Calendar of Events



Apr 4. 6th Annual Florida Keys Ocean Festival & Waterfront Craft Show. 305-393-6022
Apr 13. 20th Annual Taste of Key West, Truman Waterfront. 305-296-6196.
Apr 17-26. Key West, 33rd Annual Conch Republic Independence
Celebration. 305-296-0213
Apr 18. Marathon, 34th Annual Seven Mile Bridge Run. 305-395-7040
Apr 19. MM 87, 21st Annual Bay Jam. 305-394-2765
Apr 25. Big Pine & the Lower Keys. 20th Annual Earth Day at Bahia Honda
State Park. 305-872-9807
Apr 30-May 3. Key West Paddleboard Classic. 305-304-4259


May 2. Key West, Keystock Music Festival. Truman Waterfront. 305-292-7729
May 6-10. 20th Annual Key West Songwriter’s Festival. 305-304-0814
May 15,16. Key West, 13th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium.
May 22-23. Key West, Dolphin Masters Invitational. Headquartered at the
Conch Republic Seafood Company. 305-304-7674
May 28-June 1. Sunset Celebration welcomes Tall Ships. Historic Sailing
Ships join the traditional Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square Dock.


June 1-6. Key West, VFW Fishing Tournament. All proceeds benet disabled
and or needy veterans in Monroe County. 305-509-7244
June 10-14. Key West Pride 305-294-4603
June 13. Key West Island Swim: FKCC Swim Around Key West. Open for
all age groups. 305-809-3562
June 18-21. Key West, West Africana Festival. Explore music, art and Key
West’s Afro-Caribbean culture. Contact Chris at
June 19-21. Key West Gator Club Dolphin Derby. Divisions for male, female
and junior participants. 305-304-1348


July 4 Key Largo, Fireworks show on Blackwater Sound. MM 104
10pm. 305-394-3736
July 4 Islamorada, Fireworks & Fun at Founders Park/MM 87. 305-664-4503
July 4 Big Pine, Celebrate 4th of July Fireworks. MM 30, Big Pine
Community Park. 305-872-2411
July 4 Marathon Beach Party & Fireworks Show. 305-743-5417
July 4 Key West Fireworks at White Street Pier. 305-294-2587
July 9-12. Key West Mel Fisher Days. 305-296-6534
July 11-14. Key West, Del Brown Permit Tournament. 305-360-6969
July 21-26. Key West Hemingway Days. The 35th celebration of the
legendary author’s work & lifestyle. 305-296-2388 (look alike contest)
or 305-797-0579 (literary).
July 23-25. Key West, 35th Annual Sloppy Joes “Papa” Hemingway Look-
A-Like Contest. Sloppy Joes Bar, 201 Duval Street.
July 25. Key West, Hemingway 5K Sunset Run & Paddleboard Race.
July 29,30. Lobster Mini-Sport Season. 305-289-2320


August 6-9. Key West Lobsterfest.
August 14-16. Key West. 2nd Annual Mystery Writers Key West Fest


Sept. 10-13. Womensfest – Key West. 305-294-4603
Sept. 11-13. Fishing – Key West. Robert James S.L.A.M. Celebrity
Tournament. 305-664-2002
Sept. 17-20. 43rd Annual Phil Peterson’s Key West Poker Run.
Sept. 18-20. Herman Lucerne Memorial Tournament.
Sept. 19. 3rd Annual Islamorada Swim for Alligator Lighthouse.
Sept. 29 – Sept. 30. Key West Fishing Tournament. Divisions for men, women,
junior anglers (10-14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old)
305-587-6718 or 305-295-6601


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