Tuesday May 10, 2011
The Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, home of the Guinness World Record for the Most Seafood Served at a outdoor event. We feature fresh discount Maine lobster meals flown in fresh daily, and plenty of entertainment. Lobster lovers enjoy a scenic outdoor park and shops at Ports O’ Call in San Pedro, California. After feasting on our world famous discount Maine lobster meals, guests enjoy dancing, parades, street performers, a pirate camp, tall ships, shopping for arts and crafts, and musical performances by some of today’s best up-and-coming acts.
We are easy to find at the end of the 110 Harbor Freeway in San Pedro, California at Ports O’ Call Village at the intersection of 6th Street and Harbor Drive. Only 20 minutes south of downtown Los Angeles. Free parking!
What is it?
- Three-day festival celebrating the Seafood month and Maritimes traditions
- Around 37,000 attended, and over 24,000 lobster meals sold at last year's fest.
- Nonstop Live entertainment, music, street performer, dancing, arts and crafts, exhibition, calling of lobster contest, and interactive games and rides for children. In addition, one of the more popular events also includes the Dog pet parade and competition, whereas the pets are costumed with marine related theme. The Dog pet parade celebrates Bob, the legendary dog, whose bark had lead lobster fleet safely into the harbor despite the broken lighthouse on a stormy night. Pet competition winner will be awarded with $500.
- Feasting menu consists of fresh steamed Maine lobster, and variety of seafood including steamed and fried clams, shrimps, mussels, vegetables, wine, beer, other beverages and traditional Southern California style food along more variety provided by many vendors. Discounted steamed lobsters are priced at $11 for 1.25 lb.
- Admission fee is $6 and children under the age of 12 are free.
- Offering year-round lobster order opportunity and merchandise.
- Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival
- In association with The Maine Lobster Festival
- Endorsed by Maine Lobster Promotion Council