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Maine Lobster Festival

Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 at 7:00am

Harbor Park
1 Pleasant Street
Rockland, ME 04841


All Day: Art Show - Main Street branch of Camden National Bank

All Day: Family Fun Day! Free admission All visitors enjoy free admission this day.

9:00am - 6:00pm: 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) Bus arrives at each location approximately every 20 minutes.

All Day: Happy 229th Birthday To The U.S. Coast Guard!
Happy 229th Birthday To The U.S. Coast Guard! Thank you for your service to our city and our country.

7:00am: Registration for 10k, 5k and Kids Fun Run
Registration for 10k, 5k and Kids Fun Run. Maine Stage.

7:00am: Registration opens for ALL Kid's Events
Registration officially opens for InterNational Great Crate Race, Kids’ Fun Run, Children’s Lobster Eating Contest, and Little Lobster Diaper Derby.

7:00am - 10:00am: Pancake Breakfast - Main Eating Tent
All-theatpancakes-you-can-eat breakfast in the Food Tent featuring blueberry pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk. Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for children; offered through Sunday.

8:00am: 10k Road Race and 5k Walk/Run
Start your Sunday morning with a timed run or walk around the beautiful town of Rockland. 8:00 am, near the main Gate.

8:30am: 1 Mile Kids’ Fun Run, near the Main Gate

9:00am: Gates open

9:30am: Fun Run, 5K and 10K Award Presentation  - Maine Stage area
Awards are presented to overall race winners and top male and female finishers in multiple age categories for our Fun Run, 10K and 5K races.

10:00am: Children's Parade
Sign up - the far end of the Eating Tent - 9am

11:00am - 6:00pm: Lobster Serving Begins
Visit our Food Tent for our famous steamed lobster dinners, shore dinners, lobster bisque, lobster mac-n-cheese and fried seafood offerings and our Lobster Café for lobster rolls, lobster wraps, and lobster caesar salad. All Food Vendors open - 11 am

11:30am: Cod Fish Carry and Lobster Eating Contest - Maine Stage

12:30pm: Little Lobster Diaper Derby - Maine Stage

2:00pm: InterNational Great Lobster Crate Race begins at Rockland Harbor
Registration starts - 7am - the Information Tent. Spots fill up quickly, so we recommend getting in line a few hours early. The race is at the Waterfront and begins - 2pm.

2:00pm - 4:00pm: Nikki Hunt Band - Maine Stage
This Maine based pop/rock band covers artists like Joan Jett, Bruce Springsteen, No Doubt, AC/DC and more!

5:00pm: Wreath Ceremony
King Neptune and the 2019 Maine Sea Goddess will lead a wreath ceremony for fishermen lost at sea, held at the public pier.

6:00pm: 72nd Maine Lobster Festival Closes

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