27th Annual Key West Lobsterfest

When: August 8 - August 11, 2024

Where: Duval St, Key West, FL 33040

The Key West Lobsterfest is an annual summer event that celebrates the opening of Lobster Season with a variety of activities and entertainment. This festival is not only about savoring fresh lobster but also enjoying the vibrant music scene of Key West. 

Fresh Lobster and Cold Drinks

  • Lobster Delights: The festival is known for its fresh Florida lobster, offering a culinary experience that attracts seafood enthusiasts.
  • Refreshing Beverages: To complement the lobster, attendees can enjoy their favorite cold drinks, enhancing the overall dining experience.

Live Music Scene

  • Key West's music scene is diverse and famous, and the Lobsterfest incorporates this cultural element by featuring a variety of live music options.

Detailed Schedule (August 8 - 11, 2024)

  • Thursday, August 8:

    • Event: Original Lobster Boil at The Porter Mansion courtyard, Caroline's Cafe.
    • Time: 6 pm - 9 pm.
    • Details: A traditional lobster boil at a historic Key West location. Limited space, tickets required.
  • Friday, August 9:

    • Event 1: Pool Party at the Marker Key West Harbor Resort.
    • Time: 3 pm - 6 pm.
    • Location: Marker Resort. Free admission.
    • Event 2: Lobsterfest Duval Pub Crawl.
    • Time: 8 pm - 12 am.
    • Details: Includes an official T-shirt, with tickets available at $20 in advance.
  • Saturday, August 10:

    • Event: Street Fair & Free Concert.
    • Time: 12 pm - 11 pm.
    • Location: 100 - 500 Blocks of Duval Street.
    • Details: A variety of lobster dishes available at booths, with free admission.
  • Sunday, August 11:

    • Event: Lobster Brunch.
    • Time: 10 am - 2:30 pm.
    • Location: First Flight Island Restaurant & Brewery.
    • Details: All-you-can-eat and drink Florida Lobster brunch. Tickets required.

The Key West Lobsterfest offers a unique blend of delicious seafood, refreshing drinks, and live music, making it a must-visit event for both locals and tourists. Checkout their website for more details...