Wednesday, August 2

Noon – 11 PM

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): 30 Broadway, Rockland, ME 04841

Check days for detailed schedule:

  • Wednesday: 11AM – 10PM
  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 8:30 AM – 11:30 PM
  • Sunday: 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Bus arrives at each location approximately every 20 minutes. Saturday morning shuttle service will be limited due to the parade.

All Day

Art Show at North Tent

Listen for music and festival announcements in the PA booth.

“Heritage, History, and Ancestry” at the Maine Heritage Tent at Middle Pier.

Art & Crafts at the Art Tent, Buoy Park

Touch Tank, Books, & Demonstrations of the Maritime Industry in the Marine Tent, on Middle Pier

76th Annual Maine Lobster Festival Opens!

Lobster Serving begins at the Food Tent (Noon-8:00pm)

Visit our Food Tent for our famous steamed lobster dinners, shore dinners, lobster bisque, clam chowder, lobster mac-n-cheese, and (at the Lobster Cafe) for lobster rolls, lobster wraps, and lobster Caesar salad.

King Neptune and his court, along with Olivia Dougherty, the 2022 Maine Sea Goddess, arrive on the main dock from the briny deep courtesy of the USCG to raise the flag and officially open the 76th Maine Lobster Festival. Flag raising ceremony will take place at the flagpole by the Harbor Master’s building.

6:30 to 8:30 pm

The 76th Maine Sea Goddess Coronation at the Main Stage