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2018 Schedule

August 2, 2017



12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

70th Annual Maine Lobster Festival Opens for the day


Festival officially opens, along with exhibition tents, booths, vendors, carnival rides and games.

Special Gate admission – 70th Anniversary WEDNESDAY ONLY
Admission $1.00 adults 12 and older
Admission – Free -children under the age of 12

Smokey’s Greater Shows - OLD FASHIONED DOLLAR DAY – RIDE TICKETS $1.00 EACH all Day!!

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mad Scientist Hands-On Booth - North Entertainment Tent


A fun hands-on learning experience for kids.

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Midcoast Music Academy Showcase - North Entertainment Tent


Students and faculty from The Midcoast Music Academy perform in various ensembles.

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The 70th Maine Sea Goddess Coronation - Main Stage


Come see the coronation of the 70th Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess! Festivities begin at 8 p.m. with music and the introduction of the Sea Princesses. The winner receives a cash prize and the title of The Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess with a lovely crown. She reigns at many events throughout the year, culminating with the start of the 2018 Lobster Festival. Also crowned is the Crown Princess and Miss Congeniality.