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2019 Schedule

August 1, 2019

Time

Event

All Day

Art Show at Main Street branch of Camden National Bank

Art Show at Main Street branch of Camden National Bank (300 Main Street).

All Day

Free Shuttle Bus

The festival provides free shuttle services to and from the festival grounds from the following locations. A bus arrives at each location approximately every 30 minutes.

  • South Elementary School (formerly Rockland District Middle School)

Check days for detailed schedule:

  • Wednesday, July 31: Bus starts at noon and ends at 10 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 1, and Friday, Aug. 2: Bus starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 3: Limited service 9 a.m. to noon. Full service starts after parade (noon) and ends at 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 4: Bus starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m.

Bus arrives at each location approximately every 20 minutes.

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Free Yoga Class

Other

Maine Stage

Join us for a healthy start to your day. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Christina Fish will be leading a yoga class beginning at 7am on the Maine Stage. On Sunday the class will be held on the board walk. The sessions are open to every experience level. Bring a mat and wear loose clothing. Donations welcome.

7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast - Main Eating Tent

Food

All-the-pancakes-you-can-eat breakfast in the Food Tent featuring blueberry pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk. Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for children; offered through Sunday.

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

Pirate Ship Tours

Other

Middle Pier

Take a tour of the Mustroos!

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Pirate Puppet Show

Children

Grass Knoll

A fun activity for kids, but also entertaining for adults!

11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Lobster Serving Begins

Food

Visit our Food Tent for our famous steamed lobster dinners, shore dinners, lobster bisque, lobster mac-n-cheese and fried seafood offerings and our Lobster Café for lobster rolls, lobster wraps, and lobster caesar salad. 

All Food Vendors open at 11 am

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cowboy Billy with Malinda Liberty

Entertainment

Maine Stage

This duo is bringing classic country and rock to the Maine Lobster Festival.

1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Pirate Ship Tours

Other

Middle Pier

Take a tour of the Mustroos!

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Don Roy Trio

Entertainment

Maine Stage

Specializing in traditional dance music from their Franco-American heritage, and led by Rockland native Don, the trio has been together over 30 years with appearances that include the Kennedy Center and The Library of Congress.

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Piracy 101

Entertainment

North Entertainment Tent

Everything a pirate needs to know.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Paddy Mills

Entertainment

Eating Tent

An award winning folk singer/songwriter whose songs are as salty as the Maine coast he calls home.

3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Steins & Vines Tasting Event

Entertainment

Celebrate our 6th Annual event showcasing Maine brewers and vintners. We will be having two tasting sessions this year, 3:30 - 5pm and 5:30 - 7pm. Ticket price includes Festival admission. All participants must be age 21 or older, photo ID is required. Tickets can be purchased at the Main Gate of the Festival and will-call tickets can be picked up at the Main Gate. 

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

New Shades Of Blue

Entertainment

Maine Stage

Bringing an eclectic mix, from old time jazz favorite to originals, some blues and even reggae based originals to the Festival.

5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Pirate Weapons Demonstration and Cannon Fire

Entertainment

Grass Knoll

Start off with a cannon lesson and a bang! Continue with a demonstration of the piratical arts.

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Hello Newman

Entertainment

Maine Stage

Maine’s premier alternative rock band is here to give the audience a great show - and that means lots of dancing!