It may not be a long event but, it certainly is one of the most anticipated events of the year here in the Bangor Area. Maybe this year especially.

An Annual Downtown Bangor Event

Downtown Bangor is once again bringing back the annual ball drop, the unofficial official end of an old, disappointing, pandemic-filled year to begin the start of a new, possibly less disappointing, pandemic-filled year. People will fill West Market Square, hopefully socially distanced as well, to join in on welcoming in the New Year together with the tossing of a ball over the roof of a building in Downtown.

Paddy Murphy's is hosting the event and put up an event for it on Facebook recently. Check out the event page on Facebook called 'New Year's Eve Ball Drop' to share with your friends and to show that you are interested in going or plan on going.

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When to Come & Be Cautious of COVID

According to the event page, come by 5 minutes before midnight to watch the ball drift off of the side of the Paddy Murphy's building and holler in joy of the end of pandemic year #2.

Consider not milling around for too long, simply for COVID precautions but, do enjoy a good embrace with close friends and/or family.

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10 days away, right now Accuweather's forecast for Bangor is looking cloudy and cold, with temperatures in the single digits for New Year's Eve nighttime. Be sure to bundle up and find a warm spot once you've rung in the New Year of 2022.

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