JULY 20-22, 2017

Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West will host its 37th Annual Hemingway® Look-Alike contest July 20-22, 2017.  The contest is one of many events in Key West to celebrate the birthday of Ernest Hemingway and honor his work as author and sportsman.

July 19, 2017

5:30 p.m. Meet the “Papas.” Get to know the previous winners of the “Papa” Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest and this year’s Look-Alike Contestants at Sloppy Joe’s.

July 20, 2017

9:00 am: Celebration of Life Jack Waterbury

5:00pm: Thursday night Contestants must check in at registration table

6:00pm: Scholarship Presentations

6:30 pm: Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest Preliminary Round One.

 July 21, 2017

5:00pm: Friday night Contestants must check in at registration table

5:30pm: Birthday Cake

6:30 pm: Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest Preliminary Round Two.

 July 22, 2017

Noon: Get your photo taken with Papas, this year’s Look-Alike Contestants and the Bulls.

1:00 pm: Sloppy Joe’s 19th Annual Running of the Bulls’ Of the ‘running,’ Hemingway once remarked, ‘Pamplona is no place to bring your wife.’ Not the case here. There are no young Spaniards, just Papa’s making the mock run in the streets.  Ha!  We do actually  have young Papa wanna-bees making the run.

6:30 pm: Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest FINAL Round, Papa 2017 to be announced

 July 23, 2017

10:00am Bloody Mary’s with Papas.

For Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Event information, call (305) 296-2388, ext 121, or email donna@sloppyjoes.com .