Event Highlights!

There is so much going on in Downtown every day.  Check out our event calendar for daily events!

Upcoming Events:

Santa's Workshop and Festival of Lights Parade December 6th

Downtown Countdown December 31st


Downtown Event Calendar

Visit Downtown

Visit the heart of Bangor. Come enjoy our downtown.

The heart of Bangor features a lively mix of shops, pubs, restaurants, walking trails and waterfront views all year long!  Downtown Bangor is the regionís arts and cultural hub with a vibrancy and creativity of its own. Visit Downtown Bangor where friendly faces will greet you and customer service will not disappoint.

Downtown offers an array of arts and cultural experiences you may not expect from a small city.  Bangorís longstanding history creates an exciting background for your visit.  Here you will find everything from historic buildings to modern museums; professional theatre to artistsí studios; free concerts to large festivals and so much more!

Downtown Bangor is a year-round destination with lots to do the whole year through.  Explore our website and calendar to learn more.  These are just some highlights of annual downtown events. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. 

Summer
Outdoor Market at West Market Square & Broad Street Featuring Maine made arts & crafts, specialty foods and produce- Thursdays
Bangor Public Library Summer Music Series, Wednesdays
Cool Sounds Concerts in Pickering Square, Thursdays
River City Cinema Outdoor Movies in Pickering Square, Fridays at Sundown,
Northern Writes New Play Festival
Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, July 4th
Tommyknockers & More Tours- The only tour endorsed by Stephen King ($-reservations)
United Maine Craftsmen Arts & Crafts Show 
Bangor State Fair, last week of July
Ghost Lamp Tours- tour downtown's haunted history! various ($)
WLBZ 2 Sidewalk Art Festival, first Saturday in August 
KahBang: Music, Arts, Film, second week in August ($-portions) 
American Folk Festival, last weekend in August
Waterfront Concert Series (various) $

Autumn
Penobscot Theatre Season Opens ($)
Wheels on the Waterfront Car Show, September 
Tommyknockers & More Tours- The only tour endorsed by Stephen King ($-reservations) 
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, September 
River City Cinema Film Series ($)
Waterfront Concert Series (various- $)
Bangor Symphony Orchestra Season Opens ($)
Bangor Book Festival, October
Downtown Halloween Festival


Winter
Santaís Workshop, Free meet and greet with Santa & Mrs. Claus 
Downtown Holiday Festival Day
Holiday Festival of Lights Parade, 4:30 pm, December 4th
Downtown Countdown, New Year's Eve Celebration and Ball Drop, December 31st
Penobscot Theatre Productions, various ($)
Robinson Ballet presents the Nutcracker ($)
Bangor Symphony Orchestra Performances ($)
River City Cinema Film Series ($)


Spring
River City Cinema Film Series ($)
Bangorís Garden Show, April ($)
Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, April ($-registration)
Penobscot Theatre Productions, various ($)


Request a visitor informaiton packet from the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau

Related Document:
Map of Downtown Bangor