Lobster Festival & Tournament


Schooners Lobster Festival & Tournament

Schooners, The Last Local Beach Club, will host the 28th Annual Lobster Festival & Tournament September 11-17, 2017. The Schooners Lobster Festival & Tournament is recognized as the largest seven day lobster festival and tournament in the Southeast.

With huge Local Lobsters on the weigh-in scales, fresh lobster prepared every mouth-watering way you can imagine, and the 17th Annual Schooners Sand Sculpting Contest, it is a HUGE event that draws thousands of divers and lobster fans from all over the Southeast. Lobster Tournament divers will be competing in a variety of categories including Spiny Lobster, Shovelnose Lobster and Big 6.


Proceeds benefit the Florida Aquatic Marine Institute and the Toys For Kids Foundation.



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Upcoming Lobster Festival Dates:
September 11-17, 2017
September 17-23, 2018
September 16-22, 2019
September 14-20, 2020
September 13-19, 2021
September 12-18, 2022
September 18-24, 2023
September 16-22, 2024
September 15-21, 2025
September 14-20, 2026




Lobster Festival & Tournament Schedule of Events


Monday, September 11th
- 11am-10pm Lobster specials inside restaurant
- 7pm-10pm Jamah Terry on the Main Stage

Tuesday, September 12th
- 11am-10pm Lobster specials inside restaurant
- 7pm-10pm Barry & Greg on the Main Stage

Wednesday, September 13th
- Professional Sand Sculpture begins by Sanding Ovations
- 11am-10pm Lobster specials inside restaurant
- 7pm-10pm Anthony Peebles on the Main Stage

Thursday, September 14th
- 11am-10pm Lobster specials inside restaurant
- 4pm-5pm DJ Surfer Mark on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 5pm-9pm BARRY FISH BAND on the Beach Stage

Friday, September 15th
- Professional Sand Sculpture begins by Sanding Ovations
- 11am Restaurant Open with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 5pm Diver registration & safety meeting begins at Spinnaker Beach Club
- 4pm-5pm DJ Surfer Mark on the Beach Stage
- 5pm-8pm Barry & Greg on the Beach Stage
- 8pm-9pm DJ Surfer Mark on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 9pm-12am IDENTITY CRISIS on the Main Stage

Saturday, September 16th
- Dive Tournament begins
- 8:30am Registration for Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting Contests begins
- 9am Open Division for advanced Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting begins
- 10am Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting Contest for Youth and Adult/Family begins
- 10am Restaurant Opens with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 10am-Noon Beach Stage goes live with DJ Surfer Mark, Music & Contests
- 11am-til Lobster Feast on the Beach begins
- Noon-3pm Stainless Steel on the Beach Stage
- 2pm Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting competition ends - All divisions
- 2:30pm Sand Sculpting Awards Presentation on the Beach Stage
- 3pm Weigh-Ins start. Scales close at 5pm
- 3pm-4pm DJ Surfer Mark on the Beach Stage
- 4pm-8pm BARRY FISH BAND on the Beach Stage
- 8pm-9pm DJ Surfer Mark on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 9pm-12am IDENTITY CRISIS on the Main Stage

Sunday, September 17th
- 10am Restaurant Opens with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 10am-Noon Beach Stage goes live with DJ Surfer Mark, Music & Contests
- 11am-6pm Lobster Feast on the Beach & Beach Party
- Noon-3pm Weigh-Ins. Scales close at 3pm
- Noon-3pm Barry & Greg on the Beach Stage
- 3pm-4pm DJ Surfer Mark
- 4pm Lobster Auction & Diver Awards on the Main Stage
- 4pm-7pm IDENTITY CRISIS on the Beach Stage
- 7pm GRAND PRIZE DRAWING!!!
- 7pm-til DJ Surfer Mark


Lobster Specials All Week Long


Lobster Menu

Lobster Bisque
Lobster Chowder
Petite Tails
Lobster Roll
Lobster Po'boy
Lobster Club
Big Man's Tail
Lobster Flatbread
Lobster Enchiladas
Lobster Burger
Lobster Au Gratin
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Lobster Dip

Beach Food

Lobster Chowder
Smoked Lobster Dip
Ceviche
Blackeyed Pea & Lobster Chili
Lobster& Collard Greens
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Lobster Paella
Lobster Creole
Smoked Lobster Potato Salad
Grilled Lobster Tails & Sausage
Sweet Corn
New Potatoes






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Lobster Festival & Tournament Photos