Downtown Countdown 2022

When:
December 31, 2022 @ 9:00 am – January 1, 2023 @ 2:00 am
2022-12-31T09:00:00-05:00
2023-01-01T02:00:00-05:00
Where:
Multiple Locations in Downtown Bangor

9:00AM – END
5K FINALE ROAD RACE – WEST MARKET SQUARE
The Finale 5K is a 5K road race in downtown Bangor starting from West Market Square at 9AM. Online registration in advance is $20. Race-day registration $25 and bib pick up takes place at Bangor Arts Exchange (193 Exchange St.) 7:30-8:25 AM morning of the race. This race follows the same course at the former Epic Finale 5K.

More info: sub5.com

4:00PM – 6:00PM
MAINE DISCOVERY MUSEUM
Gather the family and get dressed up to celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Maine Discovery Museum! Admission includes pizza, whoopie pies, sparkling cider, a dance party, and three fun NYE crafts. We will also offer optional family-friendly raffles to help raise much-needed funds for the Museum. Complete with a countdown & balloon drop at midnight* (6 p.m., *don’t tell the kids).
More info: facebook.com/MaineDiscovery

4:00PM – 12:00AM
ORONO BREWING COMPANY
Come celebrate the new year at Orono Brewing Company in Downtown Bangor. Champagne toast at midnight!
More info: facebook.com/oronobrewing

5:00PM – 8:00PM
BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY
FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY NYE PARTY – The Bangor Public Library is once again hosting a free, family-friendly New Year’s Eve party. Drop in from 5 to 8 pm for live music and treats plus fun games and activities for all ages.
More info: bangorpubliclibrary.org/nye

5:00PM – 11:00PM
2 FEET BREWING
NYE PARTY – EXTENDED HOURS – 2 Feet Brewing is opening late and staying open on New Year’s Eve.
More info: Facebook.com/2feetbrewery

5:00PM – 2:00AM
BENJAMIN’S PUB
$2 PBR pints, $3 pints, tall domestic beer on tap $3 from 5-7PM And more!
More info: facebook.com/BenjaminsPub

5:00PM – 2:00M
HAPPY ENDINGS MARTINI BAR
Drink specials, champagne cocktails, full food menu and live music from Adam Babcock!
More info: facebook.com/happyendingsbangor

7:00PM – 1:00AM
CAROLINA’S SPORTS & SPIRITS
Live DJ from 830pm to close 💃🏽🕺, $12 Bottles of Champagne, $3 Champagne Jello Shots, $5 White Tea Shots. Bar giveaways will be happening throughout the night as well.
More info: facebook.com/LinasSportsNSpirits

8:00PM – 11:00PM
PENOBSCOT THEATRE COMPANY
A Day in the Life: A Beatles Experience!
Five actor musicians are joined by a spectacular light and video display to create the ultimate multimedia celebration of the most recognized band of all time!
A Day in the Life takes audiences on a multi–sensory journey back to the thrilling decade of the 1960s. The Beatles’ entire groundbreaking career, from Ed Sullivan to Abbey Road, is recreated through five costume changes while a stunning video backdrop depicts the highs and lows of the era.
More info: penobscottheatre.org

8:00PM – 12:00AM
NOCTURNEM DRAFT HAUS
Spinin’ vinyl w/ Queen City Sound System
More info: facebook.com/NocturnemDraftHaus

8:00PM – 2:00AM
DIAMONDS GENTLEMAN’S CLUB
Drink and dance specials all night!

9:00PM – 12:00AM
EYE CANDY DANCE STUDIO
Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with us!! This is a Jack and Jill event – bring your partner!! Here’s the plan: 9-945 we will learn a dance that can be for couple or done solo!! 945-1130 GAME NIGHT bring a game you love, we will have a ton and brush up on your 2022 trivia! (A class pass will be won!) 1130 we will walk to get a great spot to watch the ball drop downtown! BYOB- drink responsibly & plan for a DD if needed
More info: eyecandybangor.com

9:00PM – 1:00AM
QUEEN CITY CINEMA CLUB
Join us for another epic karaoke night at Queen City Cinema Club, hosted by On Track DJ Bros! No cover.
More info: facebook.com/queencitycinemaclub

12:00AM – END
PADDY MURPHY’S
NYE BALL DROP!!
More info: paddymurphysbangor.com

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