ROCKLAND – The Maine Lobster Pageant Huge Parade will happen at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 on Essential Avenue in Rockland. It is among the largest parades in Maine.
The 2022 Huge Parade theme is “We Are All Champions,” and this 12 months’s grand marshals are native profitable highschool sports activities groups. The board of administrators, members, and volunteers need to acknowledge all the scholar athletes who labored so arduous to have profitable seasons, and look ahead to celebrating them within the parade.
Native lobstering legend Virginia Oliver, aka, The Lobster Woman, was chosen to be the 2020 Grand Marshal. As a result of COVID-19, the Pageant was unable to carry that parade however is worked up to welcome her this 12 months’s parade. Virginia lately celebrated her 102nd birthday, and will likely be escorted by the Owls Head Transportation Museum.
The Maine Cabin Masters return to the parade once more this 12 months and will likely be greeting followers at Mildred Merrill Park on the Pageant grounds after the parade.
Pat Patriot, the mascot of the New England Patriots, will likely be marching within the parade and greeting followers on the Pageant grounds after the parade.
5 days of enjoyable and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine, the Maine Lobster Pageant attracts 1000’s of individuals to the Midcoast area and has an extended custom of giving again to the area people. The 2022 Pageant will likely be held Aug. 3-7 and can characteristic new and thrilling occasions in celebration of its seventy fifth anniversary. For extra details about the Maine Lobster Pageant, go to the web site at www.mainelobsterfestival.com, “like” it on Fb, comply with it on Twitter at @MELobsterFest, and on Instagram at @mainelobsterfest.