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 Sandcastles by Mark
- 7pm-10pm Barry Fish Trio 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 Sandcastles by Mark 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





Lobster Festival & Tournament Menu




LOBSTER SPECIALS



Lunch Specials served from 11am-4pm

LOBSTER ROLL $17
Creamy Lobster Salad served on a Toasted Hoagie Roll with Chopped Lettuce, Diced Tomato, and Green Onion

LOBSTER CLUB SANDWICH $19
A Triple Stack Monster. 1/2 B.L.T. 1/2 Lobster Salad. All Delicious



All Day Specials served from 11am-'til

LOBSTER BISQUE $8
Rich and Creamy. Topped with Chopped Lobster and Shrimp

SMOKED LOBSTER DIP $14
Smoked Cold Water Lobster and Yellowfin Tuna Dip served with Tortilla Chips

LOBSTER FLATBREAD $14
Chopped Lobster, Smoked Gouda, Cheddar Jack, Parmesan, Tasso Minced Yellow Onion, and a Hint of Jalapeno baked on a Crispy Flatbread

LOBSTER SALAD $17
Creamy Lobster Salad served over Mixed Greens with Grape Tomatoes, Cucumber, Purple Onion, Pepperoncini Peppers, Chopped Mango, and Bacon

GRILLED PETITE LOBSTER TAILS $22
8 oz. of Grilled Lobster Tail Halves served with Lemon, Drawn Butter, and One Side Item

GRILLED BIG MAN’S LOBSTER TAIL $30
9 oz. Grilled Large Half Tail served with Lemon, Drawn Butter, and One Side Item

LOBSTER ETOUFFEE $26
A Creole Classic simmered with chopped Lobster Meat and spiced just right. Served over our Smoked Gouda Grits and garnished with a Grilled Half Lobster Tail.

LOBSTER MAC & CHEESE $24
It’s Back!!! The Ultimate Mac & Cheese. Chopped Lobster, Smoked Gouda, Cheddar Jack, and Bacon. Topped with Baked Buttered Bread Crumbs


BEACH FOOD


Saturday and Sunday
Lobster Gumbo
Smoked Lobster Dip
Ceviche
Smoked Lobster Potato Salad
Lobster Etouffee
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Lobster Succotash
Lobster & Grits
Grilled Lobster Tails
Grilled Andouille Sausage
Sweet Corn on the Cob
New Potatoes

Friday Kickoff Party
Low Country Shrimp Boil with sweet corn on the cob, new potatoes, and andouille sausage
Grilled Lobster Tails






LOBSTER FESTIVAL MENU



APPETIZERS

LOCO WINGS (Half lb.) $6 (Full lb.) $11
LOCO SHRIMP $12
SMOKED TUNA DIP $12
"TRUCK TIRE" ONION RINGS $10
WISCONSIN CHEESE CURDS $8
PEEL-N-EAT-SHRIMP $14
CALAMARI $12
SEARED CRAB CAKES $14
TUNA MEDALLIONS $12
SEAFOOD GUMBO $8

SOUPS AND SALADS

FRESH GARDEN SALAD sm. $4 lg. $7
CAESAR SALAD sm. $4 lg. $7
THE MEDITERRANEAN sm. $5 lg. $9
SPINACH AND WALNUT SALAD sm. $5 lg. $9

ADD TO ANY SALAD
JERKED, GRILLED OR FRIED CHICKEN $7
¼ lbs. FRIED OR GRILLED SHRIMP $7
6 OZ. COFFEE SEARED TUNA $8
6 OZ. GRILLED GROUPER $13

SANDWICHES & ENTREES

SCHOONERS BURGER $12
GULF FRESH GROUPER $18
JERKED CHICKEN SANDWICH $12
REDFISH SANDWICH $13
FRIED SHRIMP $18
SEAFOOD COMBO $26
COFFEE SEARED TUNA STEAK $19
GULF FRESH GROUPER $MARKET PRICE
SEARED CRAB CAKES $25
"GULF DRIVE" SHRIMP $18
JERKED CHICKEN $18
REDFISH FILLETS $20
GRILLED PORK CHOPS $17

SIDES

FRENCH FRIES $3
HUSHPUPPIES $3
DIXIE COLESLAW $3
BLACK BEANS w/ TASSO AND YELLOW RICE $3
MASHED POTATOES $3
SMOKED GOUDA AND TASSO CHEESE GRITS $3
GREEN BEANS $3

DESSERTS

$6
KEY LIME PIE, MOLTEN LAVA CAKE, TOFFEE STICKY CAKE, PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE











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