Sunday July 26, 2009
Key West Lobsterfest marks the beginning of the season, which runs from August 6 through March 31.
The party starts at 8 p.m. on the 7th with a welcome party at Rick‚s/Durty Harry‚s Entertainment Complex. The third annual Lobsterfest Duval Crawl is set for just after sunset the same night. On Saturday, a street fair will be held noon-11 p.m. on Duval Street.
Chefs from 20 restaurants will prepare dishes using lobsters and pink shrimp caught by local fishermen. There‚s also a lobster cook-off.
The weekend concludes Sunday with a brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Doubletree Grand Key Resort, 3990 S. Roosevelt Blvd. Reservations are suggested; call 305-293-1818. Lobsterfest benefits scholarships for Key West High School students.
For more information, go to keywestlobsterfest.com.