It is the end of summer and the lobsters are coming! — in mass quantities!
Tons of fresh live Maine lobsters will be flown in to be steamed and prepared to perfection in the world’s largest steam cooker for a delectably delicious weekend event at the 2013 Long Beach Lobster Festival, September 6 - 8 at Rainbow Lagoon Park, 400 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802.
Celebrating its 17th year the Long Beach Lobster Festival has grown into one of Southern California's popular traditions for thousands of lobster lovers and enthusiasts throughout the Southland.
The festival will include a giant food court, vendors, a children’s play area, arts and crafts, beach bars, a huge dance floor, and live entertainment on two stages with popular local artists playing swing, salsa, R&B/Motown, and 70s/80s music.
Best of all, United States active military personnel — Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists get in for FREE with valid military I.D. at the Ticket Box Office.
Hours of fun and feasting are:
Friday, September 6th — 5 PM - 11 PM, with Friday night live entertainment by 'Eddie Estudillo & Hush' 7 p.m. until closing.
Saturday, September 7th — 12 NOON - 11 PM, with Saturday night live entertainment by 'Decades 70s/80s Dance Band' - 7 p.m. until closing.
Sunday, September 8th — 12 NOON - 10 PM, with Sunday night live entertainment by 'Rumble King' - 7 p.m. until closing.
Come and join in on the fun that is all about the lobster — from tacos, sliders, to lobsters on a stick. It's a weekend of fun for the entire family.
General admission tickets are $13, children 12 and under are 'FREE!' when accompanied by an adult. Does not include Lobster Feast, $15 onsite.
Regular Presale Lobster Feast- $28 (Includes 1 1/4 lb. Lobster Feast, and admission) $35 at the gate.
Jumbo Presale Lobster Feast-for the heartier appetites. $55 (Includes 2-1/4 lb. Lobster Feast, and admission) $58 at the gate.
Admission and Lobster Feast advance discounts available only online and for more detailed information on scheduled live entertainment, please visit their website: www.OriginalLobsterFestival.com