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.

Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parades

Augusta, Maine: 

12:00 p.m. – Central Maine Veterans’ Cemetery at Civic Center Drive in Augusta. Linda Laweryson will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Wreath laying, rifle salute and Taps by the Maine National Guard’s Honor Guard, and benediction by Chaplain Earl Weigelt, Maine National Guard.

2:00 p.m. – Central Maine Veterans’ Cemetery at Mount Vernon Road in Augusta. Brenda Pennels will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Music provided by the Volunteers Brass Band, with remarks from Governor Janet Mills and Major General Douglas Farnham. Rifle salute by the Maine National Guard’s Honor Guard, wreath laying, Taps by Curt Boot -1 SGT, Ret./Bugler, and benediction by Chaplain Earl Weigelt, Maine National Guard.

Bath, Maine:

2021 – no parade this year. Several groups will perform services at Bath cemeteries Monday morning, mostly at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Belfast, Maine:

2021 Memorial Day Event Schedule:
🇺🇸 9:00 Meet @ American Legion
🇺🇸 Next at VFW
🇺🇸 Next at Cemetery
🇺🇸 Next at Renys for parade lineup
🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 PARADE STARTS at 11:00
RAIN OR SHINE

Biddeford/Saco, Maine:

2021 Ceremony will be held at Mechanics Park on Memorial Day at 10 a.m. (Mechanics Park is located at the intersection of Main Street and Water Street). The public is invited and a Livestream will be available on Heart of Biddeford’s Facebook page.

Brunswick/Topsham

(2021) The Memorial Garden at the Brunswick Naval Aviation Museum, 179 Admiral Fitch Avenue on Brunswick Landing will be open Monday, May 31, from 1-4 p.m. in observance of Memorial Day. Admission is free.

Virtual observance will be broadcast on local cable stations and will be available on the Brunswick-Topsham Memorial Day committee website, memorialdaycommittee.org.

Gardiner, Maine: 

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)

Rockland, Maine:

The Rockland American Legion to hold a solemn 2021 Memorial Day ceremony at Chapman Park on Monday, May 31, 2021 – 9:45am

Skowhegan, Maine:

Skowhegan 2021 Memorial Day Parade starts at 10 a.m. at Smart & Edward’s Funeral Home parking lot. It will feature local veterans, local legislators and local groups in support of veterans. The parade will then proceed down Madison Avenue, onto Water Street, and ending at the Veteran’s Memorial on Water Street.

Westbrook, Maine:

Memorial Day 2021 ceremony at 10 a.m. May 31 at Riverbank Park, Main Street.

 

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