JOIN THE PARADE
We invite your organization, business, group, school, or band to join us for the State of Maine Bicentennial Parade. Space is limited. Submit your application as soon as possible. The Bicentennial Parade Committee will consider all applications and select entries that best meet the parade application criteria.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2020
Due to limited space and because this is a state-wide parade, interested parties are encouraged to apply as EARLY as possible.
OTHER WAYS TO PARTICIPATE
We invite musicians from across the state to join the
STATE OF MAINE BICENTENNIAL BAND. LEARN MORE
BECOME A VENDOR
Join us in one of our viewing areas as an event vendor. FOOD TRUCKS WANTED. CONTACT US
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.