NEW YEAR'S EVE: CONCH SHELL DROP AT SLOPPY JOE'S

key west conch drop new year's
Dec 31 2021 - 11:00pm

The arrival of 2022 is to be heralded on the island's Duval Street with the "drop" of a gigantic manmade conch shell, the symbol of the Florida Keys, to the flat roof of Sloppy Joe's Bar, 201 Duval. Spectators gather on Duval for the annual gala, emceed by a rooftop host and featuring dancing in the street and a countdown to midnight recorded on a huge clock.