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Lobster Fest Underway in Panama City Beach; Click here for Schedule

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Lobster lovers, beware!

The tasty shellfish is taking over Panama City Beach! 

For the 24th year in a row, Schooners Last Local Beach Club is hosting their Lobster Festival and Tournament Thursday, Sept. 19th through Sunday, Sept. 22nd.  

A schedule of festivities and a look at what's on the menu this weekend are below:

Thursday
Sand Sculptor begins on the beach
11am – 10pm: Lobster specials all day till close
4:30pm-'til: DJ Dave Tracy spins and emcees
5pm-7:30pm: Barry Fish Duo on the Main Stage
8pm - midnight: Area Code on the Main Stage
10pm: Nightly Raffle Drawing for $300

Friday
11am – 10pm: Lobster specials all day till close
5pm: Diver registration
6pm: Diver Safety meeting
7pm - 9pm: Acoustix, DJ Dave Tracy spins and emcees
9pm-1am: Area Code on the Main Stage
10pm: Nightly Raffle Drawing for $500

Saturday
Dive Tournament begins
8:30am: Registration for Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting Contests begins
9:00am: Open division for advanced Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting starts
10 am: Sandcastle & Sand Sculpting Contest for all other divisions start (Youth, Teen, Adult, Family)
10am: Beach Stage goes live with music & games for families and children. DJ Dave Tracy spins/emcees.
11am: Lobster Mini Feast on the Beach begins
11am – 10pm: Lobster specials on the menu all day till close
12pm-4pm: Barry Fish Band 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 starts. Scales close at 6pm
4pm-5pm: DJ Dave Tracy spins and emcees
5pm-9pm: Cool Rayz on the Beach Stage
5pm: Lobster Mini Feast Ends (Lobster Specials still available till close on the menu)
9pm-1am: Area Code on the Main Stage
10pm: Nightly Raffle Drawing for $750

Sunday
11am: Beach Stage goes live with music & games for families and children. DJ Dave Tracy spins/emcees.
11am – 6pm: Lobster FEAST Buffet on the Beach & Beach Party
11am – till: Lobster specials on the menu all day till close
12pm-3pm: Weigh-Ins, SCALES CLOSE at 3pm
12pm-4pm: Cool Rayz on the Beach Stage
4pm: Lobster Auction, Diver Awards & Door Prize Raffle on the Main Stage
4pm-5pm: DJ Dave Tracy spins/emcees.
5pm-9pm: The Swingin' Medallions
8pm: GRAND PRIZE DRAWING

Lobster Festival & Tournament Menu
Saturday's Mini Feast
Lobster Ceviche with Corn Tortillas
Lobster Roll with Gourmet Potato Chips
Grecian Lobster Pita with Sweet Potato Chips
Lobster Burger with Gourmet Potato Chips
Lobster Creole with Yellow Rice
Lobster Mac-n-Cheese

Sunday's Feast
Chilled Lobster Gazpacho
Lobster Dip with Crispy Flatbread
Lobster Ceviche with Corn Tortillas
White Beach Lobster Chili
Lobster Pastalaya
Grilled Lobster Tails
Grilled Andouille Sausage
Lobster Creole with Yellow Rice
Lobster Paella
Lobster Mac-n-Cheese
Lobster Pot Pie with Puff Pastry
Corn on the Cob
New Potatoes