REEF Fest Socials Events

RSVP for social events when you register for REEF Fest!


Welcome Party - Thursday Night - 

Thursday, September 28th, 6:00pm-9:00pm 
- This year, REEF will kick off REEF Fest at the Murray Nelson Government Center with an evening social followed by our opening seminar. REEF will serve beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a guest speaker.  Come at 6pm to enjoy the Keys atmosphere and a stunning sunset. Seminars will begin at 7pm. 



Open House - Friday Night - REEF Headquarters

Friday, September 29th, 6:00pm-9:00pm - Join the Open House social to mingle with REEF Board members and staff and tour the REEF office, the oldest building in the Upper Keys. We will also unviel the  REEF Interpretive Center, our latest campus addition.There will be great raffle prizes, appetizers and a cash bar with wine and beer provided by Florida Keys Brewing Company. Drop by anytime. REEF HQ, 98300 Overseas Highway, Key Largo (in the median).





Celebration Dinner Party - Saturday Night

Sponsored by Divers Alert Network

REEF Fest Celebration Dinner, Saturday, September 30th, 6:00pm-10:00pm  Join in an evening of celebrations and fun!  Connect with old and new friends over dinner, drinks, a beautiful sunset, and music by The Scuba Cowboy.  Tickets for this celebration include a three course meal, plus hors d'ouvres and a full service liquor bar. Beer provided by Florida Keys Brewing Company. Enjoy music, friends, delicious food and fun - alongside fantastic silent auction items! You could win an incredible all-inclusive dive package from one of REEF Fest's platinum sponsors.


Baked brie and fig preserves in phyllo cups, toasted french baguette topped with fresh tomatos, basil, and mozzarella, drizzled over with a balsamic glaze, and roasted asparagus sticks with baked sweet plantain wrapped in prosciutto de parma


Field greens with cucumber, cherry tomatos, pear slices, almonds, and feta cheese served with citrus vinaigrette


Apricot glazed chicken breast, vegetable lasagna with zucchini, eggplant, squash, spinach, and tomato confit (vegan), sweet plantains, herbed rice, and dinner rolls


Assorted frosted cupcakes

Join us at 103674 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, the open air venue on the Bayside next to Quiescence Diving Services Inc.

Tickets are required and can be purchased ahead of time through this website. Cost is $65 per person. No Pets Allowed. Tickets are limited; if any tickets remain at REEF Fest, they will be available for purchase at REEF HQ during the weekend. 

 The Celebration Dinner is a ticketed event.

Click here to purchase your ticket.



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