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General Admission Tickets*

*subject to change in 2018

General admission tickets may be purchased at each of the gates.

ACTIVE  Military personnel who show ID are given free admission-

On Opening Day, Wednesday, August 3, enjoy a discount on Adult admission tickets:

-  Adults, $1; (12 and older). 

- Children 11-under are free

Thursday, August 3, through Saturday, August 5, :

-  Adults, $8 (12 and older); Children 6-11 years old, $2.

-  Children under 5 years old get in for free

Sunday, August 6 will be Hometown and Family Fun Day. It will feature all of the Festival’s children’s events, including the internationally-renowned Great Crate Race at Rockland Harbor.

Free Admission for all visitors!

 General Admission tickets do not include access to the seating area for the Entertainment Events.

Entertainment Tickets

Get up close to the Main Stage for our 2018 performances on Friday and Saturday nights at the Maine Lobster Festival by purchasing tickets. Tickets for Friday and Saturday shows are $25*. You may purchase tickets at the Main Gate to the Festival grounds, right by the Time Out Pub on Rockland’s Main Street, or online starting in mid-June. Make sure you buy your tickets early. Tickets may be picked up at the Main Gate during festival hours.

Individual seats within the Main Stage area are not assigned and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Festival goers may also enjoy the shows without seats from farther away. Entertainment Tickets also include general admission to the entire festival.


*rate subject to change

Steins and Vines

5th Annual Steins and Vines tasting event featuring Maine brewers and vintners is Thursday, August 3, 2018 in the North Entertainment Tent. Tickets are $25 each which includes gate admission. Tasting sessions will be 4:00pm-5:30pm and 6:00pm-7:30pm. This Event is limited to adults 21 years or older. Photo ID is required for admittance and no one underage will be permitted in that area. Session's are limited to 200 guests per session and tickets will be available via our website, at the Main Gate ticket booth or day of event if available.

Purchase Tickets at the main gate. 

Tasting Session I - 4:00pm to  5:30pm

Tasting Session II - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

 **Times and dates subject to change

Tickets For Carnival Rides

Smokey’s Greater Shows Carnival

Wednesday, August 1 - "Old Fashioned Family Night" - ticket pricing will be $1.00 with rides taking 1 or 2 tickets.

Bracelet Days

Bracelet price: $17.00

Thursday - August 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Friday - August 3, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Sunday August 5, 2018 - 11:00am to 6:00pm

(Subject to changes from vendor)