle along the picturesque coast of Casco Bay, with our expert guides leading the way. From June 30-Sept. 15.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

FREE Admission for Kids Every Wednesday

July 1 – August 31, courtesy of L.L.Bean

Come to Boothbay and explore more than 300 acres of gardens, natural spaces, and wondrous sights, including the Guardians of the Seeds, an installation of giant recycled-wood troll sculptures by Danish artist Thomas Dambo.


Enter the “Camping with the Trolls” Sweepstakes

You could win one of two family camping nights in the Gardens, complete with an L.L.Bean camping equipment package, dinner and breakfast, and a night hike tour of the Trolls led by a Registered Maine Guide from our very own Outdoor Discovery Programs.


Campout date is Sept. 17; rain date is Sept. 24.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal permanent residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C. who are legal age of majority. Ends 9/4/22. See Official Rules for complete details at

Thompson’s Point

We’re partnering with Portland’s premier outdoor venue to help them strive for greener gatherings and zero-waste event efforts.

L.L.Bean will be supporting:

Garbage to Garden Recycling and Composting Areas

Reusable Water Bottles and Water Refill Stations

Valet Bike Parking Courtesy of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine

Special Carpool Vehicle Parking

Maine State Parks

L.L.Bean Beach Boxes

Look for our special L.L.Bean Beach Boxes at select Maine State Park beaches. We’ve filled them with a selection of our favorite L.L.Bean beach products, games and toys, available to borrow to make your day in the sun even more fun.

L.L.Bean Beach Boxes can be found at:

Reid State Park, Georgetown, ME

Crescent Beach State Park, Cape Elizabeth, ME

Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg, ME

Maine State Park entry fees apply. Items are first come, first serve, and will be lent out on the honor system. Please return items to box when you are finished with them.

Portland Museum of Art


We’re partnering with the Portland Museum of Art to bring their priceless collection beyond the museum and out into Maine’s state parks, trails, and open spaces. Discover reproductions from masters such as Renoir, Ipcar, Homer and Wyeth, specially curated to complement the beauty of their natural surroundings.

Pieces will be on exhibit in:

Sebago Lake State Park

Bradbury Mountain State Park

Scarborough Beach State Park

Wolfe's Neck State Park

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Entry fees apply at Maine State Parks and Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

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