Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys
The Key West Craft Show is a two day juried outdoor craft festival. This nationally recognized Craft Show brings over 100 fine and skilled craft artists to this beautiful historic area of Key West. Tens of thousands of attendees browse and buy among juried artisans and crafters who gather to display their talents at this popular outdoor festival on lower Whitehead Street in historic Old Town Key West.
Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. Guided trolley tours depart at 10 a.m. from the Whale Harbor Restaurant. The one-hour, colorful and much acclaimed historical tours feature 29 points of interest on the islands of Islamorada. Tickets may be purchased on site or call in advance. Adults are $20, children six and under are free.
The Key Colony Beach Community Association's hilarious pub crawl is back! Every stop on the pub crawl is located within Key Colony Beach and the fun includes a poker run, food, prizes (best hand, best costume and best team spirit) and an award ceremony. The event begins at 1:30 p.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. Registration is $30 for members of the KCB Community Association, and $35 for nonmembers. Register for the crawl at the Key Colony Beach Post Office between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, enjoy a native plant giveaway, plant identification, informative talks about insects in Keys gardens and their benefits, stroll nature trails and two butterfly garden tours, children's activities, and more. Event admission is free with park entry fee. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is located at mile marker 102.5 oceanside.
The Seminar Series featuring George Poveromo along with teams of top national and regional angling authorities follows a "No Holds Barred" format that requires experts to reveal their prime fishing spots, the best times to fish them and the best baits and lures to use! Attendees receive five hours of fishing instruction, plus chances to win prizes and a Florida Keys fishing trip. Staged at Coral Shores High School Performing Arts Center, mile marker 89.9 in Tavernier, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy wine and spirit sampling and bottle and case pricing to stock your cellar. Enjoy a full bar, multiple food trucks and stalls and shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Listen to awesome local musicians, from 10 am to 2 pm at Clarence H. Higgs Memorial Beach. The market is conveniently located close to the free West Martello Tower botanical gardens, White Street Pier and of course, the alluring Atlantic ocean.
Paddle with a purpose! Join the Blue Moon Crew from 3-5 p.m., helping beautify the Keys' waterways. Blue Moon Kayak Key West has adopted Cow Key Channel and encourages volunteers to help keep the waters crystal clear. Make an impact on your vacation by looking closely in the water, in the mangroves and on the beaches. Everyone can make a difference by picking up one, two, three or more pieces of plastic. Participants are educated on the different types of debris, how long each takes to decompose
The Banana Bay Bazaar is a premier art and culture event held the last Sunday of every month at the infamous sunset bar, The Pointe. This outdoor, fully immersive experience will showcase diverse arts and local vendors bringing together some of the best attractions to give attendees a wonderful taste of The Florida Keys. Celebrate the afternoon with live local music, food trucks and drinks offered at The Pointe, from noon to 5 p.m., inside Banana Bay Resort, mile marker 45.9 bayside.
Local restaurants vie for top honors in appetizer, entrée and dessert categories. Attendees sample the culinary treats while judges pick the winners. The show is held from 4-7 p.m. at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina pier, 245 Front St. Event proceeds benefit the nonprofit Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens.
Top chefs and restaurateurs display culinary creativity and the Keys' indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include the lively "Old Town Uncorked," neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars, winemaker dinner series and a grand tasting.
Open between 1 - 3 p.m., the Sheriff's Animal Farm invites you to bring the family and visit the animals at the farm, including horses, a cow, pigs, goats, bunnies, alligators, tropical birds, a Kinkajou, Sloths, a Lemur, Kramer the Emu, a family of Patagonian Cavys, tortoises and turtles, snakes and many more. The farm is located just off of College Road, on Stock Island, at the Sheriff's Office Headquarters complex. The Animal Farm is open every second and fourth Sundays of the month. The Anim
Each year the Florida Keys Concert Association presents a "Rising Star" in the classical music field. Meet Pianist Youlan Ji, born in 1999 in Beijing, China. At the age of four, she began studying the piano with her mother, and between the ages of nine and twelve, continued her piano studies with Professor Yuan Ling at the Affiliated Middle School of Central Conservatory of Music at Beijing. In 2012, Youlan moved to New York to attend the Juilliard School's Pre-College Division, where she con