Lobster Festival & Tournament


Schooners Lobster Festival & Tournament

Schooners, The Last Local Beach Club, will host the 29th Annual Lobster Festival & Tournament September 17-23, 2018. 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 18th 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.




2018 Lobster Tournament Diver Rules








Upcoming Lobster Festival Dates:
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 17th
- 11am Lobster specials inside restaurant
- 7pm-10pm Jamah Terry on the Main Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $200

Tuesday, September 18th
- 11am Lobster specials inside restaurant
- 7pm-10pm Sticky Too on the Inside Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $200

Wednesday, September 19th
- 11am Lobster specials inside restaurant
- Professional Sand Sculpture begins by Sand Odyssey
- 7pm-10pm Strange Fish on the Inside Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $200

Thursday, September 20th
- 11am-10pm Lobster specials inside restaurant
- 4pm-6pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 6pm-10pm BARRY FISH BAND on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 10pm-til DJ Capo on the Beach Stage

Friday, September 21st
- Lobster Sand Sculpture by Sand Odyssey reaches Completion!
- 11am Restaurant Open with Lobster Specialty Items available
- 5pm Diver registration & safety meeting begins at Spinnaker Beach Club
- 4pm-7pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 4pm-8pm Low Country Boil & Lobster Tails on the beach
- 7pm-11pm Will Thompson Band on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 11pm-til DJ Capo on the Inside Stage

Saturday, September 22nd
- 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 Capo, Music & Contests
- 11am-til Lobster Feast on the Beach begins
- Noon-3pm Will Thompson Trio on the Beach Stage
- 2pm Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting competition ends - All divisions
- 3pm Sand Sculpting Awards Presentation on the Beach Stage
- 3pm Weigh-Ins start. Scales close at 5pm
- 3pm-4pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 4pm-8pm Southern Sunday on the Beach Stage
- 8pm-9pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 9pm Raffle Drawing for $500
- 9pm-1am Chris LeBlanc on the Main Stage

Sunday, September 23rd
- 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 Weigh-Ins. Scales close at 3pm
- Noon-3pm Southern Sunday Trio on the Beach Stage
- 3pm-4pm DJ Capo on the Beach Stage
- 4pm Lobster Auction & Diver Awards on the Main Stage
- 4pm-7pm Chris LeBlanc on the Beach Stage
- 7pm GRAND PRIZE DRAWING!!!
- 7pm-til DJ Capo on the Beach Stage


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 PO' BOY $17
Loaded with Fried Lobster and served with Creole Remoulade

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 $29
9 oz. Grilled Large Half Tail served with Lemon, Drawn Butter, and One Side Item

LOBSTER AU GRATIN $26
Cold Water Lobster Tail Meat topped with our Tasso, Smoked Gouda, and Cheddar Cheese Crust served over Citrus Wine Butter Sauce. Served with One Side Item

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


BEACH FOOD

Saturday and Sunday

Lobster Gumbo
Smoked Lobster Dip
Ceviche
Smoked Lobster Potato Salad
Lobster& Collard Greens
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Lobster Succotash
Lobster Creole
Grilled Lobster Tails
Grilled Andouille Sausage
Sweet Corn on the Cob
New Potatoes





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