How can I celebrate July 4th 2022 in the Bangor, ME area? 

Independence Day 2022 events and activities near Bangor, ME 

What is there to do this 4th of July near Bangor, ME? Below, you can learn about a festival and a race taking place in the area. Plus, we have information on when the Bangor, ME fireworks are taking place. We’d love to see you this month at Downeast Toyota in Brewer, ME. 

Bucksport Bay Festival and 4th of July Celebration 

Bucksport Bay Festival is a weekend-long annual celebration on the 4th of July. This year, it takes place July 2-4. Every year, it draws in thousands of visitors from the Bangor area. Things to do at the Bucksport Bay Festival include checking out the local business vendors, playing at the waterfront, and, of course, watching fireworks. The event takes place on Main Street in Bucksport, about 20 minutes south of Brewer or Bangor. 

41st Annual Walter Hunt 4th of July 3K Road Race 

There’s never a bad time to get fit. This annual race takes place on July 4th, and it makes a great way to get together with friends and family for some outdoor fun. Proceeds from the event support local youth running programs including two scholarships for runners. The race will start at Brewer Auditorium right here in Brewer, ME. An awards ceremony will take place after the race. 

Bangor Fireworks 

When do the Bangor Fireworks take place? They are taking place on the night of Monday, July 4th. People will be arriving as early as the early afternoon, so it’s never too early to show up and claim your spot for the show. We recommend bringing your own blanket or fold-out chairs if you plan to watch the whole show. You can’t go wrong with some snacks and beverages too. 

Brewer, ME 4th of July schedule of events 

There are things to do in Brewer all day long on the 4th of July. Check out the official schedule of events below. Start your day off with breakfast and a race and end your day with fireworks. 

7:00 am: Pancake breakfast at Jeff’s Catering in Brewer 
9:45 am: Brewer to Bangor Foot Road Race 
10:00 am: Annual parade starting in Brewer and ending in Bangor 
5:00 pm: Concert at the Maine Savings Amphitheater 
9:30 pm: Fireworks along the Bangor waterfront 

June 2, 2022
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