Events

Annual Key Lime Festival
Welcome to The Key Lime Festival: America's favorite citrus celebration! In the Florida Keys we like to celebrate the things that make our islands unique. Citrus, eccentrics, people & pie.  O

Annual Midsummer's Night Dream And Spectacle
“I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was.”  ― William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream You are not dreaming you a

Annual Mystery Fest Key West
Acclaimed mystery writers, celebrated storytellers and their fans are set to infiltrate the tropical island city where Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams found their inspiration during the 4th An

Bahama Village Goombay Festival
Bahama Village Goombay in Key West has become something of a kick off to Fantasy Fest (adults only event).  It has been, for years however, a long-standing celebration of the Bahamian culture in

Children's Day at Fantasy Fest
Fantasy Fest in Key West is definitely NOT for children.  Think "adult fantasy" and then fill in the blank with your imagination to guess what sort of debauchery is involved.  There are

FKCC Swim Around Key West
Saturday June 10th the Florida Keys Community College will host a Swim Around Key West race starting at Higgs Beach on the island of Key West.  This 12.5 mile swim will begin at the park's m

Florida Keys Ocean Festival & Waterfront Craft Show
The 7th Annual Florida Keys Ocean Festival & Waterfront Craft Show is FREE family-friendly event to celebrate the wonderful marine environement of the Keys island chain. The festivities

Hemingway 5K Sunset Run & Paddle Board Race
Hemingway 5K Sunset Run & Paddle Board Race in Key West is one of the most picturesque athletic challenges in the South.   The Lazy Dog (local paddleboard vendor) Paddleboard Race b

International Sand Art Competition
Welcome to the Fourth Edition of the International Sand Art Competition where world renowned sculptors compete against each other. Thousands of visitors come to the beach at the Casa Marina Resort eac

Key West Lobsterfest
Lobster season is here! Celebrate with live music and delectable foods down in Key West at the annual Lobsterfest.  Thursday, kick off the 4-day long event with a deadent lobster boil featuring&n

Key West Veteran's Day Parade
Key West knows how to have a parade and Veteran's Day is no exception.  Be sure to celebrate American's veterans this year at the annual Key West Veteran's Day Parade - Saturday, November 10

Migration Mania and Egg Hunt
Come and celebrate Spring as well as our wonderful Florida plants and animals at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden.  This garden is located just east of the main island of Key W

Naval Air Station Memorial Day in the Keys
Naval Air Station Key West and area veterans will mark the nation’s Memorial Day at two ceremonies Monday morning. At 9 a.m., the Navy League Key West Council will hold their annua

VFW Fishing Tournament
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Key West will be hosting a family-friendly fishing tournament for people of all ages.  One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event benefit local disa

Venues

Red Barn Theatre
The Red Barn Theatre in Key West is a cultural cornerstone of the Key West Community. This little historical theatre has been open for 35 years and has received some rave reviews from magazines and tr

San Carlos Institute
Established with the express purpose of preserving and promoting the linguistic and cultural values of Cuba, the San Carlos Institute in Key West stands out as a major landmark in the state of Florida

Tennessee Williams Theater
Located on College Road in the city of Key West in Monroe County, Florida, the Tennessee Williams Theater is home to some of the finest performances in this part of the world. This theater boasts a ri

The Studios of Key West
The Studios of Key West, TSKW for short, has established itself as a major landmark on the cultural scene of Key West, Florida Keys. Housed in a beautifully renovated building on Eaton street, TSKW bo

Waterfront Playhouse
Key West may be a small and intimate town within the Florida Keys, but it houses a large and talented community who are very gifted when it comes to the arts and culture of the area. The Key West Isla

Attractions

Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
Whether you are on holiday in South Florida or been living here for years, many people are scouring the internet looking for family-friendly attractions in the area that they can go enjoy with their

Key West Aquarium
One of the most unique aquariums around and the oldest attraction on the island. The Key West Aquarium has engaged visitors since 1934. Come join us and see for yourself the beautiful indigenous sea-c

Key West Shipwreck Museum
There has to be thousands of sights to see in southern Florida, but few come close to that of the amazing Key West Shipwreck Museum. Combining actors, artifacts and films to tell a story 400 years old

Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden
The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is located right off the Overseas Highway on Stock Island just east of the main island of Key West.  This wonderful oasis is the only place in

Sheriff's Animal Farm
The Children's Animal Park, known as the Sheriff's Animal Farm, in Key West is located at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Headquarters building, 5501 College Road. This wonderful non-profit was cr

The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory is located in Key West on Duval street. See over 50 different butterfly species from all over the planet as well as 20+ exotic birds all in the comfort

Parks

Bayview Park
Bayview Park is located in a residential Key West neighborhood in the center of town. The park features 5 tennis courts, a large open field, basketball courts, playground and the Pepe Hernandez&n

Clarence Higgs Beach Park
Clarence Higgs Memorial Beach is an over 16 acre beach park located in Monroe County at the end of the Florida Overseas Heritage Trail. It is just west of Smathers Beach and adjacent to the Key West

Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson consists of seven small islands full of natural splendor and historical significance. Located about 70 miles off the coast of Key West these secluded and

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary NOAA
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary NOAA is impossible to miss if you've ever gone into the water in the Keys. The waters of the Marine Sanctuary surround the upper and lower keys and protects

MLK Community Pool and Community Center
MLK Community Pool & Community Center was named in honor of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. This wonderfully well-maintained pool is FREE for use by all visitors to Key West

Smathers Beach
Smathers Beach is the largest publc beach in Key West. This municipal beach stretches about a half mile long and features a volleyball area, picnic tables, and restrooms. Visitors can wash away the

Wickers Sports Complex
Wickers Sports Complex in Key West is located just north west of the Key West International airport on the corner of Kennedy and Flagler. The park is home to 17 male softball teams that play their ye

Activities

Conch Tour Train
Conch Tour Train has been offering it's narrated tour of Key West for over 50 years. Visitors from all over the world make this comprehensive 90 minute overview tour a part of their family's vacation

Fury Water Adventures
Fury Water Adventures has been operating in Key West for almost three decades. Fury offers water adventures for the entire family. Whether you choose to stay dry and take a glass bottom boat tour or

Kayak Kings of Key West
Join the Kayak Kings in Key West for a paddle through the serene beauty that surrounds the keys. The Kayak Kings offer both equipment/kayak rentals as well as guided tours through multiple habitats. T

Old Town Trolley
Old Town Trolleys in Key West have been providing guests with "Transportainment" for over 33 years. Their fun and informative guides can lead you around 15 miles of Key West Island. Save your tootsie

Snuba Key West
If you have ever wanted to see all of the under-water splendor that is Key West but have not been comfortable with the idea of snorkelling or scuba diving, then SNUBA may be an option for you. There