2022 was Bath’s First Annual Winterfest! We are so excited for 2023 and can’t wait to share this experience with you and your family! There is something for everyone and it’s a great way to experience Bath during the wintertime!

Friday Feb 10th, 2023

  • Downtown

Join us for the LANTERN PARADE!

Start out by Bringing Your Own Light! Either a lantern, head light, flash light, phone light, camp lantern, or craft your own paper lantern! There will be several available to grab at the start of the parade.

5:45pm Meet at Five County Credit Union Parking Lot (765 Washington St, Bath, ME 04530).

6:00pm the Drummers from Morse High School will start drumming and the big fluffy Yeti will lead the way!

Walk up to City Hall and down to Linden, over on Washington Street to Library Park

6:15pm Fire Breather Performance!

Byrne’s Irish Pub 38 Centre St. Bath ME 04530 – “Always, Sometimes” from 6:30-9:30pm, Friday February 10th.

Mae’s Cafe 160 Centre St, Bath, ME 04530

7:30pm Burst & Bloom presents Comedy Night at Mae’s! Click here for the FB Link!

Click here for the FB Link!
  • Chocolate Church Arts Center ANNEX, 804 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04530

7:30pm Studio Theater Performance “Impossibly Romantic”

Saturday Feb 11th, 2023

  • Downtown 

11:00am -1:00pm Ice Carving Demo at our Pocket Park between Maine Street Design and Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine. Plus Photographer Soggy Dogg Designs will be onsight for some family shots with the ice sculpture! More details on her timing TBA.

10:00am- 2:00pm -Activities in the Grant lot sponsored by Kennebec Meat Company. Kids will get a chance to show off their lassoing skills. There will be cornhole, a fire pit, marshmallow toasting and marshmallow snowman building for all! Tastings and other items will be available in the shop.

A great Book Sale will be happening right around the corner! A great time to stock up on your winter reading!

As part of Winterfest Fun stop by the chess tables at the corner of Front Street and Elm Street. Enjoy a chess game and a cookie. Sponsored by the Age-Friendly Communities of the Lower Kennebec on February 11th from 11:30am-1pm.

  • Activities at Library Park next to the Patten Free Library on Summer Street.

10:00am -2:00pm Kid’s Winter Gauntlet presented by the Universe Gym.

10:00am -4:00pm Main Street Bath Winter Disc Golf Tournament and Free Play – Sign up for the tournament and be the next Winterfest Disc Golf Champion! Real trophy and bragging rights!

This could be yours!!!

10:00am -2:00pm Kid’s Activities at Library Park!

10:00am -2:00pm Cocoa Table from the Patten Free Library


4:00pm -8:00pm Parent’s Night Out, babysitting so parents can go have dinner! FMI reach out to the Bath Area Family YMCA (207) 443-4112

  • Maine’s First Ship 27 Commercial St, Bath, ME 04530

“Join us along the Kennebec River at the historic Bath Freight Shed to dine like a captain. Enjoy a traditional sailors bean supper with maritime cocktails presented by local favorite Long Reach Kitchen. “

J.R. Maxwell & Co Restaurant (122 Front Street) will have live music from “Stove Up!” on Saturday at their Boatbuilder’s Pub!

  • Chocolate Church Arts Center ANNEX, 804 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04530

7:30pm Studio Theater Performance “Impossibly Romantic”

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving accessibility, Maine Maritime Museum is offering free admission to all weekend visitors in January, February, and March of 2023 thanks to the generous and continued support from Bath Savings.

Photos below are from 2022 festivities!