Key West Events

January

Key West House and Garden Tours
Tour fine homes and gorgeous gardens of Key West!


Key West Seafood Festival
Enjoy stone crab, lobster, shrimp and fish at the annual Key West Seafood Festival!


February

Key West Boat Show


Key West Travel Writing Workshop
Key West Travel Writing Workshop, to be held on February 20 & 21, 2010, at the Heritage House Museum


March

Key West Fishing Tournament Kickoff
Winter is over, and the warm weather fishing season begins!


Key West Fishing Tournament, March through November
A full season of fishing tournaments in Key West!


Conch Shell Blowing Contest
Only in Key West- a contest for making music with conch shells!


April

Robert Frost Poetry Festival
Robert Frost fans convene in Key West.


Taste of Key West
Sample great food from the restaurants of Key West.


World Sailfish Championship
Big boats go offshore to get sailfish in deeper water and compete for prizes.


Conch Republic Independence Celebration
Conch Republic Independence Celebration, also known as Conch Republic Days


Shell Key West Challenge
Annual Key West event for Shell employees and friends, sportfishing on big boats to benefit charities such as the Diabetes Research Institute


May

Key West Songwriters Festival
Tons of singer songwriters from all over attend every year for concerts at local bars and restuarant


Dolphin Masters Invitational
Annual Key West sportfishing tournament


June

Key West Dolphin Derby


Pridefest Key West
This annual event features social events, parties, pageants, street fairs, and a parade.


Annual Swim Around Key West


Southernmost Swordfish Tournament


Annual Harry S Truman Legacy Symposium
All Things Truman


July

Hemingway Days


Fourth of July Key West
Celebrate Fourth of July in Key West!


Homemade Bikini Contest
Homemade bikini Contest at Schooner Wharf Bar is one of the hottest events all summer!


Lobster Mini Season
Come to Key West for Lobster Mini Season!


Green Parrot Sidewalk Art Show
Green Parrot Sidewalk Art Show check it out!


August

Battle of the Bars
Battle of the Bars in Key West is a fun for everyone event held each August.


Lobsterfest
Lobsterfest is a celebration of the beginning of Lobster Season in Key West


September

Key West Poker Run
This is a motorcycle event, involving the beautiful stretch from Miami to Key West. Participants rid


Schooner Wharf Bikini Fashion Show
Schooner Wharf Bikini Fashion Show in September


Womanfest
Womanfest is a weeklong celebration of Women in Key West


October

Fantasy Fest
The ultimate week-long extravaganza featuring costumes, parties, and adult fun.


Goombay
Celebrate Bahamian culture in Bahama Village Key West


November

Key West Power Boat Races
These big cigarette boats with jet engines come to Key West each year for the big races.


December

Halleluja Chorus at United Methodist Church
The Key West Christmas season gets going with Handel’s Messiah.


New Year’s Eve in Key West
Ring in the New Year on Duval Street in Key West!


Art in the Park
Art in the Park in Key West is free for everyone. Browse fine arts from Key West’s finest!


Lighted Historic Inn Tour
Tour Key West’s historic inns on a nighttime tour.


Key West Christmas Parade
Annual Holiday Parade on Duval Street in Key West.


Key West Lighted Boat Parade
Another great annual Holiday tradition in Key West.


Pirates in Paradise Festival
Pirate fans, gather in Key West for Pirate sails and more.


Annual Dachshund Walk
Key West’s newest tradition, dachshunds and owners gather and parade.


Florida Keys Art Guild Outdoor Art Festival
Free art show in Bayview Park in Key West.


Gingerbread House-Making Party


Children’s Holiday Festival


Holiday Concerts in Key West