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5/22/2015 - Memorial Day Weekend Events in Bangor

With the approaching Memorial Day holiday weekend, the City of Bangor wanted to alert motorists and visitors about a couple of events happening this weekend.

The Ed Sheeran concert at Darling’s Waterfront Pavillion on the Bangor Waterfront is sold out on Sunday night. The gates open at 6:00 and the show starts at 7:30. Railroad and Front Streets will be closed earlier in the day on Sunday. No other street closures are planned although City officials expect heavier than expected traffic along Main Street beginning Sunday afternoon.

On Monday morning the annual Memorial Day Parade will start on Exchange Street. Parade units will start gathering at 9:30AM and the parade will start at 10:15AM. The parade will proceed to Harlow Street turn onto Central Street and then turn onto Main Street and continue to it’s end at Davenport Park. The parade route will close approximately 15 minutes prior to the planned start. The parade is expected to last approximately 90 minutes. All streets will reopen as soon as the parade ends.

In addition to the events happening in the City, there are several ongoing construction projects which include work on Main Street from Cedar Street to Dutton Street as well as utility work on Union Street from Second Street to Main Street. Although work will not be happening, motorists still should use caution when moving through these areas.

The City will maintain traffic alerts and information on the City website at, You can also follow the City on Facebook and Twitter or download the new GO Bangor app for your smartphone.

For more information contact:
Sgt/PIO Tim Cotton Tracy Willette, Director, Parks and Recreation
947-7384 X9, 5717 992-4490