The biggest and most popular lobster mini-season event in Florida, attracting hundreds of divers for the Great Florida Bug Hunt.
BugFest this year includes:
- The Great Florida Bug Hunt (July 26 & 27), where you can win prizes even if you don't catch any bugs!
- Lobster Mini-Season kickoff party (Tuesday, July 25) at Plunge, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s newest beachfront hotel.
- BugFest Awards Party and chef contest (Thursday, July 27) hosted by Billy and Mitch from ScubaNation TV.
- Underwater pier and beach clean-up (Saturday, July 29) followed by a beachfront barbecue.
- Free music concert (Saturday, July 29) to benefit Diveheart, a non-profit which helps veterans, adults and children with disabilities build confidence, independence and self-esteem through scuba diving.