Lobster Festival & Tournament


Schooners Lobster Festival & Tournament

Schooners, The Last Local Beach Club, will host the 30th Annual Lobster Festival & Tournament on October 14-20, 2019. 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 20th 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.







Upcoming Lobster Festival Dates :
October 19-25, 2020*
October 18-24, 2021*
October 17-23, 2022*
October 16-22, 2023*
October 21-27, 2024*
October 20-26, 2025*
October 19-25, 2026*
* Dates are tentative and subject to change



Lobster Festival & Tournament Schedule of Events



Monday, October 14th
- 11am Restaurant Open with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 7pm-10pm Jamah Terry on the Main Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $200

Tuesday, October 15th
- 11am Restaurant Open with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 7pm-10pm Barry & Greg on the Inside Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $200

Wednesday, October 16th
- 11am Restaurant Open with Lobster Specialty Items available
- Professional Sand Sculpture begins by Sand Odyssey
- 7pm-10pm Cline Street on the Inside Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $200

Thursday, October 17th
- 11am-10pm Restaurant Open with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 5pm-7pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 7pm-10pm Sticky Tea on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 10pm-til DJ Capo on the Beach Stage

Friday, October 18th
- Professional Sand Sculpture by Sand Odyssey is completed
- 11am Restaurant Open with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 5:00pm Diver registration & safety meeting begins at Spinnaker Beach Club
- 5pm-7pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 4pm-8pm 1 lb Sunset Shrimp Boil on the beach
- 7pm-10pm Will Thompson Band on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 10pm-til DJ Capo on the Inside Stage

Saturday, October 19th
- 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-2pm Beach Stage goes live with DJ Capo, Music & Contests
- 11am-til Lobster Feast on the Beach begins
- 2pm Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting competition ends - All divisions
- 2pm-5pm Will Thompson Trio on the Beach Stage
- 3pm Sand Sculpting Awards Presentation on the Beach Stage
- 3pm Weigh-Ins start. Scales close at 5pm
- 5pm-7pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 7pm-10pm Chris LeBlanc on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 10pm-til DJ Capo on the Beach Stage

Sunday, October 20th
- 10am Restaurant Opens with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 10am-Noon Beach Stage goes live with DJ Capo, Music & Contests
- 11am-6pm Lobster Feast on the Beach & Beach Party
- Noon-3pm Barry Fish Band on the Beach Stage
- Noon-3pm Weigh-Ins Resume. Scales close at 3pm
- 3pm-4pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 4pm-7pm Chris LeBlanc on the Beach Stage
- 4:30pm Lobster Auction & Diver Awards on the Main Stage
- 5pm End of Raffle Ticket Sales
- 6pm GRAND PRIZE DRAWING!
- 7pm-til DJ Capo on the Beach Stage



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