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Key West Theater presents: Patty Smyth & Scandal
Key West Theater presents: Patty Smyth & Scandal
Jun 1 all-day
Key West Theater presents: Patty Smyth & Scandal
Patty Smyth first enjoyed mainstream success in 1982 as vocalist and leader of Scandal. That band’s self-titled debut release became Columbia Records’ biggest selling EP ever, and was followed by a further hit in 1984, …

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Original Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament
Original Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day
Original Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament
The Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce presents its 25th annual event, where anglers contend for more than $35,000 in cash prizes and awards. A special cash prize of $20,000 is awarded for the largest dolphin …

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Updated and New Accommodations, Expanded Airlift and Fun Excursions Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West 1:43 pm
Updated and New Accommodations, Expanded Airlift and Fun Excursions Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West
Jun 1 @ 1:43 pm – 2:43 pm
New and fully renovated properties, including the Florida Keys’ first luxury-inclusive adults-only resort, are soon to be unveiled in the island chain. New airlift into Key West International Airport also is on the horizon, with …

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Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race Set for July 21 in Key West 10:26 am
Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race Set for July 21 in Key West
Jun 4 @ 10:26 am – 11:26 am
Ernest Hemingway’s sporting lifestyle is to inspire athletes on land and water in Key West, the island where the legendary writer lived during the 1930s. The Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race are to …

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Plumb Crazy Team Wins Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament 3:24 pm
Plumb Crazy Team Wins Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament
Jun 5 @ 3:24 pm – 4:24 pm
Team Plumb Crazy scored a 34.5-pound dolphin fish to take first place in the 25th annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament that ended June 3.N
Third Annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade 8:22 pm
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Key West Pride
Key West Pride
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
Key West Pride
Key West shows its Pride every day, and this is your chance to be a part of the celebration! The five-day schedule includes daytime pool and beach parties, late-night drag shows, on-the-water adventures ranging from …

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Stock Island Film Festival
Stock Island Film Festival
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Stock Island Film Festival
The Stock Island Film Festival (STIFF) will take place over 3-days in Stock Island at the Perry Hotel and Coast. Featuring Billy Corben (director of Cocaine Cowboys and The U) and hometown filmmaker Quincy Perkins, …

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Key West Tops TripAdvisor’s ‘Most Excellent Cities’ Listings 10:09 am
Key West Tops TripAdvisor’s ‘Most Excellent Cities’ Listings
Jun 8 @ 10:09 am – 11:09 am
Key West has been named number one among the Most Excellent Cities Overall to travel worldwide and the Most Excellent Cities for Restaurants by TripAdvisor, one of the world’s top travel planning and booking sites.N
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Sixth Annual VFW Fishing Tournament
Sixth Annual VFW Fishing Tournament
Jun 9 all-day
Sponsored by the Southernmost VFW Post 3911, this family oriented inshore and offshore tournament offers cash prizes for dolphin, wahoo, tuna, snapper and grouper, along with prizes for heaviest fish by a lady angler, heaviest …

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Launches Blue Star Fishing Guide Program 3:07 pm
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Launches Blue Star Fishing Guide Program
Jun 13 @ 3:07 pm – 4:07 pm
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has implemented a **_[Blue Star Fishing Guide program]_** to recognize and promote sustainable recreational fishing in the Keys.N
‘Immerse Yourself!’ in Learning at Florida Keys History of Diving Museum 4:00 pm
‘Immerse Yourself!’ in Learning at Florida Keys History of Diving Museum
Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Florida Keys History of Diving Museum, dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of relics and artifacts regarding the sport’s heritage, is offering a free “Immerse Yourself!” lecture series for underwater enthusiasts eager to …

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Hemingway Days Continues Key West’s Rich Literary Tradition 12:08 pm
Hemingway Days Continues Key West’s Rich Literary Tradition
Jun 14 @ 12:08 pm – 1:08 pm
A rich roster of literary events awaits fans of fine writing during Hemingway Days 2018, set for Tuesday through Sunday, July 17-22. The festival celebrates the talent and exuberant Key West lifestyle of legendary writer …

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Mel Fisher Days to Celebrate Key West Shipwreck Salvager July 12-14 12:24 pm
Mel Fisher Days to Celebrate Key West Shipwreck Salvager July 12-14
Jun 15 @ 12:24 pm – 1:24 pm
Adventure lovers can celebrate the late Mel Fisher, who sought and salvaged the shipwrecked Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha, Thursday through Saturday, July 12-14, during Mel Fisher Days in his longtime “home port.”N
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Key West Event – Solving a Sunken Mystery
Key West Event – Solving a Sunken Mystery @ The Perry Hotel
Jun 16 all-day
5/16/2018 Solving a Sunken Mystery: The Investigation and identification of a 16th Century Shipwreck Presented by Keys History & Discovery Center. Join Archaeologist Corey Malcom from the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum as he shares the …

