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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.
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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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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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August 16, 2022 at 7:00pm
Navigating the Stars with Shawn Laatsch
August 17, 2022 at 5:30pm
August 20, 2022 at 7:30pm
September 4, 2022 at 6:30pm
JASON ALDEAN ROCK N’ ROLL COWBOY TOUR
September 10, 2022 at 7:30pm
STING MY SONGS WITH SPECIAL GUEST JOE SUMNER
September 11, 2022 at 7:30pm
September 17, 2022 at 7:30pm
REO Speedwagon, Styx and Loverboy “Live and Unzoomed Tour”
September 18, 2022 at 6:45pm
REO Speedwagon, Styx and Loverboy “Live and Unzoomed Tour
September 18, 2022 at 6:45pm
Commit To Get Fit
September 25, 2022 at 8:45am
Windswept Gardens 2nd Annual Fall Festival
October 1, 2022 at 10:00am
Collins Center for the Arts- Jay Leno
October 22, 2022 at 7:00pm
Maine Harvest Festival
November 19, 2022 at 10:00am