The Florida Keys & Key West

Calendar of Events

Current Key Largo Events

  • Jul. 22, 2017 - Jul. 26, 2017 Location: Key Largo
  • Information Booth for Spiny Lobster Sport Season
  • Website
  • Located at Key Largo's Waldorf Plaza, mile marker 100 oceanside near the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. Planned hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Wednesday, July 26, in front of Divers Direct. The plaza is located on the right shoulder of the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 1. Officials from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are to demonstrate how to properly measure harvested lobsters and provide the latest lobster-catching rules and regulations, which includes a limit of six lobsters — each with a carapace measuring larger than three inches — per person, per day. Daily limits in the Keys and Biscayne National Park differ from those in other parts of Florida.
  • Jul. 27, 2017 Location: Key Largo Category: Arts & Culture
  • Free Fish ID Class – Participate In The Great Annual Fish Count!
  • Allison Estape 305 794 5081 Website
  • In July, participate in REEF's Great Annual Fish Count by learning how to ID fish seen on Florida Keys reefs and submitting a REEF fish ID survey. Join Allison & Carlos Estape at REEF Headquarters (MM 98.3) at 7 p.m. to learn how to ID fish seen on Florida Keys Reefs. On your next dive/snorkel trip, fill in a REEF Volunteer Fish Survey and become a citizen scientist by submitting your sightings to REEF's Global Fish Survey Database.
  • Jul. 28, 2017 - Jul. 29, 2017 Location: Key Largo Category: Fishing
  • Lionfish Derby for Divers
  • REEF 305-852-0030 Email Website
  • Teams of up to four divers compete for cash and prizes. Derby divers who successfully remove invasive lionfish from sanctuary waters can win for most, largest and smallest lionfish. The Upper Keys derby is held at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Visit REEF website to register; teams of up to four people can join. Divers can participate in a derby from their own private vessel or join a professional dive operator's charter.