We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 275 North 4th Street, Bangor, ME
Phone Number: +1 207-358-9327
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 90 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Concert was amazing!

Had an amazing time seeing Seether, Volbeat, and Disturbed! Was very disappointed when we were told there would be taxis lining the street after the concert let out (Thanks Dick's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
countygrl
,
Houlton, Maine
Add Photo Write a Review

90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 90: English reviews
Saco, Maine
Level Contributor
124 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here for two different concerts during the last three years. It's a fantastic outside place to see your show. Nice view of the river. There is a fair amount of regular seating and some lawn space also. My only concerns are that the seats are exceptionally close together in terms of the Rose. It is very difficult to... More 

Helpful?
Thank fortwilliams09
Houlton, Maine
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Had an amazing time seeing Seether, Volbeat, and Disturbed! Was very disappointed when we were told there would be taxis lining the street after the concert let out (Thanks Dick's taxi...NOT!!!! I tried to arrange round trip accommodations but was told this wasn't possible and given this advice), that there was not a single one! We walked for over 4-5... More 

Helpful?
Thank countygrl
Bangor
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I always enjoy seeing concerts here. It's so nice being out of doors along the Penobscot. The people working there are very helpful and very friendly. They don't charge exorbitantly for water, soda, or beer. I wish they had real toilets, but at least there's no waiting most of the time. And the acts I have seen have been top... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ellen A
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Love coming to waterfront for concerts. Good music and good times. They need more bathrooms though. Would be better if wine was served in a bigger cup

Helpful?
Thank Amfpad
Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
121 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a festival for the first time. Thank goodness for VIP parking because from what I can tell there is no parking lot otherwise and you flood the area to find parking. The venue is basic and when there is no competition why have anything else? One entrance for the masses and long lines to enter. The "lawn" is... More 

Helpful?
Thank spracr
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Maine is a small and relatively unknown state, so in that sense, this is an awesome concert venue. The sound quality is great, the screens are awesome. The lawn general admission is a great idea if you want to just listen to the music, but if you want a full concert experience, always get pit tickets. It's hard to see... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tiffani D
Swampscott, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Great music. Unorganized, surly staff and security. Stinky port a potties. No view of waterfront. Cheap uncomfortable plastic seats. Expensive tickets. But great show.

Helpful?
Thank Heidi W
Portland, Maine
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Our trip this venue started out with somebody coming over to stop my girlfriend from entering with her very dangerous small purse. We put the purse in the car and returned to go through the remainder of their rigorous security, where they asked if we had any knives or food on us. Once inside, we then started wondering why we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jonathan L
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The restrooms are port a potty type, hopefully a more permanent restroom area will eventually happen at this venue. The concerts are very good and a wide variety of groups play here. I would recommend them to friends and would go again.

Helpful?
2 Thank Tina P
New Brunswick, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Concert was amazing but organization was not the best. I've been too probably 100 concerts in my life and this was one of the worst for waiting to get in and they also made us wait to get into the second gate (site was divided for part of the day).

Helpful?
1 Thank lbdogs2

Travellers who viewed Bangor Waterfront Pavilion also viewed

 

Been to Bangor Waterfront Pavilion? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bangor Waterfront Pavilion and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Bangor Waterfront Pavilion staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?