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Merry Holiday Happenings Enliven the Florida Keys & Key West

FLORIDA KEYS — A free-spirited holiday season comes alive in the Florida Keys & Key West, with subtropical warmth and festive cheer throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. From Key Largo to Key West, visitors can find plenty of only-in-the-Keys activities designed to celebrate the seasonal spirit.

 

Major holiday events are highlighted below, with a more complete Florida Keys & Key West calendar at fla-keys.com/calendar.

 

Nov. 21 – Dec. 31: Key West Holiday Fest. Key West. A merry range of celebrations during Key West’s busy holiday season includes lighting of the Harbor Walk of Lights, Holiday Historic Inn Tours and a lighted boat parade with festively lit vessels and good cheer. Visitkeywestholidayfest.com

 

Nov. 21: Lighting of the Key West “Harbor Walk of Lights.” Key West. Projected to feature 61,000 lights, 1,900 feet of garland and 58 lighted palm trees, the eagerly anticipated event kicks off at 6 p.m. at the Harbor Walk plaza at Greene and Elizabeth streets. An animated gumbo limbo tree on Lazy Way; lighted sculptures with animated sea life, tropical fish and birds; singers; and holiday ship anchors are new this year. Harbor Walk of Lights, lit nightly through New Year’s Eve, stretches along the Key West Historic Seaport and Key West Bight Marina. Visitkeywestchristmas.org.

 

Nov. 24: Big Pine & Lower Keys Island Art Festival. Big Pine Key. Holiday spirit fills the air from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with exhibits and booths featuring handcrafted art, jewelry, craft items and other creations by local artists and artisans. Admission and parking are free for the event, held on the grounds of the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, mile marker 31 oceanside. Visitlowerkeyschamber.com or call 305-872-2411.

 

Nov. 28 – Dec. 1: Zonta’s Festival of Trees. Marathon. Discover an “inner elf” at the annual Festival of Trees at the Florida Keys Country Club, 4000 Sombrero Blvd. Forty-five trees are creatively decorated and displayed by the Zonta Club of Marathon, a women’s service organization. Visit zontaclubofmarathon.com or call Charlotte Quinn at 305-393-9501.
Dec. 1: Light Up Key Largo. Key Largo. Sponsored by the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce, the ninth annual holiday happening includes live music, decorations, food, eggnog to spark the holiday spirit, caroling and an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus. The annual tree lighting at 8:30 p.m. and activities set for 5-9 p.m. take place at the Murray E. Nelson Government Center and Key Largo Cultural Center at mile marker 102. Visit keylargochamber.org or call 305-451-1414.

 

Dec. 2, 16 and 30:  Artisan Market. Key West. A “shop local” holiday tradition, the open-air bazaar is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Higgs Beach, 100 Atlantic Blvd., with Keys artists, authors, chef-made cuisine, craftspeople, performers, live music and adult beverages. Admission is free. Visit facebook.com/KeyWestArtisanMarket or call 573-619-2200.

 

Dec. 5 and 14: Lighted Bike Rides. Key West (Dec. 5) and Marathon (Dec. 14). Lighted bike rides are to be held to benefit the family service organization Wesley House and its holiday toy drive. This year, photos with Santa, milk and cookies and a block party are included in the family-fun bike rides. Cost to register is a new unwrapped toy. Email events@wesleyhouse.org or call 305-809-5000.

 

Dec. 7, 15, 19, 21 and 22: Conch Tour Train Holiday Lights Tours. Key West. During its annual holiday lights tours of the southernmost island in the continental United States, the Conch Train travels past decorated historic homes, buildings and neighborhoods. Tours are offered at multiple times with departures from Key West High School, 2100 Flagler Ave. Visitconchtourtrain.com or call 305-294-5161.

 

Dec. 9, 15, 19, 21 and 22: Old Town Trolley’s Holiday Lights and Sights Tours. Key West. The popular green and orange trolleys, festively adorned with holiday lights, showcase Key West’s best decorated historic neighborhoods, buildings and homes. Visit trolleytours.com or call 305-296-6688.

 

Dec. 7: Islamorada Chamber of Commerce Holiday Festival. Islamorada. Kids can frolic in a magical 30-ton snow mountain during the event at Founders Park, mile marker 87, and watch the lighting of a 35-foot-tall community tree. Parents can bid on one-of-a-kind Keys-designed ornaments during a silent auction and explore a gift bazaar. Other activities include caroling and a holiday parade. Visit islamoradachamber.com or call 305-664-4503.

 

Dec. 7, 8, 9 and 15: Lighted Boat Parades. Stock Island, Key Largo, Key Colony Beach andKey West. Decorated and lighted boats are to cruise Florida Keys waters. For details about theStock Island Lighted Boat Parade (Dec. 7) through community marinas, visitilovestockisland.org. For the Key Largo Boat Parade (Dec. 8) on Blackwater Sound around mile marker 104, visit keylargoboatparade.com. For the Key Colony Beach Christmas Boat Parade(Dec. 9), visit kcbca.org/boatparade.htm. For the Schooner Wharf Bar/Absolute Vodka Lighted Boat Parade (Dec. 15), traveling around the Key West Historic Seaport and harbor areas, visit schoonerwharf.com.

 

Dec. 7 and 14: Holiday Historic Inn Tours. Key West. Two evenings of tours include trolley transportation between participating inns, each decorated for the holidays. Seasonal treats are offered. Event-goers also can bicycle or walk to the inns. To purchase tickets, contact the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West. Visit keywestholidayfest.com or call 305-296-4959.

