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Key West Food & Wine Festival
Key West Food & Wine Festival
Jan 26 – Feb 2 all-day
Key West Food & Wine Festival @ Key West | Florida | United States
Key West Food & Wine Festival is an event where all of the top chefs and restaurants in Key West Top chefs a display culinary creativity and the Keys’ indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule …

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Mile 0 Fest Key West
Mile 0 Fest Key West @ Mile 0 Fest Key West
Jan 28 – Feb 1 all-day
Mile 0 Fest Key West @ Mile 0 Fest Key West | Key West | Florida | United States
Mile 0 Fest Key West is a “must see” music festival in the burgeoning Red Dirt & Americana music scene. Take in big shows at Truman Waterfront Park Amphitheatre, a state-of-the-art facility located blocks off …

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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
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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.

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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
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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.

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23
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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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31
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2020
New Year’s Eve Pirate Wench Drop At Schooner Wharf Bar
Dec 31 2020 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2021 @ 1:00 am

Ring in the new year pirate style! For piratical partiers, a New Year's Eve salute to Key West's rowdy seafaring roots is scheduled at the island's Historic Seaport. At midnight, a winsome pirate wench is to descend from the top of the mast of the tall ship America 2.0 as cannon blasts welcome 2020. Scallywags in attendance can expect live music all day, dancing and festivities at the Schooner Wharf Bar, 202 William St.

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New Year’s Eve: Conch Shell Drop at Sloppy Joe’s @ NEW YEAR'S EVE: CONCH SHELL DROP AT SLOPPY JOE'S
Dec 31 2020 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2021 @ 1:00 am

Enjoy the New Year's Eve Conch Shell Drop at Sloppy Joes and party it up right! The arrival of of the New Year is to be heralded on the island's Duval Street with the "drop" of a gigantic manmade conch shell, the symbol of the Florida Keys, to the flat roof of Sloppy Joe's Bar, 201 Duval. Thousands of spectators gather on Duval for the annual gala, emceed by a rooftop host starting at 10 p.m. and featuring dancing in the street and a countdown to midnight recorded on a huge clock.

Jan
18
Mon
2021
Florida Keys Seafood Festival @ Florida Keys Seafood Festival
Jan 18 – Jan 19 all-day

Florida Keys Seafood Festival

A family-friendly event with local fresh Keys seafood, drinks, marine-related crafts, youth activities, and live music. $5 admission per person; hours open from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at Bayview Park, Truman Avenue and Jose Marti Drive.

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25
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2021
Key West Craft Show @ Key West Craft Show
Jan 25 – Jan 26 all-day

Key West Craft Show

The Key West Craft Show is a two day juried outdoor craft festival. This nationally recognized Craft Show brings over 100 fine and skilled craft artists to this beautiful historic area of Key West. Tens of thousands of attendees browse and buy among juried artisans and crafters who gather to display their talents at this popular outdoor festival on lower Whitehead Street in historic Old Town Key West.

CONTACT: 305-294-1243   EMAIL    WEBSITE

Jan
26
Tue
2021
Key West Food & Wine Festival
Jan 26 – Feb 2 all-day
Key West Food & Wine Festival @ Key West | Florida | United States

Key West Food & Wine Festival is an event where all of the top chefs and restaurants in Key West Top chefs a display culinary creativity and the Keys’ indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include the lively “Old Town Uncorked,” neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars, winemaker dinner series and a grand tasting.

Key West Master Chefs Classic – Annual Key West Event @ Key West Master Chefs Classic
Jan 26 all-day

Local restaurants vie for top honors in appetizer, entrée and dessert categories. Attendees sample the culinary treats while judges pick the winners. The show is held from 4-7 p.m. at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina pier, 245 Front St. Event proceeds benefit the nonprofit Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens.

Jan
28
Thu
2021
Mile 0 Fest Key West @ Mile 0 Fest Key West
Jan 28 – Feb 1 all-day
Mile 0 Fest Key West @ Mile 0 Fest Key West | Key West | Florida | United States

Mile 0 Fest Key West is a "must see" music festival in the burgeoning Red Dirt & Americana music scene. Take in big shows at Truman Waterfront Park Amphitheatre, a state-of-the-art facility located blocks off the hopping streets of Duval, or get into a stripped down acoustic set with your favorite band leader at one of the theaters or bars off Duval. Many activities and memorable experiences await.

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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.

 

key west hemingway days

Dec
31
Fri
2021
New Year’s Eve Pirate Wench Drop At Schooner Wharf Bar
Dec 31 2021 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2022 @ 1:00 am

Ring in the new year pirate style! For piratical partiers, a New Year's Eve salute to Key West's rowdy seafaring roots is scheduled at the island's Historic Seaport. At midnight, a winsome pirate wench is to descend from the top of the mast of the tall ship America 2.0 as cannon blasts welcome 2020. Scallywags in attendance can expect live music all day, dancing and festivities at the Schooner Wharf Bar, 202 William St.

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New Year’s Eve: Conch Shell Drop at Sloppy Joe’s @ NEW YEAR'S EVE: CONCH SHELL DROP AT SLOPPY JOE'S
Dec 31 2021 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2022 @ 1:00 am

Enjoy the New Year's Eve Conch Shell Drop at Sloppy Joes and party it up right! The arrival of of the New Year is to be heralded on the island's Duval Street with the "drop" of a gigantic manmade conch shell, the symbol of the Florida Keys, to the flat roof of Sloppy Joe's Bar, 201 Duval. Thousands of spectators gather on Duval for the annual gala, emceed by a rooftop host starting at 10 p.m. and featuring dancing in the street and a countdown to midnight recorded on a huge clock.

Jan
18
Tue
2022
Florida Keys Seafood Festival @ Florida Keys Seafood Festival
Jan 18 – Jan 19 all-day

Florida Keys Seafood Festival

A family-friendly event with local fresh Keys seafood, drinks, marine-related crafts, youth activities, and live music. $5 admission per person; hours open from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at Bayview Park, Truman Avenue and Jose Marti Drive.

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Jan
25
Tue
2022
Key West Craft Show @ Key West Craft Show
Jan 25 – Jan 26 all-day

Key West Craft Show

The Key West Craft Show is a two day juried outdoor craft festival. This nationally recognized Craft Show brings over 100 fine and skilled craft artists to this beautiful historic area of Key West. Tens of thousands of attendees browse and buy among juried artisans and crafters who gather to display their talents at this popular outdoor festival on lower Whitehead Street in historic Old Town Key West.

CONTACT: 305-294-1243   EMAIL    WEBSITE

Jan
26
Wed
2022
Key West Food & Wine Festival
Jan 26 – Feb 2 all-day
Key West Food & Wine Festival @ Key West | Florida | United States

Key West Food & Wine Festival is an event where all of the top chefs and restaurants in Key West Top chefs a display culinary creativity and the Keys’ indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include the lively “Old Town Uncorked,” neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars, winemaker dinner series and a grand tasting.

Key West Master Chefs Classic – Annual Key West Event @ Key West Master Chefs Classic
Jan 26 all-day

Local restaurants vie for top honors in appetizer, entrée and dessert categories. Attendees sample the culinary treats while judges pick the winners. The show is held from 4-7 p.m. at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina pier, 245 Front St. Event proceeds benefit the nonprofit Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens.