Wednesday, August 3

Noon – 11 PM

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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
  • Oceanside High School (400 Broadway, Rockland, ME)

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

Set-up & Serve Beers & Wines from Maine brewers and vintners at the North Tent

Summer Showcase Business Expo at North Tent

Listen for music and festival announcements in the PA booth.

TapTruck 207 Beer Garden Tent, next to Main Stage

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

Art, Crafts, & Crafts at the Art Tent, Buoy Park

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

75th Annual Maine Lobster Festival Opens!

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

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 Chloe Blake, the 2020/21 Maine Sea Goddess, arrive on the main dock from the briny deep courtesy of the USCG to raise the flag and officially open the 75th Maine Lobster Festival. Flag raising ceremony will take place at the flagpole by the Harbor Master’s building.

Noon to 6:00 pm

Paddy Mills at the Food Tent
An award-winning folksinger/songwriter whose songs are as salty as the Maine coast he calls home.

Noon to 9:00 pm

Maine’s finest craft brews and wines served in the Beer Garden Tent

1:00 to 3:00 pm

Jim Gibson (on the Main Stage in Harbor Park)
“On stage at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville or the Lionel Hampton Blues and Jazz Club in Paris, Jim Gibson blends Blues, Rock, Gospel and Country”

6:00 to 9:00 pm

Jim Gibson in the North Tent

6:30 to 8:30 pm

The 75th Maine Sea Goddess Coronation at the Main Stage

8:30 to 9:30 pm

Midcoast Music Academy (at the Main Stage, Harbor Park)

9:30 pm

“Fireworks Over Rockland Harbor”

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