The Great American Lobster Fest is Heading to Detroit, Michigan – September 14–16, 2018

The Great American Lobster Fest, the Midwest’s largest Lobster and Seafood Festival, is coming to Detroit’s iconic Hart Plaza for the first time this September 14, 15 and 16 from noon to 10 p.m.

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The three-day seafood celebration will feature lobster flown in fresh from the cold waters of the East Coast courtesy of Lobster Gram, family-friendly games and activities, unique arts/craft shopping, cold beverages and more. There will also be plenty of non-seafood items available to please any palette. Other festivities include a rocking live music line-up with more than 14 bands and musical acts throughout the weekend. Headliner performances announced for each evening are Ben Sharkey on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 8:30 p.m.; the Killer Flamingos on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. and Thornetta Davis on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Proceeds raised at this family community event will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit. This event is free to attend with a $5 suggested gate donation. Tickets start at $29 for the Lobster Meal Experience and go up to $79 for the VIP Experience now through August 15. Prices will go up to $34 and $89 respectively on August 16.

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About The Great American Lobster Fest:

The Great American Lobster Fest is the Midwest’s largest Lobster and Seafood festival. Originating in Chicago, Illinois, it has hit the road this year to celebrate its 5th Anniversary and is now featured in 3 Midwest cities; Omaha, Nebraska (past, June 29 & 30, July 1), Chicago, Illinois (Labor Day Weekend) and Detroit, Michigan (September 14, 15, & 16). The fest features live music, live lobster and libations all weekend long from noon – 10 p.m. Tickets range from free (general admission) to special VIP Experience packages. For more information, sponsorship opportunities or pre-ordering lobster meal tickets, visit