Thursday, August 4

7 AM – 11 PM

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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: 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

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

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

Listen for music and festival announcements in the PA booth.

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

TapTruck 207 Beer Garden Tent, next to Main Stage

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

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

7:00 am to 10:00 am

Pancake Breakfast (in the Food Tent)

9:00 am

“Pirates Raid Buoy Park”

9:15 am to 2:00 pm

Pirate Encampment (in North Tent)

10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Seafood served (in the Food Tent)

10:30 to 11:30 am

Piracy 101 (in North Tent)

10:00 to Noon, 1:00 to 6:00 pm

Pirate Boat Tours (Buoy Park/Middle Pier)

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 1:30 pm

Mehuman Ernst, (Main Stage in Harbor Park)
Singer Songwriter, Composer, Producer, Actor, Performance Consultant, Instructor, Micro Farmer.

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Cannon Lessons (in Buoy Park)

2:00 to 7:00 pm

Pirate Lessons (in Buoy Park)

2:00 to 3:30 pm

The Returnables on Main Stage
The Returnables are coastal Maine rock ‘n’ roll veterans with ties to the world of lobstering – reunited after a 30-year hiatus to make joyful noise for all! Frank Gotwals; Hank Whitsett; Burt Leach; Eric Beckman; Brian Robbins – The Returnables!

3:00 to 4:00 pm

Pirate Weapons Demonstrations (in Buoy Park)

3:15 to 7:00 pm

Jim Gibson (in the North Tent)
“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”

Midday

King Neptune & His Court, 2022 Sea Goddess, and Black Beard visit the festival

3:30 to 5:00 pm

Steins & Vines in North Tent
Celebrate our 7th Annual event, showcasing Maine brewers and vintners. Additional charge for admittance, age 21 or older, photo ID is required.

4:00 to 5:00 pm

Pirate Weapons Demonstrations (in Buoy Park)

4:00 to 5:15 pm

Lula Moss Band, (Main Stage)
Lindsay Mower is a rising jazz artist in the rolling hills of Western Maine. She writes her own music, featuring a fusion of jazzy, folksy and bluesy pop tunes.

5:00 pm

“Cannon Fire!” (In Buoy Park)

5:30 to 7:00 pm

Steins & Vines, in North Tent, Celebrate our 7th Annual event, showcasing Maine brewers and vintners. Additional charge for admittance, age 21 or older, photo ID is required.

8:00 to 9:30 pm

Yellow Brick Road (Main Stage)
“A full concert Tribute to Elton John, complete with an incredible light show, sound system, costumes, antics, and music of Elton”

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