Memorial Day Events on Main Street Maine

Maine Memorial Day Events (2019)

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.

2024 Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parades (on Main Street Maine)

Augusta, Maine

The Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery Association holds a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery on Civic Center Drive.

Bath, Maine:

Monday, May 27, 2024. The American Legion Post #21 will hold a Memorial Day Parade and Sevice in honor of Veterans and service members. The Parade will begin at 10:00 am at 200 Congress Ave and conclude at Library Park followed by the wreath laying service at 11:00 am. 

Belfast, Maine:

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.

9:00 am Service at the POW-MIA Monument at Bridge
9:20 am Service at the Legion
9:45 am Service at the VFW
10:00 am Service at the Grove Cemetery
11:00 am Parade starts from Reny’s Plaza down Main Street to the waterfront.

Biddeford/Saco, Maine:

Biddeford Saco Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2024 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.

Parade participants can register at https://forms.gle/94wQo9gEgmeX9UV16. Please sign up by Friday, May 17th.

Questions about the parade can be directed to Heart of Biddeford, 207-284-8520 or .

Brunswick/Topsham, Maine

Monday, May 27, 2024 – 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 and will begin with an observance at Monument Place 8:45 a.m. The parade will then travel down Main Street and cross the Frank J. Wood Bridge, where a wreath will be laid. It will continue into downtown Brunswick and conclude at Veteran’s Memorial Square

Schedule of Events:

07:00AM: Units start forming on Monument Place

08:00AM: Route 201 and Main St will close to traffic

08:15AM: Units start to line up on Monument Place.

08:45AM: Observance begins at Monument Place

09:00AM: Parade begins starts towards Brunswick

09:30AM: Observance on the bridge

09:45AM: Decorated Bikes enter parade

11:00AM: Observances at Brunswick Mall begin

Please check the latest schedule HERE: https://memorialdaycommittee.org/information/#schedule

Gardiner, Maine

The Gardiner Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 27th. It will start at 10 am from the parking lot at the old Armory off of Brunswick Avenue at 25 Lions Street. 
 
The participants will follow Brunswick Avenue to the Gardiner Common, where a Memorial Day Ceremony will occur. 
 
Grab your family and friends and find a spot along the route to enjoy the festivities! 
 
The parade is organized by the Gardiner American Legion Post 4”

Rockland, Maine:

10:45 AM: Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble will honor Memorial Day in Rockland with a ceremony on Monday, May 27, at Chapman Park, Main Street, Rockland.

1 PM: The American Legion Post 1 in Rockland, Maine, hopes you will join them for their Memorial Day BBQ on Monday at 1 p.m. at 335 Limerock Street.

Skowhegan, Maine:

May 27, 2024 at 10:00 am. 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

Westbrook, Maine:

Memorial Day 2024  ceremony – May 27 at Riverbank Park, Main Street. Westbrook is having a Memorial Day parade and short ceremony in Riverbank Park immediately following the parade. The Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Mechanic Street and William Clark Drive. Floats will be traveling down Main Street and a ceremony will be held at Riverbank Park.

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