Rockland, Maine is nestled between the rocky coastlines of Midcoast Maine and the islands of Penobscot Bay, about 78 miles north of Portland and about 65 miles south of Bangor.

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There are many different types of lodging options in and around Rockland, Maine. Whether you’re looking for a nice inn within walking distance of the festival grounds or a campground where you can pitch a tent or park your RV, Midcoast Maine has plenty of options to suit all of our visitors.

You could check out the Penobscot Regional Chamber of Commerce website for up-to-date lodging information.

Yes, we recommend that you rent a car if you fly to Maine. Public transportation in and around Rockland is limited.

Around 30,000 people attend the festival each year over the 5 days.

Yes, there are security guards that walk the grounds during all hours that the festival is not open.

Tours of Rockland, Maine’s Coast Guard station: TBD