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Key West Fishing Tournament: All ages, weigh or release from 43 species of Blue Marlin to Bonefish during the 8 month tournament period.
Spiny Lobster Daily Bag Limit: 6 lobster per person
Possession limit on the water: Equal to the daily bag limit
Minimum Size Limit: Carapace must be larger than 3", measured in the water. Possession and use of a measuring device required at all times. Find out how to measure a spiny lobster.
Harvest of lobster is prohibited in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park during the sport season and in Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park, no-take areas in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and in the Biscayne Bay/Card Sound Lobster Sanctuary during both the 2-day sport season and regular season.
The first Sunday of every month locals receive free admission into the Key West Aquarium, Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Harry S. Truman Little White House. Old Town Trolley and Conch Tour Train. Families and Individuals Only. Must Show proof of Monroe County (FL) Residency
Taken directly from the Fantasy Fest Website:
"IN TUNE BUT OFF KEY: CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF FANTASY!" We’re orchestrating a monumental celebration in honor of the 40th anniversary of Fantasy Fest, and you don’t want to miss this performance. Whether you’re an alto, a baritone, a soprano, or even tone deaf, you can march to the beat of your own drum in your most creative costumes. Become your rock star idol, create a dance routine with your favorite jazzercise group, or transport yourself back to the best songs of your childhood. The ideas are endless, so find the right pitch, sing along with the melody, and do the twist down to Key West this October!
Fantasy Fest is an annual 10-day party in paradise for grown-ups. Fun-loving revelers from around the globe bring their creativity and imaginations as they descend upon Key West each year in October for 10 days filled with costuming, parades, libations, and excitement!