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Best of the North Fest 2019

  • Darling's Waterfront Pavilion 1 Railroad Street Bangor, ME 04401 (map)

The Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau and Waterfront Concerts are teaming up to present the second annual BEST OF THE NORTH FEST at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, ME on Saturday, June 22, 2019!

Located on the Historic Bangor Waterfront at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Best of the North Fest 2019 will reach back to its roots (Tap Into Summer and Wine on the Waterfront) to once again showcase some of the BEST Breweries, Vintners and Distilleries that Maine has to offer!

Best of the North Fest 2019 will feature diverse and exclusive tastings from 20+ Breweries such as Fogtown Brewing Company (Ellsworth), Island Dog Brewing (South Portland), Marsh Island Brewing (Orono) and Mason's Brewing Company (Brewer); a handful of Distilleries including Mossy Ledge Spirits (Etna); and 10+ Vintners from across the State. For more details, a complete list of participants visit www.bestofthenorthfest.com.

To enhance the experience, throughout the day will be performances from a musical line-up of some of the best cover bands playing the HITS and HIDDEN GEMS from a few of your favorite artists - Dark Desert Eagles (Eagles Tribute), Bruce In The USA (Bruce Springsteen Tribute) and Dead Sessions (Grateful Dead Experience). The festival has also invited a smattering of our favorite local food trucks from the area for those mid-afternoon taste cravings!

Tickets are just $40 per person for the General Session: Beer, Wine, Spirits and Music Combo Ticket and $75 per person for the VIP Session: Beer, Wine, Spirits and Music Combo Ticket.

The VIP Session: Beer, Wine, Spirits and Music Combo Ticket will include early entry to the festival for special beer tastings from participating breweries, as well as VIP parking, a light lunch and exclusive festival merchandise. For more details visit www.bestofthenorthfest.com.

Friends and Family 4-Pack ticket pricing will also be available for those that wish to purchase four or more tickets at a time. Must be purchased in quantities of 4 to activate discount. See pricing details below.

Best of the North Fest encourages everyone to have a good time, but more importantly to BE SAFE. We are offering a special discounted ticket for DESIGNATED DRIVERS so that they may come enjoy the music, food, people and atmosphere as a THANK YOU for not drinking and driving.

Previous buyers of Tap Into Summer, Wine on the Waterfront and Best of the North Fest 2018 will receive a special presale code to purchase tickets in advance of the general on sale. The previous buyers presale will begin on Wednesday, March 13 at 10:00AM.

Tickets for the general public will go on sale Friday, March 15 at 10:00AM. Please visit https://bestofthenorthfest.com/ or www.waterfrontconcerts.com for more information.

All proceeds from the Best of the North Fest will stay in Eastern Maine to benefit the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau.