2021 Holiday Events

Holiday Passport Program
November 22 to December 19th

The Holiday Passport program is back. Based on the great feedback we’re bringing it back in 2021!
Shop from November 22 – December 19 and make a purchase at a minimum of five downtown participating businesses and you will be entered to win one of several gift card packages to downtown businesses.

Menorah Lighting - November 28th

Celebrate Hanukkah in Belfast! The annual menorah lighting will take place at sundown on Sunday, November 28th (4pm), during the first night of Hanukkah. The community celebrates with music and readings. The menorah will be lit during Hanukkah and remain lit throughout the holiday.
*Masks are encouraged when social distancing cannot occur.

Early Bird Sale - December 4th

The Early Bird gets the deals: Annual downtown-wide sale in Belfast! Deep discounts and promotions from retail shops and restaurants throughout Belfast. Always the first Saturday in December.

Christmas Tree Lighting - December 4th

Our Town Belfast invites community members to Post Office Square to celebrate Christmastime in Belfast. The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown Belfast, ME is held the first Saturday in December: the same day as the Annual Early Bird Sale in Belfast.
The event begins at 4:30pm with caroling. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by Fire Truck before the tree is lit at 5pm. The annual tree lighting is the perfect way to experience the magic of Belfast for the holidays!
*Masks are encouraged when social distancing cannot occur.

Other Belfast Holiday Events