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Florida Keys Events Calendar

Islamorada /
March 30
September 4
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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.

Contact: 305-664-9737
Key West /
April 6
July 31
Florida Keys artists and sculptors are featured in this open-air exhibit at the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden. Exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore a unique blend of sculptured art with Mother Nature that enhances both. The Key West Art Garden showcases local artist's art work made mostly out of recycled materials displayed as part of nature within the beautiful grounds of the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden. Art displayed throughout the garden allows visitors to reignite their sense of exploration finding each treasure and appreciating the workmanship in the nature and art. An opening reception to meet the artists and unveiling is to be held on Wed., April 26 from 4-6 p.m. with art walk to follow.

Contact: 305-296-1504
Email: kwbgs@kwbgs.org
Key West /
April 7
November 30
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.

Contact: 305-923-5934
Email: director@keywestfishingtournament.com
Key West /
May 19
August 11
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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 each Friday, 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.

Contact: 855-SWT-PETE
Key West /
June 1
29
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.

Contact: 305-296-6706
Islamorada /
June 19
23
This annual challenge appeals to "tarpon addicts," and both experienced and novice anglers can apply to compete. Held the third Monday in June each year, the event is limited to 25 anglers by invitation only. Proceeds are to benefit the Florida Keys' fishing industry's Guides Trust Foundation.

Email: infodept@goldcuptt.com
Key West /
June 22
25
Three-day destination retreat, festival and academic conference focusing on Thought, Culture and Wellness within the African Diaspora. Thought: Workshops on topics of cultural, physical and spiritual wellness. Culture: Music, art and cultural tourism, exploring Afro-Caribbean culture in Key West. Wellness: Workshops on healthy living, physical wellness and relationship wellness.

Contact: cnorwood@keywestafricanafestival.com
Email: 786 529 8624
Islamorada /
June 23
24
This year's event is to be hosted by UM alumnus and NFL Hall of Famer Ted "The Mad Stork" Hendricks, who played 15 consecutive seasons for the Baltimore Colts in addition to seasons with the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers. The high-energy tournament features both an offshore and an inshore division. It celebrates the accomplishments of former student athletes as well as allowing anglers to compete side by side with them while raising money for charitable causes.

Contact: Judy Layne 305-598-2525
Email: judy@canesfish.com
Islamorada /
June 24
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Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. Guided trolley tours depart at 10 a.m. from the Islamorada Moose Lodge, MM 81.5. The one-hour, colorful and much acclaimed historical tours feature 29 points of interest on the islands of Islamorada. Tickets may be purchased on site or call in advance. Adults are $15, children six and under are free.

Contact: Barbara Edgar 305-393-0940
Islamorada /
June 27
28
Up to $30,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs, based on a 30-boat field. Prizes for first- through third-place finishers. This is a boat tournament in which the combined weight of three fish determines the winners! Up to four anglers per boat.

Contact: Vinnie 305-664-4735

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