Lobster Festival activities kicked off on Monday, June 14, with a “Meat and Greet” Cocktail Party at El Divino (Banana Beach Resort) as Lobster season opened on Tuesday, June 15. Arriving on the island on Sunday, June 13, was celebrity weatherman Joey Stevens and Bob the Parrot of One Caribbean Weather/WSEE TV as they will cover the entire week’s events leading up to the Lobster Fest Block Party on Saturday, June 19 at Central Park.
Taco Girl officially welcomed Joey, Bob the Parrot and cameraman Robert as they arrived on the island and were given a quick tour of downtown San Pedro on golf cart. They had much fun meeting island residents. They day’s schedule included lunch at El Divino, fun at Crazy Canuck’s Bar with Derrick and the All Cayed Up Band, cold treats at DandE’s and pizza at Pedro’s.
Lobster Fest kicked off on Monday, June 14, at El Divino Restaurant at Banana Beach Resort with lots of great food, cocktails, drink specials, prizes and live entertainment by La Banda Cubana. On hand to welcome our visitors to Lobster Fest was Mayor Elsa Paz along with Joey Stevens and Bob the Parrot who were filming the event to showcase at One Caribbean Weather/WSEE TV.
Lobster season opened on Tuesday, June 15, and fishermen headed to their lobster traps as early as 5a.m. to haul in as much lobster as possible. Fido's hosted a Beach Carnival, BBQ and Lobster Weigh-in with plenty of beach games, raffles, music and LOBSTER for all. Joey Stevens also part took in the lobster weigh in as he went lobster fishing bright an early with Elito Arceo.
On Wednesday, June 16, Joey and Bob the parrot made a special trip to Indigo (North Ambergris Caye) where they delivered 61 lobster lunches to the staff of Indigo. Later that evening Joey got to enjoy a beautiful Belizean Sunset on board Seaduced’s Catamaran. The San Pedro Lobsterfest Pub Crawl also took place and had party goers in a great mood as they had a great time at Lime, Tackle Box & Grill, The Road Kill Bar and ended at the number one spot on Wednesday’s here on the island – Wet Willy’s for ladies night!
The fun continues tonight at Pedro's Inn - All You Can Eat Lobster Pizza, Lobster Trivia Night and Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament. Be sure to arrive early, Pedro’s thin-crust Lobster Pizza is always wildly popular. Also look out for Joey and Bob the Parrot as they tour San Pedro during Lobster Fest 2010! And make sure you don’t miss out on the grand block party on Saturday, June 19, at Central Park.