Schedule of Events / Entertainment

Sunday April 21st

Start the Day the Conch Republic Way — Breakfast at Key Largo Conch House, MM 100.2; 8am-noon — Conch Benedict & Banana Rum Pancakes — 305-453-4844

Key Lime Dessert Contest; Key Lime Tree, mm95; 12 noon — Calling all amateur and professional cooks — over $800 in cash and prizes — 305-853-0378 — Click here to enter.

Tuesday April 23rd

Conch Republic Progressive Dinner — 6:30pm — 5-course conchalicious, Keys-themed wine dinner; we transport you! — Sue Finney 305-394-3736

Wednesday April 24th

Cream of the Conch Republic AwardsMarker 88, mm88; 6pm — Award ceremonies for the very best of the Upper Keys in 50 categories voted by the people of the Conch Republic — 305-394-3736

Thursday April 25th

Re-enactment of the Proclamation and 2013 Cabinet Installation; Snappers; mm94.5. A night of craziness as the cabinet is installed and Turtle Club Prices are rolled back to 1982 for the rest of the week.— 305-852-5956

Friday April 26th

World Record Conch Shell Blowing Attempt and Hermit Crab Races— Sundowners, mm104; 5:30pm — live music, Conch Republic cocktails and beach party


Saturday April 27th

By Land or Sea Conch Poker Run 12 noon — Event begins at The Elks Club MM 92.6. Bayside. Come by car, by boat, by motor bike, bicycle or even or plane. Entry $15 includes continental breakfast & poker hand -- 305-394-3736

Conch Fritter Eating Contest
Key Largo Conch House, mm 100.2 — 1pm
— featured on Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” — as many award winning conch fritters as you can eat — win the trophy and prize! — 305-453-4844

Conch Republic Beach Party
Sundowners Beach MM104 Bayside 4pm ...till ?
Party on the Point - Trop Rock Live Music from Tim Dee and Jim Hill, Poker Run awards, $5 Captain Morgan drink specials, and Yukon Jack Shots..... and more.

Conch Republic Army Stale Bread Shootout Snapper’s; mm94.5; 6pm — Defend your homeland with the weapon of choice of the Conch Republic: Stale Cuban bread! Win $100 bar tab —  305-852-5956

Jimmy Buffett Song Re-Write ContestSnappers, mm94.5, 7pm — re-write a verse to your favorite Buffett song & have it performed live on stage by Dangerous Dave! — 305-852-5956

Island Time 7pm from Caribbean Club, MM104 Bayside; Party like a true Conch aboard the paddle wheel river boat with special appearance by Black Caesar, Chief Plunderer of the Conch Republic. Conch Costume Contest, Conch Blowing , drink specials and lots more.— 305-453-0001

Sunday April 28th

Start the Day the Conch Republic Way Breakfast at Key Largo Conch House, MM 100.2 — Conch Benedict & Banana Rum Pancakes — 8am-noon — 305-453-4844

Stiletto StrutSnapper’s, mm 94.5, 2 pm: Guys and gals don your high heels for charity and walk the runway at for prizes & fun. 305-852-5956

Closing Ceremonies Snapper’s, mm 94.5, 2 pm: Conch Shell Blowing Contest, Key Lime Pie Eating Contest, and the annual Blowing of the Bridge — 305-852-5956

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