Events

Stay up to date on upcoming events with the MLA calendar. We post MLA meetings, trainings, festivals and openings as well as other events that pertain to the lobster industry. You can sort by category or tags (i.e.lobster boat races).  Let us know if you have something to post! 207-967-4555 or andi@mainelobstermen.org

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Jun
20
Sat
Boothbay Lobster Boat Race @ Boothbay Harbor
Jun 20 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

 

Jun
21
Sun
Rockland Lobster Boat Races @ Rockland Harbor
Jun 21 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

Jun
28
Sun
Bass Harbor Lobster Boat Races @ Bass Harbor
Jun 28 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

Jul
4
Sat
Moosabec Reach Lobster Boat Races @ US Coast Guard Station
Jul 4 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.

Jul
26
Sun
Harpswell Lobster Boat Races @ Potts Harbor
Jul 26 all-day
Registration is at 8am at Erica’s Seafood
Race Starts at 11am
*In the event of bad weather the races will take place the following Sunday, August 2, 2020.*

The races are best watched by water, and will feature 31 race classes with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finish. All race proceeds will be donated to The Harpswell Santa Fund.

About The Harpswell Lobster Boat Races
There is nothing more uniquely Maine than a day at the Harpswell Lobster Boat Races! For nearly 30 years, the Harpswell Lobster Boat Races have attracted fishermen, boat builders, and race fans alike due to the venue’s extreme beauty and fun, family atmosphere.

About Maine’s Lobster Boat Racing Association
Maine’s lobster boat racing circuit starts in Boothbay and ends in Portland, drawing boats from all over the state of Maine up and down the coast.

The townspeople of Harpswell, Maine have come together to rejoin Maine’s summer lobster boat racing circuit in 2019. “Anyone who knows Harpswell understands how much this event has meant to our town,” said Larry Ward, Harpswell Lobster Boat Races Committee Member. “We’ve been enjoying the races in our town for nearly 30 years, and most of us have grown up looking forward to them every Summer. It was a shame that Harpswell had to take a break due to a shortage of volunteers, but I can assure you we’re stronger than ever and we’re all committed to making this a great venue for locals, tourists and surrounding businesses for generations to come.”
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Harpswell Lobster Boat Races
Aug
8
Sat
Winter Harbor Lobster Boat Races @ Winter Harbor Town Dock
Aug 8 all-day

Sign up 8-9 am: Races start at 10am

Boat race is part of the Downeast Maine Lobster Festival held in town!

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.


Maine_lobstermens_assoc_logoCome join the Maine Lobstermen’s Association at the Winter Harbor Races! We’ll be at the pier ready to renew your membership, sell you some lobster themed gear or just answer your questions. All day!

Aug
15
Sat
Long Island Lobster Boat Races @ Long Island
Aug 15 all-day

Sign up 1 -2 pm: Races start at 3 pm

Follow on Facebook at Friends of Maine Lobster Boat Racing. Listen on VHF 10.


Maine_lobstermens_assoc_logoCome say hello to the Maine Lobstermen’s Association! Buy some lobster-themed gear, renew your MLA membership or just get some information. We’ll be on the dock waiting for you!

Aug
16
Sun
Merritt Brackett Lobster Boat Races @ State Park Restaurant, Pemaquid
Aug 16 all-day

Sign up is from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Races start at 10 am

Follow on VHF 10

Portland Lobster Boat Races @ Portland Yacht Services
Aug 16 all-day

Sign up is 8 am to 9 am

Races start at 10 am

Follow on VHF 10.

Oct
17
Sat
Annual Maine Lobster Boat Races Banquet @ Robinson’s Wharf & Tugs Pub
Oct 17 all-day