Watch this video of the 2023 Crowning of the Maine Lobster Festival Delegate in Rockland, Maine. the Ceremony
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Watch this video of the Seafood Cooking Contest at the 2023 Maine Lobster Festival held in Rockland , Maine. Over 100 applicant sent in recipes, from which 5 contestants were selected. The amateur chefs in person prepare, cook, and present their seafood creations to a panel of judges ( extra samples are made for those in the crowd who have been able to watch this whole procedure). Amateur chiefs this year came not only from Maine, but also from Colorado, New York, and South Carolina.
Watch this video of the 2022 Maine Sea Goddess Coronation at the Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland, Maine. After a two year break, due to COVID, the Maine Lobster Festival has returned with the traditional opening day ceremony of the crowing of a new Sea Goddess.
Emceed by Lobster Festival President, Celia Knight, The Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest is a favorite event of festival attendees each year. Follow the process with us as 4 amateur chefs prepare their seafood creations for judging at the 2019 Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest. The winner is chosen based on the presentation of the final dish as well as the appearance of the table, on the ease of duplication of the recipe, and of course on the excellence of the seafood dish that has been prepared. Be prepared for delicious delights, and all the recipes are available on line at the Maine Lobster Festival website.
Watch the Big Parade from the Maine Lobster Festival held at Rockland, Maine on August 3, 2019.
The theme of the parade this year is “Community : At the Heart of It All”, and the Grand Marshalls were all the men and women who served in any branch of the military, and the parade was full of many groups marching or riding representing the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, with representation of the Honor Flight program and the Patriot Guard Riders .In addition there were numerous floats relating to the “Community” theme, bands, Sea Princesses, Sea Goddesses & King Neptune, antique cars, and much, much more.
Watch the Coronation of the 2019 Maine Sea Goddess at The Maine Lobster Festival held at Rockland, Maine on July 31, 2019. The Coronation festivities include the introduction of King Neptune and his Court, the Coronation Committee Judges, officers from the Rockland Coast Guard Station , Sea Goddesses from past years, other representatives of Maine pageants, and live musical presentations.
Watch the complete evening’s program, including the introductions of the 2018 Sea Princesses , musical interludes, speeches by the retiring Sea Goddess and the retiring Chair of the Coronation Committee – Sharon Lombardo, and concluding with the coronation of the 2018 Maine Sea Goddess. The Sea Princesses were escorted by members of the Coast Guard stationed in Rockland , Maine, and by crew members from the naval vessel Hue City, visiting in Rockland for the Festival. Taking part in the event were King Neptune and his court and Blackbeard the Pirate.
Do you enjoy watching cooking programs? Join us at the 2018 Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest in Rockland , Maine, as we follow the contestants as they prepare their dishes from start to finish, ending with the final presentation to the judges . Contestants are judged not only on taste and texture of the final product, but also on the ease of preparation of the recipe and the appearance of the table and the food. Recipes are available on Maine Maine Seafood Festival website.
Watch our complete coverage of the Big Parade from Saturday 2018 at the Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland, ME. This year’s parade features the US Coast Guard as Grand Marshalls, the crew of the US Navy ship Hue City, the New England Patriot Cheerleaders, and a new monster truck made in Maine “Fresh Catch”, as well as all-time favorites bagpipers, community bands, floats, mini cars, Kora Funsters, Neptune and the Maine Sea Goddess, Sea Princesses, and much, much more.
Watch five amateur chefs as they create and serve their culinary creations in the Maine Seafood Cooking Contest, held at the Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland, Maine in August 2017. The dishes included fresh Maine seafood ranging from lobster, scallops, and crab. The...