Parades, 5Ks and Celebrations Highlight Things To Do for Memorial Day 2019 in Bangor Area

By Product Expert | Posted in Community Information, Just for Fun on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 2:32 pm
Little Girl Standing in Military Cemetery with Black Rectangle Text Box and Red, White and Blue Memorial Day 2019 Text

2019 Memorial Day Parades, Events and Celebrations Bangor ME

With Memorial Day just around the corner, it is important for all of us to take a moment to remember the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Meaning much more than just warm weather and barbeques, Memorial Day provides us with the opportunity to remember those who came before and celebrate their lives with family and friends. If you live in the Bangor area and are looking for the perfect time and place to enjoy your Memorial Day, this list of 2019 Memorial Day parades, events and celebrations in Bangor, ME will fit the bill.


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2019 Bangor Memorial Day Parade 

 

WHEN: Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. 

WHERE: Downtown Bangor 

The annual Bangor Memorial Day Parade is a family-friendly tradition for many and promises plenty of patriotism in the heart of Downtown Bangor. Make sure to get to the parade early to get a good seat and enjoy festive floats clad in red, white and blue, patriotic music by the Bangor High School Marching Brand, military vehicles and much more. 

2019 Skowhegan Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony 

WHEN: Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m. 

WHERE: Downtown Skowhegan to Skowhegan Veterans Park 

Families who live in the Skowhegan area can pay tribute to veterans and members of the United States Armed Forces at the 2019 Skowhegan Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. The Memorial Day procession will follow Madison Avenue to Water Street and will proceed to Skowhegan Veterans Park for a short Memorial Day service.  

Military Cemetery with Headstones and Fog
Marine Corps Memorial with American Flag at Sunset in Washington DC

CrossFit Bangor 2019 Memorial Day Murph Challenge 

WHEN: Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. 

WHERE: CrossFit Bangor – 130 Perry Rd. Bangor, ME 04401 

Lace up your running shoes and get ready for the Murph Challenge at CrossFit Bangor in honor of Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael P. Murphy. Sign up for this athletic challenge that consists of a 1-mile run, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats and a 1-mile run in a 20-pound vest or body armor – workouts can be tailored to your fitness levels by a CrossFit coach. Proceeds from this Memorial Day event will go to the Lt. Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk – A Run to Remember 

WHEN: Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. 

WHERE: Old Town-Orono YMCA – 472 Stillwater Ave. Old Town, ME 04468 

Burn a few extra calories with friends and family this Memorial Day before you enjoy a day off and a barbeque when you sign up for the Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk at the OId Town-Orono YMCA. An annual event to the honor the sacrifices of so many, this event is perfect for all ages with a FREE t-shirt for the first 50 entries and a family-friendly course. All proceeds will benefit YMCA scholarships for veterans.


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Find the perfect way to celebrate the sacrifices made by our service members with this list of 2019 Memorial Day parades, events and celebrations in Bangor, ME. Add even more excitement to your Memorial Day this year and slide into the driver’s seat of the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory!

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