Bidderford, is a city in York County, Maine, United States. It is the principal commercial center of York County. The population is about 21,277. Twin city of Saco, Biddeford includes the resort community of Biddeford Pool, Fortunes Rocks and Granite Point. The town is the site of the University of New England and the annual La Kermesse Franco-Americaine Festival.

Biddeford is a principal population center of the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford metropolitan statistical area.

The Biddeford School Department serves 2,497 students and employs more than 450 teachers, educational technicians, and ancillary staff.  Biddeford High School  is a comprehensive, four-year public high school serving nearly 750 students with a unique partnership with the University of New Englanand,  shares its 18-acre campus with the Biddeford Regional Center of Technology  which provides unparalleled career and technical education for students from Biddeford, Kennebunk, Old Orchard Beach high schools and Thornton Academy.

In the twin communities of Biddeford and Saco, you can visit miles of riverfront shoreline. Ferry Beach State Park, the Wood Island Lighthouse and the Rachel Carson U.S. Wildlife Preserve,where you can go sightseeing, hiking or bird watching. Ferry Beach does not have a lifeguard.

You can go kayaking or canoeing to the point where the Saco River meets the sea at Hills Beach-Camp Ellis or ocean kayaking and sailing on Saco Bay. You can also check out Funtown/Splashtown U.S.A., the largest family-themed amusement and water park in northern New England, or Aquaboggan Water Park, Maine’s original water park.

In June, you can take part in the festivities of La Kermesse, the four-day Franco-American festival that features a parade, concerts, dances and fireworks. To learn more about the area’s,  you can stop in at the Saco Museum. In the evening, you can head to one of Biddeford/Saco’s restaurants and catch a movie at the Saco Drive-In Theater or Saco Cinemagic.