DBP Sponsored Events

Downtown Bangor Spring Clean Up

Sunday, April 19th 2020

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!

Email downtown@bangormaine.gov for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Adopt-A-Garden

June 1st – September 1st 2020

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

Email downtown@bangormaine.gov for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Wheatpaste Murals

June 8th – October 5th

The Downtown Wheatpaste project returns for a third year, bigger and better with more murals. Join the hunt and use the hashtag #BGRWheatpaste to track the murals on social media.

Email downtown@bangormaine.gov for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Big Dig

Saturday May 16th, 2020

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 downtown@bangormaine.gov for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Summer Solstice Garden Party

Friday June 19th 5-7

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 downtown@bangormaine.gov for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor Sidewalk Art Festival

July 11th, 2020 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 downtown@bangormaine.gov for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Downtown Bangor’s Trick Or Treat

October 24th, 2020

Downtown Halloween

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 downtown@bangormaine.gov for sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Early Bird Shopping Day

November 2nd, 2020

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Select Downtown Bangor businesses will open early and offering amazing deals for the start of the holiday shopping season!

Plaid Friday

November 27th, 2020

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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 28th, 2020

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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, 2020

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.