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. This year, you can take the Rally Bus from a number of locations throughout New England!
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The focus of the festival is, of course, fresh hot Maine lobster! Enjoy your lobster dinner, that is served with award-winning Cabot ...
The Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest Each year, amateur chefs compete in the annual Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest. The ...
Fine Art Tent In the Fine Art Tent, you will be enjoy the incredible art work of many local artists, encompassing oil ...
Entertainment For 2018 Entertainment Application Form Wednesday August 1: MIKE PRESTON, Acoustic country music artist performs. Noon Eating Tent PADDY MILLS ...
We are very excited to announce that our Sixth annual Steins & Vines tasting event will be held on the Festival Grounds on ...
GREAT INTERNATIONAL LOBSTER CRATE RACE - The "Great International Lobster Crate Race" is open to anyone brave enough to risk falling ...
2018 Theme for the parade was: "Kids, Laughter & Lobster!" Watch the whole 2018 parade ONLINE 2018 Parade Winners: Marching - ...
Erin Dugan 2018 Maine Sea Goddess with Director Shannon Kinney and 2018 Great International Crate Race winner Lauren Jacob The coronation ...
10k Road Race and 5k Walk/Run- 72nd Maine Lobster Festival August 4, 2019: Start your Sunday morning of the Festival with a bang ...
“Lobster Artists”: Maine Artists Who Pay Tribute to The Lobster Industry
Maine Lobster Festival Donates $8,250 to Community Organizations
Transforming That Sea Glass You Collected In Maine Into Beautiful Art
Make Maine Lobster a Four-Course Meal For A Memorable Thanksgiving
Maine Lobster Festival Announces New Leadership and Issues Apology in Joint Statement With Hamlin Family
2019 planning is underway and price can change
On opening day, general admission tickets are $1 for adults and free for kids 6-12. After that, adults pay $8 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sunday is our "Family Fun Day" and admission is free for all ages.
The Maine Lobster Festival is five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine! This annual event takes place during the first weekend of August, from Wednesday through Sunday.
What started as an idea for a local marine festival to revive Midcoast Maine communities has turned into an internationally-recognized celebration of local seafood. The Maine Lobster Festival attracts visitors from as near as Owls Head, Maine, to visitors from countries throughout Europe and Asia!
The Maine Lobster Festival is a non-profit activity is run entirely by unpaid volunteers. We put on a colorful and enjoyable event that builds community spirit and enhances the region's economy! Join us!
Have a burning question about the Festival? Food, parking, tickets, entertainment, lodging, vendors, volunteers - you name it, we've got the answers. Check our Frequently Asked Questions.
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