Fins in paradise
Exclusive Musical Event Fins in Paradise

August 15-18, 2024

A Tropical Summer Celebration

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Hawks Cay Resort celebrates Key West’s favorite Son with a weekend packed with live entertainment, pool parties, tropical food and beverage treats and an array of fun activities. Come join us and party in paradise to celebrate Trop Rock music, island lifestyle and fun!

Attractive Three-night and Two-night Hotel and Villa Packages include up to Four Festival Passes Per Day, Complimentary Daily Valet Parking, Welcome Drink, Spa Discounts and a Decorative Lei!

Booking Code: FINSIP for 3 and 2-night hotel and villa packages which include up to four event passes per day, complimentary valet parking, welcome drink, decorative lei and 20% discount spa card.

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A limited number of general admission Daily Resort Passes will be available for sale for $100 per person, per day, at [email protected] or call (866) 857-7167. These tickets will include daily entrance to the Resort to enjoy the resort amenities, including a pool party, fun events, live entertainment by Peter, Jim, and Brendan Mayer of the Coral Reefer Band, Jimmy Stowe & The Stowaways and main stage evening event with the Landsharks band. Passes are available for Friday or Saturday. Multiple day passes can be purchased.

*Subject to availability and blackout dates apply. Cannot be combined with other discounts. All nights subject to daily resort fee. 7-day cancellation policy. Book the Hotel package and receive up to four (4) festival passes per day. Book the Villa package and receive up to four (4) festival passes per day. Passes based on occupancy.

Fins In Paradise Schedule of Events

Live Tribute Bands

Gary Roland & The Landsharks Band
Friday and Saturday, Main Stage, 7 pm - 10 pm
Sway to the rhythm of the tropical breeze with Gary Roland and The Landsharks Band on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Coral Reefer Band Members
Peter, Jim & Brendan Mayer
Friday and Saturday Main Stage - 4 pm - 6 pm
Experience the unforgettable sounds of Peter, Jim, and Brendan Mayer. Longtime members of
Jimmy Buffet's Coral Reefer Band.

Jimmy Stowe & the Stowaways
Friday and Saturday Pool Parties - 12 pm - 3 pm
Unwind and let the music be the soundtrack to your unforgettable poolside experience on Friday and Saturday with Jimmy Stowe & the Stowaways.

Themed Contests

Tailgate Costume Contest
Throw on your favorite Fins costume and get ready to compete for best dressed during our Tailgate Costume Contest.

Jimmy Buffett Look-A-Like Contest
Think you've got the laid back look? We'll be the judge of who most favors Jimmy's signature style.

Trivia Contest
How much do you know about the artist that got his start in Key West? Put your knowledge to the test during this trivia contest.

Food & Boat Drink Specials

Cheeseburger & Margarita Specials
Indulge in the foods that inspired the signature tunes. Savor cheeseburgers and margarita specials during your stay in Florida Keys paradise. BBQ & Gumbo Buffets!

Featured Artist

Nancy Blauers
Senior Designer for Margaritaville
Artist Nancy Blauers will be creating the artwork for event shirts, posters, and decals. Nancy will also be creating art live during the event.

Event Sponsors

Bacardi and Patron, Last Mango Boatworks, Fly Live Charters, and more!



Peter and Brendan

Peter, Jim and Bredan Mayer

Peter Mayer, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, has been with Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band for over three decades. Mayer also follows his own musical path with both national and international tours and has released 20 live and studio albums to date. Jim Mayer, guitarist has been a long standing member of the Coral Reefer Band as well.  Brendan Mayer, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, has been building a following, laying his tracks in the music world. He released his first album, the “Getaway Car” EP, on Jimmy Buffett’s Mailboat Records, after touring a year with Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band in 2014. He has spent the last months working on a new EP. He performs regularly as a soloist or with his trio.

Landsharks band in the Florida Keys

Landsharks Band

The Landshark's credentials are impressive. The Landsharks have played all over the world, including shows at The Super Bowl, in Disney, at Universal Studios, Margaritaville, MGM Studios, and at major concerts, with major name acts including Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys, Bob Marley's Wailers, Patti Labelle, Pablo Cruise, Alan Jackson, Black-Eyed Peas, Three Dog Night, WAR, Inner Circle and more.

Jimmy Stowe and the stowaways

Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways

When it’s time to party in paradise, Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways hit the dock to rock with an engaging style and a musical bounty of smooth Trop-Rock tunes. With lead singer Jimmy Stowe at the helm, this dynamic South Florida based party band performs all the “Songs You Know by Heart” and more.

Thousands of successful performances and frequent appearances with Margaritaville’s Pop legend Jimmy Buffett have established their national stage notoriety. With a reputation for playing great music, the Stowaways have become the #1 choice for quality entertainment among hundreds of special event coordinators and corporate party planners throughout the U.S. and Caribbean!

Featured artist

Nancy Blauers

Artist, Nancy Blauers an avid Parrothead, is a well-known commercial artist who has painted several murals throughout Central Florida. She specializes in wildlife and tropical designs and has created thousands of designs for all kinds of giftware and merchandise. In addition to being a Senior Designer for Margaritaville, Nancy is also credited with having created the popular Save the Manatee Florida license plate.