Key West Events

Apr
17
Fri
2020
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

May
11
Mon
2020
Mel Fisher Days in Key West
May 11 all-day
Mel Fisher Days in Key West

Mel Fisher Days in Key West! Come commemorate the anniversary of Mel Fisher’s famous 16-year search for the Spanish galleon Atocha and the discovery of the Atocha Mother Load . Annual Dock Party at Schooner Wharf Bar, with tours of salvaging vessels, raffle, silent and live auctions and live entertainment. Proceeds from these events are to benefit Wesley House Family Services, Inc.

Jun
26
Fri
2020
Mystery Fest Key West @ Mystery Fest Key West
Jun 26 – Jun 28 all-day

Mystery Fest Key West

Key West Mystery Fest Key West is a fun weekend with your favorite mystery writers and friends, only $195 – it’s practically criminal!

Key West Mystery Fest includes Friday night reception at the Custom House Museum (with Heather Graham and Key West Mayor Teri Johnston), all panels and workshops at The Studios of Key West, Whodunit Awards event, book signings, luncheon & keynote speaker (Jeffery Deaver), Hemingway Rum Company/Papa's Pilar Distillery tour & sampling, and Sunday brunch overlooking historic Key West Harbor.

Want to bring a friend to the keynote luncheon, rum sampling tour or brunch? It’s just $35.00 additional per event to bring a buddy or spouse.

FOR MORE INFORMATION go to: https://mysteryfestkeywest.com/

Mystery Fest Key West

Jul
4
Sat
2020
Marathon Beach Party & Fireworks Show
Jul 4 all-day
Marathon Beach Party & Fireworks Show

Marathon Beach Party & Fireworks Show

For one of the Keys’ largest and longest fireworks displays, families gather for a day of activities in Marathon including a patriotic parade that begins around 10:30 a.m. and proceeds from Marathon High School on Sombrero Beach Road (MM 50 oceanside) to free-admission Sombrero Beach, where a daylong celebration features food, drink, kids’ crafts and entertainment, capped off after dark with fireworks.

Jul
23
Thu
2020
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Sat
2021
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

Jul
23
Fri
2021
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Sun
2022
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

Jul
23
Sat
2022
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Mon
2023
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

Jul
23
Sun
2023
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Wed
2024
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

Jul
23
Tue
2024
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Thu
2025
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

Jul
23
Wed
2025
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Fri
2026
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

Jul
23
Thu
2026
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Sat
2027
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213

Jul
23
Fri
2027
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day

The 40th annual celebration of the legendary author’s work and lifestyle features literary readings, the Running of the Bulls, a short story competition, fishing tournament, 5k Run and Paddleboard Race, Sloppy Joe’s Look-Alike Contest and a birthday “party” commemorating Ernest’s July 22nd birthday. Click here for more information.

 

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Apr
17
Mon
2028
Conch Republic Independence Celebration @ Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day

Conch Republic Independence Celebration

DECLARING OUR "FUN-DEPENDENCE!"

With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys., Contact: 305-296-0213