The Florida Keys & Key West

Calendar of Events

Current Lower Keys Events

  • Jan. 23, 2018 Location: The Lower Keys
  • Table-to-Sea Feast on Stock Island
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  • Outstanding in the Field Travels to the Florida Keys! Stock Island -- the farthest isle of Florida's Lower Keys across the strait from Key West just five miles from the end of the road at the archipelago's southernmost tip -- will be the site for an open-air Outstanding in the Field dinner on Tuesday, January 23. Hosted in collaboration with Lost Kitchen Supper Club, Roostica and Hogfish, the table-to-sea dining event is the traveling restaurant without walls' first visit to the Florida Keys. Per person cost is $225, all inclusive. Tickets available online. Proceeds benefit Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Outstanding in the Field has staged table-to-farm events in all 50 states across the US and 15 countries around the world, welcoming more than 120,000 people to its long table set in vegetable fields and orchard groves, at creameries and cheeseworks, in urban gardens and big-sky ranches.
  • Jan. 27, 2018 Location: The Lower Keys Category: Arts & Culture
  • January "Jump Up" Social with The Southernmost Coconut Castaways
  • Mark Hollander 305-619-4414 Website
  • The Southernmost Coconut Castaways is the OFFICIAL "Friend Club" of Howard Livingston and the MM24 Band. A special "Meet 'N' Greet" starts at 6:30 p.m. before they hit the stage. Raffles, giveaways, drawings, prizes, plus specials on drinks and food! ALL "Jump Ups" are open to the public! Benefit is for KOA Care Camp, a camp for kids with cancer, and is to take place at Mangrove Mama's, MM20 in Sugarloaf Key from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 29, 2018 Location: The Lower Keys
  • Full Moon Kayak Excursions
  • 305-872-7474 to reserve your spot Website
  • Florida Keys Wildlife Society, the friends group to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges, kicks off this season from 4:00pm - 6:00pm, departing Big Pine Kayak Adventures on Bogey Road on Big Pine Key. The 2-hour paddle traverses through Big Pine's National Key Deer Refuge, one of four wildlife refuges in the Florida Keys and home to the Refuges' Visitor Center, the Key Deer Bookstore, and the endangered Key deer. The Society (formerly known as FAVOR- Friends and Volunteers of Refuges), is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the National Wildlife Refuges of the Florida Keys through education, advocacy, volunteerism, and fundraising. They established the excursions several years ago to encourage people to get outside and enjoy the abundant natural resources of the National Key Deer Refuge. Full Moon Kayak excursions includes kayak, gear, and an experienced guide, with a $25 donation to benefit local wildlife through the Florida Keys Wildlife Society. Call to reserve, arrive ½ hour before launch time.