Sidewalk Sale on Saturday in downtown Bangor promises deals, deals, deals

Photo by Ashley Conti

Photo by Ashley Conti

Shopping local isn’t just a thing you do on Plaid Friday or Small Business Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s something that can — and should! — be done year-round. So this Saturday, 17 downtown Bangor businesses, all locally owned, are banding together to offer up a big sale on all sorts of fun goodies, from jewelry and apparel to books, toys and gifts. You know you have a birthday, anniversary, retirement or wedding gift to get someone this summer; get it this Saturday in downtown Bangor.

Sales include:

1 – Mexicali Blues – Additional 20% off already marked down merchandise! (Sale runs 10am-6pm)

2 – Explore Bangor – Free 2-hour bike rental with $20 purchase; $8 bin of socks; 20% off table (Sale runs 10am-4pm)

3 – The Briar Patch – 20% off selected Summer Reading List books and 50% off clearance items (Sale runs 10am-4pm)

4 – One Lupine – In the Gallery, 25% off all One Lupine-made accessories and 25-50% off select clothing. In the Yarn shop, 25-50% off selected yarn. Flash specials throughout the day. (Sale runs 10am-3pm)

5 – Maine Jewelry & Art – 15-40% off discounted merchandise; 20% off workshop and private lesson signups (Sale runs 10am-3pm)

6 – The Rock & Art Shop – 25% and 50% off tables (Sale runs 10am-6pm)

7 – Central Street Farmhouse – 10% off signature beer kits; extra 5% off take-home wine kits; 10% off cheesemaking; 5% back on shiny stainless (Sale runs 10am-6pm)

8 – Epic Sports – Clearance footwear, apparel, paddle, and select camping gear (Sale runs 10am-6pm)

9 – COESPACE – Pop-up artisan shop with art from Kim Crichton, Jessica-Peill Meininghaus, Rusted Raven Furniture and Ocean House Gallery.

10 – Good Soul – Clearance books $10 and under; non-sale books 20% off; free item with $25 purchase (Sale runs 12pm-3pm)

11 – Penobscot Theatre Co. – Costumes/clothing for sale at Opera House; extensive yard sale at Theatre Factory on Griffin Rd. (Sale runs 8am-4pm)

12 – Valentine Footwear – $25 table; $5 sock and accessories bin; 50% off table (Sale runs 10am-6pm)

13 – Rebecca’s – mystery sale!

14 – Maine Cloth Diaper Co. – 25-50% off tables; $1 and $5 bins; buy 5 clearance items and save 40%; buy 10 clearance items and save 50% (Sale runs 10am-4pm)

15 – Fork & Spoon – 50 cents off ice cream cone or smoothie

16 – The Henry’s Bridal Boutique and Formal Wear – Bridesmaids samples starting at $10; $2 shawls; select women’s shoe styles starting at $5; select wedding gowns starting at $50; full-price prom dresses 25% off; additional 25% off already reduced bridal gowns (Sale runs 10am-4pm)

17 – Sea of Cotton – All summer sweaters 25% off; all sale room items $5 or $10; $5 earrings; 15% off Habitat (10am-11am); 15% off Tribal (11am-12pm); 15% off Hatley (12pm-1pm); 15% off Fresh Produce (1pm-2pm) (Sale runs 10am-2pm)

18 – Retro Swagger – $2 clearance racks; $4 dress racks; 25% off pallet furniture and art (Sale runs 10am-6pm)

*In the case of discrepancy, each store’s stated discounts/sales on-site apply.

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.