 

Dec. 7-16: Nutcracker Key West. Key West. Florida Keys children and adults appear with 15 professional dancers from around the world in a stunning Keys-themed adaptation of the classic holiday ballet. There’s a wicked Rooster King, an exquisite Sea-Star Fairy and gorgeous “underwater” sequences. Multiple afternoon and evening performances are scheduled at Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Road. Visit nutcrackerkeywest.com.

 

Dec. 8: Key West City Hometown Holiday Parade. Key West. Local holiday spirit abounds in this annual 7 p.m. parade that features marching bands, school groups, creatively styled floats and community participation from all ages. The parade kicks off at Bayview Park’s Truman Avenue and White Street location. Catching tossed candy and seeing Santa are highlights for kids. Call 305-809-3881.

 

Dec. 9: Christmas on the Sheriff’s Animal Farm. Key West. Children and adults can visit furry, fluffy and feathered residents of the animal farm and petting zoo from 1-3 p.m. and even get a photo taken with Santa. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Animal Farm is located at the county’s detention center just northeast of Key West at 5501 College Road. It’s open on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. Call 305-293-7300.

 

Dec. 12: Pet Photos with Santa. Marathon. Santa is to take photos with furry friends, with holidays goodies for all, during this 4-7 p.m. gathering at Keys Animal Hospital. The event supports medical and special needs for shelter animals at Marathon’s Florida Keys SPCA campus. The event is free, although contributions of pet food, toys, beds or monetary donations are welcome. Visit keysanimalhospital.com or call 305-743-DOGS (6250).

 

Dec. 15: Keys Community Concert Band Holiday Concert. Islamorada. The family-friendly free-admission Holiday Suite Treats event, themed “Stories and Santa,” offers traditional and pops music performed by the Keys Community Concert Band. Other attractions include asingalong, stories and Santa and a children’s ballet troupe performance. The concert takes place at the ICE Amphitheater at Founders Park, mile marker 87 bayside. Visitkeyscommunityconcertband.org.

 

Dec. 15: A Holiday Concert at Marathon Community Theatre. Marathon. Two holidayperformances are scheduled at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the theater at 5101 Overseas Highway. Tickets are on sale online at marathontheater.org or call 305-743-0994.

 

Dec. 19: Third Annual Custom House Holiday Concert & Bazaar. Key West. The Key West Art & Historical Society hosts the 5-9 p.m. event at the historic Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. Highlights are to include performances by musicians and choirs, local artisans showcasing their wares, a light show and “selfies” with Santa. Visit kwahs.org or call 305-295-6616.

 

Dec. 20: Third Thursday Art Walk. Islamorada. Showcasing the area’s fine arts, music and cuisine, the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District features national and local artisans in galleries at Morada Way between mile markers 81 and 82 as well as beer tastings, food trucks and live music from 6-9 p.m. Admission is free to the preholiday event. Visit moradaway.org.

 

Dec. 28-29: 59th Annual Key West Home Tours. Key West. Self-guided tours of unique Key West homes and gardens, festively dressed for the holiday, are presented by the Old Island Restoration Foundation from 3-6 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 on tour days. Proceeds benefit the foundation’s museum and programs. Visit oirf.org or call 305-294-9501.

 

Dec. 31: Annual Key West Dachshund Walk. Key West. Scores of dachshunds, many of them costumed, participate in the popular annual “wiener wonderland” stroll kicking off at noon. Canines and their people amble through the island’s picturesque downtown during the highly photographed walk. Spectators can “meet” the canine participants on Fleming Street between Whitehead and Duval streets. Visit facebook.com/Key-West-Dachshund-Walk-161327957238019/.

 

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve “Drops” in the Southernmost City. Key West. Ring in the new year with the 26th annual “conch shell drop” at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, 201 Duval St.; the descent of a super-sized red high-heel shoe carrying world-famous drag queen Sushi at the Bourbon St. Pub/New Orleans House complex, 724 Duval St.; the lowering of a pirate wench from atop a tall ship’s mast at the Schooner Wharf Bar, 202 William St.; or at the Ocean Key Resort & Spa at 0 Duval St., watch as a huge replica of a Key lime wedge splashes down into a larger-than-life margarita glass. Visit sloppyjoes.combourbonstpub.comschoonerwharf.com or facebook.com/SunsetPierKeyWest/.

 

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Blackwater Sound. Key Largo. The backcountry bay is the setting for the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks extravaganza hosted by Sundowners, Key Largo Bay Marriott Beach Resort, Jimmy Johnson’s Big Chill, the Caribbean Club and other popular Key Largo venues, each located around mile markers 103 and 104. Visitkeylargofireworks.com.

 

Dec 31: New Year’s Eve Midnight Fireworks in Islamorada. Morada Bay Beach Café at mile marker 81.6 bayside is to host a colorful beach party with live music, a beach barbecue, signature cocktails, performers and fireworks. Visit moradabay.com or call 305-664-0604.

 

 

Florida Keys visitor information: fla-keys.com or 1-800-FLA-KEYS (1-800-352-5397)

 

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I Love Stock Island Festival to Blend Eclectic Arts, Cuisine and Attractions

STOCK ISLAND, FloridaKeys — Vibrant arts emporiums, a fast-growing culinary scene and a colorful working waterfront characterize Stock Island, the Florida Keys community that lies just outside Key West. Visitors can explore the eclectic island, headquarters of the Florida Keys’ commercial shrimping industry, during the I Love Stock Island Festival set for Friday through Sunday, Dec. 7-9.
 
Festival attendees can celebrate Stock Island’s culture and heritage, lively marinas and waterfront eateries while enjoying fresh-off-the-boat seafood and other island cuisine, history and art studio tours, live music, a bicycle trek, a day of family fun and even a lighted holiday boat parade.
 
Friday’s highlights include the Taste of Stock Island, a “moveable feast” scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Foodies travel by trolley between local restaurants, sampling small plates and beverages at each flavorful stop.
 
Friday also features a preholiday happening: the annual Stock Island Lighted Boat Parade beginning at 7 p.m. Participating vessels range from dinghies and schooners to local shrimpboats, decked out with holiday lights and decorations, staging a festive journey through community marinas. A preparade happy hour and post-parade parties at local hotspots round out the festivities. 
 
Saturday’s centerpiece is “Discover Stock Island,” a daylong family-friendly event headquartered at the new Bernstein Park at 6751 5th St. Attractions are to include live music, food trucks, vendors’ wares, activities for kids, a Little Mr. & Miss Stock Island Contest and the seafaring-themed Stock Island Olympics. Attendees can even taste samples of roast pork and vote for their favorite in the Cuban Pig Roast Chinabox Challenge.
 
Saturday’s schedule also features a 5k walk/run and free trolley tours of local businesses, restaurants and galleries with “treasure” prizes.
 
Among Sunday’s highlights are a guided history tour by bicycle or van, a Stock Island art studio “open house” stroll and a traditional Florida Keys shrimp boil.
 
The festival schedule also includes food truck finds, brunches at Stock Island restaurants, values on watersports excursions and a Sunday “animal farm” experience for families.
 
 
Event information: ILoveStockIsland.org
Lower Keys visitor information: fla-keys.com/lowerkeys or 1-800-872-3722
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Eclectic Events Highlight Florida Keys’ 2019 Calendar

FLORIDA KEYS — There’s always something happening in the Florida Keys & Key West, from eclectic festivals focusing on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and notable cuisine to events that celebrate the Keys’ unique environment, underwater adventures and quirky ambiance.

 

While this listing contains selected highlights for the first six months of 2019, a comprehensive and frequently updated year-round calendar of Keys events can be found at fla-keys.com/calendar.

 

January 2019

 

Uncorked … The Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival (Jan. 10-20;floridakeysuncorked.com) is a culinary, wine and spirits celebration of savory events showcasing the flavors of Key Largo and Islamorada in the Upper Keys. The festival highlight is the Grand Tasting scheduled Jan. 19 at Islamorada’s Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina.

 

The 37th Key West Literary Seminar (Jan. 10-13; kwls.org), headquartered at Key West’s San Carlos Institute and founded in 1983, explores a different literary theme each year. The 2019 theme, “Under the Influence,” explores the nature of literary influence with readings, discussions and lectures by highly regarded contemporary writers and authors.

 

The Island Boat Show (Jan. 11-13; http://islandboatshow.com/, billed as the Keys’ “premier boat show,” is to be held at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key and Island Christian School in Islamorada. Planned attractions include boats, auction items, food and drink, vendors and fishing seminars.

 

The Florida Keys Celtic Festival (Jan. 12-13; floridakeyscelticfestival.com) at Marathon Community Park celebrates Celtic musical groups, Irish and Scottish dancing and Highland athletics. Also included in the fun are beverage booths, Celtic merchandise, a Kilts in the Keys event and children’s activities.

 

The 15th annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo (Jan. 12-13; lowerkeyschamber.com) attracts marine enthusiasts seeking gear at this outdoor “pop-up” showcase for all things nautical. The Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce organizes and benefits from the event.

 

The 59th annual Key West Home Tours (Jan. 18-19; keywesthometours.com) provide glimpses and tours of unique private homes in the southernmost city in the continental U.S. Tour proceeds benefit the Old Island Restoration Foundation’s grants, scholarships and Oldest House Museum. Tours also are scheduled Feb. 15-16 and March 15-16. During the January tours, Conch Train transportation between showcased homes is available for an additional cost.

 

The 36th annual Art Under the Oaks (Jan. 19; sanpedroparish.org/index.php/art-under-the-oaks), held at San Pedro Catholic Church gardens on Plantation Key in the Upper Keys, is a day of fine art, original crafts, food and fun for the entire family. Live entertainment and raffles also are among the attractions.

 

The 14th annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival (Jan. 19-20; floridakeysseafoodfestival.com) is a family-friendly event in Key West’s Bayview Park that features fresh Keys seafood caught, prepared and served by local fishermen and their families. Presented by the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermen’s Association, it also includes celebrity chef demonstrations, hands-on eco activities, live entertainment and a boat show.

 

The Key West Half Marathon & 5k Run (Jan. 20; keywesthalfmarathon.com/) attracts several thousand runners and walkers eager to experience a scenic 13.1-mile flat course in subtropical Key West. Now in its 21st year, the race is acclaimed as one of the United States’ leading winter half-marathons.

 

The Kelly McGillis Classic International Flag Football Championship & World Challenge Game (Jan. 22-29; iwffa.com) in Key West is expected to draw some 1,500 women and girls representing 32 teams from the U.S., India, Afghanistan and other countries for flag football events. The World Challenge Game is scheduled Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. at Wickers Field. The popular event is named for McGillis, the “Top Gun” movie actress and former Key West resident.

