One of the biggest parties of the year gets started this Wednesday…and it’s free to get in!

The Maine Lobster Festival will celebrate its 75th year in Rockland, with 5 huge fun-filled days that the whole family can enjoy.

This year's Maine Lobster Festival is back and will be bigger and better than ever with FREE admission, a new beer tent, fireworks, a two-day Steins & Vines tasting event, an expanded children's tent, and tons of new fun activities for the everyone.

Enjoy five days of feasting and fun on the fabulous coast of Maine. Enjoy fresh Maine lobster from August 3rd-August 7th in beautiful, Rockland.

The festival site, located at Rockland’s Harbor Park, is easy to find on Main Street. There is free parking available at South Elementary School Oceanside High School. A free shuttle bus will take you downtown to the Festival. The buses will run every 30 minutes.

There are so many things to do, eat and see…including:

    • Food
    • Seafood Cooking Contest
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Entertainment
    • Steins and Vines
    • Children’s Events
    • The Great International Lobster Crate Race
    • The Big Parade
    • Maine Sea Goddess Coronation
    • Road Race, Fun Run and Walk

The Maine Lobster Festival started way back in 1947, when a group of citizens and summer folk, had a discussion about how to have summer events in the Camden/Rockland area like they did prior to the years during the second world war. Ever since then, the festival has been held every year on the first weekend in August, and it is back and bigger than ever, so put it on your list of things to do this summer!

Get all the details at their website

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