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.  
If you'd like to apply to have a float in the parade the application (DOC | PDF) is now open. Just fill out the Word or PDF document and return it to us by November 14th, 2019. If you have any questions place contact Roland Narofsky. Due to the generosity of our amazing sponsors, there is no charge to participate in the parade. 

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

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

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’d like to sponsor the parade please contact Sarah Joy at You can also download our sponsor packet for more information. THANK YOU!