 

The 10th annual Key West Food and Wine Festival (Jan. 23-27;keywestfoodandwinefestival.com) is an eagerly anticipated “flip flops required” event in the island city. Attendees can indulge in gourmet galas and tastings, a tropical garden tour with wines and locally inspired treats, and only–in–Key West activities highlighting the city’s culinary scene. A Sunset Grand Tasting at the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Museum is set for 5-7 p.m. Jan. 25.

 

The 25th annual Master Chefs Classic (Jan. 27; masterchefsclassic.com) blends a culinary competition for local chefs with tastings in the appetizer, entrée and dessert categories for 450 attendees. A Key West tradition, the event takes place at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina pier overlooking Key West Harbor.

 

Mile 0 Fest Key West (Jan. 29 – Feb. 2; mile0fest.com), in its second year, offers a star-studded lineup for fans of the growing Red Dirt and Americana music genres scene. Events are headquartered at the Key West Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park and scheduled artists include the Mavericks and Ray Wylie Hubbard.

 

February 2019

 

The 25th Annual Pigeon Key Art Festival (Feb. 2-3; pigeonkeyartfestival.com) at Marathon Community Park attracts scores of art lovers to view creative artwork in the mediums of pottery, painting, glass, sculpture, photography, jewelry and more; live music, Keys cuisine and historical elements also are featured. The Pigeon Key Foundation benefits from the celebrated event.

 

The American Legion Riders Coral Head Music Festival (Feb. 16-17;coralheadmusicfest.com) is a weekend of fun and music by national and regional bands and entertainers including Vince Neil and John Cafferty. Proceeds from the event, held at the Marathon Community Park Amphitheater in the Middle Keys, benefit area charities.

 

March 2019

 

The Sombrero Beach Run (March 2; sombrerobeachrun.com), in its 13th year in Marathon, attracts several hundred racing circuit runners for a weekend of running and sunning. The event is at Sombrero Beach, at the end of Sombrero Beach Road at mile marker 50. Awards are to be given to overall finishers in a 5k walk and 5k and 10k runs.

 

The Conch Shell Blowing Contest (March 2; oirf.org) has been a Key West tradition for more than half a century. Held at the Oldest House at 322 Duval St., this unique challenge celebrates the historic importance of conch in the Keys and features contestants from toddlers to seniors attempting to make “music” using fluted conch shells.

 

The Original Marathon Seafood Festival (March 9-10; marathonseafoodfestival.com) lures thousands of seafood lovers to the Middle Keys to savor lobster, stone crab, shrimp, fish and other Keys-harvested seafood. Additional attractions at the family-friendly feast include musical acts, an open-air boat show and vendors displaying artisan wares.

 

The Naval Air Station Key West 2019 Southernmost Air Spectacular (March 30-31;airshowkeywest.com) at Boca Chica Field, just north of Key West in the Lower Keys, showcases the Blue Angels U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. This year’s theme is “Women in Aviation,” focusing on the “Future of Flight.” As well as the Blue Angels, scheduled performers include the Misty Blues All Woman Skydiving Team, wing-walker Ashley Shelton and the VFC-111 Sun Downers U.S. Navy Reserve Adversary Squadron. Gates open at 9 a.m. with activities throughout both days; the Blue Angels are scheduled to fly daily at 2:30 p.m.

 

April 2019

 

Key West Yoga and Wellness Fest (April 4-7; keywestyogaandwellnessfest.com) combines the pursuit of mind, body and spirit wellness with the best of Key West. Guests can attend individual events or get a three-day VIP festival pass with VIP access to festival events, a celebration and goodie bag.

 

Seven Mile Bridge Run (April 6; 7mbrun.com/) attracts a field of 1,500 runners to Marathon each year to compete on a course traversing one of the world’s longest segmental bridges, the centerpiece of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway.

 

The Florida Keys Island Fest (April 6-7; islamoradachamber.com) highlights nearly 100 artists and crafters, live music and a “Taste of Islamorada” competition for foodies. The 28th annual event takes place at Founders Park in Islamorada and admission is free.

 

Mote Marine Laboratory’s Ocean Fest: A Community Celebration (April 13; mote.org), at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center on Key West’s Truman Waterfront showcases the Keys’ marine environment. Florida-based Mote Marine Laboratory’s family-friendly event features marine-themed games, music, food and vendors.

 

The Marathon Pentathlon (April 13; themarathongames.com/) at Crane Point Hammock Museum & Nature Trail, includes five sequential events: a 1-mile foot race, 0.5-mile swim in Florida Bay, 1-mile standup paddleboard race, 1-mile kayak race and longest golf drive. Participants are capped at 45 per event.

 

The 37th Annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration (April 19-28; conchrepublicdayskeywest.com) commemorates the Florida Keys’ symbolic 1982 secession from the United States and rebirth as the independent and eccentric Conch Republic. Events typically include a parade, mock battle at sea with tall ships and a bed race billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on.”

 

May 2019

 

The Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade and weekend (May 3-5; papioskineticparade.com) celebrates the legacy of the late Key Largo folk artist Stanley Papio, a renegade metal sculptor, with offbeat events in Key West. The highlight is a people-powered “mobile sculpture” parade May 4 with colorful sculptural floats, tricycles with costumed riders and artistically decorated bikes.

 

Key West Paddle Classic (May 4; lazydog.com), presented by Lazy Dog Adventures, includes a 12-mile Elite Race around the island, a 4-mile open race, paddleboard clinics and kids races. The event features multiple race divisions to challenge participants.

