Community Events Calendar

Welcome to the Downtown Bangor Partnership Community Calendar! Downtown Bangor is always busy with an exciting festival, concert, theatre production, or cultural event! Browse our calendar and visit us soon!

Downtown Bangor Wheatpaste Murals Sponsored by Waterfront Concerts @ Downtown Bangor
Jun 8 – Oct 19 all-day

Wheatpaste header with sponsor

The Downtown Wheatpaste project returns for a second year, bigger and better with more murals. Join the hunt and use the hashtag #BGRWheatpaste to track the murals on social media. The Wheatpaste mural project is made possible by the generous contributions of Waterfront Concerts, now celebrating their 10th year.

The Maine Highlands is hosting a mural scavenger hunt to win tickets to Waterfront Concerts! For full details and to sign up visit



Email for volunteer opportunities.

Studio Visit @ University of Maine Museum of Art
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

How do museums and curators propel the careers of artists? How do studio visits inform the curatorial process? How does the collaborative relationship between curator and artist influence the final exhibition? Join us for this lively panel discussion featuring four voices in contemporary art.

5:30 – 6 PM : wine and cheese reception
6:00 – 7 PM: Panel discussion

Jaime DeSimone, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Portland Museum of Art
Alfredo Gisholt, Artist and Associate Professor of Art, Brandeis University
Nina Jerome, Artist and Retired Professor of Art, University of Maine
George Kinghorn, Director and Curator, UMaine Museum of Art

Seating is limited. First come, first serve. RSVP required by calling 207-581-3370 or email

DIY Dried Wreath Class @ Accents Home Furnishings & Decor, Inc.
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us Sept 25th from 6pm to 8pm
Come learn, create, socialize and just have fun!
Accents welcomes Nicole from Creative Designs & DJ Entertainment as our guest hostess – Nicole will give a hands on demonstration and walk you through making your own 18″ to 22″ completed dried flower wreath to freshen up your fall decor.
All materials will be provided.
Enjoy a 10% shopping discount to freshen up your fall decor!

Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival @ Bangor Arts Exchange
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day

Concert with Ireland’s Gerry O’Connor and Kevin McElroy.

Downtown Bangor College Night @ Downtown Bangor
Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 12:00 am

College kids, this night has your name all over it! Come Downtown on September 27th when we roll out the red carpet for you and hit you with the same great programming we provide on the regular.

Even though awesome events and entertainment are the name of the game with Downtown, we will be hitting you with some royal treatment, specials, and SWAG to give you that warm and fuzzy that we heart you. Buoy Local is giving $5 gift cards to all students to buy yourself a snack, take a ride in a Tip Whip car, or save for a rainy day!

If you get a little too celebratory on this fine night , because hey, there are a crazy amount of venues to visit, we have your back with a ride from Tip Whip. Nocturnem Draft Haus Portland Pie Company – Bangor, ME Queen City Cinema Club Tesoro New Italian Restaurant, Hero’s Sports Grill & Entertainment Center Sea Dog Brewing Company Bangor , West Market Artisan Coffee House and Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival Sept. 27-29 Friday night are teaming up to pay for your ride home!

Ride Sponsors

More details and a full schedule coming your way so stay tuned!

5:30 PM
Orono Brewing Company: Great Selection of OBC Brews on Tap
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Rock and Art Shop: Open Late
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Tea & Tarts: Live Music and 15% discount with student ID
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
West Market Square Artisan Coffee: Game night and $.75 off brewed coffee/tea or $1.00 off lattes
5:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Benjamin’s Pub: GIVEAWAYS all night! FREE swag bag for first 50 guests! $2 PBR, $4 drink specials and more
5:30 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
Tesoro New Italian Restaurant: $2 pizza slices, $1 a wing, $4 wells and $3 dealers choice shots
5:30 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
Portland Pie Company: 10% off with college ID
6:00 PM – 11:30 PM
2 Feet Brewing
6:00 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
The New Waverly
6:00 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
6:00 PM – 2:00 AM (overnight)
Black Bear Brewing: Brewer’s Choice beer of the day special
6:00 PM – 2:00 AM (overnight)
Sea Dog Brewing: Drink and Appetizer specials
7:00 PM
The New Waverly: Pool tables, jukeboxes, arcade games and more!
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Bangor Arts Exchange: Bangor Celtic Crossroads Concert with Gerry O’Connor and Kevin McElroy at BAE
7:00 PM – 12:00 PM
Nocturnem Draft House: Vinyl Nite In The Haus and featured draft specials
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Hero’s Sports Bar and Grill: 10% off food with college ID, $1 off all craft beer
7:00 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
Happy Endings: Cocktail Specials All night!
7:00 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
Carolina’s Sports and Spirits
8:00 PM – 1:00 AM (overnight)
The Tavern: No Cover Charge, Karaoke, Beer Pong, Free Pool Table, Corn Hole, Door Prize Giveaways all night
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
Queen City Cinema Club: Live Band Aggressive Youth, Talls for Smalls and $1 Popcorn
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM (overnight)
Paddy Murphy’s: Live Band Between Dead Stations
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM (overnight)
Half Acre Nightclub: No cover charge ($4.00) with a valid college ID.
Ceilidh with Andrew Finn Magill and Owen Marshall @ Unitarian Universalist Church
Sep 28 all-day

Irish and Scottish music and dance. Family friendly event. Belfast Scottish Country dancers.

Pebble Art Class @ Accents Home Furnishings & Decor, Inc.
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Last Pebble Art Class of the Year!
Make a gift or make one for yourself.
Join us October 16th Wednesday from 6-8, bring a friend, relax and enjoy a night out!
All materials will be supplied for each participant to make an 8×10 framed pebble art.
Hands on demonstration with step by step instructions to create your own unique design or follow along as we create our best selling design.
All participants can enjoy a 10% discount to get your home ready for Fall.

Halloween Trick Or Treat @ Downtown Bangor
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate Halloween with Downtown businesses! There will be plenty of candy, costumes and decorations. Stay tuned for updates on the festivities!

Email for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.