Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys
The plant nursery at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden will be offering native trees, shrubs, vegetables and vines for sale from 9 a.m. to noon. More than 150 species of plants are available with plants that attract birds and butterflies, in one- to 10-gallon pots. Key West Tropical Forest members receive a 15 percent discount. The Garden is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation and all proceeds directly benefit the Garden's conservation program. Face masks are required and social d
Recognized by Runners World magazine as one of the 10 great half-marathons of the winter season, the race follows a 13.1-mile course that includes Old Town Key West and the scenic waterfront. The race typically attracts American and international runners to compete in Key West's balmy January climate. Named as one of the United States' leading winter half marathons, Best Destination Half Marathons and Bucket List Best Half Marathons, is ranked among 13 must-do U.S. half-marathons by Competitor.c
Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event this year is the second leg of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series. It typically draws a field of up to 30 boat teams of elite sport fishermen. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.
From 6-9 p.m., stroll among outdoor artisans. Presented by Morada Way Arts & Cultural District, a non-profit organization in the heart of Islamorada between mile marker 81 and 82, comprised of Morada Way Clay, Jessica Ann Art, Rum Brush, Limelight Studio/Gallery, and other creative partners. Admission is free, social distancing protocols are to be in place.
1/21/2021 - 1/22/2021 Key West Art Center and Gallery presents: Online Art Class with Priscilla Coote
Key West artist Priscilla Coote "takes" students to Bahia Honda State Park via video, where she paints from the water using her Amphibious Easel. She explains how she chooses the subject matter and all the considerations that go into painting on the scene in an active environment. Then students join her in the studio to paint along as she interprets her plein air painting into a finished studio work. Students will be sharing what they create for a positive, personalized experience. Medium can be
Join The Perry for another exclusive concert on the new Barrel House event lawn featuring Ciara Rae, a country/southern rock artist from Nashville! This exclusive performance will be limited to 100 guests - please reserve your chair or blanket space on the lawn for up to 4 guests using the link. In the interest of social distancing, reservations are required and tickets must be purchased in advance. *Due to hosting it outdoors, this event is dependent on weather. Performance starts at 8 p.m.
The Presidential is one of the most prestigious offshore tournaments in the Florida Keys, and serves as the third and final leg of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship.
Boating and watersports aficionados can browse among top boat brands at the event, staged at Hawks Cay Resort, mile marker 61 on Duck Key. Boat brands and vendors expected to be featured in the open-air show include Worldcat, Contender, Robalo, Sailfish, Cobia, Twin Vee, Hell's Bay Boatworks, Stingray, Wellcraft, Bob Hewes, Century and Grady White. The show is to take place 1-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Adventurous aficionados of fine food and vintages can explore creative cuisine, premium wines and unique events in a subtropical island setting during the annual celebration. Whet your appetite for island-style excellence, showcasing local chefs' culinary flair and favorite indigenous ingredients, intriguing libations and distinctive Florida Keys atmosphere. Ticket sales available online.
1/27/2021 Keys History & Discovery Center Presents: Florida Bay & the Everglades, An Ecological Update
Join a live virtual lecture from 6-7 p.m., presented by Dr. Steven Davis of The Everglades Foundation, for an update about the Everglades and its ecology. Established as a national park in 1947, the Everglades is home to more than 70 threatened or endangered species and one out of every three Floridians relies on the Everglades for their water supply. Named the River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas the same year the park was established, the effort to conserve the Everglades has been ongoin
Postponed from Nov. 2020. Angling teams are to pit their skills against the Lower Florida Keys' wiliest in-water inhabitants. Presented by the Lower Keys Guides Association, the tournament raises money for the Florida Keys Guides Trust Foundation. The foundation provides funds to assist fishing guides who are recovering from an illness or injury. According to tournament organizers, participants are to follow Monroe County COVID-19 health safety protocols throughout, including social distancing a
This year, Sundance Film Festival is doing things differently by bringing the Fest to Key West audiences with a Sundance Satellite screen in the local community, at the Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St. Offered digitally via a custom-designed online platform alongside drive-ins, independent art-houses and a network of local community partnerships in select cities, the Utah festival's characteristics remain the same: celebrating independent film, visionary artists, unique perspectives, and adventurous