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Key West Events – Styx & Blue Oyster Cult
Key West Events – Styx & Blue Oyster Cult @ The Perry Hotel
Jun 16 – Jun 18 all-day
Key West Events – Styx & Blue Oyster Cult Perry Stay and Tickets to Styx & Blue Oyster Cult at Truman Waterfront Amphitheater, Thursday, May 17 2018 Enjoy a 2-Night/3-Day packaged stay at The Perry …

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Swim Around Key West
Swim Around Key West
Jun 16 all-day
Swim Around Key West
The Annual Swim Around Key West is a 12.5-mile endurance swim clockwise around the entire island of Key West. This is the 41st swimming of our event, started by founder Anna Fugina in 1977. The …

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Key West Event – Immerse Yourself / History of Diving 7:00 pm
Key West Event – Immerse Yourself / History of Diving @ The Perry Hotel
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5/16/2018 Immerse Yourself! History of Diving Museum’s Free Lecture Series This month’s presentation, “Underwater Photography, How did We Get To Where We Are Today?” features museum founder, Dr. Sally Bauer, who shares the fascinating history …

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Key West Lobsterfest to Feature Luscious Local Seafood Aug. 9-12 11:05 am
Key West Lobsterfest to Feature Luscious Local Seafood Aug. 9-12
Jun 18 @ 11:05 am – 12:05 pm
Seafood lovers can chow down on Florida’s clawless lobster during the annual Key West Lobsterfest Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 9-12, featuring temptations ranging from a lobster boil to a lively street fair starring the tasty …

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Florida Keys Reefs’ Annual Reproduction is a Fantastical Underwater Occurrence 11:58 am
Florida Keys Reefs’ Annual Reproduction is a Fantastical Underwater Occurrence
Jun 19 @ 11:58 am – 12:58 pm
Night divers soon can submerge on Florida Keys reefs for a chance to witness a fascinating yet fragile underwater reproductive phenomenon that occurs when coral polyps release millions of gametes (eggs and sperm) in synchronized …

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Key West Event – Bubbles & Bids 5:00 pm
Key West Event – Bubbles & Bids @ The Perry Hotel
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bubbles & Bids, May 19, 2018 – 5pm – 8pm Join us at Salty Oyster for another fabulous Bubbles & Bids event. Enjoy Mojitos and a silent auction including gift baskets, Key West gift certificates, …

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New Resorts, Refurbishments Await Travelers to Florida Keys 5:37 pm
New Resorts, Refurbishments Await Travelers to Florida Keys
Jun 19 @ 5:37 pm – 6:37 pm
The Florida Keys & Key West are unveiling 1,500 “new” rooms this summer, showcasing all-new and fully refurbished resorts — and its first “luxury-inclusive” resort — in coming weeks.N
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Fifth Annual Mystery Fest Key West
Fifth Annual Mystery Fest Key West
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day
Fifth Annual Mystery Fest Key West
2018 headliners are Keynote Speaker Ace Atkins, the multi-award winning, New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one novels, including the recent Robert B. Parker “Spenser” mysteries; Special Guest of Honor, the multi-award winning editor and …

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Grand Vin Wine Tasting 6pm 6:00 pm
Grand Vin Wine Tasting 6pm
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grand Vin Wine Tasting 6pmFriday, June 22nd Friday Night Wine Tasting 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Grand Vin 1107 Duval Street Come join the Grand Von crew for a wonderful Friday night wine tasting!
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Key West Island Swim: FKCC Swim Around Key West
Key West Island Swim: FKCC Swim Around Key West
Jun 30 all-day
Key West Island Swim: FKCC Swim Around Key West
The officially sanctioned event is a 12.5-mile swim clockwise around the island of Key West that is open to all age groups. Individual swimmers and relay teams can compete. The route takes swimmers through the …

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Sixth Annual Key Lime Festival
Sixth Annual Key Lime Festival
Jun 30 – Jul 4 all-day
A wacky talent show, pie-eating and cooking contests and other tasty temptations await Key West visitors during the annual Key Lime Festival. Four days of culinary events for every taste are planned, including favorites from …

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