The Key West Film Festival Nov. Our combines cocktails, historical and cultural tidbits, and of course delicious nibbles! The family-friendly festival salutes the seafaring tradition, culinary riches and creative enterprises of the area renowned for its eclectic working waterfront. Presented by Key West Athletics Association. Attractions typically include festivities, flag football, pool parties and performances. Summer Smackdown The , an island-wide artistic challenge that calls for creation of original material around a specific theme in any artistic medium; visual arts photography, film, sculpture, painting or performing arts short play, music, standup comedy, variety act, film. .
Donated by the Old Island Restoration Foundation to the City of Key West Art In Public Places Program this photo collection has now found a permanent home. Attendees can show their holiday spirit and choose unique artisanal gifts for friends and family at the annual open-air fair. Other attractions include nationally recognized musical acts, a boat show and artisan wares. Originally under art direction of Richard Moody in 1999, this collection of 29 photographs taken by Thomas Butler, Scott Wilcox and Richard Weatherwax capture not only a moment in time but reveal a glimpse of the rich history of Bahama Village. Kickoff and signups will take place at the Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St.
It benefits the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic. Event proceeds benefit local and regional charities. This area is reserved for members of the news media. Contact: Islamorada Fishing Club 305-664-4735 Email: June 29 , in Key West June 29 Mango Fest of Key West features all things mango including mango tasting, mango trees and mango daiquiris. Event proceeds benefit the Pigeon Key Foundation.
Dive program participants will join Coral Restoration Foundation on Friday for a presentation along with hands on training, followed by a day of reef restoration activities on Saturday, in Key Largo, Islamorada and Key West. Species include legal inshore and offshore fish. There are three categories: solo swimmer, two-person relay team and three-person relay team. The Key West Literary Seminar Jan. Whether your favorite species is tarpon or you are looking to put another feather in your cap, the tournament participants range from the expert to the novice who is trying to improve her fishing skills. In the Lower Keys, the 34th annual Underwater Music Festival July 7; , a nationally acclaimed submerged songfest, is held at Looe Key Reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Contact: 800-872-2411 Email: June 07 to June 08, in Florida Keys June 07 to June 08 Enjoy a weekend dedicated to promoting awareness for our coral reefs, in honor of World Oceans Day. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Each week is filled with an obstacle course, games, arts and crafts, snacks, and more! Twice Told Tales provides a fresh twist on a theatrical staple. Labor Day weekend features the annual Key West BrewFest Aug. Each monologue is presented by one director, but two actors, giving two wildly different takes on the material.
Tuesday, August 7 features a spotlight on Commodore David Porter and his success at purging pirates from the region. 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. The Florida Keys Celtic Festival Jan. Contact: Pete Thomas 610 304 2392 Email: June 15 , in Key West June 15 The officially sanctioned event is a 12. February is peak high season here on the island, which means plenty of events to fill up your social calendar. Lobsters, music, art, eating and without a doubt, drinking, are on the lineup this month.
Events typically include pool parties, late-night drag shows and parties, a cocktail competition, on-the-water adventures, a street fair, pageants and a lively highlight parade. Free Concert from 1pm — 10:30pm at intersection of Duval St. The adrenaline action is presented by Mercury Racing. Junior anglers must be under the age of 16 on the first day of the tournament. Individual swimmers and relay teams can compete. The route takes swimmers through the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, ending where they began at Higgs Beach.
In Islamorada, the Florida Keys Holiday Festival Dec. Performances are to take place in Islamorada, Marathon and Key West. Head to Duval for the street fair and get lobster wasted! The Key Largo Original Music Festival May 17-20; treats music lovers to live performances with pop, rock, blues, jazz and country artists at multiple stages and venues. A visual presentation of oral histories documented by Mia Castillo and D. June 11 to June 13, in Islamorada June 11 to June 13 The Ladies Tarpon Fly is an all release, fly fishing challenge that has attracted many premier lady fly anglers and guides throughout its history.
This is the dilemma posed in Red Speedo, a razor-sharp play about whether doping is acceptable in the pursuit of that elusive medal - and more importantly, when commercial endorsements are at stake. You can also change some of your preferences. Duval is fun, but our local guides lead you off the tourist driven path and instead into hidden gems. Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event are some of the offered activities. In Marathon the Second Annual American Legion Riders Coral Head Music Festival Feb. Reserve your spot now at kwahs. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.