Lobster By The Ton! World's Largest Lobster Festival Raises Thousands For Veterans, Brings Family Fun To San Pedro, CA

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California's Largest Restaurant Joins With World's Largest Lobster Festival To Raise $5,000 For Veterans Charities

Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival At Night

"Lobster Festival weekend in San Pedro is unlike any other. To see the families come out to support veterans was really special," said Mike Ungaro, Senior Vice President of San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant.

Putting heroes first, the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, the World's Largest Lobster Festival, in partnership with San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant presented checks totaling $5,000 to veteran's groups including the Wounded Warrior Project last night, the opening evening for the three day Festival.

"Lobster Festival weekend in San Pedro is unlike any other. To see the families come out to support veterans was really special," said Mike Ungaro, Senior Vice President of San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant. "Hats off to Jim Hall and his entire team at the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival. Every year they go out of their way to make it the world's best as well as largest festival of its kind."

Held each year in the Ports of Call shopping district along the picture perfect edge of the LA Waterfront in San Pedro, CA, the festival attracted large crowds who honored veterans while enjoying feasts of $20 lobster dinners, cutting edge bands, and family fun. Tens of thousands of families are expected this weekend to beat the heat at the Festival, which runs through Sunday, September 14.

Four-time Guinness World Record winner, the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival is the largest event of its kind in the world. It is the only event ever to win three Guinness World Records in one day. "There is no better entertainment and dining bargain than the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival," said Hall. "We deliver a day of dynamic family entertainment and a delicious fresh cooked lobster meal for less than the meal would cost in any restaurant.”

About Wounded Warrior Project TM
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.

About San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant
Founded in 1957, San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant has grown into a top rated destination on the LAWaterfront whose seafood, Lonely Planet described by saying, “Seafood feasts don't get any more decadent than at this family-run harbor-view institution.” Routinely serving more than 20,000 diners each week, San Pedro Fish Market is also one of the most recognized brands in the frozen food section of more than 750 premium and mass market supermarkets across the Southwest and Hawaii where consumers can pick from four microwavable versions of our world famous shrimp tray. Just as at the restaurant and market, all ingredients are the freshest available and meant to be prepared and enjoyed directly in the kitchen with your favorite ice cold beverage. For more information, go to our website at http://ow.ly/obvmS.

About the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival
The Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival is sponsored by the Port of Los Angeles and produced by International Lobster Festivals, Inc.. It is the largest event of its kind in the world and has earned Guinness World Records for The Most Seafood Prepared at an Outdoor Event (2009), The Most Lobster Cooked and Served in Eight Hours, The Most Lobster Cooked at Once in a Single Cooker and The Largest Serving of Lobster (2013). It is also known as “the best tasting music festival in Los Angeles.” The Lobster Festival has raised over a quarter of a million dollars for numerous San Pedro civic organizations. For more information go to lobsterfest.com.

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