DBP Sponsored Events

Downtown Bangor Spring Clean Up
Sunday, April 2022

Spring Clean Up

Join Downtown community members in picking up trash, removing dead leaves and brush, and taking down some winter lights. All of this prep work will clear the way for the Downtown Bangor Adopt-A-Garden Big Dig!

Thank you to J.B. Brown & Sons for sponsoring Spring Cleanup and The Big Dig!

Email info@downtownbangor.com for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

The Big Dig Week
May 8th – May 15th 2022

Join in with other Adopt-A-Gardeners in planting 150 garden plots in Downtown Bangor. Don’t have a garden but want to participate? Come join in to help spread mulch, plant flower boxes, and just generally lend a hand. All are welcome.

Thank you to J.B. Brown & Sons for sponsoring Spring Cleanup and The Big Dig!

Email info@downtownbangor.com for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Adopt-A-Garden
June 1st – September 1st 2022

Join Downtown Bangor in welcoming 140+ community gardeners in beautifying Downtown Bangor every summer! Visit this form to claim your plot!

Thank you to The Rock & Art Shop for sponsoring this year’s street planters and Edward’s Faust & Smith for sponsoring flower boxes!

Email info@downtownbangor.com for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Big Dig
May 2022

Big Dig

The Downtown Bangor Beautification Committee would once again like to invite you and all your friends downtown to participate in THE BIG DIG.

The Big Dig is the day Adopt-A-Garden adopters, volunteers, passers-by, friends, and neighbors are invited to come downtown and help make our city bloom by helping to plant over 140 different gardens. Whether you have adopted a garden or just want to lend a hand for the day, you are welcome. All ages. All skill levels.

Download your map here

Email info@downtownbangor.com for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Summer Solstice Garden Party
See you in 2023!

Join the Downtown Bangor Partnership for a Garden Party and Member Social.

Enjoy light refreshments and outdoor games (croquet, anyone?) while enjoying the beauty of Downtown Bangor! We’ll have maps available so that you can tour the 140 Adopt-A-Gardens throughout the city and view the 2020 wheat paste murals. Download your map here.

Email info@downtownbangor.com for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Sidewalk Art Festival
July 9, 2022, 9-4

Join Downtown Bangor in welcoming artists for a sidewalk art festival. In addition to a carefully curated, juried selection of artists, there will be demonstrations, live drawing,  and a Children’s Area.

Explore the many art studios located Downtown and be sure to seek out all the new Summer 2019 wheat paste mural exhibit located through out Downtown.

Email info@downtownbangor.com for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor’s Trick Or Treat
October 29, 2022

Downtown Bangor businesses participate in handing out candy to children of the community as they walk around Downtown and check out the spooky decorations. Select businesses to host their own Halloween fun.
Downtown Bangor’s Trick Or Treat Event occurs on the Saturday before or the Saturday of Halloween.

Email info@downtownbangor.com for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor’s Wicked Good Halloween Hauntings
October 29, 2022

These All Hallows’ Eve tricks and treats are meant for the adults! Join us if you dare… Music, dancing, costume contests and prizes are available at various locations.

Early Bird Shopping Weekend
November 4th – 6th , 2022

Downtown Bangor businesses are ready to help you check all the boxes on your holiday shopping list this season. Get out early and find what you need to make this holiday season magical for everyone on your list.

Winter Decorating
November 19th, 2022

Come help us install winter lights and deck flower boxes with evergreen bows so that the Downtown is a little brighter and merrier this winter season. Thank you to Orono Brewing Company for making Downtown Bangor a little brighter this holiday season.

Plaid Friday
November 25th, 2022

Why battle Black Friday when you can enjoy Plaid Friday in Downtown Bangor! Local businesses come together to offer members of their community amazing deals as an alternative to Black Friday shopping. Come explore the diverse, unique shops of Downtown Bangor to find the perfect gift for that special someone.

Small Business Saturday
November 26th, 2022

Come out to Downtown Bangor and support the small businesses of your community while finding a unique and special gift for someone… or to treat yourself!

Downtown Countdown
December 31st, 2021

Downtown Bangor’s very own ball drop. Each year, crowds gather in West Market Square to watch the ball get thrown into the square and celebrate the New Year. Businesses throughout Downtown will have events happening throughout the day and evening.