Frequently Asked Questions
What events occur each year?
The Brunswick-Topsham Memorial Day Committee annually puts on a parade and observances on the Brunswick Mall in honor and remembrance of those who lost their lives in the United States Armed Forces.
What is the schedule of events?
Our schedule is updated on our website as we get closer to Memorial Day. You may view the schedule of events here. You should also monitor our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.
What happens in the case of inclement weather?
The Brunswick-Topsham Memorial Day observances and parade are rain or shine. Please come prepared to participate with the anticipated weather.
I'm in the parade, what should I know?
It is important that parents, parade participants, and chaperones are aware of the following rules and recommendations:
- The parade will occur rain or shine;
- Bring a cell phone;
- Bring sunscreen and bug spray;
- Bring a water bottle;
- Be sure to review the parade route, it is best to have a car at both ends of the route;
- The throwing or tossing of candy or any other object is strictly prohibited.
When do road closures start?
Road closures will generally begin around 8:00 am, however, please check our schedule for more accurate times.
What is the parade route?
Our Parade Route generally stays the same. We begin at the Topsham Town Hall and travel across the Brunswick-Topsham bridge, stopping for brief observances over the river, and ending at the Brunswick Mall.
Additional information can be found on our general information page.
Schedule of Events
07:00 | Units start forming on Monument Place
08:00 | Route 201 & Main St will close to traffic
08:15 | Units start to line up on Monument Place.
08:45 | Observance begins at Monument Place
09:00 | Parade begins starts towards Brunswick
09:30 | Observance on the bridge
09:45 | Decorated Bikes enter parade
11:00 | Observances at Brunswick Mall begin
This schedule is tentative, and may change. You may monitor our social media accounts for the most up-to-date information.