Tuesday, August 1, 2017
$1 Admission to 70th Maine Lobster Festival Tomorrow!
Rockland, Maine- The 70th Maine Lobster Festival opens tomorrow, Wednesday Aug. 2nd, and in celebration of the 70th year of the festival all adult admission will be just $1.00 all day! This price also includes the evening and the Maine Sea Goddess Coronation at 8 PM.
AUGUST 2, 2017
ART SHOW AT MAIN STREET BRANCH OF CAMDEN NATIONAL BANK
Art Show at Main Street branch of Camden National Bank (300 Main Street).
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.
Oceanside High School (formerly Rockland District High School)
South Elementary School (formerly Rockland District Middle School)
Check days for detailed schedule:
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Bus starts at noon and ends at 10 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 3, and Friday, Aug. 4: Bus starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 11 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 5: Bus starts after parade (usually around noon) and ends at 11 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 6: Bus starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m.
Bus arrives at each location approximately every 30 minutes.
OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY
Official ribbon cutting ceremony at the Main Gate followed immediately by the arrival of King Neptune and his court, along with Adrianna Elaine Ames, the 2016 Maine Sea Goddess, arrive on the main dock from the briny deep to raise the flag and officially open the 2017 Maine Lobster Festival. Opening ceremonies will take place next to the flagpole by the Harbor Master’s building.
Then, King Neptune and his court, along with Adrianna Elaine Ames, the 2016 Maine Sea Goddess, arrive on the main dock from the briny deep to raise the flag and officially open the 2017 Maine Lobster Festival. Opening ceremonies will take place next to the flagpole by the Harbor Master’s building.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CORONATION REHEARSAL - MAIN STAGE
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
70TH ANNUAL MAINE LOBSTER FESTIVAL OPENS FOR THE DAY
Festival officially opens, along with exhibition tents, booths, vendors, carnival rides and games.
Special Gate admission – 70th Anniversary WEDNESDAY ONLY
Admission $1.00 adults 12 and older
Admission – Free -children under the age of 12
Smokey’s Greater Shows - OLD FASHIONED DOLLAR DAY – RIDE TICKETS $1.00 EACH all Day!!
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
MAD SCIENTIST HANDS-ON BOOTH - NORTH ENTERTAINMENT TENT
A fun hands-on learning experience for kids.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
MIDCOAST MUSIC ACADEMY SHOWCASE - NORTH ENTERTAINMENT TENT
Students and faculty from The Midcoast Music Academy perform in various ensembles.
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
THE 70TH MAINE SEA GODDESS CORONATION - MAIN STAGE
Come see the coronation of the 70th Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess! Festivities begin at 8 p.m. with music and the introduction of the Sea Princesses. The winner receives a cash prize and the title of The Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess with a lovely crown. She reigns at many events throughout the year, culminating with the start of the 2018 Lobster Festival. Also crowned is the Crown Princess and Miss Congeniality.