Past Projects

Since its inception, Friends of Belfast Parks has contributed more than $100,000 to special projects,

improvements, amenities, and programs in the municipal park system, including:

•    Establishment and 20-year operation of annual “Arts in The Park” arts and crafts festival   

•    Organization and sponsorship of “Citizen Summit - Our Parks: Frills or Untapped Resources” symposium   

•    Organization and management of “Maine Wienerfest,” a dachshund-focused festival   

•    Funding for and construction of the Belfast Dog Park (> $50,000)   

•    Funding for and construction of the Phineas P. Quimby Labyrinth (> $30,000)   

•    Design and construction of perennial flower garden at Belfast Common entrance   

•    Funding for a portable 104’ x 52’ outdoor winter skating rink   

•    Funding for park identification signs   

•    Financial support for the Belfast Arboretum   

•    Financial support for the Passagassawakeag Rail Trail   

•    Financial/ volunteer support for outdoor concerts and theatrical performances, other projects   

•    Organization and facilitation of “Wise Kids Outdoors” summer day camp program   

•    Financial/volunteer support for Belfast Daffodil Project