The Original Long Beach Lobster Festival Review – Feast, Fun and Friends

Live Maine lobsters flown in daily

The Original Long Beach Lobster Festiva l has become a tradition to over thousands of festival goers annually.  It’s the largest Lobster Festival outside of Maine, right here in Southern California. This year the Festival was held from September 11 -13th, in Long Beach at the beautiful Rainbow Lagoon.

Beautiful Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach

Every day  they flew in tons of Fresh Live Maine Lobsters which were steamed onsite in the World’s Largest Cooker prepared and served by Bristol Farms Master Chef Bruce Jacobs. A dinner plate featured an entire lobster with lemon and drawn butter, coleslaw, a dinner roll and watermelon.

Fresh Maine lobsters being steamed in the World's largest cooker

There were folks from all over Southern California who came out for some fun, food and friends both new and old. In honor of our armed forces, all United States active military personnel received free General Admission to The Original Long Beach Lobster Festival!

Rainbow Lagoon with the Long beach Aquarium in the background

As if eating mouthwatering crustaceans wasn’t enough fun they had live entertainment, dancing and activities for all ages. Including a live sports tent where you could watch your favorite sporting event on the TV Wall (4 Flat Screens).

The journey from waiting in line to being served, lobster prepped and finally devoured

There were arts and crafts booths, a children’s play area and a booth where free souvenir pictures were taken. 

Fun for the young and the young at heart

If you still felt hungry after downing an entire lobster dinner there was plenty of yummy food choices available like Ribs, Chicken, Jamaican, Chinese, Thai and other international foods and desserts, adult beverages: Beer, Wine, Liquor drinks — “Screaming Lobster“ and Margaritas, and of course, LOBSTER.

Much more than Lobster is available at the Festival

This is an annual event so if you missed it this year mark your calendars for next year. Their website is

Lobsters, lobsters, everywhere

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