The Florida Keys & Key West

Calendar of Events

Current Florida Keys Events

  • Feb. 1, 2017 - Feb. 22, 2017 Location: Marathon Category: Arts & Culture
  • Marathon Branch of Monroe County Public Library presents: Free Movie Series
  • 305-743-5156
  • The February theme is "Cinematheque," a free movie series every Wednesday night. February is Black History Month. Join us for the viewing on the large screen in the Community Room at 6 p.m., to be followed by a discussion. Free popcorn. Month's schedule: Wed. Feb. 1, "A Raisin in the Sun"; Wed., Feb. 8, "Soul of the Game"; Wed., Feb. 15, "The Intruder"; Wed., Feb. 22, "Invictus." The Marathon Public Library is at 3251 Overseas Highway, oceanside, Marathon.
  • Feb. 2, 2017 - Feb. 27, 2017 Location: Key West
  • Christopher Peterson's EYECONS
  • 305-296-6706 Website
  • A master of impersonations, both visually and vocally, with impeccable comic timing. The show is all LIVE, no lip-sync. Thrill to his parodies of Marilyn Monroe, Carol Channing, Madonna, Joan Rivers, Reba McEntire, Bette Midler, Tina Turner, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Cher, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball, even Lady GaGa. Show dates are online. Show times 9 p.m., at La te da 1125 Duval St.
  • Feb. 3, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2017 Location: Key West
  • Randy Roberts Live!
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  • Female impersonator extraordinaire Randy Roberts brings a one man, all live tribute to some famous and infamous women of stage and screen. A Key West tradition for 18 years. Join Randy for an evening with "Bette Midler", "Cher", and Randy's signature lounge act. Hilarious comedy, gorgeous costumes, and voice that never fails to thrill! Open your eyes and mind and let yourself go with Randy Roberts LIVE! Show dates online.
  • Feb. 7, 2017 - Feb. 22, 2017 Location: Key Largo Category: Arts & Culture
  • Arts Council Presents the Fifth Annual Connections Project 2017 Tour
  • 305.295.4369 Website
  • Titled "A Mosaic of the Keys," a large-scale mosaic mural featuring art by almost 400 Florida Keys residents is touring the island chain to celebrate the connection between the community and local cultural initiatives. The gigantic Connections Project mural, a vibrant 24-foot mosaic mural created by local artists and art lovers, was spearheaded by the Florida Keys Council of the Arts, and is open to the public at the Murray Nelson Government & Cultural Center in Key Largo.
  • Feb. 19, 2017 - Feb. 27, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • Fringe Theater presents: Cock Talk
  • 305-731-0581 Website
  • Think 'Vagina Monologues' for men and you've the basic concept behind the insightful presentation Daniel, Richie, and Jimmy planned. Just three guys talking about .... well, you know. But their evening takes an unexpected turn in this hilarious new script from a local playwright. Very adult. Performances set for February 19 & 20 and 26 & 27 at 7 p.m., Aqua Night Club at 711 Duval Street.
  • Feb. 20, 2017 - Feb. 26, 2017 Location: The Lower Keys
  • 33rd Annual Winter Star Party
  • 386-205-0054 Email Website
  • Approximately 600 astronomers from around the world gather to view southern constellations, comets and stars in the Lower Keys' clear night skies — virtually the only place in the continental U.S. where they can be viewed. Lectures, programs and workshops round out the event.
  • Feb. 21, 2017 - Mar. 18, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • Red Barn Theatre presents: I Do! I Do!
  • 305-296-9911 Website
  • In this tuneful and heartwarming musical, we follow Agnes and Michael through 50 years of marital bliss, infidelity, children, incompatibility, old age, and simply joys. From the creators of "The Fantastics", this endearing musical spans the years of 1895 to 1945, rolling out one catchy song after another in this bedroom comedy.
  • Feb. 23, 2017 Location: Islamorada Category: Arts & Culture
  • Keys History & Discovery Center presents: Weekly Movie Matinee Series
  • 305-922-2237 Email
  • "PT 109." In this movie, shot on location on what is now Little Palm Island, Cliff Robertson stars as John F. Kennedy. The movie tells the tales of Kennedy's wartime exploits as a skipper of a PT boat in the Solomon Islands. The assignment: harass the enemy and buy time for a U.S. Navy still on the drawing boards. In August 1945, Kennedy's PT 109 was sliced in half by a Japanese destroyer and he led his surviving crew to danger to triumphant. Released in 1963, this film is not rated. Movie start time is 2 p.m. Free for members, non-members is $5. For an additional $6, non-members can arrive early and enjoy the museum's many exhibits. The Discovery Center is located at MM 82, on the property of the Islander Resort, a Guy Harvey Outpost.
  • Feb. 24, 2017 - Feb. 26, 2017 Location: Islamorada Category: Fishing
  • Islamorada Winter Classic
  • Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868 Email Website
  • A family-formatted boat tournament that features nine offshore target species. Trophies are to be offered top boats in weight and release categories, as well as private vessel and charter divisions. A junior release division is also planned for anglers up to age 12, and teen division for anglers between 13-19 years of age.
  • Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 26, 2017 Location: Islamorada
  • Rotary Gigantic Nautical Flea Market
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  • Thousands of bargain hunters are expected to browse and buy fishing gear, rods, reels, line, lures and tools. Hours are Saturday 8AM - 5PM, Sunday 9AM - 3PM. Event is staged at Founders Park, MM 87. Free Parking at Coral Shores High School (MM 90). Free shuttle to the park. A $5 per adult donation requested on entry.
  • Feb. 25, 2017 Location: Key West
  • 10th Annual World Sword Swallower's Day at Ripley's Believe It or Not!
  • 305-293-9939 Website
  • Sword swallowers will risk their lives when they "drop swords" at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Watch as solid steel will go down the hatch - hopefully without a scratch -- as individuals demonstrate sword swallowing skills at a free performance at Ripley's Key West Odditorium, located at 108 Duval Street. Sword swallowing shows outside the museum are FREE. Regular admission is required for people wanting to tour the Odditorium.
  • Feb. 25, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • Rorey Carroll Returns to COAST
  • 617.418.9085 Email Website
  • Nashville's Rorey Carroll began making a big a name for herself from coast to "COAST" in 2016. Referred to as "Outlaw Folk's newest star," Carroll completed her second album at the end of 2016, "Love Is An Outlaw," one of the top 15 country and Americana albums. Tickets available online. Seating limited.
  • Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 26, 2017 Location: Key West
  • Key West Garden Club Gardens Tour
  • Donna Farrow 410-544-2379 Email
  • From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, peek behind the walls and visit beautiful private gardens. Admission is $20 per person. Located at West Martello Tower on Higgs Beach.
  • Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 26, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • Old Island Days Art Festival
  • 304-294-1243 Website
  • The 52nd annual juried outdoor fine art festival features oil paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography and other offerings by more than 100 artists from around the United States and beyond. The event takes place on lower Whitehead Street in historic Old Town.
  • Feb. 26, 2017 Location: Key West
  • 24th Annual Black History Program
  • Rev. Rochelle M. Pearson-Major 305-517-6611 Email Website
  • Choirs, Poets, Praise Dancers, Historians are invited to participate. Parade of Kings and Queens. Please wear your African Attire! This is a free event, at 3 p.m., open to the public. Location at Cornish Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 702 Whitehead St.
  • Feb. 28, 2017 - Mar. 25, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • AVENUE Q
  • Box Office (305-294-5015) Email Website
  • Presented by the Waterfront Playhouse. Avenue Q is the winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book and one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history. Part flesh, part felt and all heart, Avenue Q tells the story of Princeton, a recent college grad. He and his friends struggle to find decent jobs, stable relationships and a purpose in life in a musical that is hilariously timeless - with hysterical songs such as "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist," "The Internet Is for Porn, " and "It Sucks to Be Me." Performances at 8 p.m.
  • Feb. 28, 2017 - Mar. 27, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • Happy Birthday Tennessee Williams!
  • 305-842-1666 Email Website
  • Celebrate the 106th birthday of Tennessee Williams and his life in Key West during the month of March. Highlights include a series of classic movies adapted from Williams' award winning plays, a poetry contest, artist challenge, staged readings from his plays, letters & journals, a film forum, and much more. Visitors are invited to tour the educational and historic Tennessee Williams Key West Exhibit, at 513 Truman Avenue, near Duval St. For month-long events, tickets and venues, visit twkw.org.