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New Year’s Eve at the WaCo Diner

WaCo Diner 47 Water Street, Eastport

The WaCo Diner is offering a special menu in the Schooner Room for New Year's Eve, including options of prime rib, baked stuffed haddock, and seafood pasta. Click to see the menu.

Reservations are recommended between 5:00 and 8:00 pm; limited seating may be available on a first come, first serve basis. Select appetizers and drinks will be available until midnight.

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New Year’s Eve at the Algonquin

Algonquin Resort 184 Adolphus Street, St. Andrews

One of the finest restaurants in the region invites you to a special New Year's eve gathering on December 31 beginning at 5:00 pm. Guests can choose from Braxton's Restaurant & Bar 3-course menu for $75 plus taxes and gratuity or the Gala Dinner in the Shaughnessy Ballroom 5-course menu with wine pairing for $125 plus taxes and gratuity.

For reservations, please call 506-529-7181 or email

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Against the Grain at Old Sow Grill

Old Sow Grill 31 Water Street, Eastport

Against the Grain will be at the Old Sow Grill in festive Eastport on December 31 starting at 8:00 pm to bid farewell to 2021 and welcome 2022 with open arms. Put your dancing shoes on and come join Brad, Jeff, Kevin and Leo as they rock in the new year.

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Downtown Bangor New Year’s Celebration

Downtown Bangor Bangor

Celebrate Maine’s largest public New Year’s in Downtown Bangor! More than 17 bars, 9 entertainment venues, and 19 restaurants are holding events to ring in the New Year. Don’t forget to meet in the square at midnight for the annual ball drop from the roof of Paddy Murphy’s!

To help keep everyone safe, Republic Parking Garage is open and free all day and night so leave your car behind to get your party on. For a full day schedule click here!

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The Trisha Mason Band at Dragonfly Bar & Grill

Downeast Dragonfly Bar & Grill 882 County Road, Lubec

Ring in the New Year with the Trisha Mason Band, playing on December 31 at the Downeast Dragonfly Bar & Grill (882 County Road) in Lubec beginning at 9:00 pm and continuing through into 2022.

Trisha and her ensemble are based in Ellsworth and play an "Americana roots funk folk alternative Irish backwoods heavy metal" flavor of music.

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New Year’s Eve Sardine & Maple Leaf Drop

Tides Institute & Museum of Art 43 Water Street, Eastport

Join us for the 17th annual New Year’s Eve Great Sardine and Maple Leaf event on Friday, December 31, 2021! This year’s celebration will be different, with community safety in mind, in light of the pandemic. TIMA is planning new ways to celebrate the New Year’s arrival in Canada and the US, including the traditional drops by the Great Sardine & Maple Leaf (watch online or in person!), online programming for those near and far, and take-home party and craft kits with free downloadable components.

Click to find out more about the event (with more information and online streaming link forthcoming) and the hours of businesses in the area! Pick up craft kits on December 30 or 31 at StudioWorks between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm.