If you are looking to head out on the town this Friday night, there are lots of things going on!

Hard to believe it, but here we are at the end of yet another year, Granted, things were a little bit easier for everyone, especially after the dumpster fire that was 2020, but this year has also had a fair share of challenges. So, if you are ready to party like it's 1999, by ringing in 2022 with a bang, there are plenty of options for 21+ fun this New Year's Eve, right here in the Bangor area. Here are a few that might interest you.

Carolina's Sport & Spirits is throwing a semi-formal bash. They are rolling out the red carpet, with a “star” walk and photographer, they will be giving out beads to live up with the party, and there will be a champagne toast. The doors at Lina's open at 3 pm!

Half-Acre Nightclub is hosting a 2022 New Years Celebration. The hottest dance music, and a champagne toast at midnight. The cover is $10, doors open at 9 pm, and the party goes till 2 am.

Kick Axe Pub & Club is having a "Saint or Sinner" themed party. Come dressed as a saint or sinner, and best of all, there is NO cover charge. Dance music with DJ NoKlipz happens from 9 pm-2 am. There will also be champagne and a themed drink menu.

Penobscot Pour House will ring in 2022, with the one and only, Dakota! The cover is $10, there are no reservations, and drinks will be served until 2 am. Dakota always draws big crowds, so get there early.

Season's Downunder Club is throwing a party with an optional masquerade theme and black & white attire. DJ Matt Lorenz will spin the tunes, and the cover is $15, with a limited dinner menu at an extra charge will be available.

Paddy Murphy's is once again asking you to join them outdoors in West Market Square for five glorious minutes as we all welcome 2022 in true Bangor style, by throwing a large lit-up beach ball off the roof! And of course, there are plenty of drinks to be had inside the bar. Or, you can head right over to Happy Endings for a killer cocktail!

High Tide as always, has great live music. This Friday night, say goodbye to 2021, with Koostix.

Ivy, which is located in Old Town, on the second floor of Kanu, will feature live music from The Jason Spooner Band, starting at 9 pm. Tickets are $17.

Diamonds Gentleman's Club is celebrating New Year's Eve, with Shelby Doll, Franki, and Hochi Bound. The party starts at 8 pm, and does not stop till 3 am. Admission is $30.

The Brewer Eagles Club rings in 2022 with live music from The Tyler Healy Band. $10 for members, $15 for non-members. There will be appetizers, drinks, and of course, party favors.

Benjamin's Pub on Franklin St. in Bangor will be open 5 PM to 2 AM!

Have a safe and Happy New Year, and if we missed any local events, please let us know!

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