The Festival of Lights Parade will take place on Saturday, December 7th.  Please join us for this annual tradition of awesome floats and holiday fun.  

Schedule of Events:

11 am - 3 pm: Winter Art Factory, UMaine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow Street

2 - 4 pm: Meet Santa’s Reindeer - LIVE! Norumbega Parkway Mall near 80 Central Street

2 - 4:20 pm: Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestra Holiday Music-a-Thon, Bangor Arts Exchange Ballroom, 193 Exchange Street

2:30 - 3 PM Open-Air Holiday Chimes Concert - Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor (UUSB) will provide a public holiday performance from the church’s historic bell tower

4 - 8:30 pm: Letters to Santa Claus / Warming Station, Charles Inn, 20 Broad Street (tentative)

4:30 - 6:30 pm (ish): Festival of Lights Parade, downtown Bangor

Directly following the parade: Lighting of the Holiday Tree, West Market Square

The Official Parade Route

The “official” parade starting point can be at any point along Exchange Street. At this point it might be an easy landmark to use the intersection of State/Exchange. From there, the route will follow Harlow Street to Central Street. It will turn left onto Central Street and proceed down Central to the intersection at Main/State/Hammond. It then turns right onto Main Street and proceeds up Main Street through the intersection of Main/Union and continues up Main Street towards Cedar Street. The parade will end in the area in front of Davenport Park.


A BIG HUGE thank you to our sponsors. 

Community Pillar Sponsor:
And NEW this year our REINDEER Sponsor:
Service Above Self Sponsor:
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Sponsor:
If you have a float in the parade and have any questions place contact Roland Narofsky. THANK YOU!