WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2022
5:00 pm Meet the “Papas” at Sloppy Joe’s. Get to know the contestants and previous winners of “Sloppy Joe’s Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022
5:30pm Papa Birthday cake. On stage at Sloppy Joe’s Bar.
6:00 pm Hemingway Look-Alike Society scholarship presentations. The society is to announce the winners of its annual scholarships for Florida Keys students. On stage at Sloppy Joe’s Bar.
6:30 pm Sloppy Joe’s 41st Annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest – Preliminary Round One on stage at Sloppy Joe’s. Approximately 75 contestants will be narrowed down to approximately 12 finalists to advance to Saturday night’s final round.
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022
6:30 pm Sloppy Joe’s 41st Annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest – Preliminary Round Two on stage at Sloppy Joe’s. Approximately 75 contestants will be narrowed down to approximately 12 finalists to advance to Saturday night’s final round.
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022
Noon Photos with “Papas.” Hemingway® Look-Alikes provide a photo opportunity for fans. Greene Street outside Sloppy Joe’s.
1:00 pm Running of the Bulls. This wacky event is sponsored by Sloppy Joe’s Bar and features past “Papa” Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest winners dressed in their Pamplona best — and a breed of “bull” found only in Key West. The fun takes place on Greene street outside Sloppy Joe’s.
HLAS will sell red berets and red bandanas (limited quantities) beginning at 12 Noon on Saturdays. Those wishing to wear tradition white clothing with red sash need to be prepared and bring their own clothing (these items not sold).
6:30 pm Sloppy Joe’s 41st Annual Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest – FINAL ROUND to name Papa 2022.
October 21-29, 2022 Fantasy Fest 2022 “Cult Classic Cartoon Chaos”
Sunday, October 23, 2022 – SLOPPY JOE’S ZOMBIE DANCE PARTY
Come dressed as your favorite Zombie and dance all night.
Monday, October 24, 2022 – SLOPPY JOE’S COMIC BOOK CAPE-ERS PARTY
Come dress as your favorite “Caped” Superhero or Supervillain and party all night. Live music on stage all day! Dancing starts at 5:30pm, Whiskey Kiss on stage at 10:00 PM, plus our house DJ will keep you dancing all night. Party starts at 8PM. Giveaways 8:00pm-midnight. Sloppy Joe’s 201 Duval Street.
Thursday, October 27, 2022 – SLOPPY JOE’S 43rd ANNUAL TOGA PARTY
Sloppy Joe’s Toga Party is “An ORIGINAL Fantasy Fest Event.” Get your toga ON and find out why we are “Still The Best Toga Party in Town!” Wear a traditional ancient Toga or dare to create your Toga using Fantasy Fest theme “Cult Classics & Cartoon Chaos ” Limited Toga sheets are available for purchase in the Sloppy Joe’s Retail Store for $10 (Proceeds to AH of Monroe County ). Live music on stage all day! Dancing starts at 5:30pm, Juliano Brother on stage at 10:00pm, plus our house DJ make the party happen all night. Party starts at 8PM. Giveaways 8:00pm to midnight. Sloppy Joe’s 201 Duval Street.
Saturday, October 29, 2022 – Fantasy Fest Parade
Come dressed in costume and party all day and night! And catch the parade here.
Holiday Hours 2022
Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2022 op at 9:00am
Christmas Day, December 25, 2022 open at 12:00pm
December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve – Sloppy Joe’s Annual Dropping of the Conch Shell.
Live music on stage starting at noon.
Outside live from the roof, Sloppy Joe’s Annual Dropping of the Conch Shell.
No reservations taken on New Year’s Eve, tables are first come basis.