The Best Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Bath, Maine

When it comes to beloved holiday traditions, what are your favorite things to do? Visits from Santa Claus, freshly baked cookies, and Christmas caroling are a few of ours! Because the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, we’ve compiled a list of three of the best ways to enjoy Christmas in Bath, Maine. 

An Old Fashioned Christmas…

Every December, downtown Bath reawakens with holiday spirit. Starting on the first weekend of December, many of the retail businesses and restaurants extend their hours. It is one of the most festive ways to complete your holiday shopping. Some of the annual events are still on hold due to COVID but it will still be a great holiday season. Check out Visitbath,com to get the full details or pick up a brochure at a local stores for complete details. Check out the youtube video from Main Street Bath!

Here are some highlights…

Trolley Carroling!

December 3, 4, 10,11, 17, & 18, 2021  |  4:30PM ’til ?

Remember to grab a blanket and enjoy a ride on the trolley, too! Trolley Caroling is a free event that is first come, first served. Stop by the ticket booth on Front Street to secure your seat and hop aboard! Old Fashioned Christmas takes place each Friday and Saturday night in December from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Festival of Greens

December 4, 2021  |  830 AM to 1 PM, Bath Garden Club, Winter Street Center, Bath, ME

Shop a festive array of greenery, decor, gifts, and vintage items. Wreaths galore!

Book Signing – The Finest Christmas Tree

December 4, 2021  |  1 – 3 PM, Maine Street Design Co., 160 Front St., Bath, ME

Join Maine authors John & Ann Hassett for a book signing!

Attend the 48th Annual Spirit of Christmas Fair

December 5, 2021  |  9 AM – 3 PM, Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Rd, Bath, ME

Over 90 vendors selling handcrafted products, food concessions, Santa and more!

Bright Night Bath

December 10, 2021  |  5 to 8 PM, Bath Maine

For lovers of art and all-things-Christmas, you don’t want to miss Bright Night Bath! On this special night, downtown Bath glows with vibrant lights and elegant decor. Fire sculpture, marshmallow roasting & cocoa, festive mini ponies, and Santa in a Globe are on tap. Stop by Waterfront Park and admire the light display, and be sure to check out the window displays in your favorite downtown shops, which will be open late.

Santa Saturday!

December 11, 2021  |  11 AM to 3 PM, Downtown Bath

Santa’s ATV parade starts downtown then heads out to local senior centers. There will be ponies!

Christmas Fair

December 11, 2021  |  9 AM to 1 PM, Bath Area Senior Center, 45 Floral St., Bath Maine

Breakfast, lunch, and 30+ tables of homemade goods for your gifting.

Snowflake Christmas Craft Fair & Bake Sale

December 11, 2021  |  9 AM to 2 PM, Amer. Legion Aux, 200 Congress St., Bath Maine

Breakfast, lunch, and local crafters, vendors, and vets offer gift solutions.

Makers’ Morning

December 11, 2021  |  10 AM to 12 PM, Bath Printing Co., 44 Front St., Bath Maine

Come and make something! First come, first served.

Union + Co Holiday Open House

December 16, 2021 – 5 to 8 PM, 48 Front Street, Bath, ME

Join Union + Co, Bath’s coworking space, on the 3rd floor for refreshments & holiday cheer. Resident artists will be showcasing their work! More information…

Happy Holidays from Grey Havens Inn

Although we are closed for the holidays, we hope that you will join us in the warmer months as we reopen! When you book your stay at Grey Havens, you can look forward to experiencing authentic Georgetown lodging without sacrificing the opportunity to travel to popular nearby areas. We are less than 20 minutes away from Bath and a 20-minute boat ride from Boothbay. Room with great viewComplimentary breakfast, plush linens, and fine bath amenities are just a few of the amenities that we offer our guests. If you are ready to plan your next vacation, check our spring and summer availability and book your stay. We look forward to hosting you soon. Happy holidays from Grey Havens Inn!

If you are looking for more ways to spend Christmas in MidCoast Maine, remember to request your free vacation guide.