Countdown is on for Downtown Bangor's New Years Celebration

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Downtown Bangor is gearing up for a New Year's celebration with a variety of events.

The Greater Bangor Coffee Chat, a group of downtown business owners, has been working since September to put on events at a number of locations in downtown, all ending with the ball drop at Paddy Murphy's.

For more information you can visit the Downtown Countdown event on Facebook.

Full list of events:

(Subject to additional events/changes)
No buttons or pins this year! Unless noted as Regular Admission to that event, it's free!
8:00 AM - The Charles Inn Free Waffle Tasting
8:00 AM West Market Square Artisan Coffee House – Tasting
9:00 AM Registration – Epic 5K Race Finale Road Race - Regular race admission
10:00 AM – Epic 5K Finale Road Race
10:30 AM After Race Party - Happy Endings
12:00 PM Face Painting - Maine Discovery Museum - Regular museum admission
1:00 PM Make Hats and Noisemakers - Maine Discovery Museum - Regular museum admission
1:00 PM Ice Throne Carving - West Market Square- Sponsored by Camden National Bank
2:00 PM Henna Demonstration - Mexicali Blues
2:30 PM Fractured Fairy Tales, by Ten Bucks Theatre - West Market Square Artisan Coffee House
3:00 PM Wax Fortune Casting - Maine Discovery Museum - Regular museum admission
4:00 PM Maine Home Roaster Coffee Demonstration - West Market Square Artisan Coffee House
4:00 PM Make Hats and Noisemakers - Maine Discovery Museum - Regular museum admission
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Photo Booth - Memory Maker Photography - Lobby, The Charles Inn
4:45 PM Animal Show – Maine Discovery Museum Regular museum admission
5:00 PM Family Friendly Party! - Bangor Public Library
6:00 PM Museum Parade - Maine Discovery Museum - Regular museum admission
6:00 PM I'm Your Diva Tonight! - Penobscot Theatre - Regular theatre admission
6:30 PM Maine Home Roasters Coffee Demonstration - West Market Square Artisan Coffee House
6:45 PM Face Painting – Maine Discovery Museum Regular Museum admission
7:00 PM Tough End String Band – Rock & Art Shop
7:00 PM Photo Art Show, Bob Van Lindt - Rock & Art Shop
7:00 PM Violin Duo Recital & Festive Reception St. Johns Church
7:00 – 8:00 PM Kids Dance Party - West Market Square Tent
8:00 PM Penobscot Theatre "WE ARE DIVAS"
8:00 PM Dragon Keeper Fire Spinners - West Market Square
8:00 PM The Rotating Taps – Nocturnem Draft Haus
8:00 PM The Beautiful Ones (Prince Tribute Band) - Bangor Art Exchange
9:00 PM Story Slam - Fork & Spoon
9:00 PM I’m Your Diva Tonight! - Penobscot Theatre - Regular Theatre admission
9:00 PM Stesha Cano – Happy Endings
9:00 PM DJ 2phat - BLAZE
9:00 PM Twograss - Paddy Murphy’s
9:30 PM Tough End String Band - Rock & Art Shop
9:30 PM The YumBus food truck - West Market Square
10:00 PM Dragon Keepers Fire Spinners – West Market Square
10:00 PM DJ Marissa – West Market Square Tent
10:30 PM Story Slam West Market Square Artisan Coffee House
MIDNIGHT HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! WELCOME 2018
BALL DROP – PADDY MURPHY’S