This holiday season, Rotary Club of Bangor invites businesses, non-profits, private homeowners, and municipal organizations to create amazing light displays at their own locations, and the public can view them at their leisure. Announcing the 2020 Festival of Lights!

From December 5 through January 2, the public is invited to drive by participating homes and organizations and enjoy light displays from the safety of their own vehicles – please remain in your vehicles and enjoy from a safe distance. Then, cast your vote for your favorites by visiting or

There will be five categories to vote on:

  •          Outstanding Non-Profit display
  •          Outstanding Residential display
  •          Outstanding Commercial display
  •      Outstanding Municipal display·        
  •          Best Overall display

Trophies will be awarded to all winners and a $500 cash prize to the light display voted Best Overall!

Maps with directions to participating locations will be provided on the websites listed above.

In addition, Rotary Club of Bangor is dressing up the downtown Bangor holiday tree with new lighting and decorations! We will light the tree on Saturday, December 5 in West Market Square to officially kick off our community-wide competition.

Join us! Get creative with a joyful light display of your own, then hit the road with your loved ones and friends to celebrate the holidays with our revamped Festival of Lights!   REGISTER HERE!

A HUGE thank you to our sponsors. If you're interested in sponsoring check out our sponsor sheet and contact Sarah Joy at for more information. 

Illuminator Sponsors


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Twinkle Sponsors



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