Bugfest-By-The-Sea in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
The Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea's third annual BugFest-By-The-Sea (July 27-Aug. 2, 2014) features a series of fun events for divers and lobster lovers! There are lobster hunting contests, an underwater photo contest, beach diving clinics, an expert bug hunting seminar, a dive on the SS Copenhagen and reef clean-up!
We are giving away $10,000 in cash and prizes in the Great Florida Bug Hunt, which has several contest categories, including Biggest Bug Caught Off The Beach.
Florida's mini-season this year is July 30 and 31, a week later than usual. Mini-season is always held on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July.
Here is a list of this year's BugFest events:
- Sunday, July 27 - Free Beach Diving Clinic
- Monday, July 28 - Free Beach Diving Clinic
- Tuesday, July 29 - Free Beach Diving Clinic, Bug Hunting Seminar, Mini-Season Kickoff Party
- Wednesday, July 30 - Great Florida Bug Hunt
- Thursday, July 31 - Great Florida Bug Hunt, Lobster Chef Competition
- Friday, Aug. 1 - Copenhagen Boat Dive, Fish Identification Seminar, Photo/Video Contest Presentations, Biorock Reef Presentation, Beachfront Lobster Cookout
- Saturday, Aug. 2 - Biorock Dive, Reef Clean-up