 

The Key West Songwriters Festival (May 8-12; kwswf.com) features America’s foremost performing songwriters and artists at dozens of concerts staged in intimate, audience-friendly settings. Typically included are more than 50 shows and 200-plus country and pop hitmakers. The festival celebrates 24 years with five days and nights of musical magic.

 

The Key Largo Original Music Festival (May 16-19; keylargooriginalmusicfest.com) treats music lovers to live performances with pop, rock, blues, folk and Nashville country artists at “on-the-water” venues in the Upper Keys.

 

June 2019

 

Key West Pride (June 5-9; keywestpride.org) includes five days of fun for Key West’s LGBTQ visitors, friends and allies on the island known for its accepting “One Human Family” atmosphere. Events typically include pool parties, late-night drag shows and soirees, the finals of a renowned cocktail competition, on-the-water adventures, a street fair, pageants and a colorful parade.

 

The FKCC Swim Around Key West (June 15; swimaroundkeywest.org) is a 12.5-mile endurance swim, open to individuals and relay teams, around the island of Key West through Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico waters. Organized by Florida Keys Community College, it’s billed as the only sanctioned, insured and U.S. Coast Guard–permitted race around Key West. Associated events include shorter open-water swims.

 

 

Florida Keys visitor information: fla-keys.com or 1-800-FLA-KEYS

 

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Uniquely Florida Keys Events Highlight 2018 Calendar

FLORIDA KEYS — Colorful history, artistic culture, quirky ambiance and celebrations of the Florida Keys island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine provide visitors with year-round entertainment, festivals and special events. 

While this calendar lists top events and festivities for summer 2018 through the year’s end, a more detailed schedule of only-in-the-Keys events can be found at fla-keys.com/calendar

June 2018

Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival (June 2; battleinthebaydragonboat.com) transforms the waters off Marathon’s Sombrero Beach into a course for dragon boat racing. Attractions include the pristine setting and direct-from-the-beach launches of sleek 40-foot-long race boats.

Key West Pride (June 6-10; keywestpride.org) includes five days of fun for Key West’s LGBT visitors and allies. Events typically include pool parties, late-night soirees, the finale of a North American cocktail competition, a street fair, a lively parade and pageants to select Mr., Miss and Ms. Key West Pride. 

Stock Island Film Festival (June 7-9; stockislandfilmfestival.com) on Stock Island at The Perry Hotel and Coast, a space for makers, features Billy Corben, director of “Cocaine Cowboys” and “The U,” and local filmmaker Quincy Perkins. Short award-winning films about smuggling, fishing, drugs, falling in love and other topics are scheduled. 

Coralpalooza: Plant a Coral, Restore a Reef (June 8-9; coralrestoration.org/coralpalooza/) is dedicated to raising awareness of Keys coral reefs with events for divers, snorkelers and outdoor enthusiasts in honor of World Oceans Day. Dive program participants can join Key Largo’s Coral Restoration Foundation for a presentation, hands-on training and reef restoration activities. The foundation’s newly renovated Exploration Center offers family-friendly land-based activities.

The Florida Keys Guitar Festival’s Guitar Summit (June 15-17; floridakeysguitarfestival.com) features virtuoso Florida Keys guitarists Mateo Jampol, David Feder and Rolando Rojas entertaining audiences in classical, contemporary and Latin genres. Performances are scheduled in Islamorada, Marathon and Key West.

The FKCC Swim Around Key West (June 30; swimaroundkeywest.org) is an epic 12.5-mile open-water swim around the island of Key West for solo participants and relay teams. It’s the only sanctioned, insured and U.S. Coast Guard permitted race around Key West. Swimmers also can participate in shorter challenges, and a USA Swimming–sanctioned swim meet is planned July 1.

July 2018

Key West’s Key Lime Festival (June 30–July 4; keylimefestival.com) draws fans of Key lime pie to salute the tiny tart fruit that inspired the Florida Keys’ signature dessert. Tasty events include a Key lime pie–eating contest, lime lovers’ cocktail stroll, Key Lime Pie Drop and Key Lime Pie Hop. 

The Underwater Music Festival (July 7; lowerkeyschamber.com/festival.php) takes place in the Lower Keys at Looe Key Reef in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Divers and snorkelers can explore part of the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef while rocking to a unique sub-sea concert that promotes reef protection.

Key West’s Hemingway Days (July 17-22; hemingwaydays.net) celebrates legendary author Ernest Hemingway, who lived and wrote on the island during the 1930s. Highlights include the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest for stocky bearded men, prose and poetry readings, the wacky “Running of the Bulls,” presentations on the writer’s influence and a three-day marlin tournament recalling his passion for deep-sea angling.

August 2018

Tropical Heat (Aug. 15-19; tropicalheatkw.com) is an all-male celebration presented by the Key West Business Guild that typically includes pool and dance parties and themed gatherings.

The annual Key West BrewFest (Aug. 30-Sept. 3; keywestbrewfest.com) marks Labor Day weekend, highlighted by a Sept. 1 signature tasting festival with close to 200 beers and microbrews on tap. Proceeds benefit the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic. 

Heroes Salute Weekend (Aug. 31-Sept. 2; floridakeysheroes.com) features three days of patriotic Middle Keys fun with moving tributes, all-American fireworks, a 5k run and walk, and a barbecue at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key. The annual event honors military, fire and rescue, law enforcement and medical personnel. 

September 2018

Womenfest (Sept. 5-9; womenfest.com) lures singles, couples and groups of women to Key West for one of North America’s largest gathering of lesbians and their friends. Attractions typically include festivities, flag football, pool parties and musical and comedy performances.

