The Key Lime Festival
What's More American Than Key Lime Pie?
Key West, FL USA
July 4-7, 2019
Key Lime Pie Drop

 Key Lime Pie Drop

Saturday, July 6 | 11AM-2PM | Key West Lighthouse | 938 Whitehead Street | Free Admission
key lime pie drop fro the key west lighthouse
Our Pie In The Sky Sponsors, The Key West Art & Historical Society will host the 2019 Key Lime Pie Drop. Come to the Key West Lighthouse to see Key West's most creative minds attempt to outsmart gravity by finding a way to drop a Key Lime Pie from the top of the lighthouse to the ground... without damaging the pie.  Try dropping your own pie, or just enjoy the spectacle from the ground. A perfect day of food, fun and friends The Key Lime Pie Drop is an event you don't want to miss. Party starts at 11am. Pies start dropping at High Noon. 
Check back soon for registration for 2019! 

Rules & Registration

Grand Prize: $100 and bragging rights.
Entry is $10 and you need to register to guarantee we have a pie for you.  To register, click the green button at the top of this page and follow the instructions. 

Objective: Your challenge is to build a device or container to protect a 5" diameter Key lime pie as it is dropped from the top of the Key West Lighthouse to a target below. Points will be awarded based on the condition of the pie when it lands. Additional points can be scored by landing on the target below.The winner will be the person or team with the highest point score. 

  • You may work alone or in groups of up to 4.
  • You may not spend more than $20 on your device or container.
  • No motorized parts. Nothing can be permanently attached to the pie. Parachutes are permitted.
  • Your container must be in free fall during the drop. No bungee cords or tethers.
Participants should prepare their container or device in advance and provide all supplies. 

1st Place will receive a trophy and $100.
Additional trophies will be awarded for "Most Creative Design", "Best Decorated" and "Best Key Lime Theme". Costumes are encouraged.