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Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival & Tournament 2021
May 15, 2021 - May 16, 2021
Come out and celebrate the fight against invasive lionfish with the FWC and Destin – Fort Walton Beach at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and HarborWalk Village in Destin. Activities will include fillet demonstrations; family-friendly games and activities; art, diving and conservation booths; and the world’s largest lionfish spearfishing tournament, the Emerald Coast Open.
Sample lionfish at one of Destin-Fort Walton Beach’s featured restaurants during the Emerald Coast Open Lionfish Restaurant Week! Local chefs will highlight lionfish in unique dishes to help bring awareness to the lionfish invasion in Florida waters.