JOIN THE PARADE

Organizations, businesses, groups, schools, and bands from across Maine will appear in the State of Maine Bicentennial Parade in late summer/early fall of 2021! 

THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME.

We are not accepting parade applications at this time. We may reopen the process in spring/summer. If your organization submitted an application, you will hear from us soon.

OTHER WAYS TO PARTICIPATE

BECOME A VENDOR

Join us in one of our viewing areas as an event vendor. FOOD TRUCKS WANTED.  CONTACT US

VOLUNTEER

Lend a hand at this historic parade.  LEARN MORE

PARADE THEME: Celebrate Maine

All participants must prominently display decorations that align with the parade theme: Celebrate Maine. All floats and marching units should align with this theme of celebrating Maine and with the mission statement of the Maine Bicentennial Commission:
• To explore Maine’s history from the many perspectives of its multiple past and current populations
• To celebrate Maine’s present people, places, institutions and economy; and
• To envision the public and private actions that will enhance Maine’s future prosperity.

 

Need inspiration for your float or entry? Click below to explore Maine's history.

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