Getting to the Festival

Many visitors to the Festival arrive by private boat; some moorings are available in the harbor.

Additionally, the Maine State Ferry (passengers only) will make a special Frenchboro Lobster Festival run, leaving the Bass Harbor Ferry Terminal at 9 a.m., and leaving Frenchboro for the return trip at 3:30 p.m. Ferry tickets (round trip) are $10 for regular fare and $5 for seniors; Veterans, and children 5 and under ride free. Ferry tickets can be purchased the day of the event only outside the Bass Harbor Ferry Terminal.  A map showing the location of the Bass Harbor Ferry Terminal is shown below.  Click the marker to get directions from wherever you are!


Island Cruises also offers a stop at the Frenchboro Lobster Festival as part of its island cruise.  For more information please go to or call 207-244-5785.