maine200 signature events
The Maine Bicentennial Commission is sponsoring five major events to celebrate Maine200:
bicentennial kickoff day
Presque Isle, Bangor, Portland
Gov. Janet Mills will raise the Bicentennial flag, followed by special events in each city.
mar 14-15, 2020
Saturday night bean suppers with food drives, plus speeches, poetry, music & more.
may 2, 2020
An historic parade celebrating Maine's veterans, youth, and culture, with floats, bands and more from across Maine.
summer coast festival
July 16-19, 2020
up the coast
Tall Ships America will sail to various ports along the coast, including Portland, Camden, Rockland, Bucksport and more.
grand finale weekend
oct 10-12, 2020
Three days of events highlighting Maine's diverse culture and commercial innovation, culminating in a time capsule.
Check our calendar to make plans for your family to attend the dozens of fun and educational Bicentennial events all over Maine!
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.