Portland, ME 188

Portland, ME Lodge No. 188

Welcome to Portland, Maine Lodge #188, part of "The Greatest Organization In The World"

The Mother Lodge Of Maine Since 1891

Please sign our guestbook. We are always updating our website. Check back often.


This Lodge has been completely renovated and we look forward to your visit!

On behalf of the Officers and Members, we cordially invite visiting Elks to join us at our regular meetings at 6:00 pm on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. (July & August have fourth Monday meetings only)


Monday: CLOSED 

Tuesday: OPEN for BINGO  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday: CLOSED

Friday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

Be sure to check our NEWS TAB for our Monthly Newsletter, Calendar, and updated information regarding added events.

We are located at 1945B Congress Street Portland, directly across from the main entrance to the Portland International Jetport. Lodge #188 is a non-smoking lodge.

Bingo is held at 12:00 pm on Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted.

On Friday nights, we try to provide entertainment in the lounge for your dancing and listening pleasure. Check monthly calendar and News tab for updated kitchen hours.

We offer Banquet Facilities for every occasion. Our facility is the second largest function room in Southern Maine and can accommodate from 50 to 300 guests. CONSIDER OUR FACILITY FOR YOUR NEXT MEETING OR EVENT. Please contact Kim McDonogh, General Manager, at 207-773-7396 or 207-838-4386 if you have any questions. 
Be sure to click on our NEWS tab for updated events and information.

Lodge Contact Numbers-

Lodge Phone (207)773-7396

Lodge Fax (207)773-3582

Secretary Phone (207)773-6939


To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.