Memorial Day Holiday Closure, Trash Collection Schedule & Parade Information

Memorial Day

The Gorham Municipal Center, Administrative Offices, Recreation Office, and Baxter Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

Trash Collection Schedule

There will be no changes to trash collection for the week of May 29th. As a reminder, if your collection day falls on one the four holidays below, your trash will be picked up the next day:

  • New Years Day, January 1st
  • Independence Day, July 4th
  • Thanksgiving Day, last Thursday in November
  • Christmas, December 25th
Parade Information

Help demonstrate our community's collective "Thank You" to our local veterans and our honor of those that have made the ultimate sacrifice - make the Gorham Recreation Department's annual Memorial Day Parade part of your Memorial Day plans on Monday, May 29th.

The parade will step off at 11am at Village School and end at Eastern Cemetery on Johnson Road.

Gorham churches, community organizations, clubs, neighborhood groups, businesses, school groups, sports clubs and groups, and anyone else wishing to be part of the Memorial Day Parade are invited to register floats or units online (no fee). To register or learn more, visit

Additional details and important notes:

  • Line up begins at 10am – parade leaves Village School at 11am.
  • Lincoln Street will be closed from 10am - 11am for Parade Line up. If you need to access Village School to drop off parade participants or to participate in the parade, please use an alternative route.
  • For safety, no throwing anything from anywhere – thank you.