Our biggest celebration of the year, circling around Independence Day. Free concerts, Art in the Park, Kids Day, Antique Car Show, Maine’s Largest Parade, Smokey’s Greater Shows Carnival and Fireworks! This year our festival starts on Friday July 1st and ends with Fireworks on July 4th overlooking the Kennebec River.


  1. Farmer’s Market on Saturday July 2nd
  2. Smokey’s Greater Shows Carnival
  3. Games
  4. Waterfront Concert Stage
  5. J.R. Maxwell & Co Beer Garden
  6. Vendors and Concessions
  7. Front Street Shuffle Antique Car Show on Sunday July 3rd
  8. Start of the Road Race on the July 4th
  9. Downtown Shops and Restaurants
  10. Library Park, home of Morse High School BBQ (July 1st), Library Book Sale (July 2nd and 3rd), Art in the Park (July 2nd and 3rd), Strawberry Shortcake Social (July 4th), Kids Day (July 4th), and Music from the Gazebo most days.
  11. Fireman’s Muster
Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations

Library Park Gazebo Performers and Musicians! All Four Days!

Music at the Library Park Gazebo will be an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, singers, composers and bands! Come sit on the grassy lawn or bring a picnic blanket for lunch. Start out with the Bath Swing Band on Friday night July 1st where their retro tunes will go hand in hand with the Morse High School Boosters BBQ. Let the melodies enhance your experience of Art in the Park on both Saturday and Sunday (July 2nd and 3rd). Choose the high overview of the Fireworks Display and get patriotic with the Bath Municipal Band playing ahead of the show at 8pm on July 4th.

Schedule of Performances

Friday, July 1st – During the Morse High School Boosters BBQ!

5-7pm – Bath Swing Band – Retro tunes to dance along to.

Saturday, July 2nd – During Art in the Park!

10am – The Bonnie Hendsbee Band – Great Ole Time Country Heritage Honky-Tonk music.

12pm – King and Company Legends – Our local, beloved Elvis and Johnny Cash tribute artist.

1pm – Maurita Lord – Soloist with guitar and a soul filled voice.

2pm – State Street Traditional Jazz Band – Paying homage to music from New Orleans and the Louisiana Delta Region from the turn of the 20th Century.

Sunday, July 3rd – During Art in the Park!

10am- Dromore Bay – Celtic music on fiddle, accordion and flute.

12pm – Mark Barter – Classic rock and favorite melodies with electric guitar.

2pm – Hannah Robey – Solo vocalist with haunting lyrical tunes.

3pm- David Schaffer – Singer, Instrumentalist, Lyricist with memorable and often comedic twists.

Monday, July 4th – Ahead of the Fireworks Display at 9:15pm!

8pm – Bath Municipal Band – Patriotic and Americana tunes.

Another BELOVED element of Heritage Days is the Road Race and Fun Run! This is held on July 4th, ahead of the Parade.

It is organized by the Bath Parks & Recreation Department.

Sign up here!


Big Thank You for the generosity of our “OFFICIAL” Heritage Days Sponsors!

Now You’re Cooking
Country Farm Furniture
Edward Jones Investments, Offices of Jeff Guenther & Jeff Labbe
Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine
M.W. Sewall
Premium H20 Inc
Spann Real Estate, Inc
William & Sally Haggett
Wilson’s Drugstore

Big Thank You for the generosity from our “FRIENDS of Heritage Days” Sponsors!

Halcyon Yarn
Cross Insurance
John E Morse & Elizabeth B Morse
The Fountain Deli & Ice Cream
Daigle Funeral Homes
David Matero Architecture
Frohmiller Construction
House of Logan
John James IV & Marie James
Karl and Barbara Albrecht
Kharris B Studios
Pamela’s World
Witch Spring Hill Ice Cream
Robert & Lisa Prisco
Bath Farmers Market
Bath Natural Market
Blue Fire Healing Arts LLC
Cahill Tire, Inc.
David and June Dorion
Elena Vandervoort
Herman A. “Nick” Nichols
Just Framing
Mail It 4 U
Maine State Music Theatre
Mockingbird Bookshop
Nancy Nellis and John Swenson
Over the Moon
Patricia and Philip Shannon
Roger & Suzannah Heard
Thomas and Judith Barrington
Wendy Sinton
Brian & Ginny Hatch
Dayspring Integrative Wellness
Hermit Island Co
John and Anne Marsh
Mr Nicholas & Jeanne Sewall
Pine Tree Engineering
George and Letty Race
Doreen Reynolds

Heritage Days will end with fireworks on

Monday night, July 4th!

Thanks again to our partnership with

Central Maine Pyrotechnics!