REEF Lionfish Derby for Divers (Sept. 14-16; reef.org) at Key Largo’s John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is a weekend of derby events to collect lionfish, an invasive species becoming popular as a food fish for its light, mild flavor. Educational seminars teach safe collecting and handling techniques. 

During the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse (Sept. 15; swimalligatorlight.com), distance swimmers can test their endurance in an 8-mile roundtrip race from the shores of Islamorada to the Alligator Lighthouse and back. Solo and relay swimmers can participate. Proceeds help provide scholarship opportunities and preserve treasured historic lighthouses on Florida’s coastal waterways. 

Key Largo’s REEF Fest (Sept. 20-23; reef.org) celebrates marine conservation with educational seminars, social gatherings, diving and eco-adventures with prestigious leaders in diving and marine conservation.  

October 2018

The Southernmost Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K (Oct. 6; multirace.com) includes 26.2-, 13.1- and 3.1-mile challenges featuring Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico views and iconic Key West landmarks. Athletes can test their speed and stamina on flat, fast courses that start and end at Lagerheads, 0 Simonton St.

Bahama Village Goombay Festival (Oct. 19-20; fantasyfest.com), a lively family-friendly event in Key West’s historic Bahama Village neighborhood, celebrates island-style food, arts and crafts, live entertainment and dancing in the streets. It’s held noon to midnight both days on the first weekend of Fantasy Fest.

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing! Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar (Oct. 19-21; ladiesletsgofishing.com) enables female anglers to learn or polish their skills during a fun, lively weekend seminar. Held in the Upper Keys, the popular weekend event spotlights techniques for offshore, bottom, inshore and fly-fishing.

Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest (Oct. 19-28; fantasyfest.com) gives masquerade madness the center stage. This year themed “Oh…The Games We Play!,” the outrageous 10-day costuming and masking festival is recognized around the world. Highlights include a costume competition for pets, headdress ball, street fairs, madcap march and lavish parade with dazzling motorized floats, elaborately garbed walking groups and dancers in bright feathered costumes. 

November 2018

The Key West Super Boat World Championship (Nov. 4-11superboat.com) features high-speed offshore powerboats in an adrenaline-fueled event known internationally as the Indianapolis 500 of powerboat racing. A portion of the 6.5-mile course runs through Key West Harbor, meaning smooth water where racers can achieve speeds above 140 mph.

The Key West Film Festival (Nov. 14-18; kwfilmfest.com), themed “Passion Meets Paradise,” showcases films highlighting creativity, diversity, sustainability and beauty. The program typically includes films from multiple genres and categories as well as social events with filmmakers, actors and special guests.

The International Sand Art Competition (Nov. 21-25; justsandandwater.com/isac) is held in Key West at the Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. World-renowned sand sculptors compete to create the best large-scale masterpiece, using only sand and water, as Thanksgiving visitors watch the creations take shape.

The annual Big Pine & The Lower Keys Island Art Festival (Nov. 24;lowerkeyschamber.com/art_fair.php) features local arts and crafts, live music by area entertainers and food. Attendees can purchase artisanal holiday gifts at the open-air fair that takes place on the grounds of the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce. 

December 2018

The Key West Holiday Fest (Dec. 1-31; keywestholidayfest.com) spotlights seasonal celebrations including the illumination of the Harbor Walk of Lights, a hometown holiday parade, tours of decorated historic inns, a lighted boat parade and lively New Year’s Eve celebrations. 

The Florida Keys Holiday Festival (Dec. 7; islamoradachamber.com) is a magical seasonal gathering in Islamorada — complete with a 30-ton snow mountain, holiday parade, community tree lighting and visit from Santa.

The I Love Stock Island Festival (Dec. 7-9; ilovestockisland.org) has music, food, history and art studio tours, watersports and straight-off-the-boat seafood. The family-friendly festival salutes Stock Island’s seafaring traditions and culinary riches in an eclectic working waterfront. The signature Taste of Stock Island is Dec. 7.

Nutcracker Key West (Dec. 8-16; nutcrackerkeywest.com) at Tennessee Williams Theatre is a uniquely crafted semiannual holiday production flavored with characters and sets depicting Key West’s colorful history, vibrant coral reef environment and even free-roaming local roosters. Renowned professional dancers perform alongside local children and adults in a stunning subtropical version of the classic ballet.  

New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Blackwater Sound (Dec. 31; keylargofireworks.com) features a back bay setting for a fireworks extravaganza hosted by top Key Largo restaurants and resorts at mile markers 103 and 104. 

New Year’s Eve “Drops” in Key West (Dec. 31sloppyjoes.combourbonstpub.comschoonerwharf.com, oceankey.com) ring in 2019 with a “conch shell drop” at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, 201 Duval St.; the descent of a super-sized red high-heel shoe carrying drag queen Sushi at the Bourbon St. Pub/New Orleans House complex, 724 Duval St.; and the lowering of a pirate wench from atop a tall ship’s mast at the Schooner Wharf Bar, 202 William St. At the Ocean Key Resort & Spa, a huge replica of a Key lime wedge splashes down into a larger-than-life margarita glass. 

 

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Florida Keys visitor information: fla-keys.com or 1-800-FLA-KEYS

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Key West’s Exotic Fantasy Fest to Celebrate ‘Games We Play’ Oct. 19-28

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Revelers can expect a “monopoly” on high-energy fun Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 28, as Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest puts a playful spin on masking and costuming festivities. The 2018 festival is themed “Oh … The Games We Play!” and features 10 days of masquerade balls, elaborate costume contests, parties and fanciful frolics, all climaxing in a grand parade set for Saturday, Oct. 27.
 
Event organizers encourage participants to design costumes and parade floats around the festival theme — embracing everything from old-style board games to online role-playing challenges. They might draw inspiration from suspects in Clue, riverboat gamblers, Bingo bimbos or quest-focused avatars from the “World of Warcraft” universe.
 
The glamorous gaming action is to begin with a Royal Coronation Ball Friday, Oct. 19, where a king and queen are crowned to rule over the festivities. Also that weekend, the family-friendly Goombay street party takes place in historic Bahama Village, saluting Key West’s Caribbean roots.
 
In addition, Key West Burlesque is to present “Madame DuJour’s Magical Game Show and Burlesque Experience” from Friday, Oct. 19, through Friday, Oct. 26. The tantalizing parody blends performance, pageantry and prizes for audience members.
 
Subsequent festival highlights include Wednesday’s wacky Pet Masquerade, where creatures ranging from dogs and cats to “angry birds” compete for costume prizes along with their human companions.
 
Thursday night, contestants at the 36th annual Headdress Ball engage in a not-so-trivial pursuit: displaying huge and elaborate masks and headgear while vying for “over the top” prizes.
 
Throughout the festival, attendees can immerse themselves in fantasy roles at themed parties, costume competitions and other gatherings. Antics on the overflowing schedule include the Ringmaster’s Pool Party, glow galas, toga and tutu affairs, the Venetian Masquerade Ball, a retro beach bash and a Zombie Bike Ride reminiscent of the “Resident Evil” video game. 
 
Key West’s renowned Duval Street becomes an amusement arcade Friday as vendors of costumes, arts and crafts, food and libations sell their wares in the mile-long Fantasy Fest Street Fair. In addition, the Masquerade March draws masked and costumed merrymakers for an exuberant walking parade.
 
The role-playing revelry is to reach its climax Saturday, Oct. 27, during the Bud Light Fantasy Fest Parade through Key West’s historic downtown. Tens of thousands of spectators typically converge to cheer the parade’s exotic marching groups, island-style bands, costumed characters and lavishly decorated motorized floats.
 
 
Event information: fantasyfest.com
Key West visitor information: fla-keys.com/keywest or 1-800-LAST-KEY
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‘Flamingle’ Encounter Now Offered for Flamingo Fans in Key West

How does it feel to a have an up-close and personal encounter with two exotic pink flamingoes? Nature lovers can find out during a once-a-day “Flamingle” experience at the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

KEY WEST, Fla. — How does it feel to a have an up-close and personal encounter with two exotic pink flamingoes?

 

Nature lovers can find out during a once-a-day “Flamingle” experience at the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

 

“Flamingle” is the latest offering at the popular conservatory, a 5,000-square-foot glass-domed rainforest-like habitat where visitors can walk among some 1,000 butterflies from 50 to 60 species. Guests also can observe about 20 species of birds and learn about butterflies’ stages of development, life cycle and role in the natural world.

 

The flamingos, a 6-year-old male and female breeding pair dubbed Rhett and Scarlett, were bred in Toronto and arrived at the conservatory in July 2013. As they grew, their colorful pink plumage, social nature and foot-patting “dancing” in their wading pond made them visitor favorites and resident celebrities.

 

During the hour-long encounter, human participants sit in a white gazebo overlooking the pond and lushly planted conservatory. Rhett and Scarlett walk free and interact as they choose.

 

“We have had people here literally in tears at the response that they get in mingling with the flamingos,” said conservatory CEO George Fernandez. “The experience will hopefully teach them to not only respect nature, but to love nature and to understand what an incredible world we have.”

 

The flamingos often play with guests’ hair, respond to human chatter with loud cries and spread their graceful coral-pink wings. Though participants are not allowed to touch the birds, they are encouraged to communicate and enjoy the inter-species interaction.

 

“This is special, special privilege for them to sit there and bond with an animal they obviously love and admire,” said Fernandez.

 

“Flamingle” is offered at 4:45 p.m. daily and is limited to six guests.

 

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Key West’s Glamorous Headdress Ball to Entertain Revelers Oct. 25

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Combining entertainment and creative rivalry, Key West’s Headdress Ball typically dazzles audiences with contestants’ flamboyant masks and outrageous headdress regalia. The 36th annual ball is set for 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Key West Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park.

 

The gala is the premier LGBTQ event of the subtropical island’s 10-day Fantasy Fest celebration. 

 

More than 25 entrants wearing masks and headgear constructions — many decorated with feathers, sequins, unique accessories or even moving parts — are expected to vie for cash prizes including a first-place award of $3,000. While some competitors wear full costumes, the panel of VIP judges evaluates ensembles only from the shoulders up.

 

The ball is produced each year by the Key West Business Guild, one of the United States’ oldest LGBTQ business organizations, and serves as a major fundraiser for it.

 

“The Headdress Ball will be an evening of creativity, fun and surprise guest entertainment taking place during the competition — something you won’t want to miss,” said Dan Skahen, the guild’s executive director.

 

The celebrity lineup includes master of ceremonies Tom Luna, DJ Rude Girl and renowned female impersonator Christopher Peterson opening the show. Talents including Broadway veteran Terri White and female impersonator Randy Roberts are to offer top-class entertainment between headdress performances.

 

Gates open at 6:30 p.m., providing opportunities for attendees to enjoy food and beverages offered for purchase by local vendors before the show. Spectators also will have ample time for mingling and photo ops with the headdress entrants.

 

General admission tickets are $30 per person, with reserved tables for four people starting at $250. Reserved table holders may prepurchase food and refreshments to be delivered to their table during the evening.

 

 

 

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‘Zombies’ on Wheels to Prowl Key West Oct. 21

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Several thousand eerily costumed zombies, best known as “the walking dead,” are to abandon pedestrian power for bicycles Sunday, Oct. 21, during Key West’s offbeat annual Zombie Bike Ride.

A pre-Halloween tradition for visiting and local families and groups, the ride typically draws men, women, children and even a few animal companions. They pedal along the beaches and streets of the island city wearing dead-white face paint, gory tattered garments typical of zombie lore and offbeat accessories that range from top hats to tutus.

The wacky event is to begin at 2 p.m. when “Zombieland” opens at Fort East Martello Museum, a reputedly haunted historic site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd.

The afternoon’s attractions include food and beverage vendors, music, prizes, giveaways and on-site face and body painters to help transform attendees into sinister zombies. A kids’ zone is to be set up at the fort with age-appropriate activities.

At 6 p.m., the spooky cyclists are to depart on their ride. The 4-mile route takes them down South Roosevelt Boulevard beside the Atlantic Ocean, past Higgs Beach and into parts of Key West’s hauntingly picturesque Old Town.

Among the standouts in the 2017 trek were a strange flock of zombie-flamingo hybrids, a swashbuckling pirate whose bike platform held his “skeleton crew,” passengers in a ferocious fanged cart and enough eerie clowns to populate a sinister circus.

As in past years, the unearthly antics are to culminate in the ZombieFest Street Party in the 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Key West’s famed Duval Street.

The Zombie Bike Ride takes place on the first weekend of Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival, a 10-day extravaganza scheduled Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 28.

Registration to ride in the zany zombie ramble is $5 per person. The fee includes admission to “Zombieland” at Fort East Martello.

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Revelry to Rule at Key West’s Fantasy Fest Masquerade March

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — According to fictional sleuth Sherlock Holmes, “The game’s afoot.” Thousands of costumed revelers are to prove that the game-playing is indeed “afoot” in Key West Friday, Oct. 26, during the Masquerade March that begins at the local cemetery.

 

The pedestrian procession is a highlight of the island’s 10-day annual Fantasy Fest, a lavish pre-Halloween masking and costuming festival scheduled Oct. 19-28. The 2018 festival is themed “Oh … The Games We Play!” and celebrates games ranging from Scrabble to immersive role-playing adventures.

 

Famed as “the locals’ parade,” the march typically draws high-spirited revelers wearing everything from elaborate masks and costumes to offbeat creations inspired by the festival theme. During 2018’s extravaganza, marchers might be costumed as “Dating Game” dropouts, Super Mario brothers, characters from Clue or even sinister Sims.

 

Starting at 5:30 p.m. at the picturesque Key West Cemetery’s Frances Street entrance, participants are to promenade along Fleming Street, stopping for libations at bed-and-breakfast inns along the way. Spectators line the streets of the island’s historic district, applauding and sometimes joining in, before the procession reaches its end near the Fantasy Fest Street Fair on mile-long Duval Street. 

 

Standouts in last year’s event included a troupe costumed as dancing orange dinosaurs, two white-wigged men portraying wedges of wedding cake, a quartet of fiercely battling bumper cars and a flock of oversized pink flamingos.

 

The colorful march is a prelude to the annual festival highlight, the Bud Light Fantasy Fest Parade featuring dozens of glittering motorized floats, costumed marching groups and lively island bands. Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, the parade is to proceed down Key West’s Whitehead and Duval streets in front of as many as 60,000 fantasy fans.

 

The masquerade march is free to enter and watch.

 

 

 

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Pause for the Claws at Stone Crab Eating Contest Nov. 10

MARATHON, Florida Keys — Jumpstarting the Florida Keys’ seven-month stone crab harvest season is a much-anticipated munch-a-thon — the eighth annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest for amateur eaters set for Saturday, Nov. 10, in Marathon.  
 
Staged at Keys Fisheries Market and Marina, located at 35th Street gulfside, the lively consumption competition is scheduled to begin at noon. Entrants must register and be present by 11 a.m. the day of the event. 
 
The individual entry fee is $50 and two-person teams can register for $100.Contestants must be at least 18 years of age. Interested eaters are encouraged to register early to ensure their bib-wearing spot at the table. 
 
To win, contestants must crack, clean and eat 25 stone crab claws in the fastest time. Although they are provided with shell crackers, entrants can gently smack the shell with the back of a large spoon — an effective method employed by many Keys locals.
 
In case of a draw, finalists must face off in a 10-claw tie-breaker to determine the winner. 
 
Prizes including overnight stays and passes to area attractions and eateries are to be awarded to the individual first- through third-place winners as well as top teams. Proceeds from the team event are to benefit a Marathon-based charity. 
 
Stone crab season runs from Oct. 15 to May 15. Hundreds of thousands of pounds of stone crab claws are steamed, cracked and served at local markets, restaurants and transported around the nation. 
 
The Keys are Florida’s top supplier of the succulent crustacean, which is considered a renewable resource because of the crabs’ ability to regrow harvested claws. 
 
 
Event and registration information: keysfisheries.com
Marathon visitor information: fla-keys.com/marathonor 1-800-262-7284
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