The 72nd Maine Lobster Festival gets kicked off in Rockland today (July 31) and runs through Sunday.

Events include the Sea Goddess Coronation on Wednesday evening at 6:30, Vines and Steins at 3:30 on Thursday afternoon, the parade on Saturday morning at 10.

There'll be lots to eat: boiled lobster, lobster rolls, lobster caesar salads, lobster wraps, lobster mac-n-cheese, blueberry pancakes, and more!

Most events take place at Rockland's Harbor Park and there is a free shuttle that runs from parking to the events.

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Since its inception in 1947, the festival has donated over $500,000 to Midcoast Maine communities.