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Pancake Breakfasts, Parades, Concerts and Fireworks Mark the 4th of July in Bangor

2016 4th of July Fireworks and Events Bangor ME

Summer has arrived in full force and few events signal the peak of summer fun like the 4th of July. A highlight of the year, the annual Independence Day celebration in Bangor promises plenty of excitement. Plan ahead for 4th of July fun this year and take a closer look at local 2016 4th of July fireworks and events in Bangor, ME.

With everything from a pancake breakfast and colorful Independence Day parade to a boisterous concert and a thunderous grand finale of fireworks, this summer holiday promises fun for the whole family. Just grab your friends and family, climb into your new 2016 Toyota RAV4 and check out these thrilling local events.

2016 Bangor Fourth of July Celebration

WHEN: Monday, July 4 from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Bangor, ME

What are your plans for the 4th of July this summer? If you live in the Bangor area, there is only one way to enjoy Independence Day and that is the 2016 Bangor Fourth of July Celebration. An all day event that consists of a community pancake breakfast, a patriotic-themed parade, an energetic concert and a heart-pounding fireworks display, this is a 4th of July event to remember. Take a closer look at the details of each event below.

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Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast

Purple and Red Fireworks on Black BackgroundWHEN: Monday, July 4 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
WHERE: Brewer Auditorium
COST: Adults – $6 and Kids – $3

What better way to kick off the 4th of July than with a delightful pancake breakfast. Just imagine a breakfast with mountains of flapjacks dripping in melted butter and maple syrup surrounded by friends and family. This event is open to the public and will be held at the Brewer Auditorium. Get there early and enjoy a delectable breakfast before heading to the parade.

Fourth of July Parade

WHEN: Monday, July 4 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Wilson St. in Brewer, ME
COST: Free

Billed as the largest Independence Day parade in the state, the Bangor Fourth of July Parade features more than 1,000 participants and more than 30,000 parade-goers. With vibrant floats clad in red, white and blue, local marching bands playing your favorite patriotic tunes, majestic color guards and more, this annual 4th of July event promises to be fun for all ages. Make sure to get to the parade route early and get a good seat.

Fourth of July Chords for a Cure Concert

White Fireworks on Black BackgroundWHEN: Monday, July 4 from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Bangor Waterfront
COST: $5 Entrance Fee

Following a patriotic parade, you and your family can enjoy a heart-pounding 4th of July concert. Featuring local favorites, The Stone Doctors, the Chords for a Cure Concert will help raise money for the Eastern Maine Medical Center Foundation. All proceeds will go to a great cause and you will get to enjoy some of your favorite tunes on a beautiful summer night.

Fourth of July Fireworks Display

WHEN: Monday, July 4 at 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Bangor Waterfront on the Penobscot River
COST: Free

Finish your Independence Day off right, staring into the night sky enjoying explosion after explosion of vibrant colors. Few things come close to the vibrant, thunderous explosions of a grand finale fireworks display and this event is one of the best in the state. Get a great seat along the Penobscot River and enjoy a world-class fireworks display this 4th of July.

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Turn up the excitement this summer and enjoy the 2016 4th of July fireworks and events in Bangor, ME. Create a memorable family experience at this world-class celebration that offers something for every member of the family. If you are looking for more excitement this summer, get behind the wheel of a new 2016 Toyota Tacoma at Downeast Toyota and hit the trail. Take a moment to explore the Downeast Toyota inventory and find the Toyota model that is the perfect fit for you and your family.

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