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Maine Seaweed Week

Seaweed Week, an annual food and drink festival celebrating Maine’s kelp harvest, returns to restaurants, breweries, and businesses across the state for its sixth year this April.

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About the Event
Presented by
Heritage Seaweed and Maine Sea Grant.
April 19, 2024 through April 28, 2024

Welcome to Maine’s sixth annual Seaweed Week! From Friday, April 19th, through Sunday, April 28th, find seaweed food and drink specials – from kelp burgers to craft cocktails – and unique events like seaweed cooking workshops and farm tours, celebrating this sustainable superfood across the state! With over 70 businesses participating annually, Seaweed Week is the largest seaweed food and drink festival in North America.

What to expect:
Local restaurant and bar menus feature unique seaweed food and drink specials!
Brewers, bakers, distillers, chocolatiers, cheesemakers, and other artisans launch limited-edition releases
Special events include seaweed field ID workshops, science cafes, and a seaweed art, film, and science expo!

For more information and participating businesses, visit