Maine Lobster Festival

Getting Here

The Festival site, at Rockland's Harbor Park, is easy to find. Rockland is four hours by car from Boston and less than two hours from Portland.

Buses run every 30 min or less from the high school and middle school to the festival grounds and back. The bus schedule is listed on our festival schedule or click here.

You can use our Map to find your way around town, and get specific directions from your location by visiting Google Maps or Travel and Directions from the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Main Events


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Road Race, Fun Run and Walk

Road Race, Fun Run and Walk 10k Road Race - August 2, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Start your Sunday morning of the Festival with a bang ... the ...

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Lobster Crate Race

Lobster Crate Race GREAT INTERNATIONAL CRATE RACE  Scarlett Flint, 7, of Warren, ME and Harrison Page, 9, of South Berwick, ME winners of the 2014 ...

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Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts In the Fine Art Tent, you will be enjoy the incredible art work of many local artists, encompassing oil paints, water colors, ...

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Food The focus of the festival is, of course, fresh hot Maine lobster! Enjoy your lobster dinner, that is served with award-winning Cabot ...

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Marine Tent

Marine Tent Enjoy fascinating displays for all ages and varied interests. The Gulf of Maine is a complex and sometimes mysterious place. Festival Marine ...

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The Big Parade

The Big Parade “Dedicated Volunteers to The Community”  Our theme for the 68th Maine Lobster Festival, 2015!    Parade starts at 10AM on Saturday at ...

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Cooking Contest!

Cooking Contest!   Announcing the 5 recipes from the 2014 Annual Seafood Cooking Contest!   2014 Winning Recipe: Lobster Bonart by Adam Marcus (Maine Food ...

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Coronation   Abby Megan Hersom of Rockland was crowned Maine Sea Goddess July 30 during a coronation ceremony at the 67th Maine Lobster ...

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2015 Entertainment - TBA

General Admission
Wednesday, the first day of the Maine Lobster Festival opens at noon and closes at 10pm. Admission is $5/adults, $2/children (ages 6-12 yrs). Thursday through Saturday admission is $8/adults, $2/children (ages 6 to 12 yrs). Children age 5 and under are free.
Sunday is our "Family Fun Day" and admission is free for all ages.
Discounted 4-pack of 1-day tickets are now available for this year. The price for the 4-pack of tickets is $25 for adults (a $29 value) and $8 for children 6 to 12 yrs old. These passes will be available for sale at the Main Gate on Wednesday the opening day of the Festival and online. (Information subject to change without notice)

BDN Cabot Linda Bean's Maine Lobster