Mark your calendar and plan to join us later this year for our annual in-person events, including:

Florida Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival: Sept. 9-12, 2021 in Islamorada, Florida: This 12th Annual Lionfish Derby will include two full days of fishing culminating in a festival at picturesque Postcard Inn Resort & Marina. The festival is open to the public and will include lionfish scoring, fillet and dissection demos, lionfish tastings, games, crafts, raffle prizes and booths from environmentally-focused vendors. Derby team registration is coming soon. Visit for more information.

REEF Fest: Oct 14-17, 2021 in Key Largo, Florida: Don't miss this four-day celebration of marine conservation! Events include diving, snorkeling, ocean-themed seminars, and socials. We are currently confirming details and anticipate opening registration in June. For now, please save the date and keep an eye on for more information.

REEF continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will communicate about modifications to these event(s) if/when it becomes necessary.