Please Pass the Butter, National Lobster Day is September 25!

Celebrate National Lobster Day with a feast of measurable proportions! It’s a day dedicated to lobster lovers. National Lobster Day is officially Tuesday, September 25, confirmed by a Senate resolution introduced by Maine Senators Angus King and Susan Collins. With Lobster Anywhere you can enjoy your favorite lobster dishes delivered to your home in time for your September 25th gathering with family and friends.

National Lobster Day

From delicious live Maine lobster to fall lobster tails full of the sweetest, most succulent meat, you have options. Hint: now (late fall) is the one of the best times to order lobster! See why. Every butter-drenched forkful will satisfy your hunger and put you closer to the ocean where lobster is a staple at mealtime. We tip our caps to the hard-working men and women who bring us the bounty of the sea and the freshest, finest lobsters off the coast of Maine.

Throw a Party on National Lobster Day!

Preparing for National Lobster Day is easy. You just need to be creative. There are plenty of ways to make the occasion memorable and enjoyable. Here are some of the things you can do to plan for National Lobster Day or host your very own lobster party anytime of year.

Place your order in time for the event You’ll then be able to choose when the items are delivered so you can make sure that you put them in the fridge right away.

You can choose the decorations, games, music, and entertainment with little effort. And if you know someone special with a birthday coming, make it a lobster party!

Shopping on National Lobster Day

Ordering the right amount of lobster and seafood is essential to the success of your event. That’s why it’s important to get a headcount ahead of time so you have plenty of succulent food for the occasion.

  • What’s the best tasting size? See our guide for how much live lobster to order.
  • Should you go for a soft-shell or first shell lobster? Learn More
  • How can you tell you got a good, healthy lobster? Learn More

You’ll need tools like crackers, maybe a lobster pot, bibs, tongs, napkins and more. See our complete list of lobster supplies.

What Else to Serve?

One of the most standout things about our website is all the different options you have to choose from. Live Maine lobster is our shining star, so you’ll find a variety of preparations to meet your needs and satisfy your appetite. Select live Maine lobsters or make it even easier with our DIY lobster roll kits, or try lobster tails on the backyard grill.

If you want something to serve with the lobster you’ve bought, consider ordering scallops, shrimp or make it a surf and turf with a prime New York strip steak. Don’t forget dessert, too, because it’s the perfect finish to the perfect meal. You’ll find chocolate truffles, fresh blueberry pies, key lime pie, lobster gummy candies, salt water taffy, and classic whoopie pies incredibly satisfying to bite into.

You don’t need to hire a bartender for your lobster bash, see our extensive drink menus for fun cocktails and perfect wine pairings.

Cooking on National Lobster Day

Maine Lobster for National Lobster Day
Maine Lobster from Lobsteranywhere. Photo from Riptip BBQ, Camus, WA

Boiling is certainly not the only way to cook up live lobsters. Steaming is one of our favorite methods since it’s a gentle cooking process. Lobster can also be butter poached, and baked in the oven; and it’s real easy to cook whole lobsters on the barbecue!

Ensuring the Freshness of Your Lobster Products

If you’re leery about buying frozen seafood from the supermarket, you’ll be glad to know that our products are the freshest they can be before sending them to you. You don’t need to put your shoes on and drive to get them, either, because they’re sent to your doorstep where they become the main dish at your lobster-themed celebration.

Ordering from us is as easy as 1-2-3. First, decide the size and how many pounds of lobsters. Next complete the check-out process and schedule your delivery date. The final step is to receive your shipment from us, checking to make sure that the order is correct, and storing your seafood until you’re ready to cook and eat it.

Lobster Fishing Questions and Answers

Since National Lobster Day only occurs once a year, why not learn more about lobsters and the amazing creatures that they are? In fact, you’ll impress your family and friends at your end of September gathering with all of your knowledge of lobster fishing.

How do lobstermen (and women) find their traps?

They identify and locate their traps by unique colored buoys.

How many times do fisherman haul in their traps?

Much depends on the trap locations, weather and times of year. Traps are usually emptied of lobsters and filled with fresh bait at least once a week or several times a week during peaks seasons.

What happens if a lobster loses it’s claw?

Lobsters are able to regenerate parts of their body. They regrow claws, legs, and antennae. It is called bilateral asymmetry.

Was lobster ever cheap?

Lobsters were for “poor men” in Colonial times. There were so many of them, that they were used to feed livestock and catch fish. The crustacean was so cheap, it was given to prisoners and servants as their main meal.

How much do lobstermen earn?

In the State of Maine, a lobster catcher can earn a salary averaging close to $50,000, and some can earn upwards of 200,000 per year. But so much depends on the areas fished,time of year, and supply and demand. Prices for their catch are often set by dealers and distributors.

How many lobstermen are in the State of Maine?

Maine’s has about 5,900 licensed lobster harvesters,who haul in close to 80% of the US lobster landings.

What is considered a legal lobster in Maine?

Legal lobsters measure more than 3 and 1/4 inches and less than 5 inches from the rear of the eye socket to the rear of the carapace. So many lobsters caught in the traps are either too small or too large to keep. On average, lobsterman keep only about ten percent of the trap contents. 

Why Lobster Anywhere Will Quickly Become Your New Best Friend

If you want to get the most bang for your buck, spend your hard earned money with Lobster Anywhere. Let us prepare the perfect National Lobster Day feast for you. Then, all you need to do is cook, serve, and enjoy it! Your family and friends will thank you for your generosity and cherish the time that they spent with you as the seasons change from summer to fall.

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