Key West Events

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Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap 7:30 pm
Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wednesdays!The MadHouse at BottlecapEnjoy comedy, variety, and impropriety featuring local “open mic” standup & who knows what else… Bring your own talent and you might be part of the show! If you’re interested in performing, …

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Eighth Annual Key Lime Festival
Eighth Annual Key Lime Festival
Jul 2 – Jul 6 all-day
Jul 2, 2020 – Jul 6, 2020 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture Eighth Annual Key Lime Festival Email Website A wacky talent show, pie-eating and cooking contests and other tasty temptations await Key …

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Bob Dylan Unveils Poetic Song About Key West 10:45 am
Bob Dylan Unveils Poetic Song About Key West
Jul 2 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan recently released a ballad titled “Key West (Philosopher Pirate),” becoming the latest in a long line of poets to draw inspiration from the island city.N
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Marathon Beach Party & Fireworks Show
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 …

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Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM! 9:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM!
Jul 6 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s BarMonday Nights at 9 PM!Hosted by Comedy Key West’s Joe Madaus, Tony Hughes, and Steve Crane.Shot rounds, speed rounds and we don’t even know what else yet. It will …

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Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap 7:30 pm
Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wednesdays!The MadHouse at BottlecapEnjoy comedy, variety, and impropriety featuring local “open mic” standup & who knows what else… Bring your own talent and you might be part of the show! If you’re interested in performing, …

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Key West’s Fantasy Fest Canceled Because of COVID-19 Concerns 2:36 pm
Key West’s Fantasy Fest Canceled Because of COVID-19 Concerns
Jul 9 @ 2:36 pm – 3:36 pm
**KEY WEST, Fla.** — The organizers of Key West’s Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival announced Thursday that the 2020 festival, originally scheduled Oct. 16-25, would be canceled to protect against the potential spread of …

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Florida Keys Underwater Music Fest Highlights Reef Protection, Deliver COVID-19 Messaging 2:31 pm
Florida Keys Underwater Music Fest Highlights Reef Protection, Deliver COVID-19 Messaging
Jul 12 @ 2:31 pm – 3:31 pm
Conservation-minded divers enjoyed music piped beneath the sea this weekend in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.N
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Go to Leo 2:00 pm
Go to Leo
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM! 9:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM!
Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s BarMonday Nights at 9 PM!Hosted by Comedy Key West’s Joe Madaus, Tony Hughes, and Steve Crane.Shot rounds, speed rounds and we don’t even know what else yet. It will …

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Two Rehabilitated Manatees Released in Florida Keys 2:40 pm
Two Rehabilitated Manatees Released in Florida Keys
Jul 15 @ 2:40 pm – 3:40 pm
Two rehabilitated manatees were returned to waters off the Florida Keys Wednesday at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo.NN
Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap 7:30 pm
Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap
Jul 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wednesdays!The MadHouse at BottlecapEnjoy comedy, variety, and impropriety featuring local “open mic” standup & who knows what else… Bring your own talent and you might be part of the show! If you’re interested in performing, …

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Del Brown Permit Tournament
Del Brown Permit Tournament
Jul 18 – Jul 21 all-day
Jul 18, 2020 – Jul 21, 2020 Location: Key West Category: Fishing Del Brown Permit Tournament Website Anglers fly-fish on the flats in a challenge that honors the late angling pioneer Del Brown, who caught …

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Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament
Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament
Jul 18 – Jul 21 all-day
Anglers ply the waters once fished by writer Ernest Hemingway, vying for $50,000 in guaranteed cash prizes. Held in conjunction with Key West’s annual Hemingway Days festival, the event awards $25,000 to the first-place team. …

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Flavorful Florida Keys Lobster Season Begins Aug. 6 11:10 am
Flavorful Florida Keys Lobster Season Begins Aug. 6
Jul 20 @ 11:10 am – 12:10 pm
Attention, crustacean fans: Thursday, Aug. 6, marks the start of the eagerly anticipated Florida Keys lobster season.N
Late Summer Coral Spawn Represents Circle of Life for Florida Keys Reefs 11:13 am
Late Summer Coral Spawn Represents Circle of Life for Florida Keys Reefs
Jul 20 @ 11:13 am – 12:13 pm
The hard corals of the Florida Keys reefs have spent eons developing a simple system to perpetuate the species. It’s one of nature’s mysteries that works without human intervention or complete understanding.N
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM! 9:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM!
Jul 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s BarMonday Nights at 9 PM!Hosted by Comedy Key West’s Joe Madaus, Tony Hughes, and Steve Crane.Shot rounds, speed rounds and we don’t even know what else yet. It will …

