Stone Crabs, fresh from the sky
This was officially and ceremoniously be the very first batch of the claws to hit the mainland. All this in anticipation for this weekend's Seafood Festival, also in Peacock Park.
Chef Pagano hands the first batch of stone crabs to Tony.
The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is all about celebrating seafood, waterfront living and giving people their fill of the freshest, tastiest delicacies of the sea. Bushels of shrimp, oysters, crawfish, lobster, clams and fresh fish will be available to taste and purchase at this inaugural event in Coconut Grove.
To complete the festive equation, the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival will have a Fun Zone for kids and a constant stream of live music including calypso, steel drum, reggae and Island Escapism. The Festival will also feature several nautically-themed exhibitors showcasing art, jewelry and decor. Those looking to savor the flavors of the sea and catch the Miami Dolphins game need not worry. Large screens will be available to capture every play.
Admission is $15 per person online at CoconutGroveSeafoodFestival.com. Children 12 years and under enter for free. Tickets will also be available at the door for $25.
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