Kick off your holiday season with Festival of Lights the weekend of Friday, November 29th through Sunday December 1st. Santa arrives on Friday at Noon via the US Coast Guard on Penobscot Bay to signal the beginning of the festivities. Friday Evening at 6PM, the world's largest "Lobster Trap Christmas Tree" is lit. On Saturday, The Farnsworth Art Museum hosts "Share the Wonder" fun for all ages and the afternoon brings the Holiday House tour that benefits the Rockland Public Library. Saturday evening at 6PM is the Festival of Lights on Main Street with floats, gingerbread houses in shop windows and music filling the air. Sunday morning join Santa for Breakfast downtown and start your holiday shopping.
- Canned food to vote for your favorite float in the Festival of Lights Parade
- Two tickets to the Historic Holiday House Tour on Saturday, November 30th from 1-4 pm. and to the Silent Auction of Christmas Trees at the Public Library.
- Two tickets (if required) to the “Eat, Drink and Be Merry” event on Main Street.
- A Historic Inns of Rockland reusable shopping bag to help hold all the loot from your shopping and filled with wrapping paper, tape, ribbon and a package of gift tags.
One night packages start at $155 for single or double occupancy.