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Current Florida Keys Events

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  • Mar 6, 2021 - Feb 5, 2022 Key West
  • Market on the Green
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  • Presented by The Keys Collection of resorts, the versatile Sunset Green Event Lawn, located between sister hotels the Gates Key West and 24 North, transforms into a local artisan market the first Saturday of each month, from 10AM to 2PM.
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  • Nov 4, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Arts Council presents 2021 Members Show ‘Dazzling Horizons’
  • 305-295-4369 Website
  • The Opening Reception will be held Nov. 4, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the historic Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St. The exhibition will remain on display through January 2022. Dazzling Horizons - a look forward and a look around - the creativity is inspirational! Our magnificent sunsets, colorful skies, shiny moon, and endless glistening waters encourage us to preserve and enjoy nature.
  • Dec 1, 2021 - Jul 31, 2022 Key West Fishing
  • Key West Fishing Tournament
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  • More than 40 species of fish are targeted during the multi-month tournament, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 15) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.
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  • Dec 29, 2021 - Jun 1, 2022 Key Largo Environmental
  • 'Wild Observations in Everglades National Park' Outdoor Art Exhibition
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  • Exploring changes in wildlife corridors and combining scientific research with artistic interpretation, the mixed media work by conservation artist Deborah Mitchell is focused on ecological and cultural changes occurring in our wild places. Mitchell's site-specific exhibition starts at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center and continues along trails and boardwalks at the Royal Palm Visitor Center, Gumbo Limbo Trail, Long Pine Key, Pineland Trail, Pa-hay-okee Overlook Trail and Mahogany Hammock Trail. The exhibition is on view 24 hours a day.
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  • Jan 6, 2022 - Jan 27, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • South of Southernmost by Mark Hedden
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  • South of Southernmost is a photography project that documents the shift Ballast Key’s story. Ballast Key is a backcountry island seven miles west of Key West, south of the Southernmost point. Under the guidance of the Nature Conservancy, the island was donated to the National Wildlife Refuge system, with the intention of it becoming a backcountry research station. View the exhibition in The Studios of Key West’s Sanger Gallery, 533 Eaton St., is open Tue-Sat., 12-4 p.m., free of charge.
  • Jan 12, 2022 - Mar 9, 2022 Islamorada Arts & Culture
  • 'Keys History & Discovery Center Presents' Lecture Series
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  • Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…lectures cover a range of topics and are offered with both in-person and live virtual participation options. Topics include (Jan. 26) Hemingway and Bimini: The Birth of Sport Fishing at ‘the End of the World’ ; (Feb. 9) Key Limes, Bonefish and Hurricanes: The Lancelot Jones Story; (Feb. 23) A History of Weather Forecasting in the Florida Keys; and (March 9) Florida Loves Manatees. Advance registration is required. Presentations begin at 6 p.m. For in-person participants, doors to Keys History & Discovery Center open at 5:30 p.m. Free for members. Non-members: In person, $10; Virtual, $5.
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  • Jan 12, 2022 - Jan 29, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Waterfront Playhouse presents: Matilda, the Musical
  • Box Office 305-294-5015 Website
  • Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world. Performances at 8 p.m., Waterfront Playhouse, 407 Wall St.; visit website for show dates and tickets.
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  • Jan 13, 2022 - Feb 12, 2022 Marathon Arts & Culture
  • Marathon Community Theater presents: Sunset Village
  • Box Office 305-743-0994 Website
  • In Florida's most notorious retirement community, a recent widow is pulled into a senior-citizen Neverland where venereal disease rates are the highest in the nation, and sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll never die.  Edna is starting over in a bizarro Disney version of the twilight of life.  Along the way she finds her voice and purpose with the help of an eccentric cast of new friends that comprise the rowdiest old lady gang since the Golden Girls.  SUNSET VILLAGE is an off-Broadway comedic odyssey from Florida playwright Michael Presley Bobbitt is as life-affirming and heartfelt as it is outrageous. Show dates and times available online.
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  • Jan 15, 2022 - May 21, 2022 Key West Environmental
  • Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden Speaker Series
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  • Interested in learning more about the complex and fascinating environmental world of Key West and the Florida Keys? Then join a Speaker Series the third Saturday of each month this spring. Topics include Feb. 19: ‘History of the US Navy in the Keys’ with Dr. Cori Convertito, Curator Key West Art & Historical Society; March 19: ‘The Birds of Key West’ with Mark Hedden, Local Bird Expert; April 16: ‘The Cuban Chugs’ with Dr. John Bratten, University of West Florida; and May 21: ‘Biodiversity and Butterflies’ with Taylor Hun, US Fish & Wildlife Field Technician. Lectures are held in the Nature Chapel at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is located at 5210 College Rd., on Stock Island. Free for members, $10 for non-members.
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  • Jan 19, 2022 - Apr 20, 2022 Islamorada Arts & Culture
  • 'Dive into Art: FantaSea' Exhibit at History of Diving Museum
  • 3056649737 Email Website
  • This new exhibit and art show is to encompass fantasy elements tied to the ocean: mermaids, pirates, sea monsters and more, as well as literary themes such as fairytales, fantastical poems and epics. The fourth and largest collaborative effort with the Art Guild of the Purple Isles, the exhibit features art made by AGPI members as well as art created by students at eight different Keyswide schools. The student art ranges from sculptural hard cover books to giant story panels. Following the close of the museum’s exhibition, these books are to be on display at Monroe County Libraries as a traveling exhibit.
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  • Jan 20, 2022 - Apr 24, 2022 Islamorada Arts & Culture
  • Florida Keys History & Discovery Center presents: Carlos Guzmán Exhibition, 'Where the Sea Retreats'
  • 305-992-2237 Website
  • One of Cuba’s most imaginative and creative contemporary painters, Carlos Guzmán combines fantasy and allegory in 22 other worldly paintings and drawings on display at the FKHDC. Guzmán’s work is filled with dreamlike figures in lavish costumes tinkering with strange technologies in a parallel universe. Keys History & Discovery Center is located on the property of the Islander Resort, is open Wed. through Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. An opening reception is to be held Thursday, Jan. 20, from 6-8:30 p.m. during this month’s Morada Way Third Thursday Art Walk .
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  • Jan 20, 2022 - Mar 24, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Southernmost Chamber Music Society 2022 Season
  • 305-296-5142 Email Website
  • Concerts of the season include a January concert featuring music from the baroque period, with composers like Bach, Handel, Soler and others. February welcomes the Classic and Romantic periods, Mozart, Brahms, Schubert, and others. In March, the French romantic literature. Performance dates: January 20; February 24; March 24. Guest musicians have been invited to join throughout the season, both local and from across the country. Concerts will be on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m., held in the Parish Hall at the rear of the property of St Paul's Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St.
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  • Jan 21, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Key West Bicentennial Exhibit at The Custom House Museum
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  • Key West Art & Historical Society welcomes the public to view the ‘Key West 200’ exhibit at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. This major exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the first permanent settlement of Key West in 1822 and will be on display in the Bryan and Bumpus Galleries through December 11, 2022. The exhibit is to highlight Key West’s people, culture and community beginning with the settlers and government officials who arrived on this remote island in early 1822, featuring rarely displayed artifacts. Divided by decade, the exhibit emphasizes many of the significant moments and people that have influenced so much of what we celebrate today.
  • Jan 24, 2022 Marathon Arts & Culture
  • Florida Keys Concerts Association presents: Fred Moyer
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  • Always popular with concert audiences in the Keys, Frederick Moyer returns for another of these stunning performances. During more than thirty years as a full-time concert virtuoso, he has appeared as piano soloist with numerous world-renowned orchestras in all parts of the globe. Tickets $30. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m., Marathon High School Performing Arts Center.
  • Jan 24, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Friends of the Key West Library Lecture Series presents: Author S.A. Cosby
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  • The Friends of the Key West Library’s speaker series will present New York Times bestselling author S.A. Cosby, via Zoom presentation. Mr. Cosby is the author of Razorblade Tears and Blacktop Wasteland. A writer from Southeastern Virginia, Cosby’s fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. As in past years lectures are free and open to all, but you must register to receive the presentation link. Presentation begins 6 p.m. ET.
  • Jan 24, 2022 - Jan 31, 2022 Key West LGBTQ
  • Kelly McGillis Classic
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  • Women from countries far and wide will be descending upon Key West for flag football competition, fun and learning. It is anticipated this event is to have the most international countries represented, and organizers are expecting teams from USA, Morocco, Spain, Mexico, India, Jamaica, Honduras, El Salvador, and Sweden.
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  • Jan 25, 2022 - Jan 29, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Mile 0 Fest Key West
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  • Mile 0 Fest Key West is a "must see" boutique destination 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.
  • Jan 25, 2022 Islamorada Arts & Culture
  • Florida Keys Concerts Association presents: Fred Moyer
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  • Always popular with concert audiences in the Keys, Frederick Moyer returns for another of these stunning performances. During more than thirty years as a full-time concert virtuoso, he has appeared as piano soloist with numerous world-renowned orchestras in all parts of the globe. Tickets $30. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m., Coral Shores High School Performing Arts Center.
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  • Jan 26, 2022 - Jan 29, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • The Studios of Key West presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • The winter event season at kicks off with a flourish with a fantastically reimagined version Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy. The performance comes to life at twilight atop Hugh’s View, 533 Eaton St., The Studios’ gorgeous rooftop terrace, with panoramic views extending over the rooftops of Old Town. Shows at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Tickets online.
  • Jan 26, 2022 - Jan 27, 2022 Islamorada Fishing
  • IFC Sailfish Tournament
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  • Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event this year is the third and final leg of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series, attracting teams of elite sport fishermen. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.
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  • Jan 28, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Keys Concerts by Candlelight Presents: Brit Pop to Rock
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  • A unique musical experience, Keys Concerts by Candlelight allows you to enjoy famous works of music by the ambience of candlelight in various locations. The 2022 season of candlelit concerts will feature a series of contemporary music played by a string trio. A set list includes musical selections from The Beatles to Bowie, Queen to Coldplay, Elton John to Ed Sheeran, and many more, played by a chamber music trio of accomplished chamber musicians. Performance starts at 7 p.m., at a surprise Key West location. Tickets and details available online.
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  • Jan 29, 2022 Islamorada Arts & Culture
  • Keys Concerts by Candlelight presents: A Night of Brit Pop to Rock by String Trio
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  • A Night of Brit Pop to Rock by Candlelight is the first in a "string" of four monthly concerts taking place in Islamorada this year. Performance starts at 8 p.m., at the Village Square at the Trading Post. Doors open 7 p.m. A set list that includes musical selections from The Beatles to Bowie, Queen to Coldplay, Elton John to Ed Sheeran, and many more, will be played by a chamber music trio of string instruments led by Irie Monte. Tickets online.
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  • Jan 29, 2022 Marathon Environmental
  • January Jamboree at Marathon Garden Club
  • 305-743-4971 Website
  • It's expected to be a smorgasbord of tropical plants, "used treasures" as part of a rummage sale, a plant sale and raffle, even baked goods and honey! Attendees can find Keys and South Florida natives, bamboo, palms, heliconias, bromeliads, crotons, orchids and unusual, rare tropicals. Meet plant experts, browse local art vendors. Open from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marathon Garden Club, MM50.
  • Jan 30, 2022 - Jan 31, 2022 Islamorada Fishing
  • Islamorada Bartenders Sailfish Open
  • Dianne Harbaugh at 305-522-4868 Email
  • Headquartered at the Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar, this fun fishing event is only for actively employed bartenders and restaurant employees. Trophies are awarded to individual anglers as well as the bar a team represents, with the huge perpetual trophy going to the winners along with bragging rights for a year.
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  • Jan 30, 2022 The Lower Keys
  • Spanish Fly Music Festival
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  • Presented by the Jose Wejebe Memorial Foundation, enjoy a family-friendly day of music and activities, auctions and raffles, from 1-6 p.m. at Boondock's Grille and Draft House, mile marker 27.5 on Ramrod Key. Live musical lineup includes Brian Roberts, Ty Thurman, Adrienne Z, John Bartus, and Gunner and the Grizzly Boys.
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  • Jan 30, 2022 Key West
  • Key West Master Chefs Classic
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  • From 4-7 p.m. at Opal Key Resort & Marina, 245 Front St., the reimagined event is to benefit the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC), and features a cocktail competition and tasting featuring Papa’s Pilar Rum, in addition to a high end auction with one-of-a-kind Key West food experiences. Tickets can be purchased online for $25 per person.
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