2022 Florida Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival

REEF's 13th annual event will include two full days of lionfish fishing, followed by a family-friendly festival at picturesque Postcard Inn Resort & Marina. The festival is open to the public and will include lionfish scoring, fillet and dissection demonstrations, lionfish tastings, lionfish games and crafts, raffle prizes, plus booths from environmentally-minded vendors. Chefs will be providing lionfish cooking demonstrations and special dishes and drink special will be available. 

More details and derby team registration coming soon!

Event Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 8 - Captain's Meeting for registered derby teams

Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10 - Fishing sunrise to sundown

Sunday, Sept. 11 - No fishing; lionfish festival and awards ceremony at Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina