49th Annual Maine Lobster Festival:
August 10, 2013
"Lobsters, Breakfasts, Craft Fair, Parade and more."
Every second Saturday in August, the Winter Harbor Lobster Festival, draws a large crowd of spectators. It is a fun filled day with many scheduled events. Watch the ever popular lobster boat races, with 13 classes rated by size and power, shop at the craft fair with 80+ exhibitors, eat a Maine lobster dinner and stay for the late afternoon parade.
- 8:00AM Annual George Schaefer Memorial Road Race.
- 9AM-5PM Craft Fair with over 80 crafters .
- 10AM-12PM Lobster Boat Races Henry Cove, Winter Harbor.
- 11AM-3PM Lobster Dinner with live entertainment located under the big Tent at the School Ball Field.
- 5:30PM Parade through Winter Harbor.
Lobster Dinner includes: Lobster, corn on the cob, dessert, coleslaw, & drinks. There will be a variety of other foods available, such as coffee, muffins, sandwiches, French fries, cotton candy, kettle corn, nachos, and sno-cones. Come for a day of family fun. No admission charge.
Click below for links to the 2013 Festival applications.
Craft Fair Application
Road Race Application
Former Participants in the Annual Winter Harbor Lobster Festival Parade include:
| Governor Baldacci |
|Pat LaMarche - Candidate for Governor|
| Chandler Woodcock - Candidate for Governor|
|Ken Fredette- State Senate Candidate|
|Scott D'Ambroise - Candidate for Congress|
| Truth Young with horses |
|Winter Harbor Police Department |
|Greyhound Placement Service (2 Units)|
|Shrine Drum & Bugle Corps|
|State Representative Earl Bierman|
|Winter Harbor Fire Department |
|Gouldsboro Fire Department |
| Girl Scouts - Winter Harbor/Gouldsboro|
|Girl Scouts - Franklin|
|Hancock County Democrats (4 Units)|
|Hancock County GOP (4 Units)|
| NASCAR Unit|
|American Legion Post #207 (6 Units)|
| EBS Boom Truck |
|Keith Young - Fire Truck|
|Town Auto Sales (2 Units)|
|A. R. Whitten & Sons|
| Maine's Sweetheart|
| Miss Downeast |
|Pine Tree Princesses|
| Mandalla Farm with horse & wagon |
|Winter Harbor Garage|
|John Banes and his antique car |
|Sorrento Fire Department|
|Sullivan Fire Department|
|State Senator Dennis Damon|
|Hancock Fire Department|
|Thing 1 & 2|
|Gouldsboro Rec Department|
| Grand Marshals - |
| Kelly and Kate Pontrbiand and Horses|
|JACK (Justice for Autism through Community Kindness)|
|Ellsworth ATA Blackbelt Academy|
|Hog Bay Berries|
| Paul Tracy Family|