First Fridays: August Edition


First Fridays in Downtown Bangor is a MUST visit event. This celebration in our historic downtown shopping, dining, arts and commerce district is held on the first Friday of every month and gives visitors a chance to shop, drink, participate in activities, see art, listen to music and eat late into the evening.
This month, enjoy performances and mini classes from Eye Candy Dance and Fitness Studio in West Market Square and then finish the night off with Spider-man: No Way Home hosted by Waterfron Concerts in the newly rennovated Maine Savings Amphitheater


Sohn’s Gallery at The Rock and Art Shop
Works by Joe Kennedy
Location: 36 Central Street
Hours: Artists Talk at 5:30, Open until 6

Queen City Cinema Club
First Friday Pop Up Gallery with Gearbox Arts. Char Chiarito is a Maine artist specializing in upcycled art with a wild west, post-apocalyptic, vintage steampunk vibe. With special guest artist Josephine Moulton.
Location: 128B Main Street
Hours: 4 p.m. – 12 a.m.


Eye Candy Dance and Fitness Studio
Performances and mini lessons in West Market Square
6:00 Belly dance – mini class and performance
6:45 Vintage Burlesque – mini class and performance
7:15 Booty – mini class and performance
8:00 Isis wings (glow in the dark) performance
Location: West Market Square

Maine Savings Amphitheater
Join us for Spider-man: No Way Home
Location: 1 Railroad Street
Hours: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Mexicali Blues
Henna handpaint
Hours: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: 1 West Market Square

Nocturnem Draft House
First Friday Jazz with The Bill Barnes Trio
Location: 56 Main Street
Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The Main Tavern
Bar, Karaoke & Pool Hall
Location: 152 Main St
Hours: 3:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

West Market Square Artisan Coffee
Nothing says coffeehouse like a Story Slam! Theme this month is Courage.  MC is Blane Shaw The winning story receives a $25 Buoy Local Card
Location: 24 Broad Street
Hours: 6:30 – 7:30


2 Feet Brewing
Friday night dinner special.
Hours: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: 80 Columbia Street

Wildflour Cake Design
2 For $20 Cake Pints! (don’t forget your Punch Cards!)
Location: 20 State Street
Hours: 3:00 – 8:00


Valentine Footwear
Join us for our First Friday Sip & Shop.
Hours: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: 115 Main Street