REEF’s 12th annual Lionfish Derby and Festival will take place Sept. 9-12 in the Florida Keys. It will include two full days of lionfish fishing, culminating in a family-friendly festival at the 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, and other activities and products from 30 environmentally minded vendors. Chefs will provide lionfish cooking demonstrations and special dishes, and drink specials will be available.
Live music will be performed by South Florida’s soulgrass band The Copper Tones.