Thank you to everyone who came out to greet Santa and Mrs. Claus as they helped us turn on the Christmas lights. We couldn't have done it without the help of the many elves from Key Bank, the Our Town Belfast Promotions Committee, Minnows, the Parks & Rec Dept., the Public Works Dept., the Fire Dept., Belfast voices, Belfast Area High School, and DJ Erik Klausmeyer! ... See MoreSee Less
Christmastime Dance Party at the United Farmers Market of Belfast, to Benefit Our Town Belfast
A "home for the holidays" dance party gathering in downtown Belfast, Maine.
Admission is $20 at the door, $15 in advance.
Cash bar for adults 21+. Food (pulled pork sliders) and beverage catered by Trillium, all proceeds benefit Our Town Belfast.
Doors open at 7:30pm. Music begins at 8pm.
PRE SALE TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COMING DAYS AT ghostinbelfast.brownpapertickets.com
AS OF 12/1/16 presale tickets are NOT yet available. Stay tuned!
Don't forget the Early Bird Mini-Market at Rollie's as you map out your early morning shopping in downtown Belfast this Saturday. You'll find unique items from several local vendors and artisans under one warm roof from 6-11am! ... See MoreSee Less
Rollie's 2nd Annual Early Bird Mini Market
Dec 3, 6:00am
Rollie's Bar & Grill
Belfast is hosting its annual Early Bird sale on December 3rd! Over 40 local businesses will be participating with deep discounts and specials!
***Join us at Rollie's Bar & Grill for a Mini Market, special deals and great fun!
Rollie's has invited local small businesses to join them for the early bird sale. This means that YOU get the opportunity to shop with local artisans that you may not see in person otherwise this holiday season!
Join us from 6AM-11AM for the early bird sale
During the 9AM-11AM hours Rollie's will be hosting a Pancake breakfast fundraiser for the Belfast Basketball Team!
Mini Market Members:
Rollie's Bar & Grill - Host of the Mini Market! They offer a fun, local dining experience. Explore their tremendous craft beer selection and great food in a great atmosphere. They will be offering gift card deals during the Early Bird sale! Coffee, Donuts & Drinks will be available as well. Come get an adult beverage at 6AM because we said you can!
A&E Stoneworks - Stone housewares made from Maine Slate, Granite and Beachstones. Best known for their Slate State Cheeseboards! (Swanville, ME)
Style Hungry Designs Designs - multi-textural teething • nursing • baby-wearing • sensory necklaces and accessories. For stylish mamas and their style-hungry babies! (Belfast, ME)
Gentle Meadow Goat Farm - Hand-craft exceptional goat milk soap using milk from their pet goats. They also offer a selection of bath & body products. Compassionate Farming. Exceptional Products. (Winterport, ME)
Lally Broch Farm - A Maine Family Homestead* Original Eggshell Jewelry, Goat's Milk Soaps, Massage Melts, Organic Soy Scent Tarts, Bee's Wax Wraps and Snapper Towels. Quality homestead inspired products from our family to yours! (Frankfort, ME)
Laura Lougheed- Jamberry Independent Consultant - Jamberry Nail wraps are thin vinyl sheets that are pressure and heat activated to adhere to your nail for a long lasting and beautiful look. They are made with durable materials, so smudges and streaks are never an issue, and can last for up to two weeks on fingernails and four weeks on toes! (Belfast, ME)
Kristin's Creations - Mother daughter aprons, wood cookie ornaments, hand warmers, bows, and more! (Lincolnville, ME)
Maine_LandandSea - driftwood and reclaimed wood home decor. (Belfast, ME)
FeltSewWrite (Jennifer Howard) - Needle Felted Creations
Russell Kahn - Potter/Artist
Angelique Candle Co - slow burning natural wax candles with Maine beach sea glass.
IConcepta Boutique - Trendy, Classic & Chic Women's clothing Boutique (Belfast, Maine)
Our Town Belfast has been working hard to lift the people and businesses of our community for more than five years. Now, we hope that you will celebrate #GivingTuesday by supporting our efforts. Please follow this link and give at whatever level makes you happy. #thankyou #downtown #mainstreet #community ... See MoreSee Less
Have you been to EPOCH in downtown Belfast? They are located on lower Main Street, next to The Green Store, and are full of beautiful and interesting items of the antique and vintage variety. Here are a few of their "favourite things:" ... See MoreSee Less
This is the majesty that awaits you at the United Farmers Market of Belfast on Spring Street. It just started and it's going late. Come see The Milk & Honey Rebellion and The Rugged! ... See MoreSee Less
Our executive director is out and about enjoying Small Business Saturday in Belfast. Share and hashtag your #shopsmall pics in #belfastmaine. Lots of great local businesses to get something you need, something you want, or something to put a smile on the face of someone you love. Whether getting your hair cut, enjoying a movie, or grabbing a bite to eat, #thankyou for supporting Belfast businesses! ... See MoreSee Less
Gnomey is back! ...and kicking off his Belfast Holiday Tour 2016 at the free family matinees at the Colonial today and the Holiday Homecoming dance party tonight! Enjoy rockin good music, get a photo with #gnomey the #belfastroaminggnome, and bust a holiday move in support of Our Town Belfast. Doors open at 7. #seeyouthere
So many great reasons to spend this #shopsmallsaturday in Belfast: From sales and promos at many of our city's unique small businesses, to the free family matinees at The Colonial Theatre, to the BAHS Festival of Trees and Our Town Belfast Holiday Homecoming dance party. Sat., November 26th - this is THE place to be. We hope to see you enjoying downtown and beyond in Belfast this weekend. #thanksforshoppingsmall #wherecommerceandcommunitymeet #downtown #belfastholiday ... See MoreSee Less
Happy Thanksgiving, Belfast! Here's another great local event to kick off the holiday fun: ... See MoreSee Less
2016 Holiday Homecoming Festival of Trees
Nov 25, 3:00pm
United Farmers Market of Belfast
The mission of the Holiday Homecoming Festival of Trees is to create a holiday tradition to be shared by the entire community for the purpose of generating funds, which will benefit Belfast Area High School Project Graduation.
Putting up the town #christmastree in Post Office Square. Come for the lighting will be December 3rd @ 4:30pm. #holidays #smalltown #mainstreet #mainechristmas #winterfun #belfastmaine ... See MoreSee Less
As our office is now on a second floor, any persons with accessibility challenges are encouraged to contact us should they wish to meet or participate with Our Town Belfast. We are glad to hold meetings in other nearby accessible locations as requested. Thank you!
A sneak peak at some of the line-up for this year's New Years By The Bay: We're so happy to be bringing back Jennifer Armstrong, The Sauternes, Sugarbush, Strait Up, Mes Amis, Positive People, Ann Delaney, People of Earth, Monday Night Jazz Orchestra. If you're excited about the 20th Anniversary of NYBB, show your support by pre-purchasing your admission button at www.nybb.org or making a donation to support the event on our fundraising page.
Start your Thanksgiving traditions off a couple days early, and treat yourself to some wine and cheese in downtown Belfast today from 5-7pm. ... See MoreSee Less
Thanksgiving Wine & Cheese Tasting!
Nov 22, 5:00pm
Eat More Cheese, Belfast
Join us this Tuesday the 22nd in Belfast from 5-7pm for a special Thanksgiving Wine & Cheese tasting!
We have put together a beautiful selection of special wines from small producers in France & Italy that make a perfect complement to a holiday meal.
So many warm and comforting flavors grace our tables this time of year, it is important to find a wine full enough to complement, yet elegant enough to avoid overpowering.
We'll have whites, reds, rose and sparkling wines - something for everyone, and they won't break the bank, either!
With each wine we'll be putting together a perfect cheese pairing, as well.
As always, we offer a 10% discount on all purchases of 6 or more bottles - mixed cases as well!
From 5-7pm this Tuesday the 22nd in Belfast - free and open to all!
Hope you can make it!
Come dance with us this Saturday with The Milk & Honey Rebellion and The Rugged! Bring your mamma, your papa, your great aunt Sally and cousin Lou - climb out of your turkey comas and shake your tail feathers. It's Holiday Homecoming time in support of Our Town Belfast! #danceparty #downtown #belfastmaine #livemusic #foragoodcause ... See MoreSee Less
Holiday Homecoming with The Rugged + The Milk & Honey Rebellion
Nov 26, 7:00pm
United Farmers Market of Belfast
Our Town Belfast has just booked THE RUGGED for our first of two "Holiday Homecoming" Dance Parties. Please save the date and plan to attend. We'll be updating this page with more details as they are developed!
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The 2016 Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown Belfast will be held Saturday, December 3rd in Post Office Square. The event begins at 4:30pm with cookies, cocoa, and caroling from The Belfast Area High School singers. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by Fire Truck before the tree is lit at 5pm. After the lighting, Mr. and Mrs. Claus head indoors to KeyBank for visits and photos with the children.
Our Town Belfast would like to thank the City of Belfast, Belfast Parks and Rec, and KeyBank for their support of this event.