Colors on White


Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys

  • 7/20/2017 Third Thursday Art Walk

    Third Thursday ArtWalks are held every month throughout the year, offering attendees live music on three stages, performance artists and, of course, original art and hand-crafted jewelry, as well as pottery, sculptures and more! This monthly event has become a focal point of artistic expression and cultural awareness to the Upper Keys. As the Art District's business partners remain open during these Third Thursday Art Walk evenings, this indoor/outdoor street festival has become the talk of the
  • 7/20/2017 - 12/31/2017 Key Lime Pie-Making Class: Make Your Own Mini-Pie!

    Go behind the scenes at Key West's sweetest spot for key lime pie and learn to make Key Lime Pie Co.'s award-winning recipe of all-natural ingredients. In this class held Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m., each participant will make his/her own mini key lime pie of graham cracker crust, key lime filling, and whipped topping—tasting encouraged! Experience pie making in our live kitchen—under the tutelage of one of our seasoned pie makers—where thousands of delicious key li
  • 7/22/2017 Join a Coral Restoration Workshop

    Join the Coral Restoration Foundation and the Amoray Dive Resort to see  how coral reefs are being revitalized and restored through the "planting"  of threatened coral species. Your day will begin with a brief presentation and history of coral reef degradation and what the Coral Restoration Foundation and the Amoray Dive Resort are doing to help. Following the morning presentation, there will be on-land, hands-on practice and a 2-tank dive trip: the first location is to our expansive, acre-si
  • 7/22/2017 25th Annual Hemingway 5K Sunset Run/Walk & Paddleboard Race

    This is the original and oldest ongoing 5K Run in Key West and takes place as part of the the annual Hemingway Days Festival. The race course is a scenic flat course that runs past Key West's most famous landmarks including the Ernest Hemingway Home, the iconic Southernmost Point and the famous Green Parrot Bar. Visit website for more details.
  • 7/27/2017 Free Fish ID Class – Participate In The Great Annual Fish Count!

    In July, participate in REEF's Great Annual Fish Count by learning how to ID fish seen on Florida Keys reefs and submitting a REEF fish ID survey. Join Allison & Carlos Estape at REEF Headquarters (MM 98.3) at 7 p.m. to learn how to ID fish seen on Florida Keys Reefs. On your next dive/snorkel trip, fill in a REEF Volunteer Fish Survey and become a citizen scientist by submitting your sightings to REEF's Global Fish Survey Database.
  • 7/28/2017 - 7/29/2017 Lionfish Derby for Divers

    Teams of up to four divers compete for cash and prizes. Derby divers who successfully remove invasive lionfish from sanctuary waters can win for most, largest and smallest lionfish. The Upper Keys derby is held at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Visit REEF website to register; teams of up to four people can join. Divers can participate in a derby from their own private vessel or join a professional dive operator's charter.
  • 8/10/2017 - 8/13/2017 21st Annual Key West Lobsterfest: A Crustacean Celebration!

    Events include a Thursday night lobster boil, Friday night Duval Crawl, Saturday street fair with lobster-inspired culinary creations and a free concert, and a luscious lobster brunch Sunday. The festive feast celebrates the start of the Florida Keys lobster season.
  • 8/16/2017 - 8/20/2017 Tropical Heat

    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.
  • 8/16/2017 Immerse Yourself! Free Presentation Series at History of Diving Museum

    Every third Wednesday of the month, enjoy a free presentation! Starts at 7 p.m. This month's topic is the Marathon Turtle Hospital, with Bette Zirkelbach. The History of Diving Museum is located at mile marker 83. Museum exhibits are open late (entry fee applies)
  • 8/19/2017 - 8/20/2017 Inaugural Islamorada Grand Prix of the Sea

    Don't miss as Powerboat P1 brings AquaX and Superstock races to Islamorada! Experience non-stop racing action as Sea-Doo, Yamaha, and Kawasaki personal watercraft racers, along with P1 Panther race boats, compete at speeds averaging 75 mph. This event is family friendly and free to the public.
  • 8/25/2017 National Park Service Birthday Celebration: Free Park Admission

    Florida Keys visitors can learn, discover, enjoy and be inspired by Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, both accessible from the island chain. Ferries and seaplanes leaving from Key West for the Dry Tortugas will waive park entrance fees of $10 per visitor. Car entrance fee for Everglades National park is normally $20 per car. During fee-free days, the 124 national parks that charge entrance fees waive them for all visitors. The entrance fee waiver for the fee-free days does
  • 8/31/2017 - 9/4/2017 Eighth Annual Key West Brewfest

    More than 150 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 are some of the offered activities.