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!

CoVort/RW Legal Lounge @ CoVort
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Business Attorney Katelynn Ronan from Rudman Winchell is offering FREE 20 minute consultations at CoVort for small business owners, entrepreneurs and others. She will be available to answer general questions about legal fundamentals for your business.

To reserve your slot, email or call 207.370.0114

Open Coworking Day @ CoVort
Nov 20 all-day

In celebration of our 3rd anniversary as Bangor’s only 24/7 coworking space, we’re hosting a FREE open coworking day. If you’re a remote worker, a small business owner or an entrepreneur and have ever wondered what coworking is all about, come see for yourselfI

Enjoy all the perks of membership, free of charge, for a day:
super fast internet
free printing
awesome community
free (good!) coffee & tea
conference calling and meeting space

Email us to get an access code and set yourself up for a free pass:

Watercolor Christmas Card Event @ ACCENTS Home Furnishings & Decor, Inc.
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us Wednesday November 20th from 6pm to 8ish
Guest hostess and local artist Lindsay Weirich from Orrington will be teaching the class. Check out Lindsay’s Website at

This event will sell out fast so don’t wait to buy your tickets we only take the first 12 participants.

All materials will be supplied for you to complete 3 Christmas Card (one of each styles shown)
Each participant will also get opportunity to order reprints of their cards to send out to family and friends this Holiday Season!!

Private shopping throughout the store with a thank-you 10% discount on all eligible items.

Light refreshments and cocktails (adult and non-adult options) will be available.

Don’t Wait Sells out Quick, Add to Cart! Buy now to reserve your seat!

Third Anniversary Party @ CoVort @ CoVort
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate three years of coworking magic in downtown Bangor! I can’t promise party hats, but there will definitely be cake, snacks, plenty of drinks and great folks to meet and mingle with.

We will also be collecting new kid’s pjs for the Bangor Housing pajama drive – bring a pair, if you can!

This is a family-friendly party – come one, come all!

Night at the Library Fundraiser @ Bangor Public Library
Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm – Nov 23 @ 8:00 am

Join us for the first ever family pajama party and sleepover at the Library on Friday, November 22nd. Dinner and Breakfast are included with the sleepover price.

Rather sleep at home? We’ve got you covered! Our “Almost Sleepover” ticket allows you to enjoy all the evening fun, and then head home to your own cozy bed.

*IMPORTANT* This event is only for families and no unaccompanied adults or children are allowed. The sleepover is for children aged 5-11 years old and their parents only. Other children may attend the “Almost Sleepover” portion of the evening but must go home by 10pm.

Plaid Friday @ Downtown Bangor
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Why battle Black Friday when you can enjoy Plaid Friday in Downtown Bangor! More than 20 local businesses come together to offer members of their community amazing deals, superior service and oodles of ambiance as an alternative to Black Friday shopping.

We will have carolers in West Market Square and the Trolley will be running a loop through Downtown festively ringing its bell and transporting shoppers through our decorated streets. Download a map here.

Come explore the diverse, unique shops of Downtown Bangor to find the perfect gift for that special someone.

Stay tuned for more information!

Downtown Bangor Small Business Saturday @ Downtown Bangor
Nov 30 all-day

This year, holiday shoppers can avoid the lines, stress, and the hunting for parking spots that come with mega retail establishments on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Instead, join us in Downtown Bangor for Small Business Saturday shopping. We will have carolers, a trolley and plenty of ambiance!

Shops will be opening at 10 am and will close around 6 or 7 pm.

November 30th is also the Bat Community Connector‘s Rider Appreciation Day and you can ride to and from Downtown for FREE on one of the City’s buses, not to mention pick up the trolley at one if its 11 convenient stops. Download a map and schedule here.

Visit one of almost 30 participating shops and restaurants. Stay tuned for complete details!

Boxwood Mini Tree Event @ ACCENTS Home Furnishings & Decor, Inc.
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us December 4th 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 live boxwood holiday tabletop tree to add a festive touch to your holiday parties.

All materials will be provided for each participant to create their own boxwood tree adorned with festive ribbon and berries.

Private shopping throughout the store with a thank-you 10% discount on all eligible items.

Light refreshments

Seating is limited to 12 – Don’t wait classes fill up fast.

Passport to Downtown presented by Machais Savings Bank @ Downtown Bangor
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Machais Savings Bank and Downtown retailers in celebrating shopping local this Holiday Season.
We will have carolers in the square, free coffee and mulled cider and lots of holiday cheer to spread around!
Visit 5 of the 30+ participating retailers and restaurants to earn stamps in your passport and be entered to win a prize package including:
A pair of tickets to Waterfront Concerts
$150 Gift Card Quality Jewelers
$100 Gift Certificate to The Charles Inn
A lighted water lantern from Accents Home Furnishings and Décor, Inc.
Bangor Public Library Copper Roof Pendant Necklace from Maine Jewelry & Art
Stainless Steal Tumbler and $20 gift card to Tea & Tarts
Cozy socks and a $10 gift card to Valentine Footwear
Free Haircut from The Noble Root
$50 Gift Certificate to Designs by Aaron
$50 Gift Card to Mexicali Blues
$25 Gift Certificate to Country Blessings
$25 Gift Card to Evenrood’s
$25 Gift Card to Paddy Murphy’s
$25 Gift Certificate Rebecca’s Gift Shop
$15 Gift Certificate to AO LUXE: The Eyebrow Studio
$10 Gift Card to Central Street Farmhouse
Stay tuned for complete details!
$15 Gift Certificate to AO LUXE: The Eyebrow Studio
$15 Gift Card to West Market Square Artisan Coffeehouse
$10 Gift Card to Central Street Farmhouse
Story Slam @ West Market Square Artisan Coffeehouse
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm

The age old art of story telling comes alive during first Friday Story Slam at West Market Square Artisan Coffeehouse. Come tell your story or listen to those of others. The theme for December is Family/DNA does not lie. The best story of the night earns a $25 Buoy Local card courtesy of Bangor Savings Bank. MC, Blane Shaw guides us through an evening of great stories.