The Florida Keys & Key West

Calendar of Events

Current Florida Keys Events

  • Jan 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 Location: Key West Category: Fishing
  • Key West Fishing Tournament
  • Doris Harris 305-923-5934 Email Website
  • Anglers of all ages and abilities can target more than 40 species of fish in the Key West Fishing Tournament, a free-entry multidivision challenge that takes place Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2019. The tournament features divisions for men, women, junior anglers ages 10 to 15 and Pee Wees under 10 years old — making it ideal for extended families and multigenerational groups who want to share the angling experience.
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  • Jun 3, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019 Location: Islamorada Category: Arts & Culture
  • History of Diving Museum Salutes Military with FREE Admission
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  • History of Diving Museum is once again participating as a Blue Star Museum. Since the programs’ inception in 2010 HDM has collaborated with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense, along with more than 2,000 museums across America. This unique platform offers free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and up to five family members, from Armed Forces Day to Labor Day. Over 1,500 individuals have benefited by visiting the History of Diving Museum alone.
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  • Jun 3, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 Location: Islamorada Category: Arts & Culture
  • Diving With a Purpose, 15 Year Odyssey: Restoring Our Oceans, Preserving Our Heritage
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  • Multiple groups such as Diving With a Purpose, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Biscayne National Park, and more have spent 15 years working together to showcase cultural and natural resources throughout the country. They focus in the protection, documentation, and interpretation of African slave trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African-Americans. This new exhibit at the History of Diving Museum, mile marker 82.9, highlights several shipwrecks and aircraft and the archaeological processes used to study them.
  • Aug 14, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 Location: Key West
  • Tropical Heat
  • 305-294-4603 Website
  • The Key West Business Guild presents this all-male celebration that typically includes pool and dance parties, on-the-water adventures and a fashion show that raises money for a local non-profit organization.
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  • Aug 17, 2019 Location: The Lower Keys
  • Bubbles & Bids at the Perry Hotel Key West
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  • An evening dedicated to a great cause, held at the Perry Hotel Key West and Matt's Stock Island Kitchen & Bar from 6–8 p.m. Enjoy a silent auction featuring gift baskets, gift certificates, vacations, and more. All proceeds from silent auction are to be donated to the Domestic Abuse Shelter of the Florida Keys. Open to the public.
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  • Aug 17, 2019 Location: The Florida Keys
  • Support the Nationwide Annual Clear The Shelters Event!
  • Key West 305-294-4857; Marathon 305-743-4800 Email Website
  • The nationwide Clear the Shelters event is from 10am-6pm where we will be extending our hours to host an Adoption Event at BOTH our Key West and Marathon Campus. Adoption fees will be completely waived this day! Current adoption procedures & policies still apply. There will also be games, kids activities, a face painter, door prizes, food, a doggie "Kissing Booth" for donations, and fun for the whole family. Stop by either the Key West or Marathon shelter to meet some amazing animals and support the Florida Keys SPCA.
  • Aug 17, 2019 Location: Key West
  • Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center's Discovery Saturday: Sharks and Rays
  • Register at 305-809-4750 Email Website
  • Discovery Saturday from 10-11 a.m. is hosted by the Key West Aquarium. Children will play games, color, and handle real shark jaws as they learn about the types of sharks and rays that live in Florida Keys waters. Space is limited. The Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center, operated by Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, hosts Discovery Saturday for children in kindergarten through fifth grade on the third Saturday of each month. Located in NOAA's Dr. Nancy Foster Florida Keys Environmental Complex on the Truman Annex waterfront in Key West, the Eco-Discovery Center features more than 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, which interpret the resources and management efforts of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, two national parks, and four national wildlife refuges.
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  • Aug 23, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019 Location: The Florida Keys Category: Arts & Culture
  • Special Museums and Attractions Weekend
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  • Organized by WLRN, South Florida's National Public Radio affiliate, in partnership with the Florida Keys tourism council, the sixth annual Florida Keys & Key West Museum and Attractions Weekend event provides free or value-added admission passes to participating museums and attractions in the island chain. The program is essentially a cultural pass for South Florida residents and visitors to discover the history of the Florida Keys by offering free- or reduced-admission incentives to experience 20 participating museums and attractions. Register free online, download and print your pass.
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  • Aug 29, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019 Location: Key West Category: Arts & Culture
  • 10th Annual Key West Brewfest
  • 800-354-4455 Email Website
  • Nearly 200 beers and micro-brews are on tap at this "tasty" annual event that benefits the charitable efforts of the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic. Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event (Aug. 31) are some of the offered activities.
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  • Aug 30, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 Location: Marathon Category: Arts & Culture
  • Heroes Salute Tribute Weekend
  • 1-877-484-9342 Website
  • Each fall, Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key hosts an annual Heroes Salute program to honor military, fire and rescue, law enforcement and medical personnel; a special Labor Day Weekend event is planned to include an All-American barbecue, heroes tribute, live music concert and fireworks show.
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