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Marathon Marlin Tournament
Marathon Marlin Tournament
Jul 22 – Jul 25 all-day
Marathon Marlin Tournament is a fun fishing tournament to enter! Teams will compete for marlin division trophies as well as fun fish awards for the three heaviest dolphin fish, wahoo and tuna (yellowfin, blackfin and …

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Stock Island Marina Village Key West Marlin Tournament
Stock Island Marina Village Key West Marlin Tournament
Jul 22 all-day
Jul 22, 2020 – Jul 25, 2020 Location: Key West Category: Fishing Stock Island Marina Village Key West Marlin Tournament Tim Greene 305-304-0317 Email Website Anglers ply the waters once fished by writer Ernest Hemingway, …

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Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap 7:30 pm
Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wednesdays!The MadHouse at BottlecapEnjoy comedy, variety, and impropriety featuring local “open mic” standup & who knows what else… Bring your own talent and you might be part of the show! If you’re interested in performing, …

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Papa Look Alike Contest
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day
Papa Look Alike Contest @ THE HEMINGWAY® LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST | Key West | Florida | United States
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 …

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Jessica Ann Cecil: Steward of Marine Life Through Art 11:15 am
Jessica Ann Cecil: Steward of Marine Life Through Art
Jul 23 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Talented Islamorada artist Jessica Ann Cecil, 30, is self-taught with a unique flair for capturing marine life with colorful personalities — and she’s on a mission.N
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28th Annual Hemingway 5K Sunset Run/Walk & Paddleboard Race
28th Annual Hemingway 5K Sunset Run/Walk & Paddleboard Race
Jul 25 all-day
Jul 25, 2020 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture 28th Annual Hemingway 5K Sunset Run/Walk & Paddleboard Race Barb Wright at 305-240-0727 Email Website This is the original and oldest ongoing 5K Run in …

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Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM! 9:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM!
Jul 27 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s BarMonday Nights at 9 PM!Hosted by Comedy Key West’s Joe Madaus, Tony Hughes, and Steve Crane.Shot rounds, speed rounds and we don’t even know what else yet. It will …

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Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap 7:30 pm
Wednesdays! The MadHouse at Bottlecap
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wednesdays!The MadHouse at BottlecapEnjoy comedy, variety, and impropriety featuring local “open mic” standup & who knows what else… Bring your own talent and you might be part of the show! If you’re interested in performing, …

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Del Brown Permit Tournament
Del Brown Permit Tournament
Jul 20 all-day
Jul 18, 2020 – Jul 21, 2020 Location: Key West Category: Fishing Del Brown Permit Tournament Website Anglers fly-fish on the flats in a challenge that honors the late angling pioneer Del Brown, who caught …

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Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament
Havana Club Key West Marlin Tournament
Jul 20 all-day
Anglers ply the waters once fished by writer Ernest Hemingway, vying for $50,000 in guaranteed cash prizes. Held in conjunction with Key West’s annual Hemingway Days festival, the event awards $25,000 to the first-place team. …

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11:10 am Flavorful Florida Keys Lobster Season Begins Aug. 6
Flavorful Florida Keys Lobster Season Begins Aug. 6
Jul 20 @ 11:10 am – 12:10 pm
Attention, crustacean fans: Thursday, Aug. 6, marks the start of the eagerly anticipated Florida Keys lobster season.N
11:13 am Late Summer Coral Spawn Represents Circle of Life for Florida Keys Reefs
Late Summer Coral Spawn Represents Circle of Life for Florida Keys Reefs
Jul 20 @ 11:13 am – 12:13 pm
The hard corals of the Florida Keys reefs have spent eons developing a simple system to perpetuate the species. It’s one of nature’s mysteries that works without human intervention or complete understanding.N
9:00 pm Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM!
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s Bar Monday Nights at 9 PM!
Jul 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Drunken Spelling Bee Contest @ Mary Ellen’s BarMonday Nights at 9 PM!Hosted by Comedy Key West’s Joe Madaus, Tony Hughes, and Steve Crane.Shot rounds, speed rounds and we don’t even know what else yet. It will …

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