Calendar of Events

July 2022: Key West Events

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  • Sponsored Event
  • Apr 17, 2024 - Apr 17, 2024 Key Largo
  • LIONFISH JEWELRY WORKSHOP
  • Website REEF Environmental Education
  • 98300 Overseas Hwy Key Largo FL 33037
  • Amy Lee 305-852-0030 E-mail
  • REEF Lionfish Jewelry Workshops encourage a consumer market that promotes lionfish removal. Workshop instructors will provide a step-by-step tutorial on how to make lionfish jewelry, while also giving an informative presentation on the invasive species.
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  • Mar 31, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Key West Bicentennial Exhibit at The Custom House Museum
  • Website
  • Key West Art & Historical Society welcomes the public to view the ‘Key West 200’ exhibit at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 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.
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  • Apr 30, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022 Key West Environmental
  • 2022 Art in the Garden at Key West Tropical Forest
  • 305-296-1504 Website
  • The Garden is located 5210 College Road on Stock Island, just over Cow Key Bridge and is open every day 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Meander over garden boardwalks and down pathways through dappled shade, colorful blossoms and winged creatures of nature and spot…sculpture! Emphasizing harmony with nature, the return of ‘Art in the Garden' showcases local art & sculptures with artistic expressions. These works are earth-friendly in the selection of materials and themes and include recycled, repurposed, and natural material.
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  • Jun 2, 2022 - Jul 28, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Mango Madness Members’ Show
  • 305-296-0458 Website
  • The summer group exhibition is a celebration of the creativity all around us, as our family of artist members share the fruits of their labors (mango-inspired or otherwise), with something for every taste. Exhibition at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St.
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  • Jun 30, 2022 - Jul 4, 2022 Key West
  • Key Lime Festival
  • Website
  • Enjoy fun-filled days and evenings of culinary and libation adventures, saluting the tiny fruit that inspired Key lime pie, the Florida Keys' signature dessert. A festival highlight is the mouthwatering World Key Lime Pie Eating Championship. Participants with their hands behind their backs must dive in face-first to devour an entire 9-inch Key lime pie faster than their rivals. The event is free for spectators.
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  • Jul 1, 2022 Key West
  • Swayzees July 4 Weekend Pool Party & Concert
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  • Your 4th of July Weekend party starts at 4 p.m. Join us to kick off the holiday weekend in style with the famous Key West band, The Swayzees! Drink specials, pool fun & of course a BBQ spread. Staged at The Marker Key West Harbor Resort, 200 William St. Those interested in attending the poolside concert can register for free online.
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  • Jul 1, 2022 Key West
  • Ocean Blue Pool Party to Benefit Reef Relief
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  • Come dressed in your favorite shade of ocean blue and dance and swim with the night away with the mermaids of Key West Mermaid Festival in a beautiful lagoon-style waterfall pool.  This MERvelous family-friendly event will benefit the nonprofit Reef Relief and their mission to improve and protect the Florida Keys coral reef ecosystem. Discounts off food and drink specials during the event with a donation of $10. Proceeds help Reef Relief. From 6-10 p.m. at Margaritaville Beach House Key West, 2001 S. Roosevelt Blvd.
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  • Jul 4, 2022 Key West
  • Rotary Club of Key West Independence Day Fireworks
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  • Since 1976, the Rotary Club of Key West has presented the island’s annual fireworks show. Staged from the Edward B. Knight Pier overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at 1800 White St., fireworks are to begin at 9 p.m. Attendees can purchase drinks and food including burgers and hot dogs at a booth across from the pier on Atlantic Avenue, with proceeds to benefit the Rotary Club’s scholarship fund. Alternatively, attendees can celebrate before the fireworks at a catered, ticketed “Patriotic Dinner Under the Fireworks” on the pier at 7 p.m. Dinner proceeds are to benefit the Rotary scholarship fund as well.
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  • Jul 4, 2022 Key West
  • 4th of July Mermaid Splash
  • Website
  • Set for 10. a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lagerheads Beach Bar, the cutest little beach bar at the end of 0 Simonton Street. The shallow beach is perfect for a day of sandcastle building, or relaxing in the Key West sunshine. The event admission is free, and part of the Key West Mermaid Festival. Tickets to swim with mermaids must be purchased.
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  • Jul 12, 2022 - Jul 16, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • I Love Stock Island Festival
  • Website
  • This five-day festival is to feature one-of-a-kind Stock Island-inspired activities and authentic immersive experiences in local community, culture, and art. It's a great way to celebrate with friends and family in the laidback atmosphere of Stock Island, just across the Cow Key Channel Bridge from Key West.
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  • Jul 19, 2022 - Jul 24, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Hemingway Days
  • Website
  • Ernest Hemingway fans can celebrate the late author’s literary accomplishments and colorful Key West lifestyle Tuesday through Sunday, July 20-25. The annual Hemingway Days festivities salute the legacy of the Nobel Prize winner who lived and wrote on the island for most of the 1930s. Events are to include the Hemingway® Look-Alike Contest at Sloppy Joe's Bar, the “Running of the Bulls” featuring look-alikes and manmade bulls, literary readings and presentations, a museum exhibit of rare Hemingway memorabilia, a street fair and the announcement of the winner of the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition .
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  • Jul 29, 2022 Key West Arts & Culture
  • Rams Head presents: Fitz and The Tantrums & Andy Grammer
  • Box Office 305-985-0433 Website
  • Doors open 5:30 p.m., show begins 7 p.m, at Coffee Butler Amphitheater, 21 East Quay Rd. Tickets on sale online beginning April 15, 2022. Multi-platinum artists Fitz and the Tantrums have quickly grown from independent upstarts to bonafide hitmakers, including the group’s biggest hit to date, “HandClap.” Andy Grammer’s catalog consists of numerous bona fide hits, including the quadruple-platinum “Honey, I’m Good,” platinum singles “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fine By Me,” “Don’t Give Up On Me,” “Fresh Eyes,” “Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah),” and more.
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