COVID-19 UPDATE: maine bicentennial commission postpones commemorative events to 2021. read more about it here.
The Maine Bicentennial Commission is sponsoring five major events to celebrate Maine200:
The public is invited to join us for an afternoon of speeches, music, poems, birthday cake and much more.
An historic parade celebrating Maine's veterans, youth, and culture, with floats, bands and more from across Maine. Presented by Poland Spring.
up & DOWN the coast
Visits from a variety of sailing vessels from around the world, at multiple ports along the Maine coast, with associated festivals and activities. Presented by Bangor Savings Bank.
november 20, 2021
A hands-on experience, viewing awe-inspiring demonstrations of new technologies and more. Presented by Central Maine Power.
time capsule sealing
MAINE STATE LIBRARY, AUGUSTA
The Bicentennial Time Capsule will be sealed in a formal ceremony with our Time Capsule Keepers, for future generations to discover. More details coming soon!
COVID-19 UPDATE: MOST BICENTENNIAL EVENTS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR MARCH–MAY, 2020 HAVE BEEN POSTPONED, AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED ONCE THE COURSE OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK IS BETTER KNOWN.
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Submissions must be open and accessible to the public, relevant to the bicentennial commemoration, and include a title, brief description, and image. Events listed on this calendar are not necessarily endorsed by the Maine Bicentennial Commission. Get more information on applying for a Maine200 endorsement of your event.