On Memorial Day, join one of our Main Street Maine‘s communities as they remember and honor those who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.
2022 Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parades (on Main Street Maine)
The Augusta Elks Lodge #964 is honored to be hosting the Goldstars Tribute Wall ( TM) Memorial Day Weekend 2022. Samuel Nicoara created this unique traveling memorial, honoring the Fallen and their Families during the Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Tributewall.org The Goldstars Tribute Wall will be on display at the Augusta Elks Lodge #964 on Sunday, May 29 from 10 AM to 10 Pm and Monday, May 30 from 7 AM to 10 PM. This event will be open to the public
Monday, May 30, 2022 at 9:00am. Parade Lineup is 10:30 am at the West Bath Fire Department (192 State Rd).
In Belfast, students from Ames Elementary School in Searsmont will join members of Randall Collins Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3018 at Grove Cemetery in Belfast on Thursday, May 26, to place flags on veterans’ final resting places.
In keeping with that tradition, Belfast VFW members will distribute poppies Friday at the Reny’s Plaza entrance by Bangor Savings Bank.
On Saturday, May 28, the public is invited to help VFW members finish placing flags in Grove Cemetery.
On Monday, Belfast’s Memorial Day Parade will line up at 10:30 a.m. in the Reny’s Plaza parking lot, to step off at 11 a.m. and march down Main Street to the Waterfront for a final ceremony.
Biddeford/Saco, Maine:Biddeford Saco Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. It will start in Saco at 10 a.m. and proceed to Biddeford. The Closing Ceremony will occur at Biddeford’s Veterans Memorial Park. We ask all parade participants to strongly consider attending the closing ceremony as part of showing respect for the intentions of Memorial Day.
Monday, May 30, 2022 – Topsham Municipal Building (Town Hall), 100 Maine St, Topsham, ME 04086 to Railroad Ave & Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011
The Brunswick Memorial Day Parade is the largest in the state of Maine. Our DAR chapter will march in this parade to honor current and fallen veterans. We will also present all Vietnam veteran participants who have not yet been so honored, with pins. We will also pass out support tin pins and bumper stickers. We will also carry the 50th Anniversary flag on our car.
The Smith-Wiley American Legion Post 4 in Gardiner will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 27. The Gardiner Memorial Day parade will start at 10 a.m. from the Gardiner Armory on Brunswick Avenue. It will proceed down Brunswick Avenue to the Gardiner Common, where a ceremony with speakers and bands will be held. (Source: Gardiner Main Street
10:30 a.m.— Ceremony and parade. All units and those participating in the parade will assemble at the Rockland Public Landing at 9:30 a.m.. The parade will stop at Chapman Park for the Memorial Day Ceremony. Any members of the armed services currently serving as well as veterans of all wars and conflicts are invited to participate, as well as walkers or cyclists wishing to honor the day. After the ceremonies at Chapman Park, the parade will travel down Main Street to the intersection of Route 1 and Route 17.
This parade features floats and walkers including community bands, little league teams, community organizations, and retired military personnel. Typically starting at 10 a.m., the route proceeds south on Madison Avenue, travels downtown, and turns onto Water Street before ending at Skowhegan Veterans Park beside the municipal building.
FMI: Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce or 207-474-3621
Memorial Day 2022 ceremony – May 31 at Riverbank Park, Main Street. Westbrook is having a Memorial Day parade and short ceremony in Riverbank Park immediately following the parade. The parade will start at 10:00.
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