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, ME. Afterward, if you are looking for more ways to spend your time in midcoast Maine, our free destination guide is our gift to you. Unwrap your guide for local recommendations on the best places to eat, shop, and enjoy the holidays.
How to Have the Best Christmas in Bath, ME
Have an Old Fashioned Christmas
Every December, downtown Bath reawakens with holiday spirit. Starting on the first weekend of December, this Christmas town celebrates with Christmas Caroling Fridays and Saturdays. In addition, many of the retail businesses and restaurants extend their hours. It is one of the most festive ways to complete your holiday shopping.
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 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.
Celebrate at Bright Night Bath
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. Stop by Waterfront Park and admire the light display, and be sure to check out the window displays in your favorite downtown shops. The 2018 event is Friday, December 14 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy the Harbor Lights Festival
The Harbor Lights Festival is one of midcoast Maine’s most anticipated Christmas events! During this one-of-a-kind event, you can look forward to visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, elves, and moose. Best of all? All these characters arrive in-style by boat! Horse-drawn carriage rides, the tree lighting, and caroling are other highlights of the event. The Harbor Lights Festival takes place in Maine’s beautiful Boothbay Harbor, only 30 minutes away from Bath.
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. Complimentary 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!
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