First Fridays September

  • 61 Main St.
  • Bangor, ME 04401

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.

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Galleries and Studios

Birds & Bones Studio
Artists Hailee Winter & Siobhán Gildea
Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: 34 Main Street

Artist TBD
Location: 49 Main Street
Hours: 8 a.m. –  7:30 p.m.

Kin Wabanaki Art
Featuring the work of extraordinary Wabanaki artisans
Location: 30 Central Street
Hours 4 p.m. – 7  p.m.

Entertainment and Activities


2 Feet Brewing
Musical Ceilidh. Bring a musical instrument or your voice and join in. Social musical gathering starting at 5 p.m. outside under the tent, if the weather is good.
Location: 80 Columbia Street
Hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

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

Omland Yoga and L.L. Bean
Yoga at the Riverfront – sponsored by LL Bean
Hours: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Waterfront Park

Food and Drink Specials

Benjamin’s Pub
Reopening and featuring the blackberry bejito
Hours: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: 123 Franklin Street

Paddy Murphy’s
Featuring seasonal food and drink specials
Hours: 8:00 p.m. – Midnight
Location: 26 Main Street

Retail Specials

Valentine Footwear
First Friday Open House! Refreshments and in store specials. Socks are Buy 1, Get 1 Half-Off! (one per customer).
Location: 115 Main Street
Hours: 4:00 p.m. – 6 p.m.

First Fridays September
  • Downtown Bangor Partnership
  • Free!
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday