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About the Region
Why Visit the Greater Bangor Region?
Offering a surprising mix of new and old world traditions, recreation, museums, charming shops, delicious dining, and world class performing arts, there is much to experience.
The Region at a Glance
A gateway to the serene landscapes of Northern Maine, the Bangor Region features revitalized downtowns, family farms, and inviting coastal towns.
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Outdoor enthusiast, foodie, adventure seeker, beach bum; however you describe yourself, the Bangor Region has something for you.
From beach ball drops on New Year’s Eve to a weekend of whoopie pies, the Bangor Region is anything but ordinary.
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Where to Stay in Greater Bangor
The Greater Bangor region is brimming with options for your next stay. From upscale hotels to wilderness camping, we’ve got it all!
Hotels & Motels
Whether you’re coming for business or pleasure, for an extended stay or weekend getaway, you will find hotel and motel options perfectly suited for you.
Inns & Lodges
From quaint B&Bs and historic inns with lake views to eco-friendly cabins that can sleep the whole family, the Greater Bangor region has it all.
Campgrounds & RV Parks
Come spend some time in the woods of the Greater Bangor Region, whether you are a few miles out of the city or deep in the wilderness.
A Region Full of Flavor
Lobster rolls, whoopie pies, and blueberries (oh my!). Take your tastebuds on a tour of the top eats in Greater Bangor and the best spots to try them.
Whether you are treating yourself to a gourmet dining experience, diving into one of Maine’s staple dishes, or trying something new and different, Greater Bangor can satisfy every craving.
We don’t just grow blueberries here! While blueberry wine is a must-try, the Greater Bangor wine scene offers variety with wines made from locally grown grapes as well as meads, ciders and spirits.
Beer & Craft Breweries
Maine is becoming world-known for its local craft breweries, many which can be found in Greater Bangor. This June, Maine sent a customized 78 tap shipping container overseas for Iceland’s beer festival, but don’t worry, we have enough to go around.
Why become a member of the CVB?
Our members are ready to assist you in having a fantastic experience whether you are coming to visit or becoming a resident. Lodging, dining, shopping – where to go, what to see – it’s all just a click away.
Benefits of Membership
Looking to expand your business? Looking to promote what’s going on in your business? Becoming a member of the Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau can help! Here’s what you get…
Don’t wait to join! Click here to have one of the GBCVB staff meet with you to get your membership benefits started.
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We represent top-notch accommodations, event spaces, conference and support services, as well as the attractions that make the Greater Bangor Region an engaging destination.
The Greater Bangor Region offers visitors a surprising mix of cosmopolitan experiences and old world traditions. The region is surrounded by extraordinary natural scenery that includes ocean coastlines, majestic mountains, mighty rivers, and serene lakes.
We can help you find shower, rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception venues, local area vendors, and accommodations for you and your out-of-town guests.
Facilities & Convention Centers
Whether you’re expecting 10 or 2,000 guests, we can show you a diversity of venues and help you determine which suits your needs best.
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Things to Do
Bangor Car Show: Wheels on the Waterfront
The 10th Annual Wheels on the Waterfront is happening September 9th! Learn more or register your vehicle here.
Performing Arts & Entertainment
The Bangor area is becoming the cultural mecca of Northern Maine. Enjoy everything from performing arts to visual arts to music and dance, in venues from state-of-the-art to historic or open-air!
Sightseeing & Tours
Explore the region with all of your senses. From history to nature; art to architecture; and food to libations, the Greater Bangor region has plenty to see, hear and learn.
Gather the kids, parents, grandparents, nieces and nephews and get ready for fun. Museums, trails, fairs, festivals and sports competitions await!
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Maine’s Mid Coast Island Tour (Eco Tour)
June 22, 2018 at 8:00am
Muscongus Bay: Maine Coastal Kayak Tour
June 22, 2018 at 5:00pm
The Krafty Flea at the Bangor Grange Hall
June 23, 2018 at 7:00am
Celebrate Husson! – Food, a Fun Run, and the Music of Aretha and Smokey
June 23, 2018 at 9:00am
Summer Women’s Wellness & Besuty
June 23, 2018 at 9:00am
Maine Whoopie Pie Festival
June 23, 2018 at 10:00am
Win, Place and Show Lounge at Bangor Raceway
June 23, 2018 at 12:00pm
Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour
June 23, 2018 at 6:00pm
Fort Knox Ghost Camp
June 23, 2018 at 6:00pm
Live Entertainment at Nocturnem Draft Haus
June 23, 2018 at 7:00pm
Cruising Steady: The Music and Friendship of Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson
June 23, 2018 at 7:30pm
“Shear Madness” at Penobscot Theatre Company
June 23, 2018 at 8:00pm
The Dogs at Sea Dog, Bangor
June 23, 2018 at 9:30pm
Annual Awards Ceremony & Silent Auction