The Florida Keys & Key West

Calendar of Events

Current Florida Keys Events

  • Mar. 30, 2017 - Sep. 4, 2017 Location: Islamorada Category: Arts & Culture
  • History of Diving Museum: Spiegel Grove Exhibit
  • 305-664-9737 Website
  • Enjoy a special exhibit celebrating and honoring the Spiegel Grove, intentionally sunk 15 years ago off Key Largo. This exhibits highlights all who served on this great ship, missions it participated in, the efforts in preparing her for sinking and the environmental impact the artificial reef has had on the area. The exhibit is to be on display through Labor Day.
  • Apr. 7, 2017 - Nov. 30, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Fishing
  • Key West Fishing Tournament
  • 305-923-5934 Email Website
  • More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.
  • Jul. 20, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2017 Location: Key West
  • Key Lime Pie-Making Class: Make Your Own Mini-Pie!
  • 855-SWT-PETE Website
  • Go behind the scenes at Key West's sweetest spot for key lime pie and learn to make Key Lime Pie Co.'s award-winning recipe of all-natural ingredients. In this class held Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m., each participant will make his/her own mini key lime pie of graham cracker crust, key lime filling, and whipped topping—tasting encouraged! Experience pie making in our live kitchen—under the tutelage of one of our seasoned pie makers—where thousands of delicious key lime pies are made every week! After creating your mini pie masterpiece, you can pack it up for later or relax and savor right away. Class is approximately 1 hour in duration; $20 per person. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult.
  • Aug. 3, 2017 - Sep. 23, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • Summer Exhibition at The Studios of Key West: Made in Havana/Made in Key West
  • Website
  • This summer, many of Cuba's preeminent artists are featured at The Studios of Key West. Currently included are three who are in the prestigious Venice Biennale. The work of Robert Fabelo, Abel Barroso and Mabel Poblet will be shown here in the Sanger Gallery, alongside the work of several Key West and Cuban artists who have been inspired by the relationship between the islands. A special addition to the show is work by Carole A. Feuerman, a pioneering figure in the world of hyperrealist sculpture. The Studios of Key West is located at 533 Eaton Street.
  • Aug. 16, 2017 - Aug. 20, 2017 Location: Key West
  • Tropical Heat
  • 305-294-4603 Website
  • The Key West Business Guild presents this all-male celebration that typically includes pool and dance parties, on-the-water adventures and a fashion show that raises money for a local non-profit organization.
  • Aug. 19, 2017 Location: Marathon
  • Support the Nationwide Annual Clear The Shelters Event!
  • Key West 305-294-4857; Marathon 305-743-4800 Email Website
  • The nationwide Clear the Shelters event is from 10am-6pm where we will be extending our hours to host an Adoption Event at BOTH our Key West and Marathon Campus. Adoption fees will be completely waived this day! Current adoption procedures & policies still apply. There will also be games, kids activities, a face painter, door prizes, food, a "Kiss-A-Bully" booth and fun for the whole family. Stop by either the Key West or Marathon shelter to meet some amazing animals and support the Florida Keys SPCA.
  • Aug. 19, 2017 - Aug. 20, 2017 Location: Islamorada
  • Inaugural Islamorada Grand Prix of the Sea
  • (407) 985-1938 Website
  • Don't miss as Powerboat P1 brings AquaX and Superstock races to Islamorada! Experience non-stop racing action as Sea-Doo, Yamaha, and Kawasaki personal watercraft racers, along with P1 Panther race boats, compete at speeds averaging 75 mph. This event is family friendly and free to the public.
  • Aug. 25, 2017 Location: The Florida Keys
  • National Park Service Birthday Celebration: Free Park Admission
  • Website
  • Florida Keys visitors can learn, discover, enjoy and be inspired by Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, both accessible from the island chain. Ferries and seaplanes leaving from Key West for the Dry Tortugas will waive park entrance fees of $10 per visitor. Car entrance fee for Everglades National park is normally $20 per car. During fee-free days, the 124 national parks that charge entrance fees waive them for all visitors. The entrance fee waiver for the fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for things such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours.
  • Aug. 26, 2017 Location: Marathon
  • Summer Golf Tournament at Florida Keys Golf & Tennis Club
  • 305-743-3433
  • Join a two-player, 18-hole better-ball format, open to all players. Prizes to be determined based on number of participants! Tee times start at 9AM. Entry fee $100/team includes greens fees & power cart, prizes & snack. Call Pro Shop by Aug. 25 to sign up! Club is open to the public.
  • Aug. 31, 2017 - Sep. 4, 2017 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • Eighth Annual Key West Brewfest
  • 800-354-4455 Email Website
  • More than 150 beers and micro-brews are on tap at this "tasty" annual event that benefits the charitable efforts of the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic. Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event are some of the offered activities.
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