Schooner Wharf Bar wants to
harness it all for the traditional start of the Conch Republic
Independence Celebration at the annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest on
Friday, April 20th at 7 p.m.
Locals, visitors and any
other blowhard can compete for prizes awarded for the longest, loudest and
most musical trumpet of Key West’s namesake mollusk.
Six winners will take home gifts from Cruzan Rum and Landshark Lager,
water adventures compliments of Sebago Watersports, Sunset Watersports,
Schooner Adirondack III, America 2.0 and other treasures courtesy of Schooner Wharf
Contestants in 2010's Conch Shell Blowing Contest during our Kick-Off
Contestants in 2010's Conch
Shell Blowing Contest during our Kick-Off Party.
Taking the stage from 7:00 p.m. - till 1
a.m. is the soul shakin’ island music vibration of
George Victory and the
Observant Lion Band. George has gotten together with some of his friends
to bring you the best Reggae, island sounds and Africa world beats. These
Key West favorites have a Caribbean vibe that’s guaranteed to make you get
up and move, Mon!
When you’re finished blowing
and listening to Conchs, head over to the Schooner Wharf Galley for conch
fritters and conch chowder and other tasty fare.