Saturday, August 3

7 AM – 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: 30 Broadway, Rockland, ME
  • 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 not be available from 9 a.m. – noon due to the parade.

All Day

Art Show at North Tent

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

Listen for music and festival announcements in the PA booth.

Art & Crafts at the Art Tent, Buoy Park

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

7:00 to 10:00 am

Pancake Breakfast (in the Food Tent)

10:00 am

THE BIG PARADE, Rockland Main Street

Shuttle will not be running from approximately 9 a.m. – noon.

Noon to 8:00 pm

The food tent opens to serve fresh Maine lobsters and other seafood. Menu


King Neptune & his Court, 2024 Maine Lobster Festival Delegate, and Black Beard visit the festival.