Each First Friday in 2023 will have a different theme with a featured activity and other specials, events, activities and fun for all throughout the night! First Fridays will generally from 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. on the first Friday of each month.
The 2023 kickoff to the re-launch of First Friday’s is a super fun one with a CINCO DE MAYO THEME 🍋 on FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2023!
LIST OF MAY 5 FIRST FRIDAY ACTIVITIES (will be updated as more events come in)
DOWNTOWN BANGOR MARGARITA COMPETITION
Help us determine who has the best margarita in Downtown Bangor! Aside from an “official” judging that will be taking place, we will also be holding a PEOPLE’S CHOICE VOTE by collecting punch cards that will be dropped off to each of the participating locations. The winning bar/restaurant gets a special award plus bragging rights for the year!
Participating bars / restaurants: Benjamin’s Pub & Benjamin’s Brewer, Carolina Sports & Spirits, Diamonds Gentleman’s Club, Evenrood’s, Happy Endings Martini, Tapas & Dessert Bar, Hero’s Sports Grill & Entertainment Center, The Main Tavern, Nocturnem Draft Haus, Paddy Murphy’s, Queen City Cinema Club, Waverly The New Restaurant
Sohns Gallery in The Rock & Art Shop || Works by Shannon Westphal || 36 Central Street || 10a – 6p
Queen City Cinema Club || Keep Flying’s Bangor Invasion w/ Another One Down, Smile Back, The Long Year || 128B Main Street || 8pm
Bangor Arts Exchange || Comedians Mary Mack & Tim Harmston || 193 Exchange Street || 8pm
Penobscot Theatre Company || Ironbound || 131 Main Street || 7pm
Benjamin’s Pub & Benjamin’s Brewer || $6 margaritas in various flavors || 123 Franklin Street || 5pm
Thank you to Buoy Local for their support in sponsoring this event!