First Fridays
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First Fridays



In celebration of Pride Month, the Downtown Bangor Partnership, Waterfront Concerts and Bangor Pride, are excited to present a FREE MOVIE NIGHT at the Maine Savings Amphitheater on FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2023 for Downtown Bangor’s June First Friday, showing the multi-Oscar Winning movie EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (R), sponsored by Maine Savings!

Doors will open at 6:30pm and the movie will start at 7:30pm. For more information, please visit Downtown Bangor or Waterfront Concerts.

About Everything Everywhere All At Once (R)
Grappling with the onset of middle age, a Chinese immigrant discovers that she can traverse across time and space. Teaming up with her alternate lives, the unlikely allies realize that they alone possess the power to protect the world from calamity, plunging them into the midst of an outlandish quest.

Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis


3:30PM – END :: Bangor Waterfront – Davis Brook Stack Art Installation Ceremony

4:00PM – 5:00PM :: BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY [145 Harlow Street] – Meet the June-July artists.

4:00PM – 7:00PM :: THE NARROWS GALLERY AT TOP OF THE NINE [82 Central Street] – Gallery showing featuring the work of Francesca DeSanctis, Rebecca Krupke, and Kris Sader

4:00PM – END :: 2 Feet Brewing [80 Columbia Street] – Friday Night Dinner Specials

4:30PM – 6:00PM :: Central Street Farmhouse [30 Central Street] – First Friday Wine Thing

5:00PM – 6:00PM :: The Rock & Art Shop [36 Central Street] – Reception and artist talk for John LeBlanc

5:00PM – 8:00PM :: Red Rabbit Bazaar [9 Central Street, 2nd Floor] – Music Photography of Tom Erikson feat. performance by Andrew Clark

5:00PM – 8:00PM :: Performance Therapy Institute [82 Columbia Street, Suite 302] – Free Video Hiking Assessment

5:30PM – END :: BENJAMIN’S PUB – Pride Kickoff Party [123 Franklin Street] – VIP Dinner with the Divas (5:30PM), General Admission (7:00PM). Show starts at 8PM. Limited ticket availability, so get your tickets early!

6:30PM – END :: MAINE SAVINGS AMPHITHEATER – FREE MOVIE NIGHT [1 Railroad Street] – Free movie showing of Everything Everywhere All At Once (Rated R) presented by Waterfront Concerts, Bangor Pride and Downtown Bangor Partnership. All ages.

6:30PM – 7:45PM :: THE SPIRAL GODDESS COLLECTIVE [16 State Street, 4th Floor] – First Friday Free Dance! All you have to do is move your body! Free dance means letting go of competition–with yourself and others. It means not worrying about whether you are doing it right. Free dance means taking a moment to be in your body, in a space with other people who just want to dance too. Free dance is a celebration of yourself and our community. Submit your song requests ahead of time or at the door.

9:00PM – 1:00AM :: QUEEN CITY CINEMA CLUB [128B Main Street] – Pride Kickoff Karaoke Party hosted by On Track DJ Bros

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 be from 4:00PM to 8:00PM on the first Friday of each month.

A list of other events and activities will be posted to this page in the coming weeks.

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. 

First Fridays events are held in many cities across the country and provide an opportunity for artists and arts organizations, businesses, and individuals to gather and support their communities with a variety of programming designed to increase engagement.

Downtown Bangor’s first First Friday will feature special performances numerous art openings, artists talks, restaurant specials and kid friendly activities!