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 diverse, offering Lebanese and Mexican cuisine, Asian specialties, 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 Maine Open Juried Art Show and the Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market.
Waterville Main Street is a nonprofit organization working to develop Downtown Waterville into a thriving, energetic, commercial, social, cultural and entertainment destination. Waterville was designated as a Main Street Maine community in 2001 by the Maine Downtown Center and is accredited annually by the National Main Street Center, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.