Waterville Main Street
Waterville Main Street
44 Main Street, Suite 202
Waterville, ME 04901

Telephone 207-680-2055

Welcome to Beautiful Downtown Waterville!


25th Maine Open Juried Art Show

We are pleased to announce the 25th Annual Maine Open Juried Art Show. The 2015 event, presented by WAAS, Waterville Public Library and Waterville Main Street will offer great prizes in a wonderful environment for artists and art. Visitors can view the art show from March 22 through April 24th at the Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm Street in Downtown Waterville. Hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm, Saturdays 10am-3pm and Sundays 1pm-4pm.  Information and online registration form for artists may be obtained by clicking here. If you would prefer to print the form and send a check in the mail with the form, please click here. If you have any questions, please call June at Waterville Main Street (207) 680-2055 or e-mail June.  This event is sponsored in part by Colby College Museum of Art, The Bank of Maine and Kennebec Savings Bank.



Located on the banks of the Kennebec River, Downtown Waterville is home to a unique mix of shops, restaurants and services. Shoppers will find a wide array of products, including women’s clothing, home furnishings, jewelry, Maine-made products, toys and books, and much much more. Dining options are equally as diverse, offering authentic Lebanese and Mexican cuisine, Asian Shop-Local-smlspecialties, Indian, eclectic American fare, delicious pub food, and fresh seafood, not to mention great bagels, sandwiches, and coffee.

Downtown Waterville is also home to numerous arts & cultural assets, including the magnificent Waterville Opera House and the Waterville Public Library, and a year round calendar of outstanding events, such as the Waterville Intown Arts Fest and the Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market.

watervillecreateslogov2Waterville Creates! is a collaborative consortium established to work directly with community arts, creative, and cultural institutions to enhance and strengthen the vitality of Waterville. At the heart of this initiative is the promotion of Waterville as a major arts destination for Maine residents and visitors to the state. Through increased collaboration and with its primary arts and cultural entities, Colby College Museum of Art, Common Street Arts, Maine Film Center, Waterville Main Street, Waterville Opera House and Waterville Public Library.

Meet Me Downtown

Want to learn more about the independent business owners in downtown Waterville? Check out our Meet Me Downtown series, written by volunteer Michelle Troutman to highlight the people behind the storefronts...

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Explore History

The Waterville Main Street Design Committee hopes that after the tour you will have a better understanding of the City’s importance in creative, artistic, architectural and industrial developments in Maine and the world.

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Did You Know?

For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $45 stays in the local economy, creating jobs and expanding the city's tax base. For every $100 spent at a national chain or franchise store, only $14 remains in the community.