Isn't it kind of hard to believe that 2021 is almost over?  It seems like this year has flown past!  Of course, they could have a lot to do with the fact that 2020 seemed to drag on and on and on...

Even though you've had a year to think about it, you're still not sure how you are going to celebrate the arrival of 2022?  We want to help you with that!  We've put together a list of "can't miss" New Years' Eve parties and events throughout Maine.

Keeping in mind that everyone's idea of a NYE celebration is different and that many people want to celebrate with their younger kids, our list features a variety of events.  Parties at bars / nightclubs where you're expected to dress-to-impress, more relaxed events featuring live music, and family friendly events.

NYE Celebrations & Parties In Maine

Not sure what to do for NYE? We want to help! We've put together a list of events and parties where you can welcome 2022.

I the days leading up to December 31st, we plan to add to our list.  So, if you know of an event we should be talking about, let us know.  Send us a message through our app or on Facebook.

Some of the events on our list include: a DJ at Half Acre Nightclub in Bangor, DJ Thunder at Ri Ra in Portland, a band at The Silver Street Tavern in Waterville, DJ Noklipz at Kick Axe Pub & Club in Bangor, and several events at local Elks Clubs.  If you have kids, LL Bean's flagship store in Freeport is doing a great event that concludes with fireworks at 6 PM - plenty of time to get the kids to bed.

Whatever you end up doing for the holiday, please be safe and designate a driver (or take an Uber).

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