9 Best New Year’s Eve Bars in Maine!

You'll find most of Maine's biggest New Year celebrations in its largest cities, like Portland and Bangor. Home to the most bars, Portland is the epicenter for a dance-filled night out on the town. But don't forget about Bangor to the north and Kennebunk to the south. Wherever you go to ring in the new year, you'll indeed find a bar that will fill your flute full of champagne!

1. Arcadia, Portland, ME

Head to Arcadia this New Year's for the hottest party in town! Enjoy a selection of delightful cocktails, video games, pinballs, pizza, and beer with your best friends during the holiday. With 21+ entertainment options, there's something for all, so come out and have a ball.

2. Ri Ra Irish Pub, Portland, ME

Come and revel in the spoils of New Year's Eve at Ri Ra Irish Pub! On this special night, guests can enjoy two signature cocktails, a complimentary champagne toast, and yummy appetizers as DJ Padre takes you into the New Year. To top off the evening, semi-formal attire is enthusiastically encouraged for guests 21 and over.

3. Portland House of Music, Portland, ME

The Portland House of Music is where to count down to a new year! Encounter Portland's colorful and lively city from the best place to be. From its vibrant arts and entertainment scene to its astonishing dedication to the enchantment of music, the Portland House of Music makes it amazing beyond belief.

4. Jonathan’s, Ogunquit, ME

Charge up the start of the New Year at Jonathan's! Their 3,000 square foot ballroom provides the glorious backdrop to mark the special occasion, with elevator access, full bar, restrooms, stage, dance floor, and banquet kitchen all accessible and ready for use. Come to Jonathan's and see what 2024 has in store!

5. Eventide Oyster Co., Portland, ME

Bring in the New Year with refreshment and rejuvenation at Eventide Oyster Co.! Fill up on delightful food, spirits, and good cheer all night. Feel what the New Year offers, and experience Eventide's comfortable atmosphere. Toast to the possibilities of the year ahead and usher in the New Year with your closest friends and family!

6. Empire, Portland, ME

Tucked away in Maine, Empire offers extraordinary dining that will have you ringing in the new year with incredible flavors and flavors. Serving up traditional and modern Chinese soul food made with locally sourced ingredients, you won't find a better spot to spend New Year's than this. Get your family and friends together and indulge in some of the tastiest dim sum around to celebrate the start of the year!

7. Seasons, Bangor, ME

Seasons Restaurant is the spot for family and friends to laud the New Year! Enjoy yummy American cuisine created by their talented chef and top it off with refreshing drinks. Whether you want to settle in for a quiet meal or watch the game in their sports bar, Seasons Restaurant has the atmosphere for a festive night.

9. Mixers Nightclub & Lounge, Lewiston, ME

Mixers Nightclub and Lounge is the place to tap your toes wildly into the new year! With the hottest local musical acts and classic bar games, it's the spot to grab a drink and have a barrel of fun. Whether you want to relax with a cocktail or dance til your drop, there's something for all at Mixers to make your New Year's something awesome.

10. Federal Jacks, Kennebunk, ME

Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brewery is a community staple for celebrating New Year's Eve. Offering exquisite waterfront views and crafted eats and drinks, this award-winning venue has everything you need to commence the new year. It has a rich history; originally a 19th-century shipyard, it remains an ideal spot for the perfect holiday toast.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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