Opening Florida lobster season 2023 celebration

The biggest party week of the summer is quickly approaching in Key West, and you don't want to miss it! Come celebrate the beginning of the Florida spiny lobster season with live music, feasts, and festivities. The bountiful catches at the start of the season will be kicking off the celebration, and you can join us to sing and dance in the summer rains, enjoying the hot, steamy nights with the jasmine-soaked summer evening air.

Starting on Wednesday, August 9th at 7:00 PM, the long weekend begins with Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, and Little Strangers at Coffee Butler Amphitheater, Key West. Enjoy a mix of hip-hop, reggae, and rock along with that laid-back So Cal attitude that focuses on positive vibes and infectious grooves.

From August 10th to August 13th, indulge in an array of prepared, famous clawless Florida lobster during this delicious "feast-ival" that celebrates the opening of lobster season. Enjoy a wide variety of lobster from booths set up along Duval Street, where you'll be surrounded by the mouth-watering aroma of spiny lobster served in a variety of ways. You can try it steamed with drawn butter, paired with seasoned stuffing, or even cold in a savory salad. The Florida Keys' lobster is known for its sweet and tender meat, and this festival is the perfect place to enjoy it.

The festivities kick off with a Lobster Boil on the Roof at the Waterfront Brewery. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a cold beer while you watch chefs prepare the most delicious lobster boil you've ever tasted. You'll be able to enjoy live music while you indulge in this savory feast.

If you're up for a night out on the town, don't miss the Lobsterfest Duval Pub Crawl. This event will take you to some of the best bars in the area, where you can enjoy specialty cocktails and, of course, more lobster.

On Saturday of the festival, be sure to attend the Street Fair & Concert, which is free for everyone to attend. This lively event features a variety of street performers, live music, and of course, plenty of lobster. You can walk around and sample different lobster dishes from local vendors, and even take home some souvenirs.

Before you leave Key West, don't forget to stop by the Lobster Brunch. This is the perfect way to end your weekend of lobster-filled fun. Enjoy a delicious brunch while you reflect on all the amazing events you attended during Lobsterfest.

Overall, if you're a seafood lover, you won't want to miss Lobsterfest in Key West. With so many events to choose from, there's something for everyone at this tasty festival. So mark your calendars and get ready to indulge in some of the best lobster the Florida Keys have to offer! Don't wait and be late! Adventure awaits.