Seaplane Fly In

Seaplane Fly In

Seaplane Fly In

The Seaplane Fly In is an annual event the first weekend after Labor Day in Greenville, Maine. It is the largest event in the Moosehead Lake Region attracting pilots, spectators, New England crafters, and food vendors.  The 2016 Seaplane Fly In will be celebrating 43 years for this event.  We have attended sixteen Seaplane Fly In Maine events here in Greenville, Maine. A few must do and see things that we look forward to every year. We have no affiliation to anyone mentioned here. Only desire is to give Greenville, Maine visitor’s to the Seaplane Fly In 2016 a local insider’s fly in travel tips. New this year is a 5K run-walk that starts at 8am on 9/10/16.

seaplane fly in

Seaplane Fly in

Seaplane Fly In Best Food Stops

Our first stop is typically to find Jan’s Mini Donuts. Get coffee and donuts here at the vendor cart typically set up near the airplane hanger. Then I like to go look for Jan’s Heavenly Pickles. She makes the best Dilly Beans.  Her pickles are great too. Next it is off to look for Sawyer’s Maple Syrup. Great rubs and the Maple Syrup products are reasonably priced. Then go look for Worcester’s Wild Blueberry Products. They make fresh blueberry pies. Buy a whole pie.  There are many other food vendors selling fudge, baked goods and food carts.

Seaplane Fly in Specialty Foods

Maine foodie delights

 

Seaplane Fly In Favorite Craft Stops

I visit this crafter first to get the best selection. Sweaters by Beth Made in Maine. I have many and love them all. Next look at jewelry. There are some very nice pieces from precious Maine stones. Love the Maine watermelon tourmaline.  After jewelry, it is off to appreciate the pottery, photographers, painters, and woodworking. Soaps and lotions a must. My favorite is Old Tyme Soap Shop Premium Lotion- Lemon grass scented lotion is great for keeping bugs at bay. Then it is off to check out the Wood Carver, Joe Bolf, just past the Town Office on Midden Street.

Seaplane Fly In – Things to Do in Greenville, Maine

Watch the planes flying by. Organized fly overs downtown Greenville are always great to watch. A demonstration by the IF&W Forestry shows how they use a helicopter and bucket scoop to get water from the Lake to put out forest fires.  Check outThoreau Park and enjoy the flowers and gardens. Just across from the Dairy Bar.  Also take the scenic drive up to the airport.

Seaplane Fly In Events

Seaplane Fly In Events

Seaplane Fly In Transportation Services and Mini Tours

There are several places for free shuttle services.  There are no rental car companies in Greenville. Some local watering holes at night offer dedicated drivers. Shuttle services will be running back and forth to the airport for pilots who fly in during the day.

Private Mini Tours during the Fly In includes complimentary transportation to the airport and downtown Greenville for up to 4 or 5 guests. Seaplane Tour information on vendor locations and insider tips plus more.  Seaplane Fly In – Mini Tour prices start at $25 for 1 or 2 people – each additional person $10.00.  Tour Duration approximately 15 to 30 minutes and can be extended. Call Special T Adventures at 207-280-0661 for availability and scheduling for tour pick up.

Fly In Event Schedule –

http://www.seaplanefly-in.org/events.html

 

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