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 melted butter, under ...
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 2019 TBA Entertainment Application Form Wednesday July 31: TBA Thursday August 1: TBA Friday August 2: TBA Saturday August ...
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 ...
2019 Theme - “Community...at the ‘heart’ of it all” 2019 Parade Application Watch the whole 2018 parade ONLINE 2018 Parade ...
Erin Dugan 2018 Maine Sea Goddess with King Neptune and his court The coronation of the Maine Sea Goddess is a Maine Lobster ...
10k Road Race and 5k Walk/Run- 72nd Maine Lobster Festival August 4, 2019: Start your Sunday morning of the Festival with a bang ...
Got the Chops? How to Enter the Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest
Maine Lobster Festival Donates $2,000 to Local Organization and Students
Megan Rogers, the 'Poster Laureate' of the Maine Lobster Festival
Meet Maine Lobster Festival President Celia Crie Knight
The Lighthouses of Midcoast Maine
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.
Interested in becoming a vendor at the Festival. Answers to your questions are right here...