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Maine Lobster Festival

August 3 - 7, 2016

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Getting Here

Maine Lobster Festival Grounds

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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Maine Lobster Festival tickets

On opening day, general admission tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for kids 6-12. After that, adults pay $8. Sunday is our "Family Fun Day" and admission is free for all ages.

Tickets for entertainment acts and the carnival rides are a separate price. Click through to get all the details.

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Festival Info

Maine Lobster Festival information

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!

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Maine Lobster Festival volunteers

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!



Maine Lobster Festival e-store

Buy Festival apparel in our online store! General admission and entertainment tickets will be sold via Brown Paper Tickets a little closer to the Festival opening; more information will be posted soon.

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Festival FAQs

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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Interested in becoming a vendor at the Festival. Answers to your questions are right here...

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