JULY 17-21, 2019
Wednesday - July 17, 2019
5:30-7:30pm: 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.
Thursday - July 18, 2019
9:00-10am: Donuts & Coffee with the “Papas” at the Cypress House (Auction Item Donation Drop-Off)
5:00pm: Thursday night Contestants must check in at registration table
6:00pm: Scholarship Presentations
6:30pm: Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest Preliminary Round One (LIVE AUCTION benefiting the HLAS Scholarship Fund immediately following preliminary round-one while awaiting results)
Friday - July 19, 2019
1:00pm: “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Fish-Off. Cheer your favorites as the “Papas” compete in this dockside catch-and-release challenge using traditional “Cuban yo-yos” at Conch Republic Seafood Co. docks, 631 Greene Street. Free to watch. (SILENT AUCTION benefiting the HLAS Scholarship Fund during Fish-Off).
5:00pm: Friday night Contestants must check in at registration table
6:30pm: Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest Preliminary Round Two (LIVE AUCTION benefiting the HLAS Scholarship Fund immediately following preliminary round-two while awaiting results)
Saturday - July 20, 2019
10am-10pm Hemingway Days Caribbean Street Fair (Duval Street)
Noon: Get your photo taken with Papas, this year’s Look-Alike Contestants and the Bulls.
1:00pm: Sloppy Joe’s 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-bes making the run.
6:30pm: Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest FINAL Round, Papa 2019 to be announced (LIVE AUCTION benefiting the HLAS Scholarship Fund immediately following final round while awaiting results)
Sunday - July 21, 2019
10:00am Bloody Mary’s with Papa at Sloppy Joe’s
10:00am Sloppy Joe’s Annual Arm-Wrestling Contest.’ The Arm-Wrestling Championship is the finale to the week’s events. Contestants will sign up to fill one of the seven weight categories. Same day registration begins at 10:00am the contest begins at 11:00am. July 17, 2019
For Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Event information, call (305) 296-2388, ext 121, or email